From Our Own Correspondent Podcast

BBC Radio 4

News & Politics

Chart Positions

News & Politics 171

Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.


Folly of Empire

June 23rd, 2012

Episode 245 of 807 episodes

Rumours and conspiracy theories swirl around Egypt; the Greeks fed up with being criticised for attitudes towards Europe; businessmen and environmentalists squabble over the River Danube in Croatia; how love, trolls and goblins help the Swedish government balance its books and musings on the folly of empire from half way up a volcano in Indonesia.

Featured Podcast