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The Bunker
The Bunker

Your daily Need To Know on news and politics. Every morning The Bunker cuts through the noise to make sense of what’s... more

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Has Alexei Navalny's death doomed Russia's future?

The death of Alexei Navalny sent shockwaves across the world. Has Russia’s hope of a brighter future, beyond the reign... more

27 Feb 2024 · 29 minutes
Whip-off merchants – Start Your Week with Alex Andreou and Jacob Jarvis

Lee Anderson has lost the whip – will any other horrid MPs follow this week? And there’s the by-election in... more

26 Feb 2024 · 26 minutes
Russia-Ukraine two years in: The defining war of the 21st Century

Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine began two years ago. Hundreds of thousands have died and more will follow. What is... more

23 Feb 2024 · 28 minutes
When will America be ready for a gay president?

America’s presidents have generally been straight, white, old men. Barack Obama bucked that trend, but the United States is yet... more

22 Feb 2024 · 28 minutes
The post-logic election year: Does anybody vote rationally?

It’s a massive election year, with billions voting worldwide. But will those casting votes do so logically? Has voter psychology... more

21 Feb 2024 · 23 minutes
Has China’s power peaked? – Alex Andreou asks Michael Beckley

After decades of unprecedented economic growth China’s rise seems to be slowing down. Has the nation’s power reached its peak?... more

20 Feb 2024 · 30 minutes
What next for Russia? — Start Your Week with Ros Taylor and Gavin Esler

The killing of Putin’s high profile rival, Alexei Navalny, has sparked outrage. Will this convince the UK and US to... more

19 Feb 2024 · 22 minutes
What Joe Biden needs to do to win in 2024 – Gavin Esler asks Molly Jong-Fast

Biden’s economic and immigration policies are under relentless fire from Trump and Republicans, and his approval ratings are dire – but... more

16 Feb 2024 · 22 minutes
Why self-help isn’t helping – with Alex Andreou and Vincent Deary

The global ‘self-help’ market is worth over £30 billion. And yet, it seems no amount of books, apps or podcasts... more

15 Feb 2024 · 35 minutes
Why are so many MPs obsessed with sex? With Kate Lister

It's often said that politics is showbiz for ugly people. So why has parliament produced so many sex scandals? Today... more

14 Feb 2024 · 32 minutes
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