What Just Happened?

What Just Happened?

Will & Ali take a stroll through some of the most interesting, important and/or entertaining news stories from the week covered in the What Just Happened blog from their bases in the UK and USA.We read the news, because you can't be arsed.

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October 28, 2020 14 min

In this bonus episode of the podcast, we take a deep dive into who exactly is making hundreds of millions of pounds from uncontested contracts for (often unusable) PPE in the UK, and why that should probably have us a little concerned.

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From the video version of our blog on 16th October, we bring you a full rundown of our take on what the state of Covid is in the UK. Check out the blog post for accompanying graphs and links to all our sources.

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Ali & Will take another weekly gander through some hand-picked news stories, straight from the vines of nonsense. This week we discuss the huge changes to coronavirus restrictions in the UK, Trump's Mt Rushmore, and weirdly, German Football amongst other things.

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Will and Ali take their usual leisurely gander through the news. This week: CHAZiots of Fire, Ketty Sheep, Pandemic insurance and of course much much more.

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Good news! This week’s good news should be a telling lesson to us all. When the coronavirus pandemic hit, the Israeli army commandeered a number of hotels in which to quarantine Covid-19 patients. The majority were reserved for the exclusive use of orthodox Jews. A few, however, took patients from across the spectrum of religion and atheism and housed them in close quarters, far from the usual government-designed segregation and di...

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We take you on an audible tour of this week's blog, featuring stories involving: the terrifying descent into the Police State of America, the HCQ mess, Trump burrowing, and some good news from the French!

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As ever, it would be easy to become convinced that the entirety of 2020 is a faeces-filled pit of despair in which we’re all treading water trying to keep our heads above the shit. But, as the economy continues to collapse and US unemployment creeps towards 25%, we bring you: GOOD NEWS! Inspiring stories are emerging in the UK of the roles the furloughed or newly-unemployed are taking on, many of them voluntary. Take the example of...

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We take you on an audible tour of this week's blog, featuring stories involving: the history of Hong Kong; why the hell people are buying HCQ; the history of a rental car company and it's unusual choice of brand ambassadors; and why the money is broken.

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Ali and Will take you on a leisurely gander through this weeks What Just Happened blog, a selection of this weeks most important (or weirdest) stories.

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William and Alistair take you on a tour of their semi-comedic weekly news round up: What Just Happened?!

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