RN Breakfast - Separate stories podcast

RN Breakfast - Separate stories podcast


Radio National Breakfast brings you the most comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events - serious, fun, topical and diverse without being overwhelming. This 'RN Breakfast-individual stories' podcast is for listeners who want all of Breakfast, plus the ability to skip easily from story to story.


Senate committee debates shark cull after fatal attack in WA  

Just days after the death of 17 year old Laeticia Brouwer, a senate hearing in Perth has debated the merits of shark culling.

Celebration of Elvis' music to hit Australian shores  

Elvis didn't make it to Australia while he was alive, but now a celebration of his music—complete with a 40-piece orchestra and state-of-the-art screens—is coming to our shores in May.

The RSL at war  

Anzac Day is next Tuesday—but it's another issue that's proving to be a major distraction for the Returned Servicemen's League.

Quentin Bryce's newly published collection of letters  

Many of us abandoned the ritual of taking pen to paper a long time ago. But not the former Governor-General, Dame Quentin Bryce.

Albanese urging support for community record shops  

This year the official Ambassador for Record Store Day is none other than "DJ Albo"—also known as Labor MP Anthony Albanese.

Will Amazon 'eat all our breakfasts'?  

More than 20 years after launching as an online bookstore in the 1990s, Amazon.com has finally confirmed it plans to set up shop in Australia.

Politics with Alice Workman  

Parliament House Bureau Chief for BuzzFeed News Alice Workman joins RN Breakfast from our Parliament House studio to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells on new reforms to citizenship laws  

New South Wales Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells was assistant minister for multiculturalism when she was asked to head a national consultation on citizenship with Phillip Ruddock in 2015.

Paris shooting: 'Chaotic scene' as policeman shot dead on Champs Elysees  

French police say one policeman has been shot dead and two others wounded when a single gunman fired on a police patrol in Paris, France.

What does citizenship mean to new Australians?  

The Prime Minister says he wants to redefine what it means to be Australian, and ensure that new citizens sign on to a "common set of Australian values".

Corbyn gives first major speech of UK election campaign: World wrap with Matt Bevan  

For all the latest headlines from around the world, Fran Kelly is joined by Matt Bevan.

Science with Chris Smith: battling the flu with the skin of a frog  

Scientists in the US may have discovered a new way to destroy influenza virus particles.

Think tank with ties to Putin reportedly had plans to swing US election in Trump's favour  

A Moscow-based think tank controlled by a Russian official appointed by President Vladimir Putin reportedly hatched a plan to increase Donald Trump's chances to win the presidency.

Policeman shot dead by gunman in Paris  

One policeman has been killed and two others wounded in a shooting incident in central Paris.

New documentary explores issues around tragic case of Glen Turner  

Glen Turner was investigating land clearing on a remote property at Croppa Creek near Moree when the landowner, farmer Ian Turnbull, arrived in his ute and shot him dead.

Off to the movies: Berlin Syndrome  

Berlin Syndrome is a thriller about a girl who falls foul of a sexual predator and ends up a prisoner in his house.

Islamist backed candidate wins Jakarta Governor Race  

A former education minister has won the race for Jakarta governor after a polarising campaign that cast a shadow over Indonesia's reputation for practicing a tolerant form of Islam.

Flats and Sharps perform live in the studio  

The 'Flats and Sharps' are a five-piece bluegrass band from Cornwall, England.

Tech review with Peter Marks: Facebook video  

Facebook has been forced to review how it handles objectionable content after a man in the US posted a video of a murder he committed over the weekend.

Minimum passing distances for cars and bikes: do they work?  

WA is the latest state to adopt the 'one metre rule' for cars passing cyclists. But does it work?

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