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Why wasn’t Lucy Letby stopped sooner and what to make of the women's World Cup final?

Ep. 47

What should lead the news? Three people pitch the story they think matters most to Tortoise editor James Harding.


In this episode he’s joined by Keith Blackmore, Cat Neilan and Giles Whitell.


The team discuss the Women’s World Cup final, the sentencing of Lucy Letby and Donald Trump’s refusal to attend the first Republican primary debate. 


What do you think should lead the news? Email your stories to newsmeeting@tortoisemedia.com.


The producer was Rebecca Moore and the executive producer was Matt Russell. 


For the premium Tortoise listening experience, curated by our journalists, download the free Tortoise audio app. 


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