This week's The New Normal podcast: UNESCO enforces and dancing horses

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The latest episode of The New Normal, the news, politics and current affairs podcast from Archant is here.

Matt Withers and Cash Boyle return to bring you the week’s news, politics, gags, gaffes and guests.

This week they discuss the anger at the BBC not showing Olympic events it's not able to show, Sajid Javid calling on people not to cower from Covid and the latest target of the anti-woke brigade: the RNLI.

Professor Michael Parkinson, honorary professor at the University of Liverpool, joins the pair to talk about UNESCO's decision to strip the city of its World Heritage status and what it means.

Plus they pay tribute to The X Factor as it vanishes from our screens and wonder how making a horse look a bit like it's dancing became a sport.

The New Normal is available by heading to or by searching for The New Normal in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you find your podcasts.

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