What You Need To Know - the ITV News podcast with vital information and analysis

This is the home of ITV News: What You Need To Know, our regularly updated podcast with information and analysis that you can trust on the biggest stories in the UK and the world.

Our team of presenters and experts bring you everything you need to understand the major headline news of the day within minutes. In the latest quick-briefing episode, ITV News Deputy Political Editor Anushka Asthana tells ITV News presenter Tom Bradby everything you need to know about the ongoing strike action. Having followed the walkouts closely, Anushka and Tom discuss the government's response and whether there is an end in sight.

You can hear the full series cast platform, including Apple Podcasts and Spotify, or here on the ITV News website.