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.You'll find regular updates on The Race For Number 10 as Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss bid to become Britain's next prime minister - along with the other biggest news stories of the summer.

In the latest episode, Weather Presenter Alex Beresford tells Lucrezia Millarini what you need to know about the impact of drought that's been declared in England and why a strong downpour of rain won't necessarily help the situation.You can listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, including Apple Podcasts and Spotify - or listen right here using the player below.