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Why life expectancy in Britain has fallen so much that a million years of life could disappear by 2058 – podcast

Life expectancy has been steadily improving in the UK for 110 years. Until now. A further million earlier deaths are now projected to happen across the country in the 40 years to 2058.

Danny Dorling and Stuart Gietel-Basten dove into the latest life expectancy projections for this in depth article for The Conversation. It’s read aloud by Annabel Bligh for The Conversation’s In Depth Out Loud podcast.

You can read the text version of this article here.

The music in this episode is Night Caves, by Lee Rosevere from the Free Music Archive. A big thanks to City University London’s Department of Journalism for letting us use their studios to record.

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