The Big Story: Conservatives' landslide win in British election, Singapore Athletics regretful after criticism, simulator training for learner motorists

Remote video URL

SINGAPORE - Catch up with the hottest topics on The Straits Times' weekday talk show.

The Big Story, broadcast every weekday at 5.30pm on Facebook and YouTube, has reporters and senior editors discussing the top stories of the day, in the heart of the newsroom.

Helmed by multimedia journalist Dylan Ang, the episode airs live from ST's digital studio.

In Friday's (Dec 13) episode, deputy foreign editor Bhagyashree Garekar talks about the Conservative Party's win at the UK election and what this means.

Correspondent Sazali Abdul Aziz will then share about Singapore athletics' response to criticism after their dismal SEA Games performance.

Lastly, multimedia journalist Farzanah Friday talks about simulator training for all new learner motorists from Dec 16, and shares her experience trying it first-hand.

In #WhatsTrending, multimedia journalist Renee Poh looks at the stories trending online.

In Friday's segment, she talks about teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg's Twitter response to President Donald Trump, a Keanu Reeves double movie release on the same day and Thai massage receiving Unesco heritage status.

Topics covered in previous episodes of The Big Story include employment growth in Q3, Singapore's top Google searches and Ramli Sarip's version of Majulah Singapura.

Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.