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Keep up to speed with The Telegraph's two-minute audio briefings
Keep up to speed with The Telegraph's two-minute audio briefings

Need a better way to keep up-to-date? Try The Briefing from The Telegraph - available on WhatsApp, as a podcast and via smart speakers.

Every weekday morning and evening, two-minute bulletins bring you clarity on the most important issues of the day, from the team behind the Front Page newsletters.

The Briefing is brought to you by Danny Boyle and Chris Price, telling you with brevity what you need to know each morning - and rounding off the working day with what you might have missed.

Just search "The Briefing" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your preferred podcast app. Or simply ask your voice assistant for "The Telegraph briefing".

It is also easy to receive the audio direct on WhatsApp. Just follow the steps below to sign up to the group and you will start receiving messages soon.

 

Important note - your phone number will only be used to receive news alerts from The Telegraph. Your phone number will not be exposed to people who use the service and will not be used for marketing purposes of any kind.

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  1. Tap here from your mobile.
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  4. You will receive a welcome message asking you to add our WhatsApp phone number to the contacts on your mobile. You will need to do this in order to continue receiving updates from us.
  5. The process is now complete - we hope you enjoy our updates.

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  2. Follow steps 1-5 noted above.

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