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'Do we want Donald Trump seeing a few images and getting this angry?' says Ryan Heath

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

'Do we want Donald Trump seeing a few images and getting this angry?' says Ryan Heath
The US has attacked a Syrian air base, from where government forces are thought to have launched chemical strikes which killed dozens of people this week. President Trump says it was in America's 'vital national security interests' to prevent and deter the use of chemical weapons. Ryan Heath from Senior correspondent at POLITICO Europe gave us his view of this action.
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Ryan Heath


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Sarah Pennells (1)

How did the markets react to the US missile strike on a Syrian air base?

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

How did the markets react to the US missile strike on a Syrian air base?
No major company announcements this morning, but there has been one topic which has really had an impact on global markets. To discuss, Nigel Cassidy spoke with Sarah Pennells on how the markets have reacted to the US missile strike on a Syrian air base.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

Organic wine contributes to a booming UK organic market

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Organic wine contributes to a booming UK organic market
They say organic wine gives you less of a headache the next morning. Sales of organic wine are booming in the UK. According to the organic food group the Soil Association, sales of organic beers, wines and spirits rose by 14.3% last year to reach nearly £6m. That's double the rate of the UK's organic market as a whole.
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Zoe Willox-Dunant


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Nigel Cassidy

UK job market shows promise for growing demand of permanent staff positions

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

UK job market shows promise for growing demand of permanent staff positions
The Markit/REC Report on jobs reveals a stronger growth of permanent staff placements. In contrast, temp billings increased at the softest pace in four months. Plus job vacancies continued to increase in February. Overall, demand for staff rose at the quickest rate in one-and-a-half years, with both permanent and temporary workers.
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Kevin Green


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Nigel Cassidy

Tariffs on Chinese steel will level the playing field for British steel

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Tariffs on Chinese steel will level the playing field for British steel
The head of UK Steel has told Share Radio that tariffs on Chinese steel will level the playing field. The European Commission has introduced levies on hot-rolled coils of between 18 and 36 per cent. British steel companies have been hit by cheap Chinese imports in recent years, with plants such as the one in Port Talbot facing an uncertain future.
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Gareth Stace


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Nigel Cassidy

Oil prices rise in response to the US air strikes in Syria

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Oil prices rise in response to the US air strikes in Syria
Nigel Cassidy crossed over to Chris Bailey of Financial Orbit to discuss to top business and finance stories, starting with the geopolitics and market reaction to the overnight missile strikes in Syria ordered by President Trump.
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Chris Bailey


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Simon Rose

Market Wrap: Unilever sells off margarine division after failed Kraft bid

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Unilever sells off margarine division after failed Kraft bid
On the latest Market Wrap, Unilever is selling off its underperforming margarine division after rejecting a £115 billion takeover offer from Kraft Heinz last February. Plus, The Co-operative Group has reported an annual loss of £132 million after writing off its 20% stake in the Co-op Bank. Simon Rose was joined by Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Ed Bowsher


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Georgie Frost

Equifax: Will millennials ever get on the property ladder?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Equifax: Will millennials ever get on the property ladder?
Today we're talking about getting on the property ladder with the team from Equifax. But according to research by YouGov and Equifax the prospects for younger generations to get their own home aren't looking good. Nearly half of 16-24 year olds think they can't get onto the property ladder without financial support from their parents and grandparents.
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Lisa Hardstaff, Ed Bowsher


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Georgie Frost

Are young people being locked out of jobs?

Georgie Frost
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Listen Again: Share Radio Morning

Are young people being locked out of jobs?
Three quarters of young people feel locked-out of jobs in the UK. But despite the challenges in employment, nurturing homegrown talent could prove key in the post-Brexit economy. To find out more about the scale of the problem, Sophie Livingstone, Chief Executive at youth and social action charity, City Year UK, joined Share Radio Morning.
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Sophie Livingstone


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Georgie Frost

Brexit is leaving Brits worried about family finances

Georgie Frost
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Listen Again: Share Radio Morning

Brexit is leaving Brits worried about family finances
Brexit and Article 50 has left households worried about the pound in their pocket. Research shows almost half of households are concerned that exiting the EU will harm their disposable income. Scottish Friendly’s savings expert Calum Bennie explained.
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Calum Bennie


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