Cabinet Eurosceptics reportedly backed Theresa May's softer approach to Brexit, supporting the idea of a transition period after April 2019. And, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said that the City must not be cut off from the rest of Europe, advising against protectionism in financial markets. Asa Bennet, Assistant Comment Editor at the Telegraph, joined us for the latest political news.
Donald Trump has removed his former campaign manager Steve Bannon from the White House National Security Council, following criticism from foreign policy experts and Capitol Hill. To discuss this, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Professor Robert Singh, Department of Politics at Birkbeck, University of London.
Ratings agency S&P has cut South Africa's credit rating to 'junk' status following President Zuma's move to fire finance minister Pravin Gordhan. For the latest developments, Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Bishop, managing editor of Forbes Africa.
Donald Trump has said if China won't 'solve' the North Korean problem, the US will step in. But little detail has been given on how this might happen. For more, US foreign policy expert Thomas Mills from Lancaster University, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
Mike Flynn, Trump’s former national security adviser, has told the FBI he's ready to be interviewed on the alleged links between Trump and Russia, in exchange for immunity. To find out more, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Thomas Mills, US Foreign Policy expert at Lancaster University.
Personal campaigns have made a power-sharing government in Northern Ireland increasingly difficult. So what's next for the devolved administration at Stormont? Mick Fealty, editor of Slugger O'Toole, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss.
Donald Trump's failure to muster Republican support for his new healthcare plan has left the White House reeling and markets jittery. Could the infighting lead to problems for key economic reforms, including Trump's planned tax cuts? Sanford Henry, US political commentator, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more.
President Trump has given an ultimatum to Republicans to either get behind his healthcare bill, or he’ll leave Obamacare in place. The vote in the House of Representatives is expected for later today. To discuss this, Share Radio’s Ed Bowsher was joined by Scott Lucas, Professor of American studies at the University of Birmingham and Founder of the EA Worldview blog.
The Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, said that US intelligence agencies might have 'incidentally' captured communications from Trump's transitional team following his election. Although, this doesn't back up claims that the Obama administration was behind the 'wiretapping'. To discuss this, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Gilson, Managing Editor of USAPP, the US Centre's daily blog on US politics at the London School of Economics.
GCHQ has strongly dismissed claims from the Trump administration that President Obama used British spies to "wiretap" Donald Trump during the last election. Scott Lucas, Professor of American studies at the University of Birmingham and Founder of the EA Worldview blog joined us to discuss.