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French election heats up as Mélenchon overtakes Fillon

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French election heats up as Mélenchon overtakes Fillon
With less than two weeks remaining before the French Presidential Election, the race has become a four-way contest, with the far-left candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon overtaking the conservative Francois Fillon in the latest polls. Independent Emmanuel Macron and National Front Leader Marine Le Pen are still in the lead in the polls, both with 24%, but who will win in the end? For her thoughts, Ed Bowsher was joined by Aarti Shankar, Policy Analyst at Open Europe.
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Aarti Shankar


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Corbyn coughs up the cash, but will it sway voters?

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Corbyn coughs up the cash, but will it sway voters?
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to increase the national living wage to £10 an hour within the first months of a Labour government, a rise that would benefit nearly 6 million workers. But is it enough to sway voters in the next general election? For this and more of the day's political news, Ed Bowsher was joined by Robert Colvile, Editor of CapX.
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Robert Colvile


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Trump launches missile attack against Syria

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Trump launches missile attack against Syria
Trump has launched a missile attack against a Syrian airbase following the use of chemical weapons by President Assad's regime in Syria. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Scott Lucas, Professor of American Politics at the University of Birmingham and Founder of the EA Worldview blog.
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Professor Scott Lucas


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Cabinet Eurosceptics support transition period after Brexit

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Cabinet Eurosceptics support transition period after Brexit
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.
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Asa Bennett


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Trump removes Steve Bannon from National Security Council

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Trump removes Steve Bannon from National Security Council
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.
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Professor Robert Singh


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Donald Tusk to meet Theresa May for Brexit discussions

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Donald Tusk to meet Theresa May for Brexit discussions
Theresa May has launched the Tory local election campaign today, saying that there are no 'no go areas' where Tories can't win. She is set to meet EU Council Chief Donald Tusk for Brexit talks later today. Rachel Cunliffe, Writer & Deputy Editor of Reaction, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for all the latest political news.
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Rachel Cunliffe


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Zuma trashes South Africa's credit rating

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Zuma trashes South Africa's credit rating
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.
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Chris Bishop


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"No Deal" IS worse than a "Bad Deal" - John Rentoul on Brexit

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"No Deal" IS worse than a "Bad Deal" - John Rentoul on Brexit
The House of Commons Brexit committee says that Theresa May's claim that 'no deal is better than a bad deal' is 'unsubstantiated'. However, the committee's verdict wasn't unanimous, only 11 of the 17 committee members supported the report. For this and more on the latest political news, Ed Bowsher was joined by John Rentoul, Chief Political Commentator at The Independent.
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John Rentoul


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Donald Trump to 'solve' North Korean nuclear threat

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Donald Trump to 'solve' North Korean nuclear threat
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.
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Thomas Mills


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EU will 'firmly stand by' the guidelines during Brexit negotiations

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EU will 'firmly stand by' the guidelines during Brexit negotiations
Donald Tusk said the EU has agreed to start pre-Brexit trade talks, but the new arrangements will be finalised only once the UK has officially left the bloc. Plus, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon signed a letter that requests a Second Independence Referendum. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Asa Bennett from the Telegraph, all of today's major political stories.
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Asa Bennett


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