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Balancing security and civil liberties post Westminster attack

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Balancing security and civil liberties post Westminster attack
London is putting together the pieces of Wednesday's terror attack - so far we know four people have died and 29 were injured, IS has claimed the British-born attacker as one of its own. But how did the attacker move from the periphery to terrorist so quickly? Tim Evans, professor of business and political economy at Middlesex University, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on the story.
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Tim Evans


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US intelligence 'incidentally' picked up communications from Trump's team

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US intelligence 'incidentally' picked up communications from Trump's team
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.
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Chris Gilson


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'We were as prepared as one can be', says RUSI expert

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'We were as prepared as one can be', says RUSI expert
Wednesday's attack in Westminster was an "attack on democracy", according to the former chairman of Parliament's security and intelligence committee. It's been confirmed that the police has made seven arrests throughout the night in London, Birmingham and elsewhere. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined on the line by Emily Winterbotham, Senior Research Fellow at RUSI - the Royal United Services Institute.
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Emily Winterbotham


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Should the UK be 'relaxed' about reverting to WTO rules?

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Should the UK be 'relaxed' about reverting to WTO rules?
On the latest PMQs, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn grilled Theresa May over education funding, accusing the Conservative party of breaking a manifesto pledge. Plus, Pro-Brexit ministers have said the UK should be 'relaxed' about leaving the EU with no trade deal and revert to WTO rules. To discuss this and all the major political stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by John Ashmore, Chief Reporter at Politics Home.
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John Ashmore


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Sinn Féin's strength part of McGuinness legacy - politics with John Rentoul

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Sinn Féin's strength part of McGuinness legacy - politics with John Rentoul
Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66. Once a commander in the IRA, he later took on a crucial role in negotiating the peace process as deputy leader of Sinn Féin - but what's his legacy? Plus Labour's underlying civil war takes a fresh turn. The Independent's chief political commentator John Rentoul joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on the day's big political stories.
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John Rentoul


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Brexit is 'Theresa May’s baby' - can she deliver?

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Brexit is 'Theresa May’s baby' - can she deliver?
There's an official date - Article 50 will be triggered on March 29. But how long until negotiators start hammering out the actual Brexit deal? And what major obstacles will Theresa May face? For insight on this and more, Mike Indian, senior political analyst at DeHavilland joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Mike Indian


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'Delaying the Scottish referendum is not in UK's interest', says Prof John Curtice

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'Delaying the Scottish referendum is not in UK's interest', says Prof John Curtice
Nicola Sturgeon's plan for a second Scottish independence referendum for 2018 was rejected by Theresa May who said "now is not the time". To find out whether the Scottish will vote for independence, Share Radio's Alexi Phillips spoke with Professor John Curtice from the University of Strathclyde.
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John Curtice


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Trump administration 'has cornered itself'

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Trump administration 'has cornered itself'
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.
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Prof Scott Lucas


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Will Osborne use the Evening Standard to attack Theresa May?

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Will Osborne use the Evening Standard to attack Theresa May?
Former Chancellor George Osborne has just been appointed as the new Editor of the Evening Standard. Osborne is expected to take up his role in May while still remaining the MP for Tatton. Plus, Nicola Sturgeon said May's rejection of a second Scottish referendum is 'completely outrageous and unacceptable'. Asa Bennett, Assistant Comment Editor at the Telegraph, joined us to discuss the latest political news.
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Asa Bennett


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Will there be a George Osborne 'bump' for the Evening Standard?

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Will there be a George Osborne 'bump' for the Evening Standard?
George Osborne has been appointed as Editor of the London Evening Standard - and says he plans to retain his seat in Tatton. But will he be able to do the job with little journalistic experience? Ian Murray, ex-president of the Society of Editors and former Editor in Chief of the Southern Daily Echo, gave us his take.
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Ian Murray


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