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Is Trump retreating on the two-state solution for Israel and Palestine?

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Share Radio Afternoon

Is Trump retreating on the two-state solution for Israel and Palestine?
During a joint press-conference with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump appeared to have reversed from the long-held "two state solution" for the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Yossi Mekelberg, an Associate Fellow in the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss.
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Yossi Mekelberg


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Brexit bill battle on the cards in House of Lords

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Brexit bill battle on the cards in House of Lords
The Brexit bill heads to the House of Lords next week but will they use their power to 'ping pong' the legislation back to the Commons? And will Labour hold Stoke-on-Trent in next week's by-election? John Ashmore, chief reporter at Politics Home, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on these stories.
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John Ashmore


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US intelligence to investigate links between Russia and Trump's former campaign boss

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

US intelligence to investigate links between Russia and Trump's former campaign boss
Robert Singh, Professor of Politics at Birkbeck University of London, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to talk on the latest political news from the US. Following Trump's National Security Adviser resignation, US intelligence agencies are now investigating the links between Russia and Trump's former campaign boss, Paul Manafort.
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Robert Singh


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Trump state visit gets green light - UK politics with John Rentoul

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Share Radio Afternoon

Trump state visit gets green light - UK politics with John Rentoul
Despite a petition backed by 1.8 million people, Donald Trump will get his state visit. For the latest on UK politics John Rentoul, Chief Political Commentator at The Independent, spoke with Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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John Rentoul


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Proposed espionage laws 'extremely draconian' says rights group

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 Proposed espionage laws 'extremely draconian' says rights group
A proposed revamp of the Official Secrets Act could mean leaks of "sensitive information" about the economy would be punished for the first time. The bill also includes proposals to increase jail terms from 2 years to 14 years, and even possessing documents could see charges. The moves are "extremely draconian" according to Jim Killock, executive director of the Open Rights Group - he joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the issue.
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Jim Killock


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Who could replace Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn?

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Who could replace Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn?
Labour pollsters are 'road testing' MPs as future replacements for Jeremy Corbyn, according to reports in the Sunday Times. While deputy leader Tom Watson said that the purpose of the polling had been misunderstood, who were the standout candidates? Business Insider's UK political editor Adam Bienkov spoke with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for the latest on this story.
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Adam Bienkov


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NY Times' Steven Erlanger on Trump's third week as U.S. President

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NY Times' Steven Erlanger on Trump's third week as U.S. President
US President Donald Trump has agreed to honour the so-called "One China" policy, which is the foundation of US-China relations, while domestically Trumps controversial travel ban has been unanimously ruled against by the US circuit court of appeals in San Francisco. For more on Trump's third week in the Oval Office Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Steven Erlanger, London Bureau Chief, New York Times.
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Steven Erlanger


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Tories plan to oust John Bercow as Speaker over Trump's comments - Bloomberg's Robert Hutton joined Share Radio to discuss

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Share Radio Afternoon

Tories plan to oust John Bercow as Speaker over Trump's comments - Bloomberg's Robert Hutton joined Share Radio to discuss
A Tory MP, James Duddridge has tabled a motion of no confidence in John Bercow following the Speaker of the Commons announcing that Donald Trump should not be allowed to address parliament on account of his racist and sexist comments. For his thoughts on Bercow's position Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Robert Hutton, UK Political Correspondent for Bloomberg News.
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Robert Hutton


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Can the Lords put the breaks on Brexit?

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Can the Lords put the breaks on Brexit?
The UK's one step closer to Brexit as the commons voted to begin the leave process - but will the House of Lords intervene? Tony Travers from the London School of Economics to discuss what's next.
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Tony Travers


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Trump travel ban blocked by US courts

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Trump travel ban blocked by US courts
Donald Trump's travel ban has been put on hold by a US judge. Legally, what's next for this controversial executive order? Markus Wagner, associate professor of law at Warwick University, joined Ed Bowsher to discuss.
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Markus Wagner


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