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Ed Bowsher

Farage calls for UKIP's only MP to go - but is there an upside?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Farage calls for UKIP's only MP to go - but is there an upside?
The ongoing war of words between Nigel Farage and UKIP's only MP, Douglas Carswell, is heating up. But there's an unexpected upside for UKIP. For the latest on this, Theresa May's bad accents in Question Time and today's other big UK political stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with John Ashmore from Politics Home.
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John Ashmore


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Nigel Cassidy

What is Trump’s plan of action? Chris Bailey looks back at the President’s first Congress speech

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

What is Trump’s plan of action? Chris Bailey looks back at the President’s first Congress speech
Donald Trump's given his first address to a joint session of Congress, where he set out in greater detail his plans to cut spending and boost the economy. So what is Trump's plan of action? Chris Bailey, Founder of Financial Orbit, joined Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast to discuss this and more.
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Chris Bailey


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Ed Bowsher

Britain shouldn't 'pull up the drawbridge' in Brexit: Boris Johnson

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Britain shouldn't 'pull up the drawbridge' in Brexit: Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson called on MPs to take a positive line in Brexit as he addressed the British Chambers of Commerce. Share Radio reporter Matt Cox was there and spoke to senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Matt Cox


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Ed Bowsher

John Major: voters being misled with 'rosy confidence' on Brexit - politics with John Rentoul

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

John Major: voters being misled with 'rosy confidence' on Brexit - politics with John Rentoul
More charm and less 'cheap rhetoric' - that's what's needed in Brexit negotiations, according to former Prime Minister John Major. He's claimed the government is misleading voters with 'rosy confidence' about our post-Brexit future. For more Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by John Rentoul, chief political commentator at The Independent.
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John Rentoul


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Nigel Cassidy

What to expect from Trump's speech to Congress

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

What to expect from Trump's speech to Congress
Donald Trump is speaking to Congress tonight. Shares in American Construction-materials companies rose in anticipation that he might finally make good on promises about a massive infrastructure-spending programme in the US. Trump also says he'd boost defense spending by $54bn in his proposed budget plan for 2018, which is about a 9% increase. Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy was joined by Jeremy Cook, Chief Economist at Worldfirst.
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Jeremy Cook


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Nigel Cassidy

Sir John Major attacks Theresa May over Brexit strategy

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Sir John Major attacks Theresa May over Brexit strategy
Sir John Major is urging Theresa May to use "a lot less cheap rhetoric" into Brexit negotiations. The former Conservative Prime Minister, who campaigned for Remain ahead of the referendum, says he's worried the exit deal will fall "well below the hopes and expectations" that have been raised. Here's a excerpt from the speech he gave to International Affairs thinktank Chatham House.

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Ed Bowsher

Pound plummets as Scottish independence question re-emerges

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Pound plummets as Scottish independence question re-emerges
Fears of another Scottish independence referendum hit the pound. But will Nicola Sturgeon look to try again as Article 50 is enacted? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to our Scottish correspondent Maurice Smith to get his take.
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Maurice Smith


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Ed Bowsher

Could Tory rebellion give MPs get a 'real' vote on Brexit Bill?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Could Tory rebellion give MPs get a 'real' vote on Brexit Bill?
Tories, including Lord Heseltine, are likely to back an amendment to the Brexit Bill giving MPs a 'meaningful' vote on the final terms of the deal. But will it be accepted? Robert Colvile, Editor of CapX, discussed the top UK political stories with Ed Bowsher, Share Radio's senior analyst.
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Robert Colvile


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Is Theresa May planning to announce end of EU free movement next month?

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Is Theresa May planning to announce end of EU free movement next month?
Billy Bambrough, Editor of Economics and Business website Verdict.co.uk, joined Share Radio's Sarah Pennells to discuss the latest political news. They talked about the death of Labour MP for Manchester Gorton and Father of the House of Commons Sir Gerald Kaufman, who has died at the age of 86 sparking a by-election in his constituency. The Telegraph is reporting Theresa May's plan to announce the end of free movement for new EU migrants the day she formally triggers Article 50. Finally, Billy gives his take on Nigel Farage meeting President Donald Trump for dinner.
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Billy Bambrough


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Ed Bowsher

UK should agree €60bn Brexit bill before trade talks

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

UK should agree €60bn Brexit bill before trade talks
EU Brexit negotiator Marcel Barnier said that trade talks should not be carried out at the same time as negotiations over departure terms. German and Italian officials are now backing Barnier's approach. Professor Richard G. Whitman, Director of the Global Europe Centre and Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss.
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Professor Richard G. Whitman


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