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Ed Bowsher

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

Ed Bowsher
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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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Ed Bowsher

Proposed espionage laws 'extremely draconian' says rights group

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

 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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Ed Bowsher

Who could replace Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

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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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Housing Madness

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This is Money: Housing Madness
Welcome to the This is Money and Share Radio Podcast, brought to you in partnership with NS&I. It’s housing madness this week as the Government finally unveiled its white paper aimed at fixing Britain’s “broken” housing market. Decisive action or damp squib? We take a closer look at what the proposals will mean and what exactly is going on with property and rental prices, which experts claim could rise at least 20% in the next four years. Unpacking all this Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Personal Finance Editor Rachel Rickard Straus. Plus a special guest appearance from Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce to reveal everything he learnt during an inside look at German discounter Aldi. This is Money is presented by Georgie Frost in partnership with NS&I.
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Simon Lambert, Rachel Rickard-Straus, Lee Boyce


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Ed Bowsher

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

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

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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Ed Bowsher

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

Ed Bowsher
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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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Ed Bowsher

Can the Lords put the breaks on Brexit?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

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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Glen Goodman

Brexit: 'take it or leave it' message to MPs

Glen Goodman
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Share Radio Afternoon

Brexit: 'take it or leave it' message to MPs
Parliament will face a 'take it or leave it' vote on the eventual Brexit deal according to the government. For more on the day's political news John Ashmore, Chief Political Reporter at Politics Home, spoke to Share Radio's Glen Goodman.
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John Ashmore


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Sarah Lowther

John Bercow "strongly opposed" to Trump speech - UK politics with John Rentoul

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Afternoon

 John Bercow "strongly opposed" to Trump speech - UK politics with John Rentoul
Why has House of Commons speaker John Bercow has said he's "strongly opposed" to Donald Trump addressing Westminster Hall? And what might this mean for UK-US relations? John Rentoul, chief political commentator at The Independent, joined Share Radio's Sarah Lowther to discuss the latest in UK politics.
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John Rentoul


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Ed Bowsher

Trump travel ban blocked by US courts

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

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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