Jack Sommers, News Editor at the Huffington Post, joined Nigel Cassidy to look forward to Theresa May's visit to the US today. She’ll be the first foreign leader to meet Donald Trump, a week into his Presidency.
Theresa May is expected to seek a special free trade deal during her trip to the US on Friday. The Prime Minister will be the first foreign leader to meet Mr Trump, and will later address the annual congressional Republican Retreat in Philadelphia. Sir Vince Cable, the former Lib Dem MP and business secretary, said on Twitter today that it's an "Appalling error by May to grovel to Trump for trade deal. He wants to destroy free trade". He joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss.
French presidential candidate François Fillon has come under scrutiny for employing his wife as a parliamentary aide. A French newspaper claims the centre right Fillon's Welsh-born wife Penelope earned a total of €500,000 over eight years of employment, but did little work.
Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Vincenzo Scarpetta, Senior Policy Analyst at Open Europe, about the issue.
Donald Trump's tweets today have confirmed he will 'build the wall' with Mexico and investigate alleged voter fraud. Does this mean action soon or is it just self-promotion? Sanford Henry, US political commentator, spoke to Ed Bowsher on the Trump presidency to date.
Theresa May faced her first Question Time grilling following the Brexit ruling and she confirmed there will be a white paper on negotiation priorities. The move comes despite May's insistence her initial speech was enough. John Ashmore, chief reporter at Politics Home covered this and today's Question Time with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
Theresa May is currently in the unenviable position of simultaneously having to negotiate trade deals with Europe to the East, and the US to the West. And as with all British business leaders trying to build their US sales and presence, the Prime Minister must ensure she is in sync with the American businessman leading the country. Allyson Stewart-Allen is the Director at International Marketing Partners, and she joined Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast to offer her views on the approach May should take.
Parliament must have a vote ahead of Brexit, according to the Supreme Court ruling, but is there anything that can block it? And why did the government appeal the initial ruling?
John Rentoul, chief political commentator at The Independent, talks through the political ramifications of the decision with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
The verdict is in: parliament must vote before Article 50 can be triggered and Brexit, officially, begins. Greg Callus, Barrister at 5RB, gives a legal view on the Supreme Court's decision with Share Radio's senior analyst, Ed Bowsher.
The European Central Bank will continue its quantitative easing bond-buying programme into 2018, according to ratings agency, S&P. The agency says the ECB will need to do this to combat low core inflation and credit growth.
Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Claus Vistesen, macroeconomist for Pantheon Macroeconomics who focusses on the Eurozone, to explore the issue.
A new 10-point industrial strategy has been unveiled by Theresa May - but will it deliver for businesses as the economy readies itself for Brexit hurdles?
Edwin Morgan, Deputy Director of Policy at the Institute of Directors, spoke with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this story.