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

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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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Sir Philip Green to pay £363m into BHS pension fund

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Sir Philip Green to pay £363m into BHS pension fund
Sir Philip Green will pay £363m into the BHS pension fund in a deal announced today with the Pensions Regulator. Legal action by regulator has now ended following the settlement. For more Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher joined Andy Ivy in the studio.

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Trump could skip WTO to resolve trade spats

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Trump could skip WTO to resolve trade spats
Donald Trump's administration could abandon the World Trade Organisation when it comes to resolving any future trade disputes. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher asked Dr Federico Ortino, Reader in International Economic Law at King’s College London, for more on why the new president might try this approach.
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Annabel Karmel


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'Extraordinary' Oscars moment as PwC blunders on Best Picture winner

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'Extraordinary' Oscars moment as PwC blunders on Best Picture winner
It was an Oscars to be remembered, but possibly for the wrong reasons. La La Land was incorrectly announced as Best Picture winner but Moonlight actually took the gong. PwC, the firm responsible for handing out the verdicts, has come under severe criticism for the blunder. Film critic James Cameron-Wilson joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss what happened.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Pound plummets as Scottish independence question re-emerges

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

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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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Primark sales jump helps parent company AB Foods cash in

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Primark sales jump helps parent company AB Foods cash in
Sales at Primark rose 21% last year - but what did this mean for Primark's owner, Associated British Foods? For this and the day's biggest company moves including house builder Persimmon, Trinity Mirror and Direct Line, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City Index.
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Ken Odeluga


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LSE cools on Deutsche Boerse merger and pound falls on Scottish referendum talk

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LSE cools on Deutsche Boerse merger and pound falls on Scottish referendum talk
The London Stock Exchange's big merger with its German counterpart, Deutsche Boerse, appears to be over - but what's finally pushed it over the edge? And the pound has dropped on fears of another Scottish independence referendum. For more on the day's key economic stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Alastair McCaig from Fern Wealth.
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Alastair McCaig


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Why do manufactures want to secure cobalt supplies?

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Why do manufactures want to secure cobalt supplies?
Manufacturers of electric cars are racing to secure supplies of Cobalt, a metal used to make batteries that power electric cars. That's because a number of hedge funds have hoarded 6000 tons of the material, worth 280 million dollars. To find out what's going on, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Simona Gambarini, Commodities Economist at Capital Economics.
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Simona Gambarini


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Total losses of £58bn at RBS exceeding taxpayer bailout

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Total losses of £58bn at RBS exceeding taxpayer bailout
RBS has today recorded nine years of losses, with the latest £7bn loss taking the bank's total losses since 2008 to £58bn. That's more than the £45.5bn taxpayer-funded bailout. But can the bank reverse the trend and turn a profit next year? Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher on the day's big company news, including BA’s parent group and betting company William Hill.
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Craig Erlam


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