London is putting together the pieces of Wednesday's terror attack - so far we know four people have died and 29 were injured, IS has claimed the British-born attacker as one of its own. But how did the attacker move from the periphery to terrorist so quickly? Tim Evans, professor of business and political economy at Middlesex University, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on the story.
High Street retailer Next has announced its first fall in profits for eight years, but shares were stronger on the back of dividend news. Plus haulage company Eddie Stobart plans to float on AIM, Ted Baker results and gaming company GVC, behind foxybingo, increases its dividend. Richard Hunter, head of research at Wilson King Investment Management, went through the day's biggest financial stories.
The Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, said that US intelligence agencies might have 'incidentally' captured communications from Trump's transitional team following his election. Although, this doesn't back up claims that the Obama administration was behind the 'wiretapping'. To discuss this, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Gilson, Managing Editor of USAPP, the US Centre's daily blog on US politics at the London School of Economics.
Next has reported its first fall in profits in eight years, although the shares are up 5% this lunchtime. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Neil Wilson, Senior Market Analyst at ETX Capital to find out more.
Wednesday's attack in Westminster was an "attack on democracy", according to the former chairman of Parliament's security and intelligence committee. It's been confirmed that the police has made seven arrests throughout the night in London, Birmingham and elsewhere. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined on the line by Emily Winterbotham, Senior Research Fellow at RUSI - the Royal United Services Institute.
The number of women working into their 70s in the UK has doubled in the last four years, according research from investment company, Hargreaves Lansdown. Worries over pension income, and a desire to stay active, were driving up working ages. For more Lin Phillips, co-founder of WASPI Voice, a women's pensions campaign organisation, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
On the latest PMQs, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn grilled Theresa May over education funding, accusing the Conservative party of breaking a manifesto pledge. Plus, Pro-Brexit ministers have said the UK should be 'relaxed' about leaving the EU with no trade deal and revert to WTO rules. To discuss this and all the major political stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by John Ashmore, Chief Reporter at Politics Home.
Kingfisher, the company behind B&Q and Screwfix, beat expectations and posted pre-tax profit of £759m - but shares dropped almost 5%. And are falls on Wall Street just a headline or is there a long-term downward trend? Chris Bailey, founder of investment research consultancy, Financial Orbit, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the day's biggest company stories.
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