Best of TodayAuthor: BBC Radio 4
17 Jan 2019

Best of Today

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Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories. From BBC Radio 4's Today programme

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    Brexit delay 'inevitable'

    With 71 days to go and no Brexit deal, what should the government do? Tony Blair tells Today he would already be in talks to extend the Brexit deadline. We also hear from Tory Chairman Brandon Lewis, Labour's Barry Gardiner and Lib Dem leader Vince Cable. (Image: Brexit protests, credit: BBC)

  • Posted on 17 Jan 2019

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    Thursday's business with Dominic O'Connell

    The economies of Germany and France are slowing down - why? (Image: the Salzgitter AG steelworks in Germany. Credit: Getty Images)

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    Aftermath of Brexit defeat

    Theresa May faces a no confidence vote tonight after the defeat of her proposed Brexit deal. We hear from a range of voices including Labour MP David Lammy who urges Jeremy Corbyn to back a People's Vote; the German economy minister who says delaying Brexit is a possibility; and DUP's Nigel Dodds who says the backstop is "poison". (Image: House of Commons, credit: UK Parliament)

  • Posted on 16 Jan 2019

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    Wednesday's business with Dominic O'Connell

    What did the financial markets make of Theresa May's heavy defeat? Dominic is in the City (Image: Eoin Murray, Hermes Head of Investment, Silvia Dall'Angelo, Hermes Senior Economist & Catherine McGuinness, Policy Chair of the City of London. Credit: BBC)

  • Posted on 16 Jan 2019

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    Crucial Brexit vote

    As MPs prepare to vote on the prime minister's Brexit deal, we hear from Cabinet Minister Michael Gove who urges them to vote in favour of it or risk no Brexit. Herman Van Rompuy, ex-president of the European Council says delaying Brexit is a possibility.

  • Posted on 15 Jan 2019

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