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The EU-UK trade agreement: how different is it?With Georg Riekeles, Associate Director at the European Policy Centre and former diplomatic adviser to Michel Barnier, and Sieglinde Gstöhl, Professor of International Relations at the College of Europe in Bruges.In this episode, a former adviser to Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier and an expert on t…
The Irish borderWith guests Katy Hayward, Professor of Political Sociology at Queen’s University Belfast and a Senior Fellow of UK in a Changing Europe and David Phinnemore, Professor of European Politics at Queen’s University BelfastTwo leading observers explain why the Irish border became such a difficult issue in the UK-EU negotiations. They dis…
Negotiating the future relationship: The view from Brussels With guests Stefaan De Rynck, former Senior Advisor to EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier on Brexit matters and Dan Ferrie, Press Officer for Brexit between November 2016 and December 2019 in the European Commission.Two insiders from the EU negotiation team offer insights on the EU’s appro…
Anand Menon speaks to BBC World Services' Newsday programme about to what extent Brexit could feature as a subject of debate in the campaigns for Conservative Party leadership.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Anand Menon speaks to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation about what led to Boris Johnson's resignation.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Anand Menon speaks to BBC Radio's 5 Live programme this morning about resignations, Boris Johnson, the rapidly changing political landscape in the UK and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Anand Menon speaks to Nigel Farage on GB News about the impact of Brexit on the UK six years on from the referendum.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Alice and Bethany discuss the dark and delicious novella We Had To Remove This Post by Hanna Bervoets, translated by Emma Rault. We Had To Remove This Post deals with the corrosive nature of repeated exposure to violence on a content moderator for a tech giant, and we loved it.By What Page Are You On?
Jill Rutter speaks to Times Radio about Lord David Frost's predictions on the future of Boris Johnson's leadership, Lord Frost's own career trajectory and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Jill Rutter speaks to Times Radio about discussions over the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, what we might expect in terms of a new bill and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Jill Rutter speaks to BBC World Service's Newsday about the results of the 6 June 2022 no confidence vote, Boris Johnson's style of government, the state of the Conservative Party and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Anand Menon speaks to BBC Radio 4's Westminster Hour about new poll findings 'from Wakefield which suggested that Labour have taken a massive lead', what this might mean for the Conservative Party and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Anand Menon speaks to BBC Radio 4's Westminster Hour about the Jubilee Weekend, unity and political divisions in the UK.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Jill Rutter speaks to Times Radio about partygate, the Met investigation, work culture in Number 10 and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Jill Rutter speaks to BBC Radio 4's The World Tonight about the allocation of fines following the Met's investigation into partygate.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Jill Rutter spoke to Andrew Marr on LBC about the Sue Gray report, partygate, the issuing of fines and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe
It's no secret that WPAYO loved Detransition, Baby - we dedicated a whole episode to it! So we're beyond delighted to speak to Torrey Peters ahead of the British Book Awards, where she's nominated in the Discover category. Detransition, Baby is out now in paperback!By What Page Are You On?
Anand Menon spoke to Nicky Campbell on BBC Radio 5 Live about Brexit, the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, UK-EU relations and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Alice and Bethany go deep on Red Dragon by Thomas Harris as part of their Blockbusters series, since they both love Silence of the Lambs.By What Page Are You On?
Catherine Barnard, Deputy Director at UK in a Changing Europe, speaks on BBC World at One about the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, Article 16 and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Jill Rutter speaks to BBC Radio London about her predictions for the Queen's Speech, including what we might hear on levelling up and planning reform.By The UK in a Changing Europe
This week we had the huge pleasure of talking to literary legend Joanne Harris about her latest book, A Narrow Door, which is absolutely brilliant, thrilling and haunting. We also chatted about the great work done by the Society of Authors, and Joanne's generosity with informal creative writing education via Twitter! A delight.…
Alice and Bethany go through the five books they're each planning to read in the near future. If you want to see a list of the books, head to the podcast Instagram or Twitter!By What Page Are You On?
Jill Rutter speaks to Good Morning Scotland about the Met Police investigation into partygate, the Government's promise to publish Sue Gray's full report, the impact on local elections and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Alice and Bethany take a look at a few categories from the British Book Awards and chat through their thoughts and feelings, as well as trying to predict what will win. Lots of chat, speculation and conjecture!By What Page Are You On?
Alice and Bethany take messy gal fic into a darker direction with New Animal by Ella Baxter, which is out now from Picador.By What Page Are You On?
Jill Rutter speaks to Times Radio following the news that the Prime Minister and Rishi Sunak have been fined by the Metropolitan Police.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Jill Rutter speaks to BBC Radio London about partygate, Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson being fined, how MPs were responding to the news and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Alice and Bethany absolutely loved Coco Mellors' glittering debut Cleopatra & Frankenstein, a portrait of a marriage in early noughties NYC, and in this episode they get to ask the author all about it! The book is available now from 4th Estate.By What Page Are You On?
In this clip from our Economics of Brexit and Covid-19, revisited: Spring statement 2022 event, Senior Research Fellow Jill Rutter shares her take on the statement, including why she believes that Rishi Sunak "fell rather short of expectation".By The UK in a Changing Europe
In this clip from our Economics of Brexit and Covid-19, revisited: Spring statement 2022 event, Gemma Tetlow explains why she found the statement "deeply underwhelming", from its lack of direction to the lack of a clear tax strategy.By The UK in a Changing Europe
In this clip from our Economics of Brexit and Covid-19, revisited: Spring statement 2022 event, Ben Chu, Economics Editor at BBC Newsnight, shares his take on the choices laid out within the Spring statement, as well as his confusion around the statement this year.By The UK in a Changing Europe
In this clip from our Economics of Brexit and Covid-19, revisited: Spring statement 2022 event, Senior Fellow Jonathan Portes argues that the £83 billion figure discussed in relation to the UK's debt is a 'Treasury scare-mongering' tactic.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Bethany's adult debut novel is out NOW and she and Alice have a lil chat about the book and its creation! You can buy it from Waterstones here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/welcome-to-your-life/bethany-rutter/9780008469948By What Page Are You On?
Jill Rutter speaks to Times Radio about the impact of fines on the Civil Service, the secrecy around the investigation into partygate and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Bethany attempts to keep calm as she and Alice meet Catherine Ryan Howard, author of several of the best 21st century thrillers, including her latest novel 56 Days. Catherine talks about her frankly fascinating writing process, her relationship with true crime, writing a 'lockdown novel' and loads and loads more.…
Alice and Bethany do a deep dive on the brilliant Notes On An Execution by Danya Kukafka, exploring the life and death of a murderer on death row and the women whose lives he affected.By What Page Are You On?
Alice and Bethany get to sit down with the 21st century's answer to Agatha Christie, the excellent Lucy Foley! They chat all things murder mystery as they celebrate the launch of Lucy's latest thriller, The Paris Apartment, which is out now.By What Page Are You On?
Over the past two months, Bethany has become obsessed with the crime author Attica Locke, so this episode is a little introduction to her major themes and her most famous novel Bluebird, Bluebird.By What Page Are You On?
Alice educates Bethany on the wonderful world of BookTok, a place that Alice is spending a lot of time these days. They talk virality, what makes a BookTok hit, and what publishers can do to hop on the TikTok train.By What Page Are You On?
UK in a Changing Europe conducted a series of focus groups in the so-called Red Wall. This event launched the data from the focus groups while providing an opportunity to discuss the changes that have taken place in this hotly volatile political battleground.By The UK in a Changing Europe
This event to coincides with the launch of our new report 'An EU border across Britain: Scotland’s Borders after Independence'. The report looks at the impacts that a potential border with Scotland could have, if it became independent, now that the UK has left the EUBy The UK in a Changing Europe
Katy Hayward speaks to BBC Radio Scotland about the state of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland following the resignation of First Minister of Northern Ireland Paul Givan, a member of the Democratic Unionist Party.By The UK in a Changing Europe
This event coincided with the launch of our new Policy report. The report looks at how the UK is doing policy differently after Brexit across a number of different areas, including tax, immigration, agriculture and tradeBy The UK in a Changing Europe
If you don't know about Brown Girls by Daphne Palasi Andreades, where have you been?! It's one of the most anticipated books of the year, and in the words of Raven Leilani, 'an ode to girlhood'. We've been so lucky to talk to Daphne on today's episode, and we hope you enjoy the chat and the book, which is out now from 4th Estate.…
Anand Menon speaks to BBC Radio 4's Today programme about the Government's Levelling Up White Paper. He discusses the importance of understanding economic geographies and the intricacies and nuances of communities both locally and nationally, using the example of Wakefield.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Jill Rutter speaks to BBC Radio Scotland about the speculation around Sue Gray's report and the ongoing investigation into alleged breaches of Covid restrictions in Downing Street.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Jill Rutter speaks to BBC Radio Ulster about the investigation into partygate and what she calls "Boris Johnson's worst week" since becoming Prime Minister and entering Downing Street.By The UK in a Changing Europe
Jill Rutter speaks to BBC Radio Scotland about Sue Gray and her remit when it comes to the investigations into the Downing Street lockdown parties. Jill discusses the "need for independent machinery" to investigate these sorts of allegations and why it remains an "unsatisfactory process".By The UK in a Changing Europe
Jill Rutter speaks to BBC Radio 4's PM programme about the investigations into Downing Street lockdown parties, Sue Gray's career in the civil service and more.By The UK in a Changing Europe