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Matt Chorley and a selection of leading Times writers and columnists give their perspective on major national and international stories. If you like what you hear, then read more at http://www.thetimes.co.uk/

Matt Chorley and a selection of leading Times writers and columnists give their perspective on major national and international stories. If you like what you hear, then read more at http://www.thetimes.co.uk/
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Matt Chorley and a selection of leading Times writers and columnists give their perspective on major national and international stories. If you like what you hear, then read more at http://www.thetimes.co.uk/

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English


Episodes

Does the presidential debate reveal depths of misogyny?

10/11/2016
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Matt Chorley is joined by columnist Jenni Russell, Times policy editor Oliver Wright and Times Deputy Editor, Emma Tucker. Find out more: www.thetimes.co.uk/redbox

Duration:00:28:23

Conservative conference: it's all about May

10/4/2016
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Matt Chorley hosts the Red Box podcast from the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham with Times columnist Matthew Parris, Political Editor of The Sunday Times, Tim Shipman, and PR guru Jo Tanner. Find out more: www.thetimes.co.uk/redbox

Duration:00:31:59

Live Red Box - Britain After Brexit Part 2

9/1/2016
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Recorded live at a Times+ members event in London. Host Matt Chorley is joined by Times columnists Matthew Parris, Patrick Kidd and Alice Thomson to answer questions from the audience on life since the Brexit vote.

Duration:00:53:39

Witnessing the arc of disappointment

7/19/2016
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Matt Chorley is joined by The Times' Deputy Political Editor Sam Coates, political adviser, strategist and commentator John McTernan and Times' Head of News Fay Schlesinger. The Red Box podcast is taking a short break and will return 23rd August.

Duration:00:39:00

The Finishing Line Approaches

6/21/2016
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With the respective EU Referendum campaigns nearing the finishing line, host Matt Chorley reflects on the highlights and lowlights of what has been a long, rigorous period of fiery debate. With The Times' Sketch Writer Patrick Kidd, Political Reporter Georgie Keate and Deputy Diary Editor Grant Tucker.

Duration:00:33:24

Steve Hilton interview

5/31/2016
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Matt Chorley talks to the former director of strategy for David Cameron, Steve Hilton, about his relationship with the Prime Minister, the practicalities of Governance, his stance on the EU referendum and his current business in California. www.thetimes.co.uk/redbox

Duration:00:32:13

EU Referendum - the debate heats up

5/24/2016
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EU Referendum special: In the blue corner, representing Vote Remain, host Matt Chorley is joined by Conservative MP and Energy Secretary Amber Rudd. And in the red corner, former Parliamentary spokesperson for Ukip, Suzanne Evans, speaks out for Vote Leave. Deputy Political Editor at The Times, Sam Coates, also joins proceedings.

Duration:00:33:37

Westminster Special: Ask The Experts

5/10/2016
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In a Westminster special, Matt Chorley is joined by Stewart McDonald MP, former Labour Party advisor Ayesha Hazarika and political sketch-writer and diarist for The Times, Patrick Kidd. The panel answer questions from the public about working and living in Westminster. Plus additional contributions from Deputy Politics Editor Sam Coates and Business writer Callum Jones.

Duration:00:38:01

London mayoral race is a soup of consensus

5/3/2016
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Matt Chorley is joined by Times Deputy Editor Emma Tucker, Chief Leader writer Giles Whittell and columnist Phil Collins.

Duration:00:27:08

Junior doctors' strike - a more balanced approach is needed

4/26/2016
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Matt Chorley is joined by columnist David Aaronovitch, Business reporter Callum Jones and Red Box writer Hannah McGrath. David Aaronovitch: The BMA say the strike is the government's fault and the government says it's the BMA's. As in the bad old days the sides - an particularly the doctors - have become polarised beyond the reach of reason. From having been a question of how to staff hospitals properly at weekends the dispute is now being framed as an existential one about the very future...

Duration:00:27:55

The EU Referendum debate needs to appeal to the public

4/18/2016
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Host Matt Chorley is joined by ex-Blair spin doctor John McTernan, former Home Office advisor Fiona Hill and Red Box columnist Matt Smith.

Duration:00:30:31

Have we missed the point on the Panama Papers?

4/12/2016
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Matt Chorley is joined by Times columnist Jenni Russell who thinks we've missed the point on the Panama Papers, deputy political editor Sam Coates who warns we don't understand how Westminster works and Times political editor Francis Elliott who explains why Number 10 is banking on Jeremy Corbyn.

Duration:00:22:36

Special: a denial of Spin Doctors

3/29/2016
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Matt Chorley is joined by a "denial" of Spin Doctors. Ayesha Hazarika - who had the unenviable task of trying to make Ed Miliband and Harriet Harman sound funny. Katie Perrior - whose PR magic helped get Boris Johnson into City Hall. Sean Kemp - who knows more about Nick Clegg and the inner workings of the Lib Dems than is healthy.

Duration:00:31:03

Does George Osborne lack emotional intelligence?

3/22/2016
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Matt Chorley is joined by columnist Rachel Sylvester on the fall out from Iain Duncan Smith's resignation, politics professor Matthew Goodwin on the EU referendum and columnist Hugo Rifkind on the boat on everyone's lips, 'Boaty McBoatface'.

Duration:00:25:57

Can Donald Trump be blocked?

3/15/2016
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Matt Chorley is joined by Senior Political Correspondent Lucy Fisher, European Football Writer (and fellow Times podcast presenter) Gabriele Marcotti, plus Property Editor and Assistant Editor of The Times Anne Ashworth.

Duration:00:26:33

Migrant Crisis: does Turkey hold all the cards?

3/8/2016
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Matt Chorley is joined by Deputy Editor of The Times, Emma Tucker, who examines the latest attempt to deal with the migrant crisis, columnist Daniel Finkelstein who says Junior Doctors must face realities and columnist Matthew Parris on the legacy of the recently deceased Nancy Reagan.

Duration:00:25:05

Do playground antics demean politics?

3/1/2016
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Matt Chorley is joined by Political sketch-writer and diarist Patrick Kidd, columnist Jenni Russell and Assistant Editor of The Spectator, Isabel Hardman. Patrick Kidd: Marco Rubio is a big-eared sweaty robot with a water addiction, while Donald Trump is a stubby-fingered orange-faced pants-wetter with a dodgy hairdo. Meanwhile David Cameron makes "yer mum" jokes at Jeremy Corbyn, while Labour MPs still make piggy noises at the Prime Minister. Do playground insults demean politics or are...

Duration:00:26:40

EU Special: to leave or remain?

2/23/2016
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Debating the UK's position in the EU: Matt Chorley is joined by Brussels Correspondent Bruno Waterfield, Columnist Melanie Phillips and the Times' Chief Political Correspondent Michael Savage.

Duration:00:29:25

Can George Osborne count himself lucky?

2/16/2016
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Philip Aldrick: Global markets have been in meltdown but one man who may be smiling is the chancellor. Government borrowing costs have fallen to an all-time low, which make servicing the nation’s £1.5 trillion of debt cheaper. Over the next five years, Capital Economics estimates lower market interest rates and lower inflation will hand George Osborne a £20 billion windfall. He’s struggling to make the books balance through tax and spending policy. Instead, he’s getting a helping hand from...

Duration:00:24:03

Will the Trident debate dictate Jeremy Corbyn's future?

2/9/2016
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The Opinion podcast is now the Red Box Podcast from The Times. Columnist Robert Crampton, Media Editor Elizabeth Rigby and Deputy Political Editor Sam Coates joins host Matt Chorley. Robert Crampton: The Labour Party cannot achieve a coherent position on Trident while Jeremy Corbyn is leader. The moment he said he would never use the nuclear deterrent as a future PM was the moment Labour lost the next election. Party pragmatists should focus on toppling Corbyn, not cobbling together a...

Duration:00:28:52

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