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Trump's travel ban and 'special relationship' with UK - Reading in the News Mon 30 Jan

Release Date 30 January 2017

Professor Ted Malloch talked of Trump's special relationship with the UK from the back of a Cadillac on BBC One

Trump’s special relationship: Professor Ted Malloch, from Henley Business School, tipped to be the new EU ambassador for the US, was a panellist on This Week on BBC One (appears in opening , followed by feature after 5 mins 30 secs and debate after 8 mins 24 secs) for an in-depth discussion on what relationship Donald Trump can have with Theresa May/the UK, and the rest of Europe. Professor Malloch was also interviewed on BBC Radio 2 (14 mins 40 secs) on the same subject.

Professor Malloch was also quoted in a Financial Times article on how Europe can avoid falling into Trump’s trade trap.

More on May: CTV interviewed Dr Jonathan Golub (Politics and International Relations)following Theresa May’s visit to the US, discussing Trump’s policies.

Muslim travel ban reaction: Dr Jonathan Golub gave his views to BBC Berkshire (11 mins 43 secs) on Trump’s US travel ban for Muslims from certain countries.

Students debate on Theresa May objectives: Eliot Smith, Treasurer of the University of Reading’s Conservative Association, gave his views on BBC World Service’s World Have Your Say (13 mins 53 secs) what Theresa May should say to Trump, ahead of her meeting with the US President on Friday.

Global temperature rise: African publication Mail & Guardian reports research by Dr Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) looking at where we should measure from when setting global temperature rise targets. reports on the same research. Read our story here.

Other coverage:

  • Dr Steve Musson (Geography and Environmental Science) spoke on BBC Radio Berkshire (1 hr 9 mins 45 secs) about Tesco’s announced £3.7bn takeover of Booker Group, which owns Budgens and Londis
  • Business Quarter reported the University of Reading’s announcement of the first four tenants at the new Thames Valley Science Park. Full story here
  • Marina Della Giusta (Economics) was interviewed on Radio Berkshire (1 hr 41 mins 12 secs) about why so many people are getting into debt and the problems it can cause
  • ran an article on Reading research showing how mothers can boost the nutrient levels in their breast milk
  • explored whether burnt toast and potatoes can cause cancer, quoting Professor Donald Mottram (Food Chemistry). Hospitality Times quotes Dr Stephen Elmore on the same topic. Read our expert comment here
  • The admission of Reading Quantity Surveying graduate Keshav Padaruth as the youngest ever Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Fellow in Africa, at the age of 31, was reported by EE Publishers


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