Sir Clear Starmer

Sir Clear Starmer

By BBC Radio

Newscast

Friday, 8 July

The Labour Leader is cleared by police over Durham lockdown beers. And the former chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has launched his bid to be the leader of the Conservative party. Adam is joined by the Guardian’s Jess Elgot and the Spectator’s Katy Balls for a politics roundup. Japan’s former prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has been shot and killed while giving a campaign speech. We talk through the legacy of the country’s longest-serving leader with the BBC’s Mariko Oi. And Professor Brian Cox is in the studio to talk about his new tour, black holes and climate change. This edition on Newscast was made by Chris Flynn, Alix Pickles and Miranda Slade. The technical producer was Emma Crowe. The assistant editor was Sam Bonham.
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