Robert Hugh-Jones, BBC

Robert Hugh-Jones, BBC

14112022 PT - Rob Hugh-Jones

14 November 2022
In the Spotlight: Key meetings from G20 Summit in Bali and what to make of Russia's pull out from Kherson?

In the Spotlight on Prime time, Bharati Jagdish speaks with Rob Hugh-Jones, Editor, BBC Partner Hub on the top stories they are tracking this coming week. These include what to expect from this week’s G20 Summit in Bali, the key bilateral meetings on the sidelines, plus the latest in the war in Ukraine, whether Russian president Vladimir Putin is changing his strategy with the pullout from Kherson, as well as the controversial lead up to the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

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26 September 2022
In the Spotlight: What is the impact of the British pound's historic decline?
In the Spotlight on Prime Time this week, Bharati Jagdish speaks with Rob Hugh-Jones, Editor at the BBC in London, on several global news making headlines this week. First they touched on reactions to the UK’s mini-budget, where the British pound tumbled to a record low as traders scampered for the exits on speculation that the new government’s economic plan will stretch its finances to the limit. They also discuss Italy's first female Prime Minister, the referenda in Ukraine and former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s state funeral taking place tomorrow.

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13 June 2022
In the Spotlight: How does the EU define "Green Investments?"
In the Spotlight this week: What's the latest on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, China’s continuing battle with Covid-19 and a debate in the EU about what really qualifies as “Green Investments”. Timothy Go and Bharati Jagdish catch up with Rob Hugh-Jones, Editor, BBC for the global headlines he’s tracking in the week ahead.

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30 May 2022
In The Spotlight: Russia's war in Ukraine, Shanghai aims for business as usual & the Queen's jubilee
This week marks 100 days since the Russian invasion began in Ukraine. And the Chinese city of Shanghai has announced plans to reopen gradually after spending more than six weeks in lockdown. In The Spotlight, Prime Time’s Bharati Jagdish spoke with Rob Hugh-Jones, Editor, BBC to find out more.

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9 May 2022
In The Spotlight: What does Putin have planned on Russia’s Victory Day?
In The Spotlight, Prime Time's Timothy Go and Bharati Jagdish spoke with Rob Hugh-Jones, Editor, BBC to find out more about the headlines he's watching in the week ahead including Putin's Victory Day speech, the Philippines election and the presidential inauguration of South Korea's Yoon Suk-yeol.

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28 March 2022
In The Spotlight: Russia, Ukraine to hold new round of peace talks & Hungarian and Serbian election week
Hungary and Serbia go to the polls this week, but how will the crisis in Ukraine play a part in the elections? In The Spotlight, Prime Time’s Timothy Go and Melissa Hyak caught up with Rob Hugh-Jones, Editor, BBC to find out more about this and other headlines he’s tracking in the week ahead.

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28 March 2022
In The Spotlight: Russia, Ukraine to hold new round of peace talks & Hungarian and Serbian election week
Hungary and Serbia go to the polls this week, but how will the crisis in Ukraine play a part in the elections? In The Spotlight, Prime Time’s Timothy Go and Melissa Hyak caught up with Rob Hugh-Jones, Editor, BBC to find out more about this and other headlines he’s tracking in the week ahead.

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17 January 2022
In The Spotlight: Biden's first year as US president & France gears up for a presidential election this year
This week marks the one year anniversary since US President Joe Biden took office, there’s an interesting court case in Germany, and France is gearing up for a Presidential election later this year.
In The Spotlight, Prime Time's Rachel Kelly and Melissa Hyak get the details on this and more of the headlines to watch in the week ahead from Robert Hugh-Jones, Editor, BBC.

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28 June 2021
Global Covid-19 update & UK warns the European Union of 'sausage war' deadline
On Prime Time, Rachel Kelly speaks to Robert Hugh-Jones, Editor, BBC about the international stories they’re tracking in the week ahead - including what's happening in relation to coronavirus around the world and why  some in Europe are discussing the possibility of a "sausage war" this week.

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7 June 2021
The G7 Summit, opening up major sporting events & elections in Iran
On Prime Time, Howie Lim spoke to Robert Hugh Jones, editor at the BBC about the international stories they’re tracking in the week ahead. They'll discuss more about the G7 Summit this week, re-opening of major sporting events around the world, resumption in talks on Iran's nuclear program and their upcoming elections.

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10 May 2021
Attack on Afghan school, Head of UN in Russia and Covid-19
Prime Time speaks to the BBC every week to discuss the biggest headlines they're tracking. Rachel Kelly gets insights from editor Robert Hugh-Jones on the attack on a school in Afghanistan, why the UN Chief is in Russia and global Covid-19 headlines as well.

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29 March 2021
Europe's Covid-19 update, Myanmar coup & Derek Chauvin to go on trial for killing of George Floyd
On Prime Time, Rachel Kelly speaks to BBC Editor, Rob Hugh-Jones about the international stories they’re tracking in the week ahead.

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1 March 2021
COVAX vaccinations begin and what to expect from China’s National People’s Congress
COVAX vaccinations begin, China’s National People’s Congress starts at the end of the week, and the Pope is set to visit Iran. We get more on these headlines from BBC Editor, Rob Hugh-Jones.

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8 February 2021
Global covid update, Trump's 2nd impeachment trial, Myanmar and 3 trips to mars
Covid 19 continues to dominate headlines around the world, as is former US President Trump's upcoming trial, the continuing unrest in Myanmar and the UAE, China and the US' trips to mars! BBC editor Robert Hugh-Jones has the details.

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18 January 2021
Biden Inauguration Day 2021, 10th Anniversary of the Arab Spring & Global Covid-19 Updates
On Prime Time, Rachel Kelly speaks to Rob Hugh Jones, editor from the BBC about the biggest headlines they’re tracking this week.

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4 January 2021
Global Covid-19 Update, US Political Developments & World's Oldest Living Person Celebrates 118th Birthday
On Prime Time, Howie Lim spoke to Robert Hugh-Jones, Editor, BBC about the biggest international stories they’re tracking this week.

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9 November 2020
US Elections, Brexit & Huawei Fights Back Against Swedish 5G Ban
In our weekly segment with the BBC journalists, Rachel Kelly spoke to Robert Hugh-Jones, Editor, BBC about the international stories he's tracking in the week ahead.

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5 October 2020
Global Covid-19 situation, US Election Updates & EU's asylum plans
On Prime Time, Rachel Kelly spoke to Robert Hugh-Jones, Editor, BBC about the biggest international stories in the week ahead.

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