James ROBBINS

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1954-01-19
Education Westminster, ChCh Oxford (BA, ed Isis)
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Recreations family, opera, music, reading, walking, cooking and eating, tennis, looking out of train windows
Clubs N/A
Style James Robbins
Career BBC: news trainee 1977, Belfast newsroom 1979-83, reporter TV news (based London) 1983-87, Southern Africa corr (based Johannesburg) 1987-91, Europe corr (based Brussels) 1992-98, diplomatic corr (based London) 1998-; major assignments incl: hunger strikes Maze Prison, UK miners' strike, resignation of Pres P W Botha, rise of F W De Klerk, release of Nelson Mandela, political reforms and violence South Africa, aftermath of Maastricht Summit, future of the European Union, attacks on USA Sept 11 2001, war in Afghanistan and Iraq, crises at UN NY, Middle East peace process and Iran, series on India and China (Race to the Top of the World); occasional radio presenting: The World at One, The World This Weekend, The World Tonight; frequent contrib to seminars and conferences as speaker or chair
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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