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"If we acted like politicians, we'd be punished" Teenagers campaigning for MPs to clean up their language have bee… https://t.co/rGJa4jZBpB
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightTwo Nasa astronauts are about to make the first all-female spacewalk 👩‍🚀👩‍🚀 https://t.co/8A0eGUQCO2
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"My quarrel with the prime minister was over nothing except no-deal. "It's a deal and I will vote for it." Forme… https://t.co/Obo2IUYQVT“For the British Parliament again to say no, would raise some questions about what we’re up to.” @AlistairBurtUK M… https://t.co/0Yk6dhu7poDebbie Abrahams, Labour MP for Leave supporting Oldham East and Saddleworth, announces she will not support Boris J… https://t.co/0tSef6FLfK
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightLast night, Labour MP Ronnie Campbell told us he would vote for the PM's Brexit deal. Asked about advice from his… https://t.co/kace2v3JrU“Why on earth would the Labour Party, the trade union movement, back a deal… which is going to fundamentally change… https://t.co/gd4MYw1lJD
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10/18
2019
An insider from one of the EU institutions here told me today that after UK made its initial offer here 2 weeks ago… https://t.co/ik438yL5Xv
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight“For the British Parliament again to say no would raise some questions about what we’re up to.” Independent MP Ali… https://t.co/DYBBU7uGgV“This is just the beginning. Super Saturday is not Super Saturday, this is the quarter finals.” Lib Dem MP… https://t.co/xkW7MBAdaz“Keir Starmer is 100% Remainer.” Labour MP Ronnie Campbell calls out his own party’s Shadow Brexit Secretary and… https://t.co/c5ECmNpVis“There’s been a fundamental improvement in this deal… if there’s no deal struck in the transition period up to Dece… https://t.co/GvbptSaWWt“Why on earth would the Labour Party, the trade union movement, back a deal… which is going to fundamentally change… https://t.co/gd4MYw1lJD“We’re working to get the deal over the line.” Tory Party Chairman James Cleverly says he believes the PM’s Brexit… https://t.co/njiCOFjqBG“The British people are fed up with us. We’ve rowed about this in Parliament for over 500 hours.” Tory Party Chair… https://t.co/BqCGS5aMdIThe UK and EU have agreed what Boris Johnson says is a "great new deal" for Brexit. But what's in the deal and will… https://t.co/u4EK6JIvoC"My quarrel with the prime minister was over nothing except no-deal. It's a deal and I will vote for it." Former T… https://t.co/BMMwtUYfC4
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightWe're live now on @BBCTwo with Kirsty Wark - you can also watch online at https://t.co/cxhB8OJKTg #Newsnight |… https://t.co/027YOWlqdTBoris Johnson has got a new Brexit deal with the EU But will MPs back it in a crucial vote on Saturday? [Tap to e… https://t.co/QiivFDqaDW
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight @NSoames MORE tonight at 22:30 on @BBCTwo with @KirstyWark #Newsnight"My quarrel with the prime minister was over nothing except no-deal. It's a deal and I will vote for it." Former T… https://t.co/BMMwtUYfC4Turkey agrees to pause operation in northern Syria to let Kurdish-led forces withdraw - US Vice-President Mike Pence https://t.co/Z2yi5IPMRS
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightSir Nicholas Soames tells me he + most of Tory rebels will support PM’s #Brexit deal: ‘My quarrel with the PM was o… https://t.co/NZttrtwker
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"If you don't have peace, you don't have all of the benefits that a normal society has." Our second… https://t.co/MnBkJKiz91🗣️ "If Parliament rejects the deal, does Boris Johnson have to apply for an extension?" 🗣️ "Under this deal, will… https://t.co/YHcBaktrmq
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightJo Swinson takes issue with Jean Claude Juncker saying no to ‘prolongation’ of UK membership: Lib Dem leader tells… https://t.co/l9cBm2dVC3
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"I'm gutted... I am very ashamed" - Labour's Stella Creasy on the resignation of Louise Ellman. Ellman, who resign… https://t.co/TT40mTRksi
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightImportant corrective to the Juncker ‘no extension’ reports https://t.co/OqgADmmt3c
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightFirst Minister @NicolaSturgeon says it is "hard to imagine" a worse #Brexit deal [Tap to expand]… https://t.co/EwRrazRPMt
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"We have a deal" European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker appears alongside UK PM Boris Johnson, saying t… https://t.co/FwSmL2Othh
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightNo 10 source says Johnson will ask leaders to rule out a further delay - he’s expected to ask them to make clear it… https://t.co/jk7Fe4UgdB
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightHere goes https://t.co/ZVJmJGCDMN
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightA real no from DUP: cannot support proposals in parliament
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightBarnier spells out that they have replaced the backstop - so while DUP still has concerns, the backstop was the big… https://t.co/1Rr1NcTxvW
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"The EU and the UK were fully committed to protect peace and stability on the island of Ireland" - EU chief negotia… https://t.co/pESds47BtA
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"I'm gutted... I am very ashamed" - Labour's Stella Creasy on the resignation of Louise Ellman. Ellman, who resign… https://t.co/TT40mTRksiBrexit: The problem that could undo the fragile deal https://t.co/YP5ycJpHHd
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightExtinction Rebellion protesters target London Underground https://t.co/yE4pFgB0zz
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightThe Labour party has become an "extreme and uncomfortable place" After 55 years of membership, Jewish MP… https://t.co/IKihwDVb24
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightUK PM Boris Johnson has suffered a blow to his proposed Brexit deal as he heads to an EU summit for more talks on h… https://t.co/cU2ScB5M2t
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight1. As we head to Brussels, there is a draft deal on the table that does 2 things the PM was told couldn't be done -… https://t.co/Qmau0tUTfY
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightNews Daily: Brexit deal 'in the balance' and Labour veteran quits party https://t.co/iJIeoJZ8fd
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10/17
2019
"Do you really believe (a short Brexit extension) would be the end of Boris Johnson’s career?” - EU Parliament Vic… https://t.co/n3ejdId13O“We know that whatever kind of Brexit we choose, we are going to make Britain poorer.” The Times’ @jennirsl says “… https://t.co/cozNTXZ3Uj“Until the Remain side understand that it’s not all about money they will misunderstand what has gone on in this co… https://t.co/7QHHwiSrh8“This is a moment when we really need to rethink democracy” Author Astra Taylor says “this obsession over deal-mak… https://t.co/JNZ7YFYjRx“If we have a Brexit delivered… & it's only about translation of a few hundred pages… do you really believe (a shor… https://t.co/5TOi2qwMHq“We have been discussing for three and a half years now, I think it shouldn’t be a matter of a few weeks.” - EU P… https://t.co/ZO7DKcxSW6“I’m very ashamed that it has come to this,” says Labour MP Stella Creasy after Louise Ellman resigned from the par… https://t.co/3PLs8Zu58R.@Emmabarnett – “Tolerably confident that we can achieve a deal?” Sir @bernardjenkin – “I’m confident that he may… https://t.co/SaJkf6tQaA.@nicholaswatt reports that the DUP mood is “it would be wrong to assume the DUP is automatically going to sign up… https://t.co/xh3CKfVIXCWe're live now on @BBCTwo with @Emmabarnett - you can also watch online at https://t.co/qsTovu3Eym #newsnight https://t.co/osE6o7BttzVery high hopes in cabinet of a #Brexit deal at the European Council. Brexiteer minister tells me: ‘I am very hope… https://t.co/3k7oPvcIus
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightTONIGHT: And our panel tonight – The Times’ Jenni Russell, writer and documentarist Astra Taylor, journalist Domini… https://t.co/1usaFOng0CTONIGHT: What stands in the way of a Brexit deal? The clock is ticking… Can an agreement be reached in time? Emm… https://t.co/9qdVFtk4ih"I was... on a world platform, to make this reality truthful." #OnThisDay in 1968 black American athletes Tommie S… https://t.co/PgakM1n4dm*tears up @BBCNewsnight script* https://t.co/y4jhjcyD9S
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightJust as Barnier arrives to see ambassadors, government source has just told me there will not be a deal tonight
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight @nicholaswatt @BWallaceMP @JakeBerry @theresecoffey A little while later... "We're hopeful. We don't know." - Tra… https://t.co/8bAzD5FFkUEarlier this year, we asked whether the government's proposed 'porn blocker' would work... Well, it looks like we… https://t.co/lFdaPQdxI9"The darkest hour comes before the dawn." Our political editor @NicholasWatt catches up with cabinet ministers on… https://t.co/gqSCJNqQ4p
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"I was... on a world platform, to make this reality truthful." #OnThisDay in 1968 black American athletes Tommie S… https://t.co/fEmrEXsq1wNorway is outside the EU. Its neighbour, Sweden, is inside. What can their border teach the UK about Brexit? [tap… https://t.co/KNansPSUV6
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"The darkest hour comes before the dawn." Our political editor @NicholasWatt catches up with cabinet ministers on… https://t.co/gqSCJNqQ4p"I’m yet to be convinced Russia is capable of brokering anything like a permanent ceasefire," ex-Nato representativ… https://t.co/46DAsKK2SP"The government will comply with the law" forcing ministers to request a Brexit delay if MPs fail to sign off a dea… https://t.co/4OXGq633pu
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight🎙️ @maitlis: "Does it matter if you lose the DUP's 10 votes?" 🗣️ Tory MP @Mark_J_Harper: “If we don’t have the DUP… https://t.co/XEM0Qi2tCw
10/16
2019
@AngusRobertson Watch the full film here: https://t.co/PdB1d0cFMZ #Newsnight | @jackcevans | @JamesClayton5 | #indyref2 | #SNP19“I think the whole Brexit debacle has made even Leave voters in Scotland feel uncertain as to whether that’s the ri… https://t.co/nl3zfkXv3e“In conventional political times the thing that’s in your own interest, your party’s interest and... the country’s… https://t.co/QgeTllgq8m“This is unprecedented to have one Nato nation sanctioning another… This is not good news for Nato.” Former Nato r… https://t.co/1EHXzxRzZR"The Russians have been better at disrupting and tearing down structures rather than building... I’m yet to be conv… https://t.co/hGXzYV2ENs“France are really keen to set up a deal… but even if we reach an agreement it has to go through the UK parliament,… https://t.co/9HwYGXOFoI“If we don’t have the DUP on board and we don’t have some of my Conservative colleagues, the deal isn’t going to ge… https://t.co/v5oFXELQkn“The EU wants its neighbourhood to be trading openly with it but on the same or very similar regulatory terms.”   F… https://t.co/Tnr8LRahrw“I was speaking to one of the prime minister’s senior aides who said ‘it’s squeaky bum time’.”   Newsnight’s politi… https://t.co/IS1IpMFmd7We're live now on @BBCTwo with Emily Maitlis - you can also watch online at https://t.co/qsTovu3Eym    #Newsnight | @maitlisTONIGHT: As Russia vows to prevent clashes between Turkish and Syrian forces, we’ll take a look at the region’s lat… https://t.co/fUFyNs4j1rTONIGHT: Conscience, constituents or country. That’s the choice many MPs will be grappling should they be faced wit… https://t.co/2TXzTeTO4gTONIGHT: Nicola Sturgeon says a referendum on Scottish Independence “must happen next year”. The SNP, a party of r… https://t.co/JMoDxHMZQ5TONIGHT: Is a Brexit deal in sight? We’ve been in Westminster and Brussels trying to find out…🔎 Join us 22:30… https://t.co/xuSEl71A77“It is unacceptable for these young people – still legally defined as children and in the care of the local authori… https://t.co/0SwLTVusgk"One 17-year-old boy was murdered by another resident," @AndrewSelous MP tells the Commons. That boy was Lance Wa… https://t.co/95lzwj5ZiC @sallyches @AndrewSelous The teenager @AndrewSelous is talking about is ‘Amy’. "I had to use my coat and blanket… https://t.co/mVNrABTYlw“We know from the brilliant investigation undertaken by @sallyches and her team at #Newsnight that a 16yo girl was… https://t.co/4cXYuCZ8wxA second referendum on Scottish independence "must happen next year", Nicola Sturgeon has said.… https://t.co/sSHpppSACZResponding to #Newsnight's investigations into #BritainsHiddenChildrensHomes, @AndrewSelous MP is calling on the go… https://t.co/M7Q7Ic4tohVaradkar - 'the initial indications are, we are making progress' 'whether we will be able to conclude...in time fo… https://t.co/PdmJyTCPBz
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"Politics today is dominated, in too many countries, by strongman leaders with inflated egos and an overbearing sen… https://t.co/M9s5BeVnbf
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight“For people watching at home they actually heard it... If you don’t hear it you can’t really react to it, you can’t… https://t.co/k3cx3i5Dx3
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight🗣️"I think there absolutely is a whiff of sexism" Ex-Conservative MP @AmberRuddHR tells @EmmaBarnett why she thin… https://t.co/Zc8FFPWjGV
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightThe chances of a Brexit deal are not helped by classic Commission vs Member State stresses on the EU27 side. After… https://t.co/Ce08ozTvhE
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight.@maitlis: Did it surprise you, what you saw? Leroy: No Show Racism the Red Card's Leroy Rosenior says the Englan… https://t.co/2KUEEsgIRzThere will be attempts, this Saturday, to put before MPs a vote in favour of a confirmatory referendum on a deal.… https://t.co/gJXEkrLh7ZExtinction Rebellion activists leave Trafalgar Square after police issue a London-wide ban on the group's protests https://t.co/URMy9bgmLZ
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightA medical study on the effects of puberty-blocking drugs has been cleared of wrongdoing, following an official revi… https://t.co/JiweukkwFI
10/15
2019
A medical study on the effects of puberty-blocking drugs has been cleared of wrongdoing, following an official revi… https://t.co/slVMQem5Mr“For people watching at home they actually heard it... If you don’t hear it you can’t really react to it, you can’t… https://t.co/k3cx3i5Dx3“A lot of people have been saying to me ‘are you proud of the way the black players reacted?’ but I’m proud of the… https://t.co/RAW3xHe1Ej“This is what Assad winning the Syrian civil war looks like”   - @KoriSchake from the International Institute for S… https://t.co/cNdMwt0BIt
10/14
2019

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