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TONIGHT: Schools in England will be able to drop poetry from the GCSE syllabus for the first time in 2021 due to a… https://t.co/n6F7ngyrcWTONIGHT: Do Western leaders need to play a bigger role in helping poorer countries tackle the pandemic? We're join… https://t.co/pSNwMNMLfYTONIGHT: The Lancet has warned the NHS test and trace system is insufficient to prevent a second spike of infection… https://t.co/jLAK2p2hkMA month after Beijing imposed a new security law on Hong Kong, many of the city’s fearful young protesters are taki… https://t.co/kJFp04JkVvLarge blast rocks Lebanese capital Beirut, days ahead of verdict in politically sensitive murder trial - many peopl… https://t.co/T41CQwiYck
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8/4
2020
@dannydvincent Watch the full report 👉 https://t.co/flHbgDnxZt #Newsnight | @dannydvincentDefence Secretary to review SAS Afghanistan emails https://t.co/aGJKJlaLV0
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight“I didn’t really know who he was, it took quite a while for me to work out who this guy was.” Pablo Escobar’s son,… https://t.co/FLHRaPECht"[The reopening of schools] is likely to increase the reproduction rate to over one, increasing the probability tha… https://t.co/pLyP8U52XSDefence Secretary Ben Wallace has ordered a review of how ministers only learned about the contents of emails conce… https://t.co/S3Zu4F0l9JWhat are the current safeguarding structures in place to deal with allegations of sexual harassment? @tortoise edi… https://t.co/zA5gn8UyrL“I’m not going to say it’s an unsafe place to work, but it’s currently not doing everything it can to make people s… https://t.co/Beaq7Qa1k4We're live now on @BBCTwo with Emma Barnett - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/WUTtOcxVLyThe Defence Secretary has ordered a review of how ministers were in ignorance until Friday of emails concerning all… https://t.co/k9AybskkOE
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightTONIGHT: As pressure grows on govt to suspend the Conservative MP accused of rape, we ask if the allegations were t… https://t.co/IRji9EM62qTONIGHT: Although the government has pledged for the reopening of schools in September to be an "absolute priority”… https://t.co/d8vWyYaQt2TONIGHT: A month after Beijing imposed a new security law on Hong Kong, many of the city’s fearful young protesters… https://t.co/QO8PDvGc4ZTONIGHT: We’re joined by Roberto Sendoya Escobar, the eldest son of the notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar. Roberto… https://t.co/mS94GfsFGx📺 WATCH #BBCPanorama's '@StaceyDooley and the #Lockdown #Babies' now on @BBCOne. #pregnancy #coronavirus #covid19https://t.co/k2wPoYWPjw
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightGovernment urges pharmaceutical firms to have six weeks' worth of drugs stockpiled, in readiness for end of Brexit… https://t.co/NsV3YytTKQ
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightUK-US trade talk documents leaked ahead of the 2019 general election were 'stolen' from Conservative MP Liam Fox's… https://t.co/lIwYjNZHjN
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightGlobally more than 18 million infections and 689,00 deaths have been recorded from Covid-19. Follow the latest: 📱… https://t.co/V1pCeuX5e1
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightSewage testing for Covid-19 begins in England to get early warnings of spikes in infection levels https://t.co/Mvtsu3UE66
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightJohn Hume, as SDLP leader, helped create the climate that brought an end to violence in Northern Ireland Read more… https://t.co/z6kpDKWG9l
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8/3
2020
With speculation that we are days away from Joe Biden announcing his VP pick what is the state of the race as we en… https://t.co/KEyvZSFWcSHas Covid-19 changed the way we think about each other, work and the economy? In a series of films our business e… https://t.co/SQexPEk4sMSome restrictions in Leicester will remain in place after it became the first city in Britain to be placed in a loc… https://t.co/tauXrZQh77
8/2
2020
Violent crime has spiked in many parts of the UK as lockdown eases. This week, in an extended film, Newsnight went… https://t.co/JHdfzrKDhMWhy didn’t the UK lockdown sooner? How much did the idea of ‘lockdown fatigue’ play a part? In an extended report… https://t.co/tFsUr8Wivp
8/1
2020
President Trump is threatening to send in federal forces to restore order in some US cities as police struggle to d… https://t.co/OLOHr8TuXzWhile we have been on air James Murdoch has resigned from the board of News Corporation citing "disagreements over… https://t.co/S5DKHcoFoO"Where we have a local hotspot, such as in Leicester, special measures and a lockdown were put in place which has s… https://t.co/ctyieQXUl6"Locking down as late as we did caused excess deaths. We have a second chance now to drive the infection down - but… https://t.co/NewxI8ayir"We need to also look at hospital admissions and 999/111 calls. They are looking pretty good. We can't ignore the n… https://t.co/5H0WXcjaeqWe're live now on @BBCTwo with Mark Urban - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/k24oo3HmChTONIGHT: As Prime Minister Johnson puts the brakes on lockdown easing in England how worried should we be? Mark U… https://t.co/rD5ZWjxbPLTONIGHT: We have the latest film from Salisbury hospital where we have been charting its experience of the pandemic… https://t.co/hbm8k5HZycUK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces delay to reopening of venues in England, including casinos and bowling al… https://t.co/Xbau4O9ZHI
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Retweeted by BBC NewsnightSome restrictions in Leicester will remain in place after it became the first city in Britain to be placed in a loc… https://t.co/8FrdnHoYLT
7/31
2020
“This is a city that needs every law enforcement agent it can get its hands on.” Chairman of the Chicago Republica… https://t.co/1BeBu2rVoe“You can have all of the federal troops, be they visible or invisible, it’s not going to deal with the problems in… https://t.co/poPEm5DLq3“What we’re seeing now is people being informed on what’s going on in real time…And sometimes the detail comes slig… https://t.co/UmOt4kJ2pv“What we’ve got here is not a local lockdown… we’ve already heard tonight there’s quite a lot of confusion about ex… https://t.co/HEXOaQDKM6Lockdown restrictions will be tightened in parts of northern England from midnight due to an "increasing rate of tr… https://t.co/JM0QC6d2K4We're live now on @BBCTwo with Emma Barnett - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/TpJeNoY8aMBREAK: From midnight people from separates households will be prohibited from meeting indoors in Greater Manchester… https://t.co/pfghuf9mGo
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"There's no science behind the term behavioural fatigue." - Professor Robert West, member of the government's scie… https://t.co/cU1LyKvmRrTONIGHT: England saw the largest increase in death rates in Europe in the months until the middle of June. How can… https://t.co/dzIpkIM4ItTONIGHT: Today the prime minister warned that Covid cases are "bubbling up" in 30 towns across England and there ar… https://t.co/1pYIbOanrvTONIGHT: President Trump is threatening to send in federal forces to restore order in some US cities, as police str… https://t.co/MxYrPOxjIOTONIGHT: Matt Hancock said today all GP appointments should be done remotely by default unless a patient needs to b… https://t.co/3NWBcx3lAi"There's no science behind the term behavioural fatigue." - Professor Robert West, member of the government's scie… https://t.co/YT0Q9vtZL9BREAKING: FM @NicolaSturgeon confirms schools will return on 11th August. Local Authorities may choose to have phas… https://t.co/3M2BEUutw5
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7/30
2020
Why didn’t the UK lockdown sooner? How much did the idea of ‘lockdown fatigue’ play a part? In an extended report… https://t.co/cWajjhkmNV“Let’s be clear, in the last five weeks deaths have been less than the five-year-average, every week, week-on-week.… https://t.co/wPsg8j1GLl“I’m cautiously optimistic… [but] there are other places that are seeing rises in cases even though they had much l… https://t.co/T7UOwEnEtI“The virus is incredible at the amount of damage it can do to a body even without causing a major infection." Dr N… https://t.co/q24H2B5HzH“The government has become cautious and at times is making decisions in a panicked way because it’s so concerned ab… https://t.co/L22ldUNeM2“If Facebook wasn’t the only social network in the US, it wouldn’t be as much of a problem that they could spread d… https://t.co/WnIGOk2y3x“It’s appalling Twitter can say ‘it took us five days to shut down Wiley’s account’, it’s appalling that Facebook i… https://t.co/Y7aSNrHoUfWe're live now on @BBCTwo with Emily Maitlis - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/sCRHfh1RpFTONIGHT: The four men testifying to congress run companies worth a combined 5 trillion dollars. Have their firms st… https://t.co/NrmjKntkNmTONIGHT: How much of our response in March informs the government’s decisions to #Covid19 now? We’re joined by Ca… https://t.co/XQu6h75r1zTONIGHT: As part of Boris Johnson’s obesity strategy, the government is supporting a national programme of Low Traf… https://t.co/iYgjE2t10oTONIGHT: The heads of Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google have appeared before congress in Washington to defend thei… https://t.co/uZctftio6STONIGHT: Why didn’t the UK lockdown sooner? How much did the idea of ‘lockdown fatigue’ play a part? Policy Edito… https://t.co/d7ormUTyRLTONIGHT: As part of Boris Johnson’s obesity strategy, the government is supporting a national programme of Low Traf… https://t.co/b3Q0esPHVtWhat effect will Covid and unrest on the streets of the US have on Trump's chances of re-election? What's the curr… https://t.co/PZRatLhuWLWill coronavirus reshape how we respond to economic crises? In the final part of our series looking at the econom… https://t.co/v1OmO0h3tJMuch of the US Presidential race has been swallowed up by the pandemic and the spike in cases has hit republican ar… https://t.co/u16jvim6LAWill there be a shift in the relationship between business and society after the pandemic? In the final part of… https://t.co/P89U7fGBxk
7/29
2020
With less than 100 days until the US Presidential election, coronavirus cases are still increasing, unrest continue… https://t.co/J8Spr5IZoM“The science of course is sacred but the scientists themselves know that they are not God… their knowledge is limit… https://t.co/ecLfKlBvtX“Politicians are not accountable for the uncertainty of the world.” French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy says we… https://t.co/87twu3DBG8“This pandemic - globally - isn’t going away at all. Perhaps we’re quite early on, at the beginning of it.” Dr Da… https://t.co/8nOTsjmQrH“There is a really significant risk that British holidays makers might be exposed to virus, particularly if they go… https://t.co/MVZ9mpL2AT“I don’t want to call it a second wave, what’s actually happening is this virus... has now started to reassert itse… https://t.co/JRYQXVlz7d“Four years ago we had numbers that were slightly worse… Hilary Clinton was leading in the same polls by as many as… https://t.co/7dzYY1lmBk“The Republican Party is going through a realignment, it’s a civil war… the party has abandoned its previous core p… https://t.co/C4sjjIIM5m“Donald Trump is morally, mentally and constituently unfit to hold the office of President… he acts counter to its… https://t.co/thWzjSOkidWe're live now on @BBCTwo with Emily Maitlis - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/3zLLqlkK9WCan Donald Trump retain the presidency? We’ll be joined by former Republican strategist @TheRickWilson, former se… https://t.co/l1E7KGcHkhTONIGHT: Boris Johnson warns there are signs of a "second wave" of coronavirus in Europe and defends a 14-day quara… https://t.co/XJj81zGc1oTONIGHT: We’ve spent months studying what coronavirus does to the body, but what is it doing to the soul? It’s th… https://t.co/c2CpNDkY41TONIGHT: Will there be a shift in the relationship between business and society after the pandemic? In our final… https://t.co/npKvpwhbqnTONIGHT: With less than 100 days until the US Presidential election, coronavirus cases are still increasing, unrest… https://t.co/Etbn5SwboATONIGHT: Boris Johnson warns there are signs of a "second wave" of coronavirus in Europe and defends a 14-day quara… https://t.co/RlQITsbydQTONIGHT: Will there be a shift in the relationship between business and society after the pandemic? In our final… https://t.co/GM2oEge2e3Violent crime has spiked in many parts of the UK as lockdown eases. In an extended film Newsnight goes on patrol w… https://t.co/iawaA8XUSR"I'm afraid you are starting to see, in some places, the signs of a second wave of the pandemic" UK PM Boris Johns… https://t.co/C1rWRgZK1f
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightViolent crime has spiked in many parts of the UK as lockdown eases. In an extended and exclusive film Newsnight go… https://t.co/Ecdt8Aektx
7/28
2020
"The White House treated this as a public relations crisis rather than a health crisis. At that stage you start los… https://t.co/e5le8WFbeeWe're live now on @BBCTwo with Emily Maitlis - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/FVDpkrHAEDAs new rules against non-essential travel to Spain comes into force we will be joined by André Gerondeau from Meliá… https://t.co/kJfHrscVXWTONIGHT: Since the start of the pandemic misinformation and fake news abound. For many it's increasingly difficult… https://t.co/bknxHnMugwTONIGHT: Violent crime has spiked in many parts of the UK as lockdown eases. In an extended and exclusive film Ne… https://t.co/2DCcEzzNWNThe government's scheme to help England’s rough sleepers in lockdown saw around 15,000 people taken off the streets… https://t.co/7niZO3ICviWith the #VirginMediaBAFTAs around the corner, the talk is all about TV! From Succession to Modern Family, find out… https://t.co/hZ9KCNOf42
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7/27
2020

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