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After a momentous week in Northern Irish politics, join @ChrisMasonBBC in Belfast tonight. He'll be joined by… https://t.co/tO3Go982bO“I know I can be the woman who stands up and leads the fightback against Boris Johnson” Emily Thornberry launches… https://t.co/Ts2GgJnKwzLabour leadership: Long-Bailey and Thornberry launch campaigns https://t.co/gLcYjxvsHU
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsWhile you may not have heard the actual bongs, you've probably heard the ding dong about getting the bells ringing… https://t.co/tnXSwXvfNI"I get more money cleaning toilets than I do working with these children" A nursery owner says she can't afford to… https://t.co/UocbgRZmAN
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsIn Brussels there is a strong sense the Conservative Party has not woken up to the trade-offs and compromises that… https://t.co/Zx8baf3Mrr"Parliament is not fully back to life, but green shoots are appearing..." 🌱 @DArcyTiP looks ahead to next week in… https://t.co/P2RSU1i10b @BBCNews "I had an individual email about my footwear. It was in a way that showed a great interest in my footwear,… https://t.co/tTAocRy7o1Guardian columnist Owen Jones tells court he is "the subject of an unrelenting campaign [of abuse] by far-right sym… https://t.co/96rkrSzKSL
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsBusinessman Arron Banks and Leave Means Leave donate £50,000 to Big Ben fundraiser https://t.co/L6T7XatzYU"Being funny is apparently not always our strong suit" German foreign office sorry for #SeduceSomeoneInFourWords t… https://t.co/dNodLwi6wG
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsChris Mason wants to put Laura and Katya in @GrahNort's big red chair on 31st Jan. Retweet if you agree. Listen to… https://t.co/9fmLAjZhSi
Retweeted by BBC Politics'I'm a sceptic about the monarchy...There are parts of the Royal Family I really like. I'm quite a fan of Meghan Ma… https://t.co/asZAI2ML12Brexit campaigners will play a recording of the Big Ben bongs on a loudspeaker, if the Commons authorities don’t ma… https://t.co/DkKCrYUPmmDowning St confirms EU citizens will not be automatically deported if they miss settled status scheme 2021 deadline… https://t.co/VxBLWVwgHjLabour leadership: Long-Bailey against abortion after 24 weeks on disability grounds https://t.co/DIfoFlqm4AThe ballot was fundamentally undemocratic” says Rania Ramli, chair of Labour Students, who backs Jess Phillips for… https://t.co/liqBe5eQpwMomentum backs Rebecca Long-Bailey after members voted in a ballot, with one name on the paper “It is an endorseme… https://t.co/krRcZtoHwAAnti-HS2 campaigner Joe Rukin says the project has been driven by people with vested interests He says arguments… https://t.co/z6anDU8Ue6“Difficult to find many Tories enthusiastic about this” says the Spectator’s Fraser Nelson on HS2 rail project He… https://t.co/qI3jams38u"He's probably the least risky candidate - but will that be enough?" @bbclaurak reflects on her interview with Lab… https://t.co/85ZJ6ZEMFB"Today's slides are tomorrow's big news stories" @adamfleming deep-dives into presentation slides from the EU and… https://t.co/9VyP0geeWuNo automatic deportation of EU citizens who have not got settled status in the UK by 2021 deadline, says European P… https://t.co/xLE7cEPVGWLabour leadership candidate Lisa Nandy criticised for suggesting UK should "look to Catalonia" for lessons on how t… https://t.co/edvbGYyMN4"We're leaving the European Union, we want a bold, ambitious vision for the country, and yet we can't even organise… https://t.co/5LYCcFLKZcOn your latest #Brexitcast... ✋ EU lands a blow to Boris Johnson's plan for a comprehensive trade deal 📊 Revealin… https://t.co/ougf4CutqC"I have suffered sexual harassment," says Minister Victoria Atkins, "I'm not going to be drawn on the details becau… https://t.co/zhhdP9SE7B
1/17
2020
"The appeal for a bob for a Big Ben Bong has gone Pete Tong". #Brexitcast analyses the likelihood of a peal of be… https://t.co/G2IdrAcebZ
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsLabour leadership: What does Keir Starmer stand for? https://t.co/LDMiKRRHr2Keir Starmer says "of course" he has friends who are Tories The Labour leadership contender tells @bbclaurak that… https://t.co/Ha3N5ODvDj"If we only look at the 2019 election we're missing the fact that we've lost four in a row" Sir Keir Starmer says… https://t.co/0PbhgdZAUr"Why should it be you?" @bbclaurak asks Labour leadership contender Keir Starmer "Because I think I can restore th… https://t.co/2qMAy8fl9k"I want to lead a Labour Party that is trusted enough to bring about fundamental change" Asked who he most aligns… https://t.co/KtmHKxgVc9Momentum backs Rebecca Long-Bailey for Labour leadership, adding it will "mobilise thousands" to campaign for its c… https://t.co/eSK96iPVarEU flag to be taken down at Holyrood after Brexit https://t.co/rs6LuzIeHI https://t.co/RRpfiSUgLu
Retweeted by BBC Politics"We stand before you on behalf of the victims" Canada's foreign minister demands an "international investigation"… https://t.co/lwSVqIFRWs
Retweeted by BBC Politics"I get more money cleaning toilets than I do working with these children" A nursery owner says she can't afford to… https://t.co/UocbgRZmANTaxi union boss who used megaphone close to police officers' ears found not guilty of assault https://t.co/YHZqv9OdbCPolice called to "utter chaos" at council meeting after hundreds of residents show up https://t.co/5kbj52cIADMore than 900 families contacted in inquiry into Britain's biggest ever maternity scandal, Parliament told https://t.co/7DvSMvISRNCan the hyphen and grammar pedants help @adamfleming and @afneil? Level playing-field or Level playing field Rebe… https://t.co/Ay0ncNAdpr🌱 Soil protection has become a core issue of the Agriculture Bill 🌍 There is 3x more carbon in soil than in the at… https://t.co/2x8RWpMCoVRebecca Long Bailey campaign off to a “slow start” says BuzzFeed’s Emily Ashton “She has yet to impress many in th… https://t.co/Kii9fbGUj8Labour leader in the Lords, Baroness Smith, declares her support for Keir Starmer in the party leadership contest… https://t.co/LesTFqTv4kLabourlist’s Sienna Rodgers on a survey of Labour members putting Rebecca Long Bailey ahead of Keir Starmer in lead… https://t.co/DPKgY1zqey“Bung a bob at a Big Ben bong” Liam Halligan gets the tongue twister out when looking at 31 Jan #Brexit celebration… https://t.co/5fLHA02Qsy🔔🔔🔔🔔🔔 Conservative peer Lord Finkelstein wants #Brexit celebrations, but bonging Big Ben?: “To the bottom of my so… https://t.co/88BitfbNA1The Prime Minister’s Spokesman has said there could be ‘potential difficulties’ in using money raised from public d… https://t.co/Bi74mcO6Sf
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsYes or no? Lisa Nandy asked by @afneil: • Abolish university tuition fees? • Renationalise Royal Mail? • Scrap o… https://t.co/VjWf7MYpxd
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsVictims' governments meeting in London to demand answers over Iran plane crash https://t.co/bhrW0Ahb0XWhat is climate change? It's been linked to a year of extremes – from bushfires to torrential rains – so what do w… https://t.co/u83aAlQUHH
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsFundraising appeal to raise £500k by weekend launched for Big Ben chimes https://t.co/djEY9qeM8bFor the first time millions of viewers will be able to watch judges sentence some of the most serious criminals in… https://t.co/YK70fbw4uB
Retweeted by BBC Politics"I'm calling upon the industry to... stop taking bets by credit card... stop targeting loss-making customers" Clai… https://t.co/JuPRZo3Igp
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsStormont deal funding an 'act of bad faith', Murphy https://t.co/crx7QuSY3U
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsNHS tells betting firms to stop 'vicious gambling cycle' https://t.co/aMVmxEtSU2
Retweeted by BBC Politics"The moment of crisis has come" in efforts to tackle climate change, naturalist Sir David Attenborough warns… https://t.co/6X6Ec1qAD5
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1/16
2020
Lisa Nandy commits to abide by whatever verdict the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) reaches on claims o… https://t.co/5NIaZKz8QOMembers of the European Parliament have expressed "grave concern" about aspects of the government's plan to safegua… https://t.co/JBDdEDAuGlWestminster government to give NI Executive extra £1bn to support Stormont deal https://t.co/wWnfVT7KJbYes or no? Lisa Nandy asked by @afneil: • Abolish university tuition fees? • Renationalise Royal Mail? • Scrap o… https://t.co/VjWf7MYpxdNo support for #indyref2 from Labour leadership contender Lisa Nandy “I don’t support another referendum on ind… https://t.co/S8pD91ffSa“Brave leaders tell their parties things they don’t want to hear. What are you telling Labour it does not want to h… https://t.co/lGDtPYrZlDLeadership contender Lisa Nandy outlines what she would deliver for voters “as the next Labour PM” “The clamour ou… https://t.co/OqHLw5A9bT"Many people thought you were all over the place on this” @afneil suggests to Lisa Nandy on her #Brexit stance “Pa… https://t.co/Y5KSHjZ7KG“What have you done in your political career that qualifies you to be a potential prime minister” @afneil asks Labo… https://t.co/L0utD98CE2❓ ❓ ❓ 🧢 🧢 🧢 Thinking caps on…. “We start with a New Year quiz. What kind of government am I talking about: Left-wi… https://t.co/hIGzX9tsC2Reynhard Sinaga: Attorney general to review rapist's' sentence https://t.co/reJWx9pSE0
Retweeted by BBC Politics“I think it would be much fairer if we had a frequent flyer levy, which would address the issue of the climate cris… https://t.co/keskOsVKEk
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsThe 10 years to the end of 2019 have been confirmed as the warmest decade on record by three global agencies https://t.co/COXYu55MJp
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsMEPs from both sides of the debate urge European Union to "learn the lessons" from Brexit, as European Parliament d… https://t.co/pIMleyYbrlHealth Secretary Matt Hancock says connecting flights around the UK are “incredibly important” and we shouldn’t be… https://t.co/NaGEZGCIj7Could the four-hour A&E waiting time target be scrapped? Health Secretary Matt Hancock tells the BBC "targets hav… https://t.co/c5FSTUIRyeLabour leadership candidate Lisa Nandy will be live on #AndrewNeilShow for an extended interview @afneil is also… https://t.co/CYzr1Frbi4Northern Ireland ministers tell Boris Johnson current financial proposal around deal to restore Stormont is not ade… https://t.co/aeB72LjqJBLabour leadership hopefuls seek union backing in the next phase of contest Candidates must get support of 5% of lo… https://t.co/XOSNkcypZWWales' former First Minister Carwyn Jones to work at Aberystwyth University as professor https://t.co/366qUToY5VTory MP Jamie Wallis should apologise for alleged involvement in a "sugar daddy" website, Labour MP says https://t.co/Ky9kwHaNGLCorbyn agrees there has been "racial undertones" to media coverage of the Duchess of Sussex https://t.co/Ieuk5bQwQU https://t.co/VH9p6G8vElLib Dem MP Layla Moran asked to explain pansexual term she identifies with “A new name but for a very old idea” sh… https://t.co/XKvVziguX3Brexit supporters given permission for party in London's Parliament Square when UK leaves EU on 31 January https://t.co/P9iZiJi6qyBoris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn clash at #PMQs over the PM's pledge to build 40 new hospitals https://t.co/GVjoi93vKL
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsBoris Johnson says "as we come out of the EU...we will now be able to ban the live shipment of animals" He's right… https://t.co/SwmDzkg7eW
Retweeted by BBC Politics"Politicians have voted to make our young people more insular" says SNP MP Douglas Chapman on the future of Erasmus… https://t.co/QcMsumXglS“The government's on track to miss most of its environmental goals… Will the PM commit to legally enforceable targe… https://t.co/HEWnOfmBNr“Mr Speak…errrr… hang on, I’m there, I’m there, I’m there… I’ve got it!” Prime Minister Boris Johnson struggles to… https://t.co/N6INcP7Gwq"The prime minister is a democracy denier," says the SNP's Ian Blackford, who criticises Boris Johnson's rejection… https://t.co/4K8pJxUlLnLabour leader Jeremy Corbyn says Tory legislation "will guarantee underfunding of the NHS” Prime Minister Boris Jo… https://t.co/FDMj6fn9tt“The NHS is our most precious national institution, fund it properly” challenges Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn Boris… https://t.co/czmdCJSPx8“It’s now been almost three years since the government promised a green paper on social care… What’s the hold-up?”… https://t.co/8rW0wQagD0Government plans for NHS England spending “All money is welcome, but it's not enough money” says Labour’s Luke Pol… https://t.co/MK1mTyExT9“Cooperation morphed into domination, sovereignty morphed into a super state and that is why Britain is going,” say… https://t.co/GrtpJrrZNbCan Jess Phillips win the Labour leadership race? Supporter Rachel Reeves: “I am not looking for someone to just u… https://t.co/WfCRlVxTylElectric planes: A green transport solution? “Really?” says the Mail’s Sarah Vine “They are looking at that in N… https://t.co/jX084j0vSaBrexit Party MEP Ann Widdecombe said that if the EU had stuck to its founding principles, the UK might not be leavi… https://t.co/OnK9bveWJh
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsDamian Collins MP standing for culture, media and sport select Committee chair on licence fee “The way people cons… https://t.co/iv5UQoWYiN @DonKing58777331 Scottish ministers say they expect the UK government to cover the "core costs" including emergency… https://t.co/giPC3UZtObCould Scotland still become independent? https://t.co/qAhB7UgEUT“I think it’s outrageous. The numbers of people harmed is huge” - Labour shadow public health minister… https://t.co/Zoka3UwOKF
Retweeted by BBC PoliticsThis year's COP26 conference in Glasgow could cost "several hundred million pounds" and will be the largest mobilis… https://t.co/sARSqOJZM3
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