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BBC Broadcaster & journalist: Mornings @BBC5Live #EmmaBarnettShow | Evenings @BBCNewsnight & @BBCWomansHour | Columnist @TheSundayTimes | Author: Period. ⬇️

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Listen to @Oliverchris chat to @Emmabarnett ahead of last night's #NationalTheatreAtHome stream of… https://t.co/zDXxob3Vkb
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4/3
2020
@TheAshPreston @bbc5live Wait- live life drawing this eve yeah? @Joseph__Hardy Do it! @Rosiecosy @BBCRadioLincs @bbc5live @BBCRadio4 @StephenNolan @seandunderdale Huge thanks all round and big love 📻 @LlewelynBowen lovely to have you on - still laughing at idea of you holding items for joy! @Welsh_Ellis agreed and lovely to have you along with usshe was indeed -thanks @EmAtack - we got your back @bbc5live https://t.co/pnf4mq3E30Labour MP @jessphillips speaking to @Emmabarnett on @bbc5live: “You are constantly trying to be a critical friend.… https://t.co/SJqQVBCMUa
Retweeted by Emma Barnett @BBCNuala @Emmabarnett Yes but nobody knows the real answer, we could be facing an economic depression, not a reces… https://t.co/tFH92bswiZ
Retweeted by Emma Barnett"We need to trust women to know their bodies, their limits and their rights, and make our access to medicine as eas… https://t.co/omSWW74MMY
Retweeted by Emma BarnettBoris Johnson wants corona testing ramped up. But the latest figures show we are STILL haven't reached the INITIAL… https://t.co/at5gBggz7h
Retweeted by Emma BarnettVery interesting question on @Emmabarnett show - would you want to know when this is ending......even if it could b… https://t.co/woGxSwomEb
Retweeted by Emma BarnettWe discussed this last night in my house - and I came out saying I wouldn't want to know... you? Talking about this… https://t.co/wsnSSvmkR2"The murder of a woman by her husband is not a “#coronavirus” murder. COVID-19 does not cause homicide – abusers do… https://t.co/BigqFQ1m7B
Retweeted by Emma Barnett @womensaid Important point and one that @CharlieCW just made very clearly on radio 5 @Emmabarnett
Retweeted by Emma Barnett @katewilloughby8 @bbc5live most kind - pleasure to have you aboardHas the Prime Minister over promised & under-delivered at this crucial time? Or unfair to criticise yet? Only 2,000… https://t.co/egkcNEF3t0'What about tax or VAT rebates? We have mechanisms to get cash to people now. We must to save businesses.June won't… https://t.co/i72Hh4aPOq
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4/2
2020
The question of why a child died of #COVIDー19 without anyone from his family present has bothered me all day: “If t… https://t.co/TtKMaiD4h9
Retweeted by Emma BarnettBizarre to see journos socially distancing but.. https://t.co/HUlMT8pod5
Retweeted by Emma Barnett @inthewoodshed @fifiglover I want to use it on @bbc5live tomorrow no lessThis doctor worked in the NHS for 40 years, and returned from retirement to help fight Covid-19. He has since died… https://t.co/dG2cHhyvMv
Retweeted by Emma Barnetthello this is Derbyshire Police - licking fingers during press conference - NOT ESSENTIAL https://t.co/ZqWWQ5UFPh
Retweeted by Emma BarnettLots of lovely David Hockney pictures around today but let me remind you that his best work was the 1989 Bradford p… https://t.co/up2DtBHUQa
Retweeted by Emma Barnett“The cash has to go to self-employed businesses now.” The former Governor of the Bank of England Lord Mervyn King… https://t.co/kSA2yIQpaX
Retweeted by Emma BarnettTogether with @publiclawcentre we are calling on the government to provide emergency funds as refuges prepare for a… https://t.co/IRZcOhrYqF
Retweeted by Emma Barnett'What about tax or VAT rebates? We have mechanisms to get cash to people now. We must to save businesses.June won't… https://t.co/i72Hh4aPOqConservative Party Vice Chair, @drcarolinej tells @Emmabarnett why limited company dividends aren’t covered by tre… https://t.co/O7GiQ3lyhY
Retweeted by Emma BarnettThis caused quite a stir....cc @RishiSunak https://t.co/rglQWlH9ZIWimbledon has been cancelled for the first time since World War Two because of the coronavirus pandemic. More to f… https://t.co/C8S2TcsgEG
Retweeted by Emma BarnettDavid Hockney and his dog Ruby in lockdown in Normandy, plus one of his new drawings "Why are my iPad drawings see… https://t.co/k4G44PGs2B
Retweeted by Emma BarnettQuite a half hour - what some of our listeners are saying about @drcarolinej vice chair of Conservative Party-who s… https://t.co/UBUTBxwp34 @bbc5live @Emmabarnett Companies that need to furlough team members should head over to SeedLegals. All the informa… https://t.co/6Ha9TWeDQu
Retweeted by Emma Barnett @bbc5live @Emmabarnett I enquired about a mortage holiday on 24th March...not heard back since.
Retweeted by Emma BarnettJoin us now @bbc5live - business as normal but it’s not for so many. That’s what we are talking about. How long can… https://t.co/ZYe1lc90iNWhilst I was making Undiscussable podcast giving help & support for victims & survivors of domestic abuse, this was… https://t.co/BmkJfa1XOO
Retweeted by Emma BarnettThis looks strong and made by some brilliant radio people 👂 https://t.co/ROJTK7vCQDThis is going to be a problem. I think we knew it was coming. But the national game has never been in greater risk… https://t.co/68plbPum2h
Retweeted by Emma BarnettI am beside myself. Going to get me one of these! https://t.co/Rl2XKD97ns
Retweeted by Emma BarnettFirst guest today - Mervyn King- former governor of @bankofengland An apt guest - as we ask you: How long can you… https://t.co/riEqXew9fO @Sally_Brown Not at the moment but cc’ing @MartinSLewis who is back on Monday - sorry to hear thatGreat piece exposing risks to women's health & rights. So predictable as a part of public health (or wasn't it even… https://t.co/GmdSmKcvpw
Retweeted by Emma Barnett"This is a remarkable story" @Emmabarnett speaks to @BBCDevon Editor @TwitGrinnell on @bbc5live about the impact t… https://t.co/VuC0IMI31h
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4/1
2020
This is just wonderful. https://t.co/BnQi586DxO
Retweeted by Emma Barnett @fidoandpatch @virginmedia Thanks for flagging cc @ClarWestIt's not just the elderly who are at risk from coronavirus. I'm fit, healthy and young, and yet I ended up in the h… https://t.co/IbVaeWOZJN
Retweeted by Emma Barnett'If it takes a bit of ridicule to get the message across, I'm ok with that.' Peter Goodman, Chief Constable of De… https://t.co/QpeuJnZa0k
Retweeted by Emma Barnett @BBC6Music @BBCNewsnight And so often you are my soundtrack of choice! XxDerbyshire Chief Constable says his officers wanted to "provoke a conversation" by posting "drone footage" in Peak… https://t.co/UTMxrJ48WP
Retweeted by Emma BarnettOverzealous policing during lockdown - what’s your take on this? Exploring how it is for you in your area from 10am… https://t.co/OhVbXnZCZ0Aka your food. How we get it and what we get - join us 10am @bbc5live https://t.co/ddqfeQ9PLg @CandyBows Whoop
3/31
2020
@bbc5live @Emmabarnett @BBCSounds I'm self employed in garden maintenance on my own ,my customers are more than hap… https://t.co/zzyHXFBgcm
Retweeted by Emma Barnett'I feel like we as healthcare workers in the NHS are in a different universe to the general public.' A&E nurse, Em… https://t.co/rnPx5DQ0hs
Retweeted by Emma Barnett @Marthakearney @bbc5live Will keep an eye out x“You just have to pinch yourself. It feels like a horrible nightmare.” Huge thank you to Emma for all that she does… https://t.co/kawlYfbxqn @allsportsfan66 Aw hi john! You stay safe too. And will keep you posted on those floorboards @Sonjamclaughlan @bbc5live Will keep eye out xWow. This nurse talking on @5Live @Emmabarnett about the anxieties of PPE, viral load and staying safe. https://t.co/3gVjn1DTQb
Retweeted by Emma Barnett"We need to trust women to know their bodies, their limits and their rights, and make our access to medicine as eas… https://t.co/XdzJzxyk2A
Retweeted by Emma Barnett“The #NHS is not just nurses and doctors. The cleaners have been bossing it, a big shout out to them.” And a big… https://t.co/PJRBq4CmZF
Retweeted by Emma BarnettWow - that was a really lovely interview with Emma (nurse) on @Emmabarnett’s show. I was particularly touched by he… https://t.co/p08zRuwNWv
Retweeted by Emma BarnettGoing live... turning it on. Do join us. Our first guest today is Emma, an A and E nurse who sent me the most movin… https://t.co/9h4P7oHV3bIn January I was bought this beautiful light box (which still works) from an old furniture shop. Never imagined I’d… https://t.co/giCLLCMFUCIt’s been quite a week to have a womb - by me in today’s @guardian https://t.co/ZZ8Wv0dODU @chirpystarling @SchoolofBooze I’m keen
3/30
2020
@sunitathind @DrPragyaAgarwal I’m so sorry but fingers crossed xThis is knowledge. With bells on. Not upside down trumpets as I told the two year old https://t.co/sFb9ja4RSX @millihill Yes this is awful. Just been talking to a friend. But pregnant women not being able to work is where the… https://t.co/u6hYA0ZdGc @alexbenwell @lucyjones Wow!!! @lucyjones What are these wondrous flowers called pls? https://t.co/b285Ob6blqIt’s been quite a week to have a womb. Look at how pregnant women, women who don’t want to be pregnant and women wh… https://t.co/W0c4cvizKM
Retweeted by Emma Barnettso ducking jealous. https://t.co/6UHzo9gGzZ
Retweeted by Emma BarnettStatus https://t.co/5weWtRndmdImagine being told you must have an unplanned pregnancy. Worrying read from @Emmabarnett State control over women'… https://t.co/njNVyYOtIe
Retweeted by Emma BarnettThank you @Emmabarnett for your thoughtful piece. We have lots of distressed women because their IVF treatments are… https://t.co/qMYPgi2mUu
Retweeted by Emma Barnett👇👇 This is spot on - although @Emmabarnett - i would argue it's not unforseen, this is exactly what happened in… https://t.co/E3Y1yqoJ8m
Retweeted by Emma Barnett @pzrl_pzrl Yes but not been implemented - an update on that going into pieceI tweeted a few days ago abt how women’s autonomy & choices are going to be affected massively during this pandemic… https://t.co/46wMpDbAPP
Retweeted by Emma BarnettIt’s been quite a week to have a womb. Look at how pregnant women, women who don’t want to be pregnant and women wh… https://t.co/W0c4cvizKMA secretly-shot video has revealed Alex Salmond, the former SNP leader, being referred to as “a sex pest” and an “o… https://t.co/My32w8BjqZ
Retweeted by Emma BarnettStanding in my kitchen tonight, having done bath time and now cooking dinner with my wife, I’ve nothing but gratitu… https://t.co/r2GD78DRHp
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3/29
2020
Medical community will want total clarity from DoH after recent confusion BPAS says > 1,000 abortion appointments… https://t.co/8yO58zCBXA
Retweeted by Emma BarnettLaw currently says women must attend a clinic to access medical abortion, with the supervision of two doctors But… https://t.co/7ZoO0eoLLM
Retweeted by Emma BarnettEXC 🚨 The government will permit the use of abortion pills at home during the Coronavirus epidemic Matt Hancock pe… https://t.co/ZYFPT6mFhq
Retweeted by Emma BarnettIt’s the weekend but how can we tell https://t.co/ShG8672USj
Retweeted by Emma BarnettOf course the original Five Live music is still the best https://t.co/9vBxVUTMrs
Retweeted by Emma Barnett @garytaphouse Love love loveDancing around the kitchen with a very focused face on right now - waiting for my tea to brew. @bbc5live 💃 https://t.co/2GyFTEVdIFSetting up my home studio right now to broadcast on these fine airwaves from Monday and really want the dramatic mu… https://t.co/3uimzt9MoP @Freyking_x I am so happy to have been in your ears! And well done you... x
3/28
2020
@chriswarburton_ @bbc5live Learn bridge? Remotely?Meanwhile, someone has turned up to the Waitrose I used to work at in a zorb ball https://t.co/bJ196P4axW
Retweeted by Emma Barnett @MadAlix14 @anitathetweeter erm - i now feel I haven't been living?I’d rather not eat bread than make my own bread
Retweeted by Emma BarnettThat commonwealth service is looking worse and worse in retrospect... Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab, Prince Charles,… https://t.co/o4G6KQUvuu
Retweeted by Emma Barnett"We are creatures who can get through anything." Philosopher, @alaindebotton, tells @Emmabarnett how to deal with… https://t.co/HP0xJOviOE
Retweeted by Emma BarnettLovely to talk to @michaelsheen this eve on @BBCNewsnight about our wonder of the world #clapforNHS #ClapForCarers https://t.co/HCd53Yvxv9
Retweeted by Emma BarnettQuick message to all those making bread at the moment. Keep the water you’ve cooked potatoes or pasta in. It will h… https://t.co/R63tkz4W20
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3/27
2020

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