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Breaking: Donald Trump has claimed the explosion in Beirut that has left at least dozens dead was an "attack" cause… https://t.co/YPUiggwaTr
Retweeted by LBCThe number of people to have died following the explosion in Beirut has climbed to 78, Lebanon's Health Minister ha… https://t.co/nBlOrYB0ir
Retweeted by LBCLebanon's capital Beirut has been rocked by a massive explosion that has reportedly killed at least 73 people and i… https://t.co/UfFNIE1GEdThe Prime Minister has confirmed that British nationals are among those caught up in the aftermath of a huge blast… https://t.co/RXgEEkjNkf
Retweeted by LBCLockdown laws in parts of northern England including Manchester, West Yorkshire and areas of east Lancashire will c… https://t.co/tzp2IriRa7
Retweeted by LBCJournalists in Beirut tell LBC the city is "like a war zone" and the streets are in "absolute chaos" after an explo… https://t.co/lWA27evQ9qEyewitnesses in Beirut have told LBC of the “complete devastation” caused by a huge explosion, with windows blown o… https://t.co/sr4uoRyQRzThis is the moment a huge blast ripped through Beirut killing at least 60 people and injuring 3,000 others. Follow… https://t.co/hsBJsapm5o
Retweeted by LBCSpecial Envoy for Covid-19 Dr David Nabarro is "pretty impressed" by the government's current pandemic response, he… https://t.co/44650hVMvAMany people in Beirut believed that the explosion in the port was an air strike before it was confirmed by the auth… https://t.co/YPgxJeO0VWA devastating explosion in Lebanon's capital Beirut has caused massive destruction, killing more than 50 people and… https://t.co/s6dXmihuTm
Retweeted by LBCIt is suspected that ammonium nitrate stored near the port of Beirut is the reason for a massive explosion in the L… https://t.co/jPOdOxkXGiMassive explosions have shaken Lebanon's capital Beirut, with reports saying at least 25 people have been killed an… https://t.co/uubuGpajJD
Retweeted by LBCNewForm, the company behind Ireland's Covid-19 tracing app are launching a Scottish version, but haven't been asked… https://t.co/rTTqAhMpxWJames O'Brien responds to Iain Duncan Smith's tweets about unfair the Withdrawal Agreement would be: "Of all the Br… https://t.co/3H6A0zsYucLebanon's capital Beirut has been rocked by a massive explosion that has reportedly killed at least 10 people and i… https://t.co/p7FjdS8oMz
Retweeted by LBCHadi Nasrallah is an eyewitness to the explosion in Beirut. He told Iain Dale this could "take over ten years" for… https://t.co/2Ns1vFt5jmLebanon's Head of General Security has said that the explosion in Beirut "occurred in a depot of highly explosive m… https://t.co/0PvtCoBXGBJournalists in Beirut tell Eddie Mair the city is "like a warzone" and the streets are in "absolute chaos" after an… https://t.co/wM00qCWsuuIain Dale addressed the topic of male sexual assault and rape, and nailed down the importance of talking about the… https://t.co/QwHeVWZiaqExam pass rates have risen for Highers and Nationals in Scotland as pupils receive their results today - and univer… https://t.co/SA5f0LgAuvFreelance journalist Anchal Vohra describes the scenes in Beirut as people in the Lebanese capital try to figure ou… https://t.co/vFg1DzQqG4This was the moment a massive explosion shook Lebanon's capital Beirut, with local officials saying 'a very large n… https://t.co/YNmIyevTOcLebanese journalist Ahmad Yassine is on the ground in Beirut after an explosion of "fireworks and nitrate" in the p… https://t.co/QDPB4yx6CcA massive explosion has shaken Lebanon's capital Beirut, with local officials saying 'a very large number of people… https://t.co/RmsF2rvmjkEight hundred jobs will be lost as part of a store management overhaul at Currys PC World, owner Dixons Carphone ha… https://t.co/b1vPKM2IgDBreaking: A massive explosion has shaken Lebanon's capital Beirut, with thick smoke seen billowing across the city https://t.co/QTFJFn6IaS
Retweeted by LBCThe company behind the Irish contact tracing app are currently working on an app for the Scottish government - but… https://t.co/sFu2oZYx8c @MPIainDS https://t.co/V5mlbkLRurThese two black callers clashed in an intense debate over whether police in the UK are racist, with one claiming to… https://t.co/7T2ZCqgBn6Breaking: A massive explosion has shaken Lebanon's capital Beirut, with thick smoke seen billowing across the city https://t.co/kmHSsBgIgsThe government has been warned that they are risking a second wave of infections unless an effective test and trace… https://t.co/GZot9YkIjtEasyJet said strong demand from Brit holidaymakers flying to Greece, Turkey and Croatia has led to more 40% more fl… https://t.co/DfiLkw5p5sPizza Express says it could close around 67 of its UK restaurants with up to 1,100 jobs at risk as part of a major… https://t.co/wbCUH45qQlThe coronavirus pandemic has had a detrimental effect on the mental health of Brits. Dr Hannah Rettie explains the… https://t.co/IF0hl3RcX8Six million people living in rural areas of Britain are at risk of losing their jobs due to the effect of Covid-19,… https://t.co/luZ8ydrAPJ
Retweeted by LBCAs he was discussing some people's strange anger about wearing a facemask, James O'Brien had a sudden penny drop mo… https://t.co/yCTRwIWb1iBlackburn council has launched its own contact-tracing system, pinning blame at the Government for a failed nationa… https://t.co/0vsvCkhYHLIncreasing stop and search will not prevent knife crime, reversing government police will, Shadow Policing Minister… https://t.co/ZimVHHT1xDScientists have warned that testing and contact tracing is currently inadequate at preventing a second wave of coro… https://t.co/Y6oP2IggdZDonald Trump has defended more than 1,000 Americans a day dying from Covid-19, saying: "It is what it is". Read mo… https://t.co/gr83tEqbGvReopening schools in September without an effective test, trace and isolation scheme could lead to a second coronav… https://t.co/6d1khEZ4noThe number of UK citizens emigrating to the EU has risen by 30% since the Brexit vote with a 500% increase in Brits… https://t.co/e4SZs69HST
Retweeted by LBCUp to 1,100 jobs are at risk at Pizza Express's restaurants in the UK as it plans to close around 67 of its sites.… https://t.co/E0yNsBZ02xJames O'Brien on Iain Duncan Smith's tweet on the Withdrawal Agreement: "Of all the Brexit bonkersness, this is one… https://t.co/gedOaZZ2idPharmaceutical companies have been advised by the Government to stockpile six weeks’ worth of drugs to guard agains… https://t.co/QuJFz2f22jThe New York prosecutor seeking Donald Trump’s taxes has cited "protracted criminal conduct" at the Trump Organizat… https://t.co/X8HGXROYjpBudget airline EasyJet has said it will operate more flights over the summer than previously planned due to increas… https://t.co/12uHPXaIZnStudents in Scotland are the first in the UK to receive their results without even sitting an exam. They were scrap… https://t.co/RbZ4TWcIwx
Retweeted by LBCSeven people have been arrested over the murder of a man shot dead in a case of mistaken identity https://t.co/dcMQYXYMZ5
Retweeted by LBCCan you trust the government over school re-opening, asks James O'Brien: "They don't just move the goalposts. They… https://t.co/N0UKWzqcKoThe Queen and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have wished Meghan Markle happy birthday as she turns 39 in Los Angeles https://t.co/on6DZOZJXYScientists warn a second wave of coronavirus could be 2.3 times worse than the first as schools re-open in Septembe… https://t.co/GKnfKJZ5VvRe-opening schools in September could create a second wave twice as bad as the first one, unless test and trace is… https://t.co/EvwyvDmOKeBreaking: Pizza Express says it could close around 67 of its UK restaurants with up to 1,100 jobs at risk as part o… https://t.co/B1IC7LIqdzIt is results day for more than 130,000 pupils in Scotland. Here's everything you need to know about Highers and Na… https://t.co/h8qbELwX55
Retweeted by LBCThe UK's coronavirus Test & Trace system is currently only reaching 50% of contacts. It's not exactly the world-bea… https://t.co/tglNC865QjRussians have hacked cabinet minister Liam Fox's personal email to get US-UK trade dossier illegally.… https://t.co/b2mYyPWgMyBudget airline EasyJet has said it will operate more flights over the summer than previously planned due to increas… https://t.co/Nmu9e3VRPE
Retweeted by LBCAviation analyst Paul Charles tells LBC that UK airports have "fallen asleep at the wheel" and are way behind other… https://t.co/4McNpirHtcA new study claims Brexit sparked a wave of migration out of Britain to Europe similar to those caused by a serious… https://t.co/cjgn8ZUJDF
Retweeted by LBCThe NHS Test and Trace programme needs to be expanded to allow schools to reopen safely or the UK will face a secon… https://t.co/JSP4Bn0AWXThe New York prosecutor seeking US President Donald Trump's tax returns claims he is investigating reports of "prot… https://t.co/coJNC1J6Mp
Retweeted by LBCMore transparency and testing is needed to limit the harmful impacts of the government's quarantine policy for inte… https://t.co/dsJZ1N9HkpGood Morning, On the show with @TomSwarbrick1 today: -More transparency needed on quarantine decisions, says new… https://t.co/lHQ2wMGIVL
Retweeted by LBCReopening schools could lead to a second coronavirus wave larger than the first unless NHS Test and Trace is expand… https://t.co/v5kK4ktSb1
Retweeted by LBCSheep rustling rose 15% during the coronavirus lockdown as organised gangs sought to exploit the demand for food by… https://t.co/Fi6dfkZA5i
Retweeted by LBCDo you think this is art? An English-born artist has won £12,000 in a New Zealand art competition for a piece cont… https://t.co/QbaACwu6SSA woman has come forward claiming to have seen Prince Andrew at a nightclub with Virginia Giuffre on the evening he… https://t.co/Jkbt9MEWTX
Retweeted by LBCLabour has accused the government of "failing to act" after the latest figures show knife-point robberies are up by… https://t.co/SoFjsiD05YBoris Johnson’s plea that people “should be going back to work” in offices across England on Monday appeared to hav… https://t.co/hVSys98VRv
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An English-born artist has won £12,000 in a New Zealand art competition for a piece containing thousands of typed o… https://t.co/QvkBp0ng7G
Retweeted by LBCThe government has urged pharmaceutical firms to stockpile six weeks' worth of drugs due to potential disruption ca… https://t.co/jxJ6FqAbqc
Retweeted by LBCThree men have been jailed after a burglary spree which targeted houses belonging to footballers and celebrities, i… https://t.co/DqzRW2tq6mLord Foulkes responds to reports over-50s will have to shield: "This is a diversionary tactic from Number 10 to get… https://t.co/LwFMslvE86Labour has accused the government of "failing to act" after the latest figures show knife-point robberies are up by… https://t.co/LyvcWAgwaY
Retweeted by LBCThe Director-General of the World Health Organisation has warned there "might never be" a "silver bullet" treatmen… https://t.co/zx0cKMmiJ1A health chief says the Manchester COVID-19 outbreak is a warning to the "complacent white middle class". @NIAbbothttps://t.co/m1zlkboNywDavid Lammy has told LBC that Russian bots are using his tweets to sow division in the UK - and it's still happenin… https://t.co/3g5um59mdnAfter sharing his experience of an attempted rape, Iain Dale stressed the importance of speaking out about male sex… https://t.co/NCCsEgdOPCBritain is set to bask in another scorching weekend with temperatures soaring to 37C, the Met Office says (via… https://t.co/1dbeVCnGPAAlastair Campbell pulled no punches in criticising the PM's House of Lords nominations, telling James O'Brien it's… https://t.co/1arD2Ptxw5The Eat Out to Help Out schemes started today. This is where you can get 50% off food on Mondays to Wednesdays in A… https://t.co/G5syvpIPIZI’ll be hosting a phonein on the subject of male sexual assault and rape at 8pm on @LBC. If you have a view or expe… https://t.co/xi8sgVdDAM
Retweeted by LBCProfessor Graham Cooke of Imperial College London helped validate the technology behind the new 90-minute Covid-19… https://t.co/5zvakjRFW0A new test that gives results in 90 minutes could be "game changing" in the fight against coronavirus, Professor of… https://t.co/Izkv3KJ2JVRussian hackers have been accused of stealing classified UK-US trade documents by hacking into Liam Fox's emails pr… https://t.co/IiuBFyqYrG
Retweeted by LBCJohn Hume's dedication to peace in Northern Ireland was comparable to the work of Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Martin… https://t.co/rcbb1KtGUnThe Eat Out to Help Out schemes started today. This is where you can get 50% off food on Mondays to Wednesdays in A… https://t.co/PfI2TNlS39Breaking: A Labour councillor in London has told LBC his home was 'firebombed' with bottles of hand sanitiser https://t.co/WQbJGqldfiProfessor of Medical Microbiology Sally-Jane Cutler feels that the new Covid-19 test, which can provide results in… https://t.co/QPsJ0fCZxrExclusive: a Labour councillor in Kensington and Chelsea tells me his flat’s just been ‘firebombed.’ Ian Henderso… https://t.co/LEFFCax4WB
Retweeted by LBCIncluding fast-food restaurants in the Eat Out To Help Out scheme is "contradictory" of the Government's obesity st… https://t.co/pNshFq3FkPBernadette Chapman of the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners told Eddie Mair that it is "ludicrous" that weddings cont… https://t.co/5SGTr0RFEOThe Eat Out to Help Out scheme begins today, giving diners up to 50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks. This is ho… https://t.co/mMvRRAnOzUCaptain Sir Tom Moore said it is "truly a great honour" to be made an honorary colonel of Harrogate Army training c… https://t.co/vgqitBAzAFYou can rewatch LBC's Lib Dem Leadership debate with @EdwardJDavey and @LaylaMoran below https://t.co/yZKmCpBIk2Lib Dem leadership candidate Ed Davey told Iain Dale they must become the "anti-Conservative party" if they are to… https://t.co/AMH2zYqJecAlastair Campbell pulled no punches in criticising the PM's House of Lords nominations, telling James O'Brien it's… https://t.co/rJoeCeqHDnFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon said images of packed pubs “made me want to cry” as she announced 18 new Covid-19 ca… https://t.co/UmYj9FZVAC
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