BBC Newsnight

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TONIGHT: Who are electronic music’s female pioneers? Ahead of the release of ‘Sisters With Transistors’, @KirstyWark  speaks to the documentary’s director Lisa Rovner about the role of the female artists who transformed and shaped modern music #Newsnight  | @SisWTransistors 

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“There’s a little bit of mismanagement of oxygen between supply and demand.” As hospitals in Delhi run out of oxygen, the @BJP4India’s Dr@vijai63  Chauthaiwale says supplies “will surpass demand”, adding "tragic incidents" of patients dying without are “not the norm” #Newsnight 

India has recorded the highest one-day tally of new #Covid19  cases anywhere in the world - and the country's highest number of deaths over 24 hours. But why is the situation so bad and how come cases have risen so fast? #Newsnight ’s @AleemMaqbool  takes a look at the data ⬇️

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Emma Thompson tells us the Harvey Weinstein allegations are just the tip of the iceberg of a wider and systemic problem in Hollywood

"We can react in anger. Or we can react by doing" - powerful interview with blood donor Ian in Manchester

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"For the first time since the Second World War we have a domestic, proscribed terrorist group. It's right-wing, it's neo-Nazi, it's proudly white supremacist." The Met's former counter-terrorism chief says Britain hasn't "woken up" to the extreme right-wing #newsnight 

"I am sorry but if you are a white man you don't get to define what racism is" : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie#newsnight 

By popular demand, here's our playout from last night...

“What we’ve seen in Spain the last few weeks is outrageous, it’s a shock for every democrat in the EU” argues #newsnight 

“The government should have given funding to existing ventilator manufacturers, and existing companies like us.” Andrew Raynor of MEC Medical, a medical parts manufacturer, says “nothing” happened when he contacted the govt offering to make #Covid19  ventilators #Newsnight 

We took a closer look at p48 of the Tory manifesto... @maitlis : Is this a shifting away from a legal framework, to a political framework? @LordCFalconer : It is... so if Mr Johnson becomes PM again, he won't be restrained by the courts from acting unlawfully #Newsnight  | #GE19 

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