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“[Colonialism] has to be acknowledged." Princess Marie-Esméralda, great-grand-niece of Leopold II of Belgium says “we have to face the past, especially when we see that racism is really structural in our societies and that comes directly from slavery and colonialism” #Newsnight 

"It probably was a mistake not to do this in 1997... the new offer is quite extraordinary in the size and scope. It will make the Chinese stop and think " - Hugh Davies, from the 1987 Sino-British liason group, on the government's offer to BNO passport holders #Newsnight 

Data from the Sutton Trust shows England's early years providers are teetering on the brink due to coronavirus related financial problems. Our UK Editor Katie Razzall reports. WATCH: | @katierazz  #Newsnight 

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Nearly 78% of Russian voters backed constitutional reforms that could keep President Vladimir Putin in power until 2036, election officials say. What would another decade and a half of Putinism mean for Russia? WATCH: #Newsnight 

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The US has nearly 2.7 million confirmed #Covid-19  infections and more than 128,000 deaths. Throughout the pandemic, 's US Correspondent h #Newsnights  been reporting fr @davidgrossmanm  around the US. Catch up on his reports 👉

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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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“This is one of those moments where Britain actually has a responsibility… to defend an agreement between two nations,” says @TomTugendhat  on the Hong Kong protests. He adds “there is no foreign interference”. This is just about protecting the joint declaration #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...

“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 

“The UK now has more daily deaths from Covid than the rest of the entire EU put together.” #Newsnight 's Political Editor@nicholaswatt  talks us through the latest #coronavirus  data 👇 WATCH 👇

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 

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

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