BBC Newsnight

BBC Newsnight


Welcome! Find us weekdays 22:30 on BBC Two with @maitlis, @KirstyWark & @Emmabarnett or anytime at https://t.co/lvXNv9BZub and YouTube https://t.co/E5qVboMf8f

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“Producers of agrifoods all over the UK have new markets, new opportunities, which go beyond what we had in the old deal.” Fmr Conservative MEP and govt trade adviser @DanielJHannan  compares the UK’s new post-Brexit trade deal with Japan to the existing EU-Japan deal #Newsnight 

“This movement has captured hearts and minds around the world. It is now a kitchen table conversation in every country in the world.” #BlackLivesMatter  co-founder @aliciagarza  says “it is more than time for us to close the gap between black lives and other lives” #Newsnight 

For 90 years out of its 120-year existence, the Labour Party has lingered in opposition. Policy Editor@lewis_goodall  explores the story of the man who could be prime minister of the UK — and what that road to power may entail. WATCH 👉 #Newsnight 

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After a racist attack on three black women, #Newsnight  has found that for nearly two weeks police officers failed to recover CCTV or take witness statements, even from the victims. WATCH ➡️ READ ➡️ @richardwatson1 

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ICYMI: Earlier this week, the Chief Inspector of Prisons Peter Clarke told #Newsnight  it is "dangerous" to have prisoners locked in their cells for up to 23 hours a day under coronavirus restrictions. FULL STORY 👇 @sallyches  | @Claudia_UTV 

"The Trump organisation is a cult." In his first UK TV interview, Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, discusses working for the president and the upcoming US election with #Newsnight 's @Emmabarnett  FULL INTERVIEW 👉

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Banksy loves to mess about with them.” ICYMI: Margaret Calvert, typographer and graphic designer who co-designed the UK's road signage system, says she’s worked with Banksy before and she’s “flattered” he “takes the mickey out of what we do” #Newsnight 

“We’re just getting started.” #BlackLivesMatter  co-founder @aliciagarza  talks to #Newsnight  about the movement’s future, social justice and her debut book, The Purpose of Power. FULL INTERVIEW 👉

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"I thought 'I'm dead, I'm going to be dead'." After a racist attack on three black women, #Newsnight  has found that for nearly two weeks police officers failed to recover CCTV or take witness statements, even from the victims READ: @richardwatson1 

"Why would they set their own homes on fire?" On 8 September, Europe's largest refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos burned to the ground. But what exactly happened and why? FULL REPORT: | | @ggatehouse  @jackwgarland  @refocusmedialab 

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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 

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“I think they’ve been treating the north with contempt.” Mayor of Greater Manchester @AndyBurnhamGM  tells @lewis_goodall  “the north is fed up of being pushed around” by the government and “people’s lives are on the line” 👇 #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 

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