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#Marr : On Greensill Capital, was David Cameron’s behaviour acceptable? Environment Secretary George Eustice: "The key thing is that he’s not broken any of the rules... it is acceptable"

More than three in four people who have a positive lateral flow test, also have a positive PCR test, says Public Health England DrSusan Hopkins, amid concerns over false positives #Marr 

#Marr asks Russian Ambassador to the UK Andrey Kelin about the welfare of imprisoned Vladimir Putin critic Alexei Navalny

"I don't want any stone to go unturned in these investigations" #Marr  asks Shadow Cabinet Office MinisterRachel Reeves if sleaze is a problem for Labour and the Conservatives

#Marr asks Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley about Covid vaccine passports in hospitality and compulsory vaccinations in care homes


#PeoplesVoteMarch organisers say more than a million people joined protests in central London [tap to expand] #Brexit 

#Marr asks Chinese ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming to explain footage from China of handcuffed and blindfolded detained people

"I'm no longer the Speaker. I don't have to remain impartial now... Brexit is the biggest foreign policy mistake in the post-war period" Former Commons Speaker John Bercow speaks his mind on Brexit

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#COVID19 : "Testing is central because that leads to early detection" South Korean Foreign MinisterKang Kyung-wha explains how they’ve been tackling th #CoronavirusPandemic  #Marr 

Matt Hancock acted unlawfully over pandemic contracts, court rules

Jess Phillips MP reads the names of the women killed in the UK in the last year, where a man has been convicted or charged as the main perpetrator It takes her more than four minutes