Jon Williams

Jon Williams


Managing Director @rtenews. Ex Managing/Foreign Editor @ABC, ex World Editor @BBC. Board member @PressFreedom, runner, bootcamper, traveller, Scouser.

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“I am convinced that the killing and the maiming must stop” writes Sirajuddin Haqqani - a man responsible for killing & maiming more than almost any other in #Afghanistan .

33rd Dáil about to nominate Taoiseach. After election of Ceann Comhairle, Sinn Féin now tied with Fianna Fáil as biggest party, each with 37 TDs. Unlikely any candidate can get to 80 votes needed - but possible Mary-Lou McDonald could get most votes.

If you want to know why #LFC  likely to take first Championship in 30 years, this says everything. Writes to 10 year Daragh: “millions around the world who want that to happen, so I really do not want to let them down.” Klopp a class apart. #YNWA 

Who says we’re highbrow? @tconnellyRTE , @seanwhelanRTE  & @colmomongain  on Burke, budgets & #Brexit : Reflections on the Revolution in...

Truth stranger than fiction. Like a scene from Yes Minister: Home Office says the blue passport will be “the greenest British passport ever”.

“There will have to be a big row” one #EU  official tells @tconnellyRTE  , “It just depends on when is the best time to have it.” #Brexit  may be “done” according to Downing St, but fallout not even begun.

So much for #Brexit  being “done”. UK trying to undo key part of Withdrawal Agreement: “There is deadly serious internal work going on about not obeying the Northern Ireland protocol” a senior source tells @thesundaytimes ⁩.

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Truly staggering image: Hurricanes#Katia  making landfall in #Mexico , #Irma  in #Cuba  as #Jose  builds in #Caribbean .

#France's most famous cartoonist, 87 year old Uderzo - father of Asterix - comes out of retirement for #CharlieHebdo .

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Perhaps most incredible photo of #HongKong  you will ever see: protests last night via @hkdemonow 

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Clip that will be on every TV screen around the world tonight. Asked did he totally exonerate #Trump  in #Russia  investigation, Mueller answers no... #MuellerHearing 

Can you hear the people sing? ICYMI protestors at #HongKong  airport singing Les Mis. #China  banned track from streaming services in #PRC ! #HongKongProtestsProtests 

"When You Go Home, Tell Them Of Us And Say, For Their Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today" #DDay70  @AFP  photo)

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In 150 year history, few more embarrassing pressers at FCO as @StateDept  pool tears into #BorisJohnson . Mortifying.

Before & after #ItalyEarthquake : #Google  street-view shows scale of devastation in #Amatrice 

Things going from bad to worse for #pound . Fall in last 12 hours bigger than Black Wednesday in 1992. #EUref 

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