Julia Macfarlane

Julia Macfarlane


@ABC foreign affairs reporter | CPJ London Leadership Council @pressfreedom | @Forbes #30under30 media | Views mine. julia.macfarlane@abc.com ?????????

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Antisemitism increasingly a problem in the Conservatives - who are investigating three parliamentary candidates over antisemitism. Tories now facing calls to suspend them before the election.

To the blonde guy in Pret yesterday who definitely won’t see this but @KianpourWorld’s superstition is rubbing off on me: I’m sorry I chickened out and ran off too quickly. Hope the soup was good. I’ll be back same time, same place, same day next week

Seeing @NicolaSturgeon  on Marr always reminds me of a hilarious moment my mother had with my (strongly accented) uncle: Uncle: "Oh look, it's neck." Mother: "Neck? Whose neck?" Uncle: *points at the Marr show on telly Uncle: "Neckola Sturgeon!"

To be clear, I'm talking about the Boris 'baby boom' and the interview. Nothing about Russia report. Nothing about islamophobia. Nothing about threats to Channel 4's licence. Nothing about avoiding scrutiny with Andrew Neil.

Contraband pasta is my kind of lawbreaking

Statement by @AtlantDK  which has decided to cancel an upcoming conference cohosted by the US embassy in Denmark after a row concerning a speaker who has made statements criticising President Trump. The “progress of the process has become too problematic” to proceed with the event

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Where do I see myself in ten years? - Living in Bali, with my dogs. (credit unknown)

. won't show you this, but hundreds of Mancunians (who happen to be Muslim) marched yesterday against the Manchester Attack (EVN)

"Not fit to be President. Not fit to be nominee. Not fit to be a man." What a speech by GOP strategist @ananavarro :

A passenger on that flight who watched as an Asian doctor was violently removed from his seat due to overbooking described the scene

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Breaking: Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide overnight at MCC Manhattan, the federal lockup where he had been held pending trial on federal sex trafficking charges, three law enforcement officials told @ABC  News. Via @AaronKatersky 

Omg I'm so excited for the season finale of America

A serious blunder by that could have dire ramifications for Nazanin Ratcliffe, British mum held in an Iranian jail. He said she was 'training journalists in Iran'. She was not, and was actually on holiday. Statement from Thomson Reuters Foundation:

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State of the UK Govt right now: Foreign Sec gaffe may cost UK citizen extra 5 years in Iran jail Minister under fire for meeting w Netanyahu brokered by lobbyist without telling FCO Deputy PM under investigation for extreme porn Defence Sec quit amid sex misconduct claims

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