Paul Danahar

Paul Danahar


Author of 'The New Middle East'. BBC's Middle East Bureau Chief (2010-13) Now based in DC as BBC's Americas Bureau Chief. My personal Twitter account, not BBC's

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Speaking from the White House @PresElectBiden  announces that children aged 12-15 will be offered Covid vaccination as soon as FDA approval is granted.

Breaking: President Biden says on vaccines "by 4th July we will have sent 10% of what we have to other countries."

Same players, different coach. 4-0 Not missing Jose. #COYS 

announces US citizens can find vaccines now by going to

‘I seek a kind person’: the Guardian ad that saved my Jewish father from the Nazis. A truly lovely piece of writing from @julianborger 

A wonderful, unintentional parody that leads you to suggest her alternative career choice (Matador) would be ill advised, as the horns would take a terrible toll on the seat of her £1150 silk trousers, though, honestly, it’s a contest I would pay to see.

The State Department will be hoping he doesn’t learn to swear in Japanese. via @financialtimes 

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US pool reports that President Trump, after a torrent of tweets over London attack including criticising the Mayor, has gone to play golf

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Rudy Giuliani's press conference today on ‘voter fraud’ was one of the wildest, most unsubstantiated diatribes I’ve ever listened to and I say that as someone who has sat in a room with Col Gaddafi for three hours.

We have dozens of language services at the BBC which today are all discussing the right way to translate into their own language the word “shithole’ for their millions of listeners.

The Fox News moderator of this weeks' Presidential Debate, Chris Wallace, just told his network that the President’s family, including the @FLOTUS  , broke the Cleveland Clinic’s medical guidelines by removing their masks during the debate

The BBC's response to being barred, along with other selected media, from today's White House press briefing.

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Confirmed: Mike Bloomberg is out of the race to be the Democrat nominee. His was an historic campaign in the sense that it was biggest waste of $500,000,000 in history

I’ve written to asking for a full review of security arrangements for the media after last night’s attack on our BBC cameraman at the President's rally. Access into the media area was unsupervised. No one in law enforcement intervened before, during or after the attack.

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