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@BBCNewsnight

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Welcome! We're on weekdays at 22:30 on BBC Two with @maitlis, @KirstyWark and @Emmabarnett - and anytime at https://t.co/lvXNv9BZub and https://t.co/YpRTmRRhoh

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We looked inside some of the tweets by @BBCNewsnight and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

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71. in country United Kingdom and category Media

717. in country United Kingdom

EXCLUSIVE: Thousands of teenagers in care are being "dumped" in unregulated accommodation and "abandoned to organised crime gangs", Newsnight has been told. Watch the investigation tonight 22:30 @BBCTwo #newsnight | @katierazz | @innesbowen | @sallyches

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Social democracy - the political philosophy that promotes social justice - is on the decline in Europe. 

So can it be saved? We asked three former prime ministers...

MORE: http://bbc.in/2HrJEMo 

#newsnight | @MarkUrban01 | @mihretyohannes | @jackwgarland

Social democracy - the political philosophy that promotes social justice - is on the decline in Europe. So can it be saved? We asked three former prime ministers... MORE: http://bbc.in/2HrJEMo  #newsnight | @MarkUrban01 | @mihretyohannes | @jackwgarland

How much would it really cost Labour to renationalise the National Grid? 📽️ WATCH: https://bbc.in/2VLe9qz  #newsnight | @BenChu_ | @ScarlettBarter

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Emily Maitlis: "Are you happy that you're on the right side of tax ethics?"

Ex-Google boss Eric Schmidt: "We are"

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✍️ READ: http://bbc.in/2Ho4Tic 
📽️ WATCH: https://bbc.in/2VHRN9B 

@ericschmidt | @maitlis | #newsnight

Emily Maitlis: "Are you happy that you're on the right side of tax ethics?" Ex-Google boss Eric Schmidt: "We are" [Tap to expand] ✍️ READ: http://bbc.in/2Ho4Tic  📽️ WATCH: https://bbc.in/2VHRN9B  @ericschmidt | @maitlis | #newsnight

"Who knows, today, what really Mrs May wants? 
"Who knows what Mr Corbyn really desires?" 

- Philosopher, Bernard-Henri Lévy on Brexit

Is our democracy now broken? https://bbc.in/2HL68bx 

#newsnight | @BHL

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"Who knows, today, what really Mrs May wants? "Who knows what Mr Corbyn really desires?" - Philosopher, Bernard-Henri Lévy on Brexit Is our democracy now broken? https://bbc.in/2HL68bx  #newsnight | @BHL [Tap to Expand]

"Stop with the division between radical left and the centrists... I believe this will be the priority."

Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, from Italy's Democratic Party, on the future of social democracy

#newsnight | #EuropeanElections2019 | @matteorenzi

"Stop with the division between radical left and the centrists... I believe this will be the priority." Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, from Italy's Democratic Party, on the future of social democracy #newsnight | #EuropeanElections2019 | @matteorenzi

Social democracy - the political philosophy that promotes social justice - is on the decline in Europe. 

So can it be saved? We asked three former leaders...

MORE: http://bbc.in/2HrJEMo 

#newsnight | @MarkUrban01 | @mihretyohannes | @jackwgarland

Social democracy - the political philosophy that promotes social justice - is on the decline in Europe. So can it be saved? We asked three former leaders... MORE: http://bbc.in/2HrJEMo  #newsnight | @MarkUrban01 | @mihretyohannes | @jackwgarland

"They’ve got to have a narrative about the future. Because they will always win when people feel the future is going to be more secure, more prosperous for them."

Former PM Tony Blair on the future for social democrats

MORE: https://bbc.in/2Hz5MEy 

#newsnight | @MarkUrban01

"They’ve got to have a narrative about the future. Because they will always win when people feel the future is going to be more secure, more prosperous for them." Former PM Tony Blair on the future for social democrats MORE: https://bbc.in/2Hz5MEy  #newsnight | @MarkUrban01

“I'm an openly gay parliamentarian in the gayest parliament in the world, I’m an Anglican and my Church’s teaching on sexuality is at odds with my own experience..."

Labour's @wesstreeting reflects on the clash between religion and LGBT rights 

MORE: https://bbc.in/2HxD07o 

“I'm an openly gay parliamentarian in the gayest parliament in the world, I’m an Anglican and my Church’s teaching on sexuality is at odds with my own experience..." Labour's @wesstreeting reflects on the clash between religion and LGBT rights MORE: https://bbc.in/2HxD07o 

"If you're not a party that gives sufficient answers to the new immigration issues, to discussions about multiculturalism... you are going to lose out."

- Former Danish PM of the Social Democrats Helle Thorning-Schmidt 

#newsnight | #EuropeanElections2019 | @HelleThorning_S

"If you're not a party that gives sufficient answers to the new immigration issues, to discussions about multiculturalism... you are going to lose out." - Former Danish PM of the Social Democrats Helle Thorning-Schmidt #newsnight | #EuropeanElections2019 | @HelleThorning_S

As Labour unveiled its plans to take the National Grid into public ownership, Newsnight asked: How much would it really cost Labour to renationalise the National Grid? 📽️ WATCH: https://bbc.in/2VM59kS  #newsnight | @BenChu_ | @ScarlettBarter

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"The transmission belt which ought to run between population and Parliament, is broken," Mail on Sunday columnist Peter Hitchens told us this week.

Is our democracy broken? https://bbc.in/2HJUaPp 

#newsnight | @ClarkeMicah | @BHL | @wself | @MichelleDewbs 

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"The transmission belt which ought to run between population and Parliament, is broken," Mail on Sunday columnist Peter Hitchens told us this week. Is our democracy broken? https://bbc.in/2HJUaPp  #newsnight | @ClarkeMicah | @BHL | @wself | @MichelleDewbs [Tap to expand]

This week, Labour unveiled its plans to take the National Grid into public ownership. https://bbc.in/2VQsfqV  But how much would it really cost Labour to renationalise the National Grid? @BenChu_ took a look at the numbers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UU-iC0jks4&feature=youtu.be … #newsnight

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“I remember going to school and hearing ‘Deborah’ by T. Rex and it was a sunny summer morning in Glasgow.”

Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie recalls his earliest memory of pop music

#newsnight  | @KirstyWark  | @ScreamOfficial

“I remember going to school and hearing ‘Deborah’ by T. Rex and it was a sunny summer morning in Glasgow.” Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie recalls his earliest memory of pop music #newsnight  | @KirstyWark  | @ScreamOfficial

“I either would have died or something really bad would have happened to me.”

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie says his wife helped him through his problems with drugs 
 
#newsnight | @KirstyWark | @ScreamOfficial

“I either would have died or something really bad would have happened to me.” Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie says his wife helped him through his problems with drugs   #newsnight | @KirstyWark | @ScreamOfficial

"Your music isn’t really real until you have this physical piece of vinyl… then you feel this is our art."

Speaking ahead of the release of a new greatest hits album, Primal Scream's 
Bobby Gillespie reflects on streaming 
 
#newsnight  | @KirstyWark  | @ScreamOfficial

"Your music isn’t really real until you have this physical piece of vinyl… then you feel this is our art." Speaking ahead of the release of a new greatest hits album, Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie reflects on streaming   #newsnight  | @KirstyWark  | @ScreamOfficial

Are the Lib Dems putting two fingers up to those who voted to leave the EU with their 'Bollocks to Brexit' campaign?
 
Sir Ed Davey MP: "Not at all. We’re very critical of the leaders of the Leave campaign"

#newsnight | @StephenSmithBBC | #EuropeanElections2019

Are the Lib Dems putting two fingers up to those who voted to leave the EU with their 'Bollocks to Brexit' campaign?   Sir Ed Davey MP: "Not at all. We’re very critical of the leaders of the Leave campaign" #newsnight | @StephenSmithBBC | #EuropeanElections2019

“Madonna would do anything for money"
 
- Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie on Madonna performing in Tel Aviv at Eurovision.
 
Madonna has said she will “never stop playing music to suit someone’s political agenda" https://bbc.in/2Hx68vv 

#newsnight | @KirstyWark | #Eurovision

“Madonna would do anything for money" - Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie on Madonna performing in Tel Aviv at Eurovision. Madonna has said she will “never stop playing music to suit someone’s political agenda" https://bbc.in/2Hx68vv  #newsnight | @KirstyWark | #Eurovision

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A people’s vote is “the only way we’re going to break the deadlock”.
 
In Otley, Steve catches up with Green candidate Magid Magid
 
#newsnight | @StephenSmithBBC | #EuropeanElections2019 | @MagicMagid

A people’s vote is “the only way we’re going to break the deadlock”.   In Otley, Steve catches up with Green candidate Magid Magid   #newsnight | @StephenSmithBBC | #EuropeanElections2019 | @MagicMagid

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