Newton Emerson

Newton Emerson

Columnist for the Irish News and Sunday Times, cartoonish commentator at http://TheDetail.tv and presenter of Radio Ulster's What's Next.


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Newton Emerson: Change is still possible

Newton Emerson: Change is still possible

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THERE is nothing about the murder of Lyra McKee that Northern Ireland has not witnessed before, including the remarkable scenes of public courage, political unity and challenge from the pulpit.

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  1. Back to square one. Fanatical Remainer MPs refuse to admit they are risking a No Deal Brexit. Fanatical Leaver MPs… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  2. . @NigelDoddsDUP says "the fundamental flaws of the draft Withdrawal Agreement treaty itself remain unchanged. Many… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  4. What a mad parlour game this has become. There's no majority for any kind of Brexit, so there's no nailed down With… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  5. Bold new offer is old new offer. twitter.com/JP_Biz/status/…

  6. English people talking about 'Raab's Wab' marks the final Ulsterisation of UK politics.

  7. Firing bullets into the air is dangerous. Fact. People have been killed by this action. Fact. bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-…

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  8. Call Farage whatever you want, throw nothing but insults, and demand Plod clear the likes of Yaxley-Lennon off the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  9. NI Housing Executive figures show that a total of 286 people were accepted as homeless due to intimidation by paramilitaries during 2017/18.

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  10. Reality shows where people make the decision to appear and, to some extent know the score, are one thing. But an Of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  11. At 42s, animation includes missing sticky labels on the Obel Tower. Now officially a Belfast landmark. twitter.com/BelfastHarbour…

  12. How the Stormont Lock is meant to work. Latest by @NewtonEmerson for @TheDetailTV thedetail.tv/articles/how-t…

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  13. In tomorrow's Irish News, SF says SDLP and UUP should give a commitment not to go into opposition in a reformed Sto… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  14. You don't have to comply with a facial recognition check and police need grounds for suspicion to physically stop a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  15. Newton Emerson: Maze-Long Kesh plan should aim for better #premium irishnews.com/opinion/column… pic.twitter.com/yMGxXbMgew

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  16. A new direction of travel for the UK and Ireland irishtimes.com/opinion/a-new-… via @IrishTimesOpEd

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  17. This by @AllisonMorris1 in tomorrow's Irish News really cuts through all the duplicitous excuses against integrated… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  18. Some facts are true regardless of how many people refuse to believe them. For example; as yet there have been no su… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  19. This is rather extraordinary - in effect, an ad from the NI Civil Service on how well it's been governing since Sto… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  20. "The protection of anti-Semites was on a scale the public does not begin to understand": Labour whistleblowers have… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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