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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  1. Newton Emerson: Tiny little Northern Ireland is being drawn into larger Hong Kong-China game #Premium irishnews.com/opinion/column…

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  2. Newton Emerson: The North's attitude to university fees is causing a brain drain bit.ly/31NBsAk

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  3. "Britain... has found a way to be simultaneously overcentralized and weak at its center." theatlantic.com/international/…

  4. After a claim by the Chinese consulate in Belfast that Northern Ireland's leaders “respect” the harsh national secu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  5. Chinese Consulate removes Foster and O'Neill claim relating to Hong Kong irishnews.com/news/northerni…

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  6. Publish your minutes then. twitter.com/DUPleader/stat…

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  7. My position on Hong Kong is the same as that of HMG. The article in today’s press misrepresents what was said at ou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  8. I made it very clear that I supported the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ international agreement. irishnews.com/news/northerni…

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  9. Another shout-out for this piece - now with graphic added. Sorry for its earlier omission! How the housing boom to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  10. Chart highlighting the rise in unemployment related benefit claimants by age. Younger generations (most exposed to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  12. The fateful circa £300m figure - also the usually quoted cost of devolving corporation tax and deferring water char… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  13. BREAKING Education Minister: schools will be back to full time, five days a week - including special schools

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  14. Breaking: Businessman Frank Cushnahan and solicitor Ian Coulter are to be prosecuted on fraud charges following an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  15. Newton Emerson: Stormont was not the centre of John Hume’s vision irishtimes.com/opinion/newton… via @IrishTimesOpEd

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  16. Mourners across the country and the world, have been paying their respects to former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  17. Spirit Aero boss Tom Gentile says they continue to see the ‘long term strategic value’ of the Bombardier deal. Ther… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  19. The elegance of awnings unfurled in the rain. Due a comeback via the @niexecutive #covidrecovery fund, it's time fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  20. Statement from John Hume’s family. They are calling for people to stay at home on Tuesday and light a candle for pe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  21. It’s fair to say as a member of the UUP talks team back then, I’ve only good memories of John Hume during the years… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  22. . @J_Donaldson_MP on John Hume, from last year. irishtimes.com/opinion/letter… pic.twitter.com/UD3omL2Q9w

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  23. Michelle O'Neill says John Hume was "a leader who took risks that ultimately helped bring about peace" irishnews.com/news/northerni…

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  24. Sincere condolences to Pat & the wider Hume family. A giant in Irish nationalism, John left his unique mark in the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  25. John Hume is dead, just 6 months after the death of that other SDLP giant, Seamus Mallon. When others turned to the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  26. I hear NSMC meeting started with Arlene and Michelle offering advice to new coalition partners in Dublin on how to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  27. First Minister Arlene Foster appeared on her own after today’s Executive meeting as she has done since the funeral… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  28. You can no longer stand for election in Hong Kong if you propose that the legislative branch of government pressure… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  29. Newton Emerson: If controversial bill is a stitch-up, every minister has had a turn with the needle #Premiumtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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