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: Foster needs to tell DUP Brexiteers to move on

Newton Emerson: Foster needs to tell DUP Brexiteers to move on

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THE DUP is starting to resolve its internal dispute over making the sea border work, as broadly advocated by leader Arlene Foster, versus demanding its abolition, as sought with increasing anguish by the party's hardline Brexiteers.

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  2. Girl (11) with autism left traumatised after 'explosive-type devices' thrown at Armagh homes… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  3. NI's chief scientific adviser has apologised to the family of Claire Roberts, whose death was examined as part of t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  4. Unionists have been accused throughout the epidemic of blocking cross-border cooperation. The reality: twitter.com/DarranMarshall…

  5. Newton Emerson: The power-struggle at the top of the DUP over the sea border deserves close attention #premum irishnews.com/opinion/column…

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  6. Official figures suggest the Northern Ireland economy grew by 15.5% q/q in Q3 but was 2.9% lower y/y. pic.twitter.com/rkUI7dvEuK

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  7. Newton Emerson: No Ireland's Future without Northern Ireland's future irishtimes.com/opinion/newton… via @IrishTimesOpEd

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  8. #Coronavirua All nations in these islands now reporting a drop in the number of new cases. (FT chart // rolling… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  9. Or, to put it another way, the Unionist fear of being "sold out" is (almost always) entirely rational. It is less r… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  10. The AQE test planned for February 27 has been cancelled.

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  11. This is an unorthodox view. When I asked a well-known polling industry figure about this he said: ". A perfect samp… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  12. DUP now heading for an absurd position where it still owns the sea border but gives nationalism and Alliance credit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  13. There's an open goal for the DUP to claim some credit for the mitigations now coming through, and start putting its… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  14. Investigative journalist Marcus Leroux examines the "scundered unionist" effect on united Ireland polling. fortnightmagazine.org/articles/shoul…

  15. Calm sense as always from John Simpson. twitter.com/BelTel_Busines…

  16. My house to City Hall and back is 7 miles. It's a lockdown tootle for the kids, not the Tour de France. pic.twitter.com/P60e3ajWq8

  17. More info on the GHIC. (People in Northern Ireland can get a special version without a flag on it, if that is their… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  18. Interdependence is the antidote to Northern Irish politics irishtimes.com/opinion/interd… via @IrishTimesOpEd

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  19. This government claims to be cracking down on gagging orders. pic.twitter.com/LTUnvjIwm0

  20. Meanwhile, on the real sea border... twitter.com/JohnShirleyLtd…

  21. Newton Emerson: The lady is for turning, just not admitting it #premium irishnews.com/opinion/column…

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  22. Newton Emerson: Post-Brexit aggravation likely to come from unforeseen little obstacles irishtimes.com/opinion/newton… via @IrishTimesOpEd

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  23. 🚨The first#BBCRedLiness of 2021 - Union flak? Has the DUP just fired the starting pistol for the 2022 Assembly elec…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i

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