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Mark Urban
Diplomatic Editor (views here own) author of Big Boys Rules, Rifles, Task Force Black, The Tank War & The Edge, The Skripal Files, trustee
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The Royal Family 21h
A statement from Her Majesty The Queen.
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Peter Hunt 21h
There’s no third way for senior royals. You either stiffen that lip or leave.
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Mark Urban 20h
Replying to @AliBunkallSKY
It's a tricky one, search out that royal patron (maybe non-British...) or go for an actual Royal !
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Mark Urban 20h
Replying to @AliBunkallSKY
Maybe someone like Gordon Messenger?
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Tankies training in the land of the Brass Monkey!
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Mark Urban Jan 18
There’s a lady on our road who still goes out with a headscarf tied that way and a wheelie bag for her shopping.
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shaimaa khalil BBC Jan 17
Yet another devastating+sobering image of Flinders Chase National Park before and after ravaged through it. Think of all the animals.The wildlife lost! More in our piece from Pics: and EPA
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Nick Waters Jan 17
Once again, medical facilities in Syria are under attack. This has been a continuous and utterly pernicious feature of this conflict.
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Mike Craven Jan 17
Vindication for the BBC and the Panorama production team on their exposé of Labour anti-semitism at the highest levels of the party.
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Mark Urban Jan 17
It's very rare for Iran's Supreme Leader to deliver a sermon at Friday Prayers, so it's worth reading this. Hard to see productive diplomacy emerging any time soon
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Mark Galeotti Jan 16
Worth reading this threat for some great observations on from
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Emma Barnett Jan 16
All coming up on tonight's join us at 10.30pm
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Mark Urban Jan 16
Replying to @tds153
I realised you'd lived there a while, but that's amazing! Presumably you were the Arts Editor of Bells Weekly Messenger at the time?
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Mark Urban Jan 15
the old ISC was happy with it, but half of them, including the chair, have gone. the new ISC may have views on how the process was handled
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Mark Urban Jan 15
Replying to @ruskin147
We are about to watch Marriage Story!
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Mark Urban Jan 15
The old ISC was happy, the new committee will have to take a view. What, for example, if they want to push back on some redactions?
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Mark Urban Jan 15
I heard the legend of the guy who just walked off, over the prairies with in his beret, shorts and with a box of Labatts (“awol with a 6 pack’) - was that Gerry?
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Mark Urban Jan 15
Replying to @LarsSeneca @samagreene
see my earlier RT of
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Mark Urban Jan 15
The Taxman Cometh!
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Mark Urban Jan 15
Replying to @GarethJennings3
a trooper on the battle group before ours died as a result of an accident, and our men had to clean out his tank. Sobering, as you might imagine. But of course the risks were not great compared to those run in Iraq or Afghan
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