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robert shrimsley
Editorial director and UK political commentator, Financial Times; no sense of English irony.
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robert shrimsley 18h
Replying to @JohnRalfe1
i need to respect her privacy!
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robert shrimsley 19h
How did I become one of those middle-aged men sharing mutty mugshots?
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robert shrimsley 23h
On reflection, perhaps we should keep cricket off terrestrial TV
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robert shrimsley Aug 23
Just because. . .
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robert shrimsley Aug 23
I'm in
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robert shrimsley Aug 23
Replying to @greenmiranda
Also in discussion of next project a musical on Richard III - "I've got a hunch I'm gonna be king"
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Mehdi Hasan Aug 22
"We need to deal with this very dangerous idea that says being pro-Jewish means you have to be pro-Israeli or being pro-Israeli means you're automatically pro-Jewish & you're immunized from the charge of anti-Semitsm. Lots of anti-Semites support Israel & Netanyahu." -me on :
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robert shrimsley Aug 22
indeed and you can reach that conclusion, but such positions are easier when it is a politician you dislike. politicians from all sides say things that aren't true - yet most people only want one side called a liar.
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robert shrimsley Aug 22
I think it’s for us to point out something is untrue and leave it to readers to decide why. We are already stumbling towards an overly and dangerously partisan media. That removes agreed truth and allows people to choose to ignore facts they dislike
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robert shrimsley Aug 22
Replying to @JohnRentoul
I agree. Use of the word liar adds motive which we can suspect but cannot normally know. It is enough to say it is not true or incorrect.
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Robert Hutton Aug 22
One possible Brexit solution is for the Telegraph just to announce the backstop has been removed, and everybody else to agree to stay quiet.
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Jeremy Cliffe Aug 21
Replying to @JeremyCliffe
The German media, if it reported like the lobby - Johnson: "I want to work with our European friends" German media: "THEY'RE JOINING THE EURO LADS"
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Jeremy Cliffe Aug 21
The Westminster lobby doesn't speak German, doesn't understand German politics and is endlessly willing to read things into Angela Merkel's statements that she doesn't mean. And Boris Johnson knows it:
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robert shrimsley Aug 21
Replying to @Sathnam
also Janet Reno i guess
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robert shrimsley Aug 21
Replying to @Sathnam
suzman
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robert shrimsley Aug 21
Replying to @Sathnam
yellen
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Public Health England Aug 19
The has confirmed the UK has lost its ‘measles free’ status. Measles is one of the most infectious diseases known to man and lots of work is underway to combat the rise in cases. Our blog explains the current situation:
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robert shrimsley Aug 17
Replying to @MHallward @FT
So48 is the one which gives the Crown the sole right to bring forward legislation which incurs expenditure. Delaying Brexit incurs cost so S048 would have to be suspended. You are right that I could instead have used S024 governing business of house but it wasn't a mistake.
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robert shrimsley Aug 16
Replying to @FraserNelson
was my fault: left a dot off my email address and couldn't log in. They fixed it for me very quickly. Impressive
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robert shrimsley Aug 16
Replying to @AaronBastani
Just to be clear - you think the pound's response to political probabilities is something voters should pay attention to?
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