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A formal complaint was made about ex-Save the Children chief executive Justin Forsyth before he left the charity but Unicef were not informed when they gave him his next job.
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BBC Breaking News Feb 22
Ex-Save the Children chief executive Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef saying he doesn't want to 'damage' charities
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BBC Daily Politics and Sunday Politics Feb 21
“Has he betrayed his country?” asks after claim from defence secretary about the Labour leader "Jeremy Corbyn, I think, is a grave danger to this country because of the ideas in which he believes and what that would mean..."
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Nick Sutton Feb 21
How odd - I’ve just been followed by what look like a lot of bots. Including this one which appears to be voting for Harry Styles in the
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Nick Sutton Feb 20
“The centre of this crisis was not in Haiti or Chad. It was in London. Young professional women at Save the Children felt unsafe.”
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Nick Sutton Feb 20
Tomorrows’s Telegraph leads on ’s story for about Justin Forsyth and Save The Children
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Nick Sutton Feb 20
BBC News - Damming the Nile: Explore with 360 video via
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Nick Sutton Feb 20
“The centre of this crisis was not in Haiti or Chad. It was in London. Young professional women at Save the Children felt unsafe.”
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Nick Sutton Feb 20
BBC News - Former Save the Children boss 'faced three complaints'
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Nick Sutton Feb 19
Replying to @ITSpencer
Ha! I remember that well.
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Nick Sutton Feb 19
So I hope continues and many thanks to , , and for their work.
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Nick Sutton Feb 19
Replying to @hendopolis
I’ve now passed on the baton but I think it’s fair enough that doesn’t want to be that test case. If I had received notification of possible legal action before tweeting a front page I too would have held back.
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Nick Sutton Feb 19
Replying to @suttonnick
I hadn’t taken legal advice before tweeting it but I did that morning. I remember the BBC’s duty lawyer saying that there was a possibility they could bring action against me personally, that whilst I would probably be OK that they thought it would make an interesting test case.
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Nick Sutton Feb 19
Replying to @suttonnick
Their email said it was “complete and utter fiction” and claimed the paper hadn’t contacted their client before publication. Accusing me of publishing something highly defamatory they concluded ”we have been left with no option but to instruct lawyers to deal with this matter”.
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Nick Sutton Feb 19
Replying to @Greg_Callus
I agree with that there is a legal risk tweeting front pages. I can remember the feeling of terror one Sunday morning when I received an email direct to me about a front page tabloid story I had tweeted.
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Nick Sutton Feb 19
I started it back in 2011 because it was fun, I could use it to promote my work on and and I soon realised it was a service people valued. I gave up after 5+ years when it became too much but the team have carried it on as a hobby.
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Nick Sutton Feb 19
A quick thread on after the unfair criticism of , , and . Some people don’t realise that they volunteer to do it. We are sent the papers because we work for the BBC but it isn’t part of their job to do this.
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BBC Entertainment Feb 18
Keep up with all the action at the with our live coverage
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Nick Sutton Feb 18
Replying to @ViscountViktor
Hi. Just seen this. I don’t think there are now, are they? There’s the link to the live page but I don’t think you can see spoilers before clicking on the page can you?
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Nick Sutton Feb 12
97,000 properties in England and Wales worth over £55bn are owned by overseas companies. See an interactive map of them and more details here:
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