Bbc Newsnight

Michael Fallon Becomes Latest Politician To Deliver Excruciating Interview

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK

Michael Fallon has admitted in an excruciating Newsnight interview that the Tories have not calculated how much it will cost the exchequer to reduce i...

Simon Schama Says Trump's Win 'Not A Moment For Calm' In Impassioned Newsnight Speech

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK

Simon Schama has warned that the election of Donald Trump is “cataclysmic” and that this was “not a moment for calm”. Speaking on BBC Two’s ...

Susan Sarandon Won’t Back Clinton Because She Does ‘Not Vote With Her Vagina’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK

Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon has revealed she will be voting for neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump in the upcoming US presidential election...

Sheen Excoriates Tories Over Port Talbot Steel Industry Job Losses On 'Newsnight'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Politics

Welsh actor Michael Sheen has warned of the devastating impact job losses will have on his hometown of Port Talbot following the announcement on Monda...

Maid Reveals Moment Her Arm Was 'Chopped Off By Saudi Boss'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK

An Indian maid who says her arm was completely severed by her Saudi employer has spoken of the moment she woke to find she was permanently disabled. ...

This James O'Brien Newsnight Zinger Leaves Tory Minister Totally Lost For Words

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK

The Universities Minister was left stuck for words when asked on the BBC's Newsnight show whether he would send his own children to the educational in...

BBC Newsnight on NWA's 'Straight Outta Compton'

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK
Jasmine Dotiwala

Many lazy news teams this fortnight have stuck to their agenda that NWA are the anti-Christ because they called women bitches and hoes. I'm not a huge fan of men demeaning women, but now even women are taking possession of this slanguage and it's taking on a life of its own...

Burnham Reveals Which Industries He Would Renationalise

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Politics

Andy Burnham tonight claimed he would bring the railways back into public ownership as he fought to seize control in the Labour leadership contest. ...

May Calls The Countryside Alliance A 'Bunch Of Lying Bastards'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.07.2015 | UK

Brian May called the Countryside Alliance (including its representative Jim Barrington) “a bunch of lying bastards” on Thursday’s “Newsnight,...

Former Australian PM Has Some Advice For Female Politicians

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Politics

Julia Gillard advised female politicians to confront gender issues "early," telling BBC’s “Newsnight” on Monday that misogynistic insults can be...

Labour Leadership Hopeful Says Ukip Voters Are 'Motivated By Racism'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn said Ukip voters were “motivated to some extent by racism” on Monday, the Labour leadership hopeful dismissing the anti-EU party’s...

Mary Creagh Can Only Offer 'Slogans' In Woeful 'Newsnight' Interview

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Politics

Labour leadership candidate Mary Creagh was asked to outline her vision for the party on BBC’s ‘Newsnight’ on Tuesday. Seven minutes later and v...

Cameron's Former Advisor Calls For End To 'Abusive Market Power Of Big Banks'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK

David Cameron’s former advisor Steve Hilton called for a “human revolution” on Wednesday’s "Newsnight," making a plea for “real devolution...

All-Female 'Newsnight' TV Panel Debates All-Male TV Panels

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK

Why is there a preponderance of all-male panels on TV shows? That was the question posed to an all-female panel by “Newsnight” presenter Evan Davi...

Death on the Mediterranean: One Teenage Migrant's Story

Secunder Kermani | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK
Secunder Kermani

I spent the last week on the Italian islands of Lampedusa and Sicily - both on the frontlines of migration to Europe from Libya. There I met migrants from countries as diverse as Syria, Eritrea, Bangladesh and Sudan. All risked their lives travelling across the Mediterranean.

Clarkson Debate Is Newsnight's Daftest Segment Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK

Owen Jones and Kirstie Allsop squawked and bleated on the set of "Newsnight" on Wednesday, debating whether suspended Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarks...

How to Get Out of a Hole in a Live TV Interview

Tom Maddocks | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Maddocks

If you are the one in the spotlight, whatever the topic, don't just be reactive - think hard about what you really want to get across, and do your best to anticipate any awkward questions, so you are not caught on the hop.

How Josef Mengele Conducted Brutal Experiments On Twins In Auschwitz

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK

Tuesday's Newsnight showed a remarkable film entitled 'The Twins of Auschwitz', detailing how brothers and sisters born together were often used by ca...

The Very Best Of Newsnight 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Politics

After 25 years, Jeremy Paxman finally ended his tenure as the kingpin of late-night current affairs, presenting BBC2’s Newsnight for the final time ...

Former Pakistani President Says 'US And West Are Not Trustworthy Allies'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale & Farah Mohamed | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK

Pervez Musharraf excoriated the United States and the West on Wednesday, saying his country does not consider them "trustworthy allies" in the war aga...

Ukip Divided Over £1.5 Million Taxpayer Windfall

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip is opposed to Europe, but not opposed to taking a £1.5 million windfall of European taxpayers' cash, according to a BBC Newsnight report. The...

Sheffield United's Only Other Female Patron Has Quit

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

Sheffield United's only other female patron has quit in the wake of convicted rapist Ched Evans being allowed to train with the club. Lindsay Graha...

Sheffield United Patron Resigns On TV Over Ched Evans Case

PA | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Sport

TV presenter Charlie Webster has resigned as a patron of Sheffield United after the club allowed former player and convicted rapist Ched Evans to retu...

Newsnight Debates Tricycle Theatre's Decision To Withdraw From Hosting Jewish Film Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK

The furore of the Tricycle theatre, which has pulled out of hosting the UK Jewish film festival this year over concerns of funding from the Israeli go...

Ken Livingstone Calls Lynton Crosby 'The Most Successful Propagandist Since Dr. Joseph Goebbels'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

Lynton Crosby, the Australian spinner now advising the Tories ahead of the 2015 election, has been assigned some disparate monikers throughout his pol...