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Suzanne Breen

Magnificent Emily Maitlis spoke nothing but truth about Dominic Cummings on Newsnight, searing takedown was BBC at its finest - pity corporation didn't agree

Suzanne Breen



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Emily Maitlis said she had asked for the night off (Ian West/PA)

Emily Maitlis said she had asked for the night off (Ian West/PA)

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Emily Maitlis said she had asked for the night off (Ian West/PA)

IT was not Emily Maitlis who overstepped the mark with her truth-laden monologue on Newsnight.

Yes, it was an extraordinary opener, but these are extraordinary times.

The coronavirus death toll in Northern Ireland is thankfully low by international standards. That doesn't mean that Stormont shouldn't be subject to searing scrutiny, particularly over care homes.