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Nicholas Watt

Nick has been political editor of BBC Newsnight since 2016. He joined the BBC after a brief (26 years) career in newspapers with the Guardian and the Times. During his time at the Guardian he served as chief political correspondent and European editor, based in Brussels. At The Times, Nick served as Ireland Correspondent based in Belfast during the final years of the Troubles and the beginning of the Northern Ireland peace process.
  • Tory backbenchers want lockdown eased soon

    Closed shop in Sunderland
  • Emily Thornberry (l) and Rebecca Long-Bailey (r)
  • flags outside Westminster
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
  • Justices in Supreme Court robes
  • Boris Johnson
  • Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn
  • The Mad Hatter 's tea party