Faisal Islam's Twitter Profile Analysis @faisalislam on Twitter

Following information is based on analysis of 200 tweets, from 29/12/2020 to 13/01/2021.

Faisal Islam


Economics Editor, BBC. Fin crisis book @theDefaultLine .. Brexitologist. Host award-winning 2016 EUref TV interviews & 2017 live GE debate. United ST.

78,644 tweets
2,870 favourites
13 tweets per day
2009 since
10,190 following
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Top Tweets by @faisalislam top tweets by Faisal Islam

Faisal Islam
now being debated by House of Representatives - article of impeachment accusing President Trump of the “high crime” of “Incitement of insurrection” https://t.co/y5hd0aZFOg https://t.co/WE05C7Hdan
13 Jan, 2021 - 05:41 PM UTC
Faisal Islam
European Commission allocating funds for Brexit economic adjustment, to biggest affected of EU27, in trade terms and in terms of fishing - RoI gets €1bn, NL €757m https://t.co/YD1twPhytH
12 Jan, 2021 - 10:22 PM UTC
Faisal Islam
Customs/ Douane label on men’s walking shoes sent within UK to Belfast from Wiltshire... https://t.co/u5Vp3CSYqK
12 Jan, 2021 - 08:18 PM UTC
Faisal Islam
Dutch customs on Dutch TV taking away drivers’ ham sandwiches on ferry from UK arriving at Hook of Holland, also put seized food shopping (Waitrose?) on facebook - this is a standard implication of Brexit deal, long indicated in prep documents both in UK and EU... https://t.co/zn2m7VovJI
11 Jan, 2021 - 05:30 PM UTC
Faisal Islam
Chancellor tells Commons: “We should expect the economy to get worse before it gets better...” also says that the shadow Chancellor’s pointing to GDP figures showing UK hit worst in G7 does not take into account way public sector growth calculated, could hit confidence...
11 Jan, 2021 - 03:55 PM UTC
Faisal Islam
Extraordinarily wide levels of spread over past fortnight, partic between Dec 29th and Jan 5th... https://t.co/ljc7ACsLo0
10 Jan, 2021 - 07:57 PM UTC
Faisal Islam
The new blue black gold white thing... freaky. Volume up.... https://t.co/w5jt3fHAHa
09 Jan, 2021 - 09:28 AM UTC
Faisal Islam
NEW Govt guidance: Moving house from GB to NI, if you move yourself you can avoid declarations... but if you are using a removal company, then need to make a customs declaration and “may also need” to make a safety and security declaration .... https://t.co/ijjxwGfoYF
08 Jan, 2021 - 10:00 PM UTC
Faisal Islam
PM @borisjohnson “unreservedly condemns” President Trump for “encouraging people to behave in the disgraceful way that occurred in the Capitol”
07 Jan, 2021 - 05:28 PM UTC
Faisal Islam
French border closure to UK extended until further notice, announces French PM (though now with system to get freight moving with tests) https://t.co/cCQBewlwcl
07 Jan, 2021 - 05:17 PM UTC
Faisal Islam
Incredible report and footage - it is striking just how many participants stand there live filming it all on their phones - completing the link back to their preferred social media forums, but also not seeming to care about providing evidence... https://t.co/p4kkaIEGaO
07 Jan, 2021 - 01:01 PM UTC
Faisal Islam
2020 up until Christmas Day saw most UK excess deaths versus previous 5 years since 1940: ONS https://t.co/7M96VYuiSh
07 Jan, 2021 - 10:44 AM UTC
Faisal Islam
Very sad - first time since April more than a 1000 deaths with COVID reported on daily count https://t.co/mr9kbBoaIv
06 Jan, 2021 - 04:12 PM UTC
Faisal Islam
DJ plays the Titanic theme music at the outgoing President’s “save America” march in DC... https://t.co/oUHogAOKTf
06 Jan, 2021 - 02:37 PM UTC
Faisal Islam
Might be helpful before the lessons start on BBC2 & CBBC next week... 👇🏾 https://t.co/dLLXUadQmJ
06 Jan, 2021 - 02:08 PM UTC

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BBC Highlands
Stunning displays of the Aurora Borealis overnight. Thank you to BBC Weather Watchers for the images. https://t.co/sVuSA3JJLq https://t.co/KYnbycXhIK
12 Jan, 2021 - 10:15 AM UTC
Fergus Walsh
This is the highest UK daily death figure since the pandemic began - the previous high was 1,224 Covid related deaths on April 24th. https://t.co/2oGCU8bL0D
08 Jan, 2021 - 04:17 PM UTC
JPCampbellBiz - Wash your hands keep your distance
Ireland’s customs authorities have announced a temporary relaxation of rules to help keep trade flowing from GB. It comes as traders shipping from GB to Ireland are struggling with the range of new post-Brexit paperwork.
08 Jan, 2021 - 08:31 AM UTC
Sam Coates Sky
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens “We’ve seen an increase of 10,000 hospitalised coronavirus patients just since Christmas Day”. Equivalent of 20 acute hospital admitted since Christmas day Many caught Covid between Xmas and New Year. ...
07 Jan, 2021 - 05:39 PM UTC
Rishi Sunak
In any democracy the peaceful transition of power is just as important as the vote itself. There is no excuse for the deplorable scenes coming from the US Capitol today.
06 Jan, 2021 - 09:21 PM UTC
BBC Breaking News
“I call on President Trump to go on national television now, to fulfil his oath and defend the constitution, and demand an end to this siege” US President-elect Joe Biden says “like so many other Americans, I am genuinely shocked and saddened” https://t.co/tYxRpXDdi2 https://t.co/Nsp1BZGFtn
06 Jan, 2021 - 09:15 PM UTC
emily m
I actually think this is a speech that we will commit to history. McConnell speaking as we have rarely heard him before. He sounds like someone with an olive branch offering to work with the Biden administration in future. Calls for an end to partisan divide . Wow.
06 Jan, 2021 - 06:40 PM UTC
Robert Halfon MP -Working Hard for Harlow-
This is really great news from @BBC. They will be offering @bbcbitesize & other education programmes on mainstream TV for primary & secondary pupils to provide lessons & learning for pupils without the internet.This is what public service broadcasting should be about 👏👇 https://t.co/SykubhTex1
05 Jan, 2021 - 06:03 PM UTC
Nick Eardley
The PM has cancelled a planned visit to India later this month
05 Jan, 2021 - 11:52 AM UTC
Nick Eardley
NEW: Sources have told the BBC the Covid threat level - decided by the Joint Biosecurity Centre, which includes the UK's four Chief Medical Officers - is being moved up to 5, the highest level. This is different from tiers.
04 Jan, 2021 - 03:17 PM UTC
Vicki Young
Clear suggestion from PM that further restrictions coming - he says “may need to do things in some parts of the country that are tougher” including school closures #schools
03 Jan, 2021 - 09:45 AM UTC
BBC World Service
Wishing you a peaceful and healthy 2021 from all at BBC World Service! 💫 https://t.co/87Kg0biEFZ https://t.co/9uLPL6oXuD
01 Jan, 2021 - 12:00 AM UTC
Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP
Welcome news for UK drivers 🇬🇧 🚙. We've now secured agreement with all 27 EU Member States to recognise UK licences WITHOUT the need for an International Drivers Permit. From tomorrow, UK drivers can continue to drive in the EU without an IDP (once Covid restrictions lifted).
31 Dec, 2020 - 06:29 PM UTC
Dexter Tempest
@faisalislam Ok 2020, that's a wrap.
31 Dec, 2020 - 12:29 PM UTC
Nick Eardley
Understand significant parts of England about to be put into Tier 4 Some being moved from Tier 2 to 3 Almost all of England to be in 3 or 4 from tomorrow
30 Dec, 2020 - 02:47 PM UTC