Mark Urban on Muck Rack

Mark Urban

London (usually)
Diplomatic Editor, Newsnight — BBC

writer, @BBCNewsnight Diplomatic Editor - but views here own, author of Big Boys Rules, Rifles, Generals, Fusiliers, Task Force Black, The Tank War & The Edge

Read Full Bio →


Founding Defence Correspondent of The Independent (1986-1990), Reporter for BBC Newsnight (1990-1993), Middle East Correspondent of BBC News (1993-1994) and Diplomatic Editor of Newsnight (1995-).

Author of non-fiction books: Soviet Land Power; War in Afghanistan; Big Boys' Rules - The SAS and t...

Search Tweets

Twitter Feed

@MarkUrban01 — 19,723 followers, 8,547 tweets

Jun 23, 2017

RT @dngbbc: More EU concern @eucopresident Tusk says first impression is May's offer on rights 'below expectations, risks worsening the sit of citizens'

Jun 23, 2017

EU27 said No10 would have to wait until next week's session with @MichelBarnier for a response - but it starts straight away, leaky as usual

Jun 23, 2017

@AlbertoNardelli Strong words, but what actually is his objection to the proposals?

Jun 22, 2017

A neat wrap of May's offer on EU citizens. Appears fair nb on issue of their arrival date in UK, but gaps remain to be closed eg on ECJ role

Show more

What was your first job as a journalist?

As an assistant producer on Newsnight in 1984

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, my first two books were written on a manual typewriter

How is social media changing news?

It's great for consolidating a wide range of views on a specific topic