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by Alan H
Yesterday, 1:21 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
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THis Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? Sadiq Khan to ask crisis planners to examine risks of no-deal Brexit London mayor Sadiq Khan is set to instruct crisis planners to prepare for Britain crashing out of the EU without a deal. He said he had been left with "no choice" but...
by Alan H
August 15th, 2018, 1:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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Hard-Brexit fantasists dislike hard economic realities It couldn’t happen to a nicer bunch of fantasists. Worried that the government was not making enough preparations for the possibility of no deal being reached in the “negotiations” with the other 27 members of the EU, the voluble Brexiters with...
by Alan H
August 15th, 2018, 10:23 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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The land of unicorns: How magical thinking conquered British politics What was once a serious country is now slipping slowly into Alice-in-Wonderland delusion. British politics has been invaded by the realms of fantasy and there is a refusal - or an inability - to defer to reason or objective facts...
by Alan H
August 12th, 2018, 12:14 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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More than 100 seats that backed Brexit now want to stay in EU More than 100 Westminster constituencies that voted to leave the EU have now switched their support to Remain, according to a stark new analysis seen by the Observer. In findings that could have a significant impact on the parliamentary ...
by Alan H
August 11th, 2018, 2:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? Brexit: What is the 'no deal' WTO option? The Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, says the chances of a "no deal" Brexit are "increasing by the day". The International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, has been quoted as saying the chan...
by Alan H
August 10th, 2018, 11:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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A five-year moratorium on Brexit is needed to allow the UK and the EU to fully get to grips with the process The UK is set to leave the EU in March next year, but many of the key issues remain unresolved and there is now perceived to be a very real prospect of the country leaving without a deal in ...
by Alan H
August 9th, 2018, 3:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
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Views: 105032

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sju9laLqeCo Alan, I am not a brilliant computer user. Can you tell me the easiest way to forward stuff like this to Facebook, also to my local U3A Brexit group (which I am hoping will stage a militant, or even military, coup, against the B word)? Thanks If you click on the video then the Youtube lo...
by Alan H
August 9th, 2018, 11:41 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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Phew... we're all going to be OK after all... DEFRA have got it all sorted and have done the sums...

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As Frank Swain pointed out on Twitter, that'll last us till May at least...
by Alan H
August 9th, 2018, 1:22 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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by Alan H
August 8th, 2018, 1:10 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? Sterling slides below $1.29 as Brexit sell-off worsens LONDON (Reuters) - The pound fell on Wednesday, slumping below $1.29 for the first time in almost a year, in a selloff fueled by investor concern that Britain will crash out of the European ...
by Alan H
August 7th, 2018, 7:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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Who'd have guessed, eh? Lawyers say Gove proposals for Brexit environmental watchdog are useless A new watchdog supposed to safeguard the UK’s environment after Brexit will lack the legal “teeth” necessary to hold the government to account, the country’s top lawyers have said. Under current proposal...
by Alan H
August 7th, 2018, 2:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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Expert Schools James O'Brien On Brexit With Evidence-Based Facts An expert in international trade educated James O'Brien on what will happen after Britain leaves the European Union. Jason Hunter has negotiated billions of pounds-worth of deals both inside and outside the European Union. And he told...
by Alan H
August 7th, 2018, 11:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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Taking back control... No-deal Brexit poses major risk to public safety, say police leaders I hope, in case the worst happens, that the police will be in a position to consider criminal prosecutions against the idiots who will have created the crisis Rest assured that they will all get off Scott-fr...
by Alan H
August 6th, 2018, 6:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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Brexiters, not Brussels bogeymen, must get blame for no deal The Brexiter blame game is in full flow. The chances of a no-deal Brexit have risen to “60-40” thanks to the “intransigence” of the European Commission, claimed Brexiter Liam Fox in an interview with the Sunday Times. Former Brexit secret...
by Alan H
August 6th, 2018, 2:35 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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by Alan H
August 6th, 2018, 11:58 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? Trump will 'force' May's government to accept hormone beef and chlorinated chicken after Brexit The UK will struggle to secure a free trade deal with the US without making major concessions on agriculture according to the former UK ambassador in...
by Alan H
August 6th, 2018, 12:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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The Observer view on why Theresa May must stop the Brexit clock The English, it is often said, lacking in language skills, have an unfortunate habit of shouting at foreigners when travelling abroad, assuming that by raising their voices and waving their arms, their needs will eventually be understo...
by Alan H
August 5th, 2018, 10:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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Now that the UK is stockpiling food, maybe it’s time to admit Brexit is a mistake? Brexit has become a bizarre, macabre spectacle of national self-sabotage. Even if we (whether the government or supermarkets or anyone else in the distribution chain) stockpile anything, the additional costs will hav...
by Alan H
August 5th, 2018, 12:48 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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I try to watch the Sky News Press Review. Last night the compere mentioned that she had been to various EU negotiations and was struck by the way that last-minute deals were struck; the same conclusion was mentioned by Nick and I imagine by others. What bothers me is something which AFAIK is not be...
by Alan H
August 4th, 2018, 9:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3697
Views: 105032

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Dexeu discussing cancelling police leave for two months in case of ‘no deal’ Brexit backlash Plans to ask police chiefs to cancel officers’ leave in the two months after Brexit have been discussed in Whitehall as the government readies itself for the worst case scenario of social unrest caused by a...

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