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I want the UK to stay in an ever-closer union 49 23.11%
I want the UK to stay in a loosely connected EU 68 32.08%
I want the UK out because the EU is bad for the UK 22 10.38%
I want the UK out because the EU is a bad thing 23 10.85%
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Old 28.06.2016, 00:42
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Ireland's foreign minister has today appealed to people in the UK to stop rushing for Irish passports after a surge in applications following the Brexit referendum threatened to overwhelm the country's hard-pressed consular offices.
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Old 28.06.2016, 01:04
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Ireland's foreign minister has today appealed to people in the UK to stop rushing for Irish passports after a surge in applications following the Brexit referendum threatened to overwhelm the country's hard-pressed consular offices.
Is this a Radio Yerevan kind of joke? (seriously, it does sound like it)

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Old 28.06.2016, 01:07
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Is this a Radio Yerevan kind of joke? (seriously, it does sound like it)

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It's from FT (among others).
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/b258cb28-3...#axzz4CouDa0DQ

No idea if that deep-link works - I googled "Ireland" in Google-News and followed that.
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Old 28.06.2016, 01:13
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Is this a Radio Yerevan kind of joke? (seriously, it does sound like it)

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Seems there are millions of Brits entitled to Irish passports which will give them all the EU travel privileges
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Old 28.06.2016, 01:14
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It's from FT (among others).
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/b258cb28-3...#axzz4CouDa0DQ

No idea if that deep-link works - I googled "Ireland" in Google-News and followed that.
Well, Reuters is posting it:
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-br...-idUSKCN0ZD1KA
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Old 28.06.2016, 01:19
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37 jobs up for grabs in the shadow cabinet, take a bow son - you're in.
Now 45
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Seems there are millions of Brits entitled to Irish passports which will give them all the EU travel privileges
I'm glad you lot can still smile ;-)

The alternative is to invest 300k in Malta, AFAIK and go from there...
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Old 28.06.2016, 01:32
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Obviously, Sunglasses were invented by the esteemed Japanese scholar Sun Tzu as a means to prevent the enemy (the Italian forces in North Africa, under the stewardship of Rommel) from seeing their eyes and thereby working out where the next cannonball would be fired.
And he, of course, had borrowed the idea from the Zulu warriors who overran Rourke's Drift by the ingenious use of grass headbands that came down over their eyes.

The defending British troops were rendered completely impotent by this simple trategy, as they had been given strict instructions not to shoot until they could see the whites of the eyes of their attackers.
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Old 28.06.2016, 01:33
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Good for some, from a Dutch newspaper
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Old 28.06.2016, 01:40
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Now 45
Looking like Corbyn will need to seek 50 nominations from the PLP to stand again.
It may be all over, in which case I would like my £52 Labour subs back.
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Old 28.06.2016, 02:08
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Seems there are millions of Brits entitled to Irish passports which will give them all the EU travel privileges
Yes the Dept of Foreign Affairs estimates there are about 5m entitled to claim Irish citizenship! Given that there are only about 4.5m in the country, one can only hope they don't all decide to visit at the same time!
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Old 28.06.2016, 02:13
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

From a French newspaper
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Old 28.06.2016, 02:26
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

And from a German newspaper
"Benefiting from Brexit: Boris Johnson's Folly"
Source (worth reading, especially the last paragraph! )

"The Future of Europe: So What if the British Are Leaving?"
Source (also worth reading)
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He wanted to win and he wants to be the next PM. Clever man who always had DC in his pocket.
It took me a half-second to realise "DC" meant "David Cameron."
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And of course everyone is eyeing the soccer game against Iceland, as we speak, so the above topic is of second priority right now.
Well, England are out of the EU there as well
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FUD... FUD... FUD...
http://www.nationalreview.com/articl...verage-bregret
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Yes the Dept of Foreign Affairs estimates there are about 5m entitled to claim Irish citizenship! Given that there are only about 4.5m in the country, one can only hope they don't all decide to visit at the same time!
Don't worry, you won't spot them amongst the 500 million other Europeans who might also invade....apparently....BRIDIOTS
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Old 28.06.2016, 09:17
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About as neutral as the Daily Mail.
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Seems there are millions of Brits entitled to Irish passports
I figured that out, but oh, the ridicule.

Why the rush?
However, I guess you didn't count the Irish-American, Irish-Australians etc etc. Wait till they too find out...:-)


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I have been watching the Wimbledon 2016 and there's no sign of Brexit stress whatsoever other than good competitive spirit as usual.
Yep. Wimbledon. Life goes on.

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