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View Poll Results: What would you personally prefer to happen?
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%
I want the UK out because this would be good for the rest of us 17 8.02%
I don't really care 33 15.57%
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For those interested in the Live feed on todays European Partliament debate on the latest developments
on Brexit, here it is.

Live European Parliament debate on Brexit on 18th Sept

European Parliament video debate on Brexit also available on the EU Parliament website.

European Parliament debate on Brexit on 18th Sept
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Gina Miller has apparently been subjected to what an observer interprets as racist abuse on entering court. She has been being escorted by bodyguards. What a sad indictment on the state of British society.

"Barrister and legal commentator Jo Maugham, who was at the Supreme Court for yesterday's proceedings, says Gina Miller - who is leading one of the appeals, faced 'visceral hatred' outside court on day one.

He notes similar abuse was not directed at other (white) anti-Brexit campaigners such as Joanna Cherry, who is leading the Scottish case."
(BBC)

https://twitter.com/JolyonMaugham/st...92303772250118
https://www.bbc.com/news/live/uk-pol...9738480/page/2


"Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller is escorted into court as people queue to get in and watch proceedings"
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Old 18.09.2019, 14:45
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Boris takes a leaf from Trump's playbook and threatens the UK Supreme Court.
Separation of powers seems to be fading in English speaking nations
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Boris undone by a Dad of a sick child in hospital.. and what does Boris do? He lies.

https://twitter.com/sturdyAlex/statu...93865471324161

Voter: “The NHS is being destroyed, it’s being destroyed and you come here for a press opportunity?”
Johnson: “There’s no press here.”
Voter: (points to cameras) “What do you mean there’s no press here?”
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Old 18.09.2019, 16:38
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Seriously?! Tell me this isn't true.. we joke about him being unprofessional and incompetent, but...
He's a master delegator surrounded by incompetence, and I'll keep saying this, there's not a single minister with a science background in his cabinet.
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Old 18.09.2019, 16:40
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More good news, inflation if falling once again in the UK. Clearly exchange rate has little effect as goods are already sold for the maximum the market will stand.

https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/uk...085125035.html
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Old 18.09.2019, 16:52
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Farage is speaking in the EU parliament this morning, if anyone is interested. I can't bear to listen to him..
Yes he is one of the regular coffee break speakers....
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More good news, inflation if falling once again in the UK. Clearly exchange rate has little effect as goods are already sold for the maximum the market will stand.

https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/uk...085125035.html
"Inflation slid to its lowest level for almost three years in August, on the back of tumbling computer games prices and a slowdown in price increases for clothing."

I always knew it would be up to Rockstar to save the UK Economy. We'd better hope they nail GTA 6, or the UK is fooked.
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Yes he is one of the regular coffee break speakers....
I thought Ann dinosaur in-need-of-a-nap Widdecombe was going to nod her head clean off her shoulders.
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Old 18.09.2019, 17:23
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I always knew it would be up to Rockstar to save the UK Economy. We'd better hope they nail GTA 6, or the UK is fooked.
I always assumed you knew more about the CPI, I will leave it at that
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I always assumed you knew more about the CPI, I will leave it at that
bet you don't
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Gina Miller has apparently been subjected to what an observer interprets as racist abuse on entering court. She has been being escorted by bodyguards. What a sad indictment on the state of British society.....
depressing, I predict silence from the Brexit side, anyone expect BoJo to condemn it? me neither.
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Old 18.09.2019, 17:58
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More good news, inflation if falling once again in the UK. Clearly exchange rate has little effect as goods are already sold for the maximum the market will stand.

https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/uk...085125035.html
Although it went up in between and has had the odd dip as well whenever BJ opened his mouth, the pound is now at pretty much the same rate to the Euro as a year ago. So why should there be an FX impact on the current UK inflation rate?
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Old 18.09.2019, 18:00
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It looks like Johnson had a Raab moment the other day

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EU sources say PM seemed taken aback when shown implications of his Brexit plan

Boris Johnson expressed surprise to his advisers during lunch with Jean-Claude Juncker as he was informed about the scale of checks still needed on the island of Ireland under his alternative plan for the Irish border, according to EU sources.

The two-hour lunch in Luxembourg was said by both sides to have been “positive” but EU officials conceded the advantage for them had been in being able to spell out the problems directly to the prime minister. “It seems to have helped the penny drop,” said one diplomatic source.

During talks with Juncker and the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, the prime minister was shown in detail how allowing Northern Ireland to stick to common EU rules on food and livestock, known as sanitary and phytosanitary measures (SPS), would still fail to avoid checks on the vast majority of goods that cross the Irish border.

Downing Street has described as “nonsense” a report in the Financial Times that Johnson turned to his chief negotiator, David Frost, and the Brexit secretary, Stephen Barclay, and said: “So you’re telling me the SPS plan doesn’t solve the customs problem?”

Full story
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I always assumed you knew more about the CPI, I will leave it at that
One should never make assumptions.

I do know a lot about the GTA series though, so don't worry, the UK will be fine, it's a billion quid product.

Rockstar will remain as one of the latest in a long list of Scottish institutions propping up the UK
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https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk...-live-and-work

I am anti-brexit, mainly because I don't want to lose freedom of movement....

BUT.... if this is/was a real possibility..... sorry EU I'm very fickle
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I am anti-brexit, mainly because I don't want to lose freedom of movement....

BUT.... if this is/was a real possibility..... sorry EU I'm very fickle
Probably means the Aussies are demanding FMOP in order for the UK to get a trade deal. Wonder what they will demand in order to withdraw their obligations to the UKs trade schedules at the WTO.
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Political quote of the day:

"What we've got here is The Mother of Paliaments being shut down by The Father of Lies" - Aidan O'Neill in the Supreme Court

https://twitter.com/brexit_sham/stat...49416867749893
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Johnson is a disgusting human being and is totally out of his death.
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More good news, inflation if falling once again in the UK. Clearly exchange rate has little effect as goods are already sold for the maximum the market will stand.

https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/uk...085125035.html
My eyes are bleeding from this deep economic analysis.
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