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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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Old 03.03.2021, 14:20
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How do you define a divided city?

Places like Weil and St Louis all for all intents and purposes just suburbs of Basel that happen to be in different countries. You can find comparable examples all over Europe and the world even.

Is Vatican City effectively a part of Rome?

But if you are talking about militarily divided cities and borders between countries that are not on speaking terms, then indeed those are hopefully few and far between. I don't know if there is anything on the Kosovo Serb border for example? Maybe Jerusalem would count as some of its suburbs or on the Palestine side of the wall.
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Old 04.03.2021, 12:51
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No doubt the Brexiteers will put a positive spin on this.
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Hope these are only fringe political groups and not bombmakers.
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Old 04.03.2021, 13:02
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No doubt the Brexiteers will put a positive spin on this.


Hope these are only fringe political groups and not bombmakers.
Where would the place the bombs? In the UK as revenge for not keeping them?
In the Republic then they wouldn't have to declare taxes on them?

I'd say it's elements on the fringe.
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Old 04.03.2021, 13:49
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Where would the place the bombs? In the UK as revenge for not keeping them?
In the Republic then they wouldn't have to declare taxes on them?

I'd say it's elements on the fringe.
The track record of such groups is bombing on the UK mainland.
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Old 04.03.2021, 17:11
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The track record of such groups is bombing on the UK mainland.
You've got them the wrong way around. You're thinking of the republicans.
The loyalists bombed Dublin and Monaghan.
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Old 05.03.2021, 03:39
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You've got them the wrong way around. You're thinking of the republicans.
The loyalists bombed Dublin and Monaghan.
Yep, although it would appear they had a lot of help from their friends (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dublin...aghan_bombings).

I remember it well, suddenly we had to take the Northern threat seriously. Military vehicles moving north became a regular feature on the roads. And for the first time since 1924 the defense forces were authorized to use lethal force within the state.
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It's all getting too personal now. Both Lidl and Aldi had no cheddar today!
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Old 05.03.2021, 10:26
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It's all getting too personal now. Both Lidl and Aldi had no cheddar today!
Try Coop!

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Old 05.03.2021, 10:55
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Try Coop!

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The mature Lidl and Aldi ones are better.
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The mature Lidl and Aldi ones are better.
The Migros’ own brand is surprisingly good. But not available at the moment.

Jim’s is struggling to get quite a few things.
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Old 05.03.2021, 12:13
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The mature Lidl and Aldi ones are better.
your preference for the other gender seems to be quite specific.
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Old 05.03.2021, 15:56
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your preference for the other gender seems to be quite specific.
Mature, "well aged", bit sharp tasting and sweats fat if left on the counter? All sounds pretty normal to me.
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

Is it too late to get back or near the Brexit topic ?
In which case what's happened to the champion of 'Get Brexit done' during the UK's spring lockdown this year,
namely Mr Dominic Cummings ?

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Old 05.03.2021, 18:02
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It's all getting too personal now. Both Lidl and Aldi had no cheddar today!
Did they ever have Cheddar?

Or just some godawful goo they labelled as Cheddar?
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It's all getting too personal now. Both Lidl and Aldi had no cheddar today!
I love a good cheddar, honest. But if you hve to do without, Switzerland is a good place to be for great alternatives.
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Is it too late to get back or near the Brexit topic ?
In which case what's happened to the champion of 'Get Brexit done' during the UK's spring lockdown this year,
namely Mr Dominic Cummings ?

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Something very bad, I hope. He truly is an evil man. At least IMHO.
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What is going on here?

Overnight the UK Gvmnt have doubled down and extended further unilateral breaches of the Northern Ireland Protocol!
Its almost as if they are pushing for the EU NOT to ratify the Xmas Eve Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

ERG at work, Cummings behind the scene? Was that the plan all along ?!?
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Another day in paradise?
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The Cabinet Office run by Michael Gove has been officially reprimanded by the UK Statistics Authority for using unpublished and unverifiable data in an attempt to deny that Brexit had caused a massive fall in volumes of trade through British ports.
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French exports to the UK plummeted by 13 per cent in January compared to the average of the previous six months and French imports from the UK fell by 20 per cent, the French customs office said today.
From April 1st all objects of animal origin equivalent to meat, honey, milk or egg merchandise, in addition to regulated crops and plant merchandise, would require full documentation for UK import.

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Presumably, this means imports to the UK today do not get full Customs and Health checks so if you buy any foreign food in UK supermarkets then make sure you cook it well
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Old 09.03.2021, 20:22
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Turns out it was fake news!

More details here:

TRAFFIC CONTINUES TO FLOW SMOOTHLY THROUGH THE PORT OF DOVER POST-BREXIT TRANSITION

http://www.doverport.co.uk/about/new...the-por/13575/

U.K.-EU Freight Trade Back to 90% of Normal, Port of Dover Says

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...-of-dover-says
Are some of us more gullible than others?

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Germany’s federal statistics body said imports from the UK fell by more than 56% to €1.6bn (£1.4bn) in January from the same month a year ago, after the end of the Brexit transition period and start of the new trading relationship between Britain and the EU.
The official figures are here.
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North Korea style censorship here we come. The BBC has axed the Mash Report- a fabulous comedy programme that says it as it is, with the wonderful 'girl next door' from Leicester, Rachel Parris. Too left wing they say, and they actually dare criticise the Government.

Spot on about No-Deal Brexit - although, it is turning out to be spot on for this stupid Deal too.

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