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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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Can you please give me just one tangible benefit of England beating Germany. Just one, I'm waiting!
Have you never heard of feel good factor? Watch what happens when we lose to Ukraine
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Old 30.06.2021, 14:18
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Can you please give me just one tangible benefit of England beating Germany. Just one, I'm waiting!
It will prevent them invading Poland, innit?

Look it worked. No invasion today.
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Old 30.06.2021, 14:24
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Can you please give me just one tangible benefit of England beating Germany. Just one, I'm waiting!
It'll be the easier final to win for Switzerland.
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Old 30.06.2021, 18:26
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Good Friday agreement survives legal challenge today.
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Northern Ireland's High Court on Wednesday rejected a challenge by the region's largest pro-British parties to part of Britain's divorce deal with the European Union, saying the Northern Ireland Protocol was consistent with British and EU law.

The court said Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, which effectively left Northern Ireland in the bloc's trading orbit, overrode earlier precedents due to the sovereignty of the British parliament and its status as constitutional legislation.
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Old 30.06.2021, 18:32
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Switzerland and UK beat the EU at their own game!

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More Boris Johnson confessions from his former aide Dominic Cummings.


BBC News - Boris Johnson admits it's ludicrous he´s PM, says Cummings
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Old 05.07.2021, 19:21
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Sure it was, just a taste of things to come: Amsterdam overtakes London as Europe's top share trading centre

London lost it's biggest advantage. The deregulation etc that is come down the line means the London will pick up the risky stuff no one else wants and the UK taxpayer will be on the hook if it goes pear shape.
That lasted long:
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Old 09.08.2021, 13:33
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Article in the Times of Malta, BREXIT has caused problems with sourcing of popular medicines & well priced generics.

https://timesofmalta.com/articles/vi...ts-toll.892324
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-58146039

Vodafone to bring back roaming charges from January

Another one bites the dust!
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Vodafone to bring back roaming charges from January

Another one bites the dust!
3 are still OK but I did get a text today saying I have been roaming for over 2 months & unless I use the phone by mid September roaming will cease.
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3 are still OK but I did get a text today saying I have been roaming for over 2 months & unless I use the phone by mid September roaming will cease.
That doesn't sound OK to me
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Old 09.08.2021, 15:41
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That doesn't sound OK to me
Since they expect you to be resident, making 1 phone call 4 times a year in the UK is not that difficult, especially as I can't get a direct flight to Geneva for 9 months of the year, well this year.
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Since they expect you to be resident, making 1 phone call 4 times a year in the UK is not that difficult, especially as I can't get a direct flight to Geneva for 9 months of the year, well this year.
You can also post your SIM to a friend who will make some calls and return it to you. I have O2 which also hasn’t (yet) restored roaming charges. But even in the U.K. I scarcely call anybody and if I do it’s via Vonage Extensions which gives me free calls to any country I would want to call.
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Old 09.08.2021, 19:56
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You can also post your SIM to a friend who will make some calls and return it to you. I have O2 which also hasn’t (yet) restored roaming charges. But even in the U.K. I scarcely call anybody and if I do it’s via Vonage Extensions which gives me free calls to any country I would want to call.
I’ve got O2 PAYG.
Been caught out a couple of time not topping up or using the phone regularly enough and them deactivating the SIM. Now I’ve set reminders and use it more often it’s fine.
I don’t think I’ve actually made a call from UK soil in 5 years as I have a free phone from work.
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UK throwing off the EU chains; UK Govt. statement today

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Manufacturers can continue to use the EU CE marking for goods placed on the market in Great Britain until 1 January 2023.
The UKCA marking must be used Eor placing goods on the market in Great Britain from 1 January 2023.
Edit; An earlier UK govt. statement; "The United Kingdom Conformity Assessed (UKCA) Mark will replace the CE Mark on Jan. 1, 2021."

Oh well, only two years late....
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Old 02.09.2021, 22:43
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The law of unintended consequences strikes again!
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The UK's nuclear submarines are housed at Royal Navy bases in Coulport and Faslane on the west coast of Scotland, but “senior officials” have told the Financial Times that secret plans could see them moved to naval bases in the US or France if Scotland voted yes in a second referendum.
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The UK's nuclear submarines are housed at Royal Navy bases in Coulport and Faslane on the west coast of Scotland, but “senior officials” have told the Financial Times that secret plans could see them moved to naval bases in the US or France if Scotland voted yes in a second referendum.
If Scottland decides to rejoin the EU and with France already in the EU .... why would they be moved?

Senior officials in GB talk to the Financial Times about secret military plans? Seriously?
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Old 02.09.2021, 23:39
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Edit; An earlier UK govt. statement; "The United Kingdom Conformity Assessed (UKCA) Mark will replace the CE Mark on Jan. 1, 2021."

Oh well, only two years late....
I'm just relieved that they didn't name it "The United Kingdom Assessed Conformity (UKAC) Mark "
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As you know from the Tory hype - only the best and the brightest will be allowed into Brexit Britain and therefore unless you can boast a number of degrees and phd's after your name - your unlikely to get in unless your a refugee. Of course this doesn't address the horrendous skills shortage in food production, distribution, supply & transport where British business can no longer turn to EU workers from the continent ( unless the EU HGV driver also has technical & academic skills to satisfy UK immigration, Lol ) and therefore British business has to 'spice up' a career in truck driving - maybe this video from Mr Bean and the NTNON team will entice British workers to a new life back on the road again ?

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Surely the time has come for Boris to 'circle the wagons' for a bit of herd immunity ?
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Old 04.09.2021, 13:44
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As you know from the Tory hype - only the best and the brightest will be allowed into Brexit Britain and therefore unless you can boast a number of degrees and phd's after your name - your unlikely to get in unless your a refugee. Of course this doesn't address the horrendous skills shortage in food production, distribution, supply & transport where British business can no longer turn to EU workers from the continent ( unless the EU HGV driver also has technical & academic skills to satisfy UK immigration, Lol ) and therefore British business has to 'spice up' a career in truck driving - maybe this video from Mr Bean and the NTNON team will entice British workers to a new life back on the road again ?

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I fear the song title maybe some form of sexual innuendo
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