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Posters not heard from for a while
at 10:38 21 Apr 2019

FeelingBlue

Also surprised, although I have not read the whole thread through, at the lack of involvement by caught-in-limbo on the climate action fifteen pager started by BlueLagos.
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Any sympathy for this Lazio player?
at 10:06 15 Apr 2019

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47928045

It does sound like he started something he couldn't take but maybe the Inter players should have risen above it.
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Anyone get caught by the porn blackmailer?
at 14:00 9 Apr 2019

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-47800378

I had an ominous email in one of my inboxes a week or so ago threatening to send copies of the porn I had been looking at to all my contacts unless I paid $978 or something, thing is I don't look at porn (I know that is what someone who feels guilty about looking at porn would say and when I told one of my girlfriends about this she reckoned I must be the only one but I honestly don't look at internet porn...unless TWTD counts as some type of masochistic perversion). Doubt if it was this guy as he would have a trial upcoming but have I led a sheltered online life and this goes on all the time or is this relatively rare?
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You lot down there are in trouble now - Nicola is on her way to sort you out...
at 14:01 3 Apr 2019

https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/nicola-sturgeon-to-meet-theresa-may-for-u
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Only just noticed that you can see the geographical spread of the petition
at 14:51 2 Apr 2019

https://petitionmap.unboxedconsulting.com/?petition=241584

Not sure if the percentages refer to how many in an area have signed or the percentage of the total in an area.
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Leave and fake news
at 10:08 1 Apr 2019

Sad git that I am I was trawling the net for information on this afternoon's debate on the big petition (you know, the one suggesting revocation of Article 50 and staying in the EU that over six million have signed now) when I came across this snippet scheduled for Wednesday:

'Then comes a relative rarity, a privilege motion to censure Dominic Cummings, the mastermind of the Leave referendum campaign, for refusing to give evidence to the Culture Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry into fake news.'

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-parliaments-47747986

This afternoon's debate kicks off at 16:30 and is in Westminster Hall, not the main chamber, furthermore the big petition has been bundled in with two others (one for a second referendum and one to uphold the 2016 referendum) but it is all debate and no action anyway. However, it is being led by Catherine McKinnell, Labour MP for Newcastle North, who resigned from Corbyn's shadow cabinet even though she had the job of Shadow Attorney General and seems to be someone who follows up her principles:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_McKinnell

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Daisy says 17,410,742 people need a good spanking
at 18:38 25 Mar 2019

This is not a porn site:

https://elpais.com/elpais/2019/03/25/inenglish/1553510495_533017.html

but it is interesting to hear what Brits abroad are saying.
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As Bankster and I were discussing Italy's economy yesterday
at 08:29 25 Mar 2019

I had already seen a report on this on the BBC but was interested in AlJazeera's take on it:

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/03/italy-joins-china-belt-road-initiative-19

[edit] cheap comment I know but we could have a revolution and in less than a century be practising debt trap diplomacy...except that we have been doing it for centuries (along with the rest of Europe).
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I think I have located Feargal on his latest epic sea voyage
at 19:08 24 Mar 2019

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-tyne-47684980
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I am no fan of the SNP but I think Nicola has got the ducks in order on Brexit
at 10:42 23 Mar 2019

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-47653463

Cue headless chickens making wee JImmy Krankie remarks...
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Tusk has just tweeted that unanimous decision for extension agreed
at 22:26 21 Mar 2019

So this bollox is going to roll on until 22nd May:

https://www.bbc.com/news/live/uk-politics-parliaments-47614151

[edit] that is providing May's deal is agreed by Parliament, otherwise the extension is only until 12 April - good grief...

[2nd edit] but a longer extension is possible if we agree to take part in the European elections, cue Brextremist meltdown.
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1922 committee to oust May?
at 18:37 21 Mar 2019

https://www.poundsterlinglive.com/eur/11061-pound-to-euro-exchange-rate-forecast

One of the bullet points below the main news of sterling falling, not sure about this website as it has only been going for five or six years, anyone else seen news along these lines - the BBC reported that the 1922 committee met last night.
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Anyone who still thinks we should leave the EU should also sign the petition
at 12:18 21 Mar 2019

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/241584

We need to wipe the slate clean and do this properly
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Cyclone Idai puts all our other concerns in perspective I think
at 12:24 20 Mar 2019

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-47637166

A bit of a tough watch, this one.

[edit] And another clip from Aljazeera:

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/03/mozambique-3-days-national-mourning-deadl

'We are now in the position where are taking people up to their neck in water by helicopter to where they are just up to their ankles in water.'
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Another reason why Brexit is us losing control
at 09:49 14 Mar 2019

I am not sure that the 'loss of face' attitude of this article is correct (some might say the loss of face happened in June 2016 but I reckon the ordinary European has more breadth to their opinion if talked to reasonably) but it is worth reflecting that our future is now more in the hands of the EU than it has ever been:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47557216

Interesting that the Beeb have not put the view from Spain in there.
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