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by Arion640
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Great to see these amendments passed in the commons just now.

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by Arion640
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 37283

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

Day 1 orders Sichuan Airlines: 10x A350-900 (UFO) StarLux: 12x A350-1000 & 5x A350-900 (MoU) Wataniya Airways; 25x A320neo (Firm) VISTARA: 13x A320neo (LoI) Goshawk Aviation Limited: 20x A320neo (Firm) Undisclosed: 80x A320neo (MoU) Macquarie AirFinance; 20x A320neo (Firm) SalamAir: 1x A320neo ...

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by Arion640
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Justine Greening MP has backed a second referendum, as she thinks the proposed white paper solution suits neither the remain or leave side of the debate and considers that parliament is deadlocked. She proposes a three-option question with a preferential voting system, so that if no option gets mor...

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by Arion640
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 37283

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

Taiwan's StarLux signs MOU for 5 x A350-900's and 12 A350-1000's, deliveries from October 2021 https://twitter.com/thatjohn/status/1018778405830053888 https://twitter.com/AvGeekJames/status/1018778352675672064 Buy 12 A350’s and get a few discounted A330neo’s.... They aren't buying any A330neo's - a...

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qf789 wrote:
Taiwan's StarLux signs MOU for 5 x A350-900's and 12 A350-1000's, deliveries from October 2021

https://twitter.com/thatjohn/status/1018778405830053888

https://twitter.com/AvGeekJames/status/ ... 2675672064


Buy 12 A350’s and get a few discounted A330neo’s....

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by Arion640
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 37283

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

1st announcement from Airbus "Sichuan Airlines orders 10 Airbus A350 XWBs" https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2018/07/sichuan-airlines-orders-10-airbus-a350-xwbs.html Was already booked as an UFO earlier this year, Is this the strange order that came up as UFO the same time...

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by Arion640
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

I’ll answer your points regarding Northern Ireland See my previous post for reasons, quite clear. Look forward to your answer. Not hear back form you on this yet? - looking forward to hearing from you soon Arion640, Thanks mate - been a busy Sunday here so will have an answer soon. I’ve spent the l...

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by Arion640
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The conversations and interviews with the US are all very ideological and hypothetical, nothing can happen for a long, long time (unless there is a hard brexit and no deal or transition in March 2019, in which case we are pretty screwed as an economy - so parliament should not let this happen). My ...

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by Arion640
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

OK I'll try again: How can you honour the Good Friday Agreement and avoid having a hard border with Northern Ireland, either: a) on the Northern Ireland Border, or b) in the Irish Sea whilst avoiding extremely close harmonisation of rules and standards and being in a customs union with the EU. Answ...

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by Arion640
Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

I’m not sure where this whole NI border thing has come from that i have to apparently answer? OK I'll try again: How can you honour the Good Friday Agreement and avoid having a hard border with Northern Ireland, either: a) on the Northern Ireland Border, or b) in the Irish Sea whilst avoiding extre...

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by Arion640
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Richard28 wrote:
Arion640 wrote:
Ignorance or the truth?


Ignorance or Northern Ireland Border answer?


I’m not sure where this whole NI border thing has come from that i have to apparently answer?

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by Arion640
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Well, isn´t the pattern clear? The most avid supporters of a hard Brexit show massive lack of knowledge regarding the inner workings and rules or the EU, and refuse to memorize the bits they get from those more knowledgeable. best regards Thomas And you all get so frustrated and wound up about it. ...

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by Arion640
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Well, isn´t the pattern clear? The most avid supporters of a hard Brexit show massive lack of knowledge regarding the inner workings and rules or the EU, and refuse to memorize the bits they get from those more knowledgeable. best regards Thomas And you all get so frustrated and wound up about it. ...

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by Arion640
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic network going downhill?
Replies: 111
Views: 19063

Re: Virgin Atlantic network going downhill?

Do you add LGW-PHC to the route map? Virgin Nigeria was VS painted green for the first few years. Accra, Athens, Detroit, Dublin, Maastricht, Mumbai, Toronto and Vancouver are also missing, but then I'm not sure whether this map was representative of a particular point in time or meant to represent...

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by Arion640
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

seahawk wrote:
Remoaners triggered!!


#meltdown :bouncy:

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by Arion640
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

haha, quite an accomplishment to tell so much untruths in a few sentences. 1. Supreme Leader, nice frame, but he isn't the real power lies with the council of government leaders, not with the European Commision 2. It is said that his back was acting up and he wasn't drunk (although he is known for ...

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by Arion640
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

So Supreme Leader Juncker decided to turn up to the NATO Sumit drunk. If I did that I would be sacked. Not the type of person you want running an organisation like the EU. And the shocking thing is you can’t even get rid of him. haha, quite an accomplishment to tell so much untruths in a few senten...

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by Arion640
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

So Supreme Leader Juncker decided to turn up to the NATO Sumit drunk. If I did that I would be sacked. Not the type of person you want running an organisation like the EU.

And the shocking thing is you can’t even get rid of him.

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by Arion640
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

So instead i’ll take a different approach and I’ll just enjoy myself by sharing all those fantastic news articles you all should read. And you should go read this: http://peterjnorth.blogspot.com/2018/07/why-brexiters-have-most-to-fear-from-no.html Not a verified news site so i’m not really a fan.

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

anyway Arion640, you've moved away from conversation on services.. are you happy that 80% of our economy throughout the UK is at threat through Brexit, and how do you square that with caring so much about the fishing industry in isolation? Come to that, why is USA trade more important to you than E...

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44815359

Brilliant news. The time for global britain is now.
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44815359

Brilliant news. The time for global britain is now.

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways plans to fly to 250 destinations by 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 9479

Re: Qatar Airways plans to fly to 250 destinations by 2022

axiom wrote:
Arion640 wrote:
opticalilyushin wrote:
The CEO quoted Belfast as the next UK route.


Then they will become one of the few airlines in the world to serve all 3 UK Countries.


Think you mean four ;-)


I certainly mean 4!! I’m a UK Citizen so i definitely know there’s 4 countries! Haha.

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

par13del wrote:
...and one article 50 is revoked you will always be....in the EU that is.....


Best laugh I’ve had all day.

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Dutchy wrote:
Arion640 wrote:
Great to see Donald Trump in the UK tonight. Top bloke, lets get that trade deal done.


You can't, you are still in the EU......


Until 31 March 2019 when we start transition. You have to start planning these things now.

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Great to see Donald Trump in the UK tonight. Top bloke, lets get that trade deal done.

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

I’m sure if you and your family were fishermen/women you would have different view. Also don’t forget not everything should revolve around the city of london. Of course I care, but are the 0.5% of fisherman are worth more than the 80% of families in services? You are showing your ignorance here - s...

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways plans to fly to 250 destinations by 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 9479

Re: Qatar Airways plans to fly to 250 destinations by 2022

opticalilyushin wrote:
The CEO quoted Belfast as the next UK route.


Then they will become one of the few airlines in the world to serve all 3 UK Countries.

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Never mind, let's go for another photo-op with a fag and a pint. :banghead: Don't forget the fish scbriml !!, its all about the 0.5% GDP Fish (and not the 80% GDP Services economy) I’m sure if you and your family were fishermen/women you would have different view. Also don’t forget not everything s...

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/p ... 39436.html
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It would be great to see mr farage in action again. Bravo to him for being a true great British patriot.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/p ... 39436.html

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

So the white paper has been issued... 100 pages to go through... some gems I've seen so far: - end "free" movement and introduce a "Mobility" arrangement - "take control of our borders" but not put up a border - Leave the Single Market that covers nearly all our trade ...

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

seahawk wrote:
Once sovereign again the economy will take-off and Britain will be the strongest economy in Europe. Co-operations are seeing this and preparing. #hardbrexitnow


They are indeed. What a great country Britain is, I love living here.

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

easyJet adding six aircraft to MAN and LPL in addition to previous announced growth throughout the UK plus three new routes from BRS and BFS, two new routes from LTN and the UK will be the base for their first A321s which are arriving this year adding capacity. #DespiteBrexit. But we’re about to le...

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by Arion640
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

But a lot bigger than the Netherlands don’t forget. Why not just become part of Germany and start to fully Integrate the EU? And China is a lot bigger than the UK. Bigger =/= better. The Netherlands performs better than the UK on quality life indicators. But then again, so does Germany. That said, ...

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by Arion640
Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

That is basically what happened, as I understand. No one ever thought it would be actually used. And i’m extremely proud Britain is the first and probably not the last to be invoking article 50. We lead the way. Also extremely childish tweets by Martin Selmayr tonight, just shows how silly EU offic...

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by Arion640
Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

That is basically what happened, as I understand. No one ever thought it would be actually used. And i’m extremely proud Britain is the first and probably not the last to be invoking article 50. We lead the way. Also extremely childish tweets by Martin Selmayr tonight, just shows how silly EU offic...

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by Arion640
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

I didn’t realise all the remainers on here had joined the tory party by tearing themselves apart on this thread. Talk about EU citizens united...

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by Arion640
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposal: Flying Trains
Replies: 36
Views: 4308

Re: Proposal: Flying Trains

I didn’t realise it was April 1st.

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by Arion640
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ resumes direct SIN-LAX on A359ULR from Nov 2, adds 3 weekly SIN-SFO A359ULR
Replies: 50
Views: 10090

Re: SQ resumes direct SIN-LAX on A359ULR from Nov 2, adds 3 weekly SIN-SFO A359ULR

If these routes turn out to be duds, along with EWR, can they just reconfigure to the same A359 config and use the ULR’s as normal A350’s?

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by Arion640
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates massive reductions in service due to rway replacement
Replies: 20
Views: 4717

Re: Emirates massive reductions in service due to rway replacement

Why not do this work in the winter when the tarmac will set far more quickly? We are talking about Dubai. Please enlighten us on when the Dubai temperatures are so significantly lower that tarmac will set quicker! I imagine that the selected window has been determined very carefully to minimise dis...

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by Arion640
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

My friend dutchy about a week ago was saying on here we would need to sign up to schengen and the euro, so with him being an experienced EU citizen, I naturally took his opinion. That would certainly be the case if we rejoined some time in the future after Brexit. But I don't believe it's the case ...

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by Arion640
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

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My friend dutchy about a week ago was saying on here we would need to sign up to schengen and the euro, so with him being an experienced EU citizen, I naturally took his opinion. By the way, we're currently all experienced EU citizens. Including you! :wink2: That’s true but I haven’t had the pleasu...

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by Arion640
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

And we would have to re apply for EU membership, meaning Euro and Schengen. Never going to happen. Now who's running "project fear"? :spin: Do you have a source for your very definitive opinion? I believe it's actually undefined in EU articles what would happen if the UK did revoke Articl...

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by Arion640
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300
Replies: 354
Views: 46518

Re: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300

Did this order appear as undisclosed? Or was that something else...

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by Arion640
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

I am not so sure, I changed my mind about Brexit, please do leave the EU so we can move forward more easily. All those exemptions, all those struggles will be gone. ....be careful, that sounds like hard brexit...you may be regarded as delusional... I say this from someone whom is a firm supporter o...

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by Arion640
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

:roll: Just go way with this kind of rubbish. True I’m afraid. You don’t want your second biggest contributor to walk away. I am not so sure, I changed my mind about Brexit, please do leave the EU so we can move forward more easily. All those exemptions, all those struggles will be gone. The contri...

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by Arion640
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

...which is hidden behind the so called Tory civil war, the red bus, NHS, the "left" labour movement, the power grabbers, remainers, leavers, hard / soft brexit, does make you wonder about whether the EU really wants so many millions of of misinformed folks as members... Of course they do...

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by Arion640
Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

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In the end it will mean the same thing: the deal Brittain got pre-Brexit will be less. ...which is hidden behind the so called Tory civil war, the red bus, NHS, the "left" labour movement, the power grabbers, remainers, leavers, hard / soft brexit, does make you wonder about whether the E...

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by Arion640
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The UK can always threaten to not leave the EU to get a better deal for leaving from the EU.. they are well practised in such ideas. From what I've seen the generally accepted idea is that the UK can only uninvoke Article 50 with approval from the other EU nations. There is no process in Article 50...

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by Arion640
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2395
Views: 54186

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

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