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by 94717
Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Anyone else notice this thread has been a project fear echo-chamber the last few days...? ;-) This is the great Brexit victory; There will be no downside to Brexit, only a considerable upside The day after we vote to leave, we hold all the cards and we can choose the path we want We're not really i...

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Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 deliveries
Replies: 86
Views: 20803

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 deliveries

I have made a diagram of Airbus and Boeing widebody pax aircraft deliveries since 1980. Airbus has had a stable growth, while Boeing are more used to large changes in annual widebody deliveries. Source for the data is Airbus' and Boeings websites. Military tankers and freighters are excluded. Marke...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 221148

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

https://nypost.com/2021/01/15/23-die-in-norway-after-receiving-pfizer-covid-19-vaccine/ I"m surprised this is getting more press. Some probably had underlying conditions. There have been reports of some people with certain types of cancer dying shortly after the vaccine because the vaccine rea...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

According to British media it is the EU who is on the bring of collapse: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1383187/emmanuel-macron-france-frexit-brexit-eu-ireland-irexit-hungary-poland-germany-vaccine Last week it was Italy, Sweden probably forgetting something. Polish and Hungary government ...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

And the Scottish fishing lobby is feeling betrayed by Johnson too: - overall the quota available for fishermen did not increase, contrary to promisses from Brexiteers - the UK is still lacking agreements with EEA countries to continue fishing in their waters, holding many ships at dock - tons of ne...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Meanwhile, the immediate successes of Brexit keep piling up: While thousands of traders and salespeople from middle management have already made the move to the EU, the next wave is likely to include the high-flyers who advise on strategy, mergers and capital raising, say more than a dozen official...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Well, I guess there will be nice deals to make in Spain for the ones that can afford theses homes.... I did that 3 years ago when negotiations went bad UK EU. UK citizens in Torrevieja, Alicante was desperate and I got a nice department 100 meters from beaches Playa de la cura and Playa los locos (...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Jacob Rees-Mogg, told MPs: "The key is we've got our fish back. They're now British fish. They're better and happier fish for it.” https://www.politico.eu/article/brexit-drives-scottish-seafood-crisis-not-happier-fish/ Most are happier as nobody is trying to get them caught (as long as they st...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 221148

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

Norway consider that UK strategy only giving 1 dosis might lead to resistent version of Covid; ------------------------ British strategy could lead to vaccine-resistant mutation The UK chooses to vaccinate many with one dose instead of vaccinating a few with two doses. It can lead to vaccine-resista...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

The UK EU FTA has decreased UK export to EU by 30% total UK trade by 13% ------------------------------------ Exports to the EU will plunge by more than one-third because of Boris Johnson’s hard Brexit trade deal, a new study predicts. Total UK trade will nosedive by 13 per cent, according to the Lo...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

https://www.politico.eu/article/brexit- ... pier-fish/
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Jacob Rees-Mogg, told MPs: "The key is we've got our fish back. They're now British fish. They're better and happier fish for it.”

https://www.politico.eu/article/brexit- ... pier-fish/

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by 94717
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

It seems like direct connections Ireland EU / France being set up in big numbers and Irish haulers avoids UK. --------------------- DUBLIN — Ferry companies in Ireland are pulling some of their newest, biggest vessels from British routes to boost “Brexit buster” services direct to the Continent. Suc...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Ends Plans to Fly Longhaul
Replies: 224
Views: 43521

Re: Norwegian Ends Plans to Fly Longhaul

I consider a model using A321s transatlantic could lower the risk in the future. I think the new generation NBs will change the market dramatically.

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by 94717
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

UK minister of fishing says she did not read the agreement because she prepared a party. UK ministers could or should have read A.net and they would had been informed. --------------------- Fishing minister Victoria Prentis yesterday said she did not read the deal when it was published on Christmas ...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 469
Views: 38976

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2021

From the UK Daily Mirror site https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/coronavirus-mutant-strains-everything-know-23317039 A third mutant strain of Covid-19 was detected in Brazil this week. The Brazil variant was discovered by Japanese scientists from samples taken from four travellers from the South...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson supports Scottish indeRef#2
Replies: 147
Views: 13621

Re: Boris Johnson supports Scottish indeRef#2

Scottish / UK fishermen is currently landing their fish in Denmark to avoid export problems; --------------------------- Wither also explained on Twitter that if boats fish in UK waters, but land in Denmark, processors here are cut out of trade. He also pointed out that fish on boats that dock in De...

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by 94717
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Impeachment of Donald J. Trump 1/13/2020
Replies: 104
Views: 6329

Re: 2nd Impeachment of Donald J. Trump 1/13/2020

i am wondering when the "I never supported him" phase will begin .. Under full steam already. Deutsche Bank would like to drop him too. Noone in the GOP history has got as many votes as Mr Trump. I can see that the Deutsche bank redraw or rather not renewal of $300 million credit line cou...

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by 94717
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 469
Views: 38976

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2021

Less people died in Sweden 2020 then the bad flu year 1993 while Sweden had smaller population then today; ---------------------------------- The pandemic has led to economic disaster for industry after industry and a temporary law that gives the government the right to take our fundamental freedom ...

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by 94717
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Brexit is always presented as a one impact, UK. Take the nurses from Portugal or Spain, what are those countries using to balance the remittance payments? In general, people take a job in another country only if it is the best offer. Although personally, it will be post a heafty start of Covid19 va...

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by 94717
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Impeachment of Donald J. Trump 1/13/2020
Replies: 104
Views: 6329

Re: 2nd Impeachment of Donald J. Trump 1/13/2020

The biggest winner of a impeached Trump i probably GOP.

Trump 2024 would probably divide GOP to another loss.

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by 94717
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

European sources say they are “confident” officials from Frontex, the EU’s border agency, will be allowed to enforce the bloc’s rules on the Rock. Brussels’ uniformed border force and coast guard will be patrolling the overseas territory, which is set to remain subject to the rule of the Schengen fr...

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by 94717
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Did not someone inform them? ------------------------------------------- The 71-year-old former shipyard worker from Newcastle said: "I feel badly let down. "We paid a mortgage for 20 years to have a holiday home and a retirement bolt-hole for the winter. "We're limited to just 90 day...

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by 94717
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

The great news for the fish; With fish prices collapsing 80% I would consider that fishing industry will not be effected in way that us nice to the fishing industry rather the fish; -------------------------- Meanwhile, Scottish fish exporters are warning that prices are “collapsing” by up to 80 per...

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by 94717
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Olddog wrote:
I am sorry but why the EU should care of brexiters opinion? If that deal is not good enough for hem thy can go the wto way for more sovereignty ....


Of course not if the purpose not yo understanf what went wrong.

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by 94717
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Business leaders what the UK government to restart trade negotiations as being outside of the Single Market hurts UK business. Maybe EEA membership after all? https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/jan/10/baffling-brexit-rules-threaten-export-chaos-gove-is-warned Didnt the UK government mentione...

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by 94717
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 68619

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Stumbled upon this opinion piece in the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. Here's an excerpt. It's quite strong but...fitting: "With the people that stormed the Capitol, dialog has become impossible. The same goes for millions of Trump supporters across the Country. They've developed into a...

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by 94717
Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Staff absences across the whole of the NHS last April reached 6%. Sources inside the service believe the real figure now may be above 12%. Brexit has also played its part – many international staff have left the country. “We lost a vast number of trained staff very, very quickly in the last six mon...

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by 94717
Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Business leaders what the UK government to restart trade negotiations as being outside of the Single Market hurts UK business. Maybe EEA membership after all? https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/jan/10/baffling-brexit-rules-threaten-export-chaos-gove-is-warned Didnt the UK government mentione...

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by 94717
Sun Jan 10, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Staff absences across the whole of the NHS last April reached 6%. Sources inside the service believe the real figure now may be above 12%. Brexit has also played its part – many international staff have left the country. “We lost a vast number of trained staff very, very quickly in the last six mont...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Updated: Switzerland deciding to buy F-35A fighter jets
Replies: 398
Views: 68489

Re: Switzerland Restarting Fighter Competition

I have a feeling that most people here do not understand that in case of conflict Swedish airforce after 1967 considered that the most dangerous place for an airplane and its pilots in case of war was an airbase. It therefore created a system of "Johansson" airfields including roads where ...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders
Replies: 359
Views: 90102

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders

I think we shall consider +13 as surprisingly positive numbers for a year like 2020...

The Airbus bloodbath will be the A330...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

I start to have the impression that there will be no traffic jams in Kent while the business relations is decreasing fast EU UK... Any thoughts?

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by 94717
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

UK have problem exporting fish to EU because admin; Fishermen in the UK are halting their exports to European Union countries over new border bureaucracy introduced by the government as part of Brexit. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-news-latest-boris-johnson-live-eu-b1784289.h...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

So it appears this has now become mainly a EU grousing topic. (It appears, in my opinion at least). Tugg What you see happening is what we posted here about what would be he result of Brexit. Of course there a bit of schadenfreude but it is mainly due to the posts from brexiters denying all with sa...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

The conclusion after 1 week of Brexit: "it's a mess". With cross channel traffic well below its usual levels, the pain has so far manifested itself out of sight at factory gates and truckers’ depots, as many firms decided to stockpile goods or delay deliveries, as well as reduce their vol...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 68619

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

"The whole point here is that one leader and also his party told their supporters that if they fail on the democratic way, they can always push through anyway by sheer force, disregarding what is true and disregarding any democratic rules. That is massively corrosive to any democracy, and that...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 07, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 68619

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

If this happens in any other country USA media would have called it a coup. A failed one. If it happens in USA what is it called? Patriots proudly exercising their First Amendment rights. Worse then the protesters, Mr Trump asked Mr Pence to against the US consitution to give him 4 more years. Mr T...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Interesting Express article about the next negotiation about FTA for Financial and other services; Is it not a strategic mistake to make an FTA with EU in the areas where EU has most to gain first and then start the negotiations where UK will gain and EU has all interest to make the industry to move...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 469
Views: 38976

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2021

Blah blah blah rules for thee not for me Every post you advocate that the only way to stop this is by an impossibly full blown quarantine, no one leaving their home. And then you continually travel. Hypocrites are the worst kinds I'm advocating a reset lockdown, but until it happens, nothing is goi...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 68619

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

If this happens in any other country USA media would have called it a coup. A failed one.

If it happens in USA what is it called?

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by 94717
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump On Tape Asks GA SecState To Change Vote Count
Replies: 81
Views: 4922

Re: Trump On Tape Asks GA SecState To Change Vote Count

Does Mr Trump just request Mr Pence to do a coup?

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by 94717
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 469
Views: 38976

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2021

UK the last few days has passed Spain in number of total dead per 100 000 citizen. UK is now also on par with Czech Republic that was so successful in the first wave. Germany and Denmark is still much better the EU in general but the numbers go fast in the wrong way... https://ig.ft.com/coronavirus-...

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by 94717
Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Brexit news – live: EU firms refuse UK deliveries as British supermarkets hit by disruption A growing number of online retailers in the EU have decided they won’t deliver to Britain because of the new costs involved in sending packages after Brexit. European firms have said they are unwilling to reg...

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by 94717
Tue Jan 05, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson supports Scottish indeRef#2
Replies: 147
Views: 13621

Re: Boris Johnson supports Scottish indeRef#2

Personally I consider the divorce Czech and Slovakia as best example. One side wants to leave wish them good luck.

Both are EU members today by the way.

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by 94717
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson supports Scottish indeRef#2
Replies: 147
Views: 13621

Re: Boris Johnson supports Scottish indeRef#2

Scottish independence biggest asset last few years seems to be ERG and Mr Johnsson. Every visit or every time he opens his mouth it is a disaster. Even Tory party in Scotland was against Brexit but pro union, but England based politicians lied to the Scottish people a few years ago and now it comes ...

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by 94717
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson supports Scottish indeRef#2
Replies: 147
Views: 13621

Re: Boris Johnson supports Scottish indeRef#2

EU did not have any problem to accept ex Yugoslavia application on basis that they ones belonged to Yugoslavia like Slovenia. An independent state in Europe will always be welcome with their application. Then for each example like Poland, Hungary, Romania that run to comply then after being part of ...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Two days in and all is well. No issues at the Border. No issues with stuff in the stores. The economy hasn’t tanked. Considering that most suppliers has been preparing for a No Deal or a very bad FTA with huge amount of paperwork by filling up warehouses in UK the last 3-4 weeks in combination with...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 02, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

I have been working with Information security for the last 25 years. This problem has been known for many years. In my industry we discussed how for example handle cloud services outside my country (Sweden) in case of major disaster. Can Sweden force let say Germany or USA to give critical service ...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 02, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Two days in and all is well. No issues at the Border. No issues with stuff in the stores. The economy hasn’t tanked. Considering that most suppliers has been preparing for a No Deal or a very bad FTA with huge amount of paperwork by filling up warehouses in UK the last 3-4 weeks in combination with...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38721

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Er. Half of my friends are dual EU nationals living in the UK not really a surprise given the ethnic diversity of the country is it! Unless you live in a bubble. Not many Irish in the UK either are there ;) Yeah so UK nationals as well and Irish nationals as well who'd still have the same rights in...

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