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Geof Walker
Retired linguist, teacher. European, exiled Londoner, also lived, worked in UK, Egypt, France, Portugal. RT = interesting. I follow only those who tweet!
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Geof Walker 3h
veut chasser les automobilistes au profit des utilisateurs des transports en commun. Pas surprenant que les enseignes s'en vont en périphérie ...
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Geof Walker 3h
Farage and Extinction Rebellion: two politics of protest, only one has a future | Gary Younge
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Geof Walker 4h
Replying to @tnewtondunn
Which means it is no longer a deal...
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Geof Walker 4h
Replying to @northernsoul78
They should have been abolished with devolution. Used to deal with the Scottish Grand Committee (all Scots MPs) which legislated on Scottish law, education and matters always devolved.
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Julie Owen Moylan 4h
There are a substantial amount of people in this country who really want fascism, either from the far left or the far right. Meanwhile the centre are fighting over who gets to go to the gulag first. 🤦🏻‍♀️
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Geof Walker 4h
Replying to @trevdick
In France since the outbreak. Elsewhere too I believe.
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Oliver Kamm 16h
To be successful in a modern globalised economy, Britain needs to improve its competitiveness & boost exports. That’s the message of Liam Fox & many other policymakers & opinion formers, and it’s wrong. My column in tomorrow’s paper.
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Will Hutton Apr 24
Today’s British kow-towing to the Chinese government over Huawei as 8 Hong Kong democracy protesters are imprisoned for up to 16 months, and to the US offering the disgraced Trump a state visit are the first of many humiliations.Brexit is turning us into a nation of lickspittles.
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Chris Apr 24
If Jesus told the story today: "The Good Illegal Alien" “A man was driving from DC to Charlottesville, when he had a flat tire. He got out to fix it and was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead... (See thread)
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Geof Walker 17h
Matt on the affair ...
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Geof Walker 17h
Replying to @OliverKamm
On language perhaps but on housing he's just a boring old fart.
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Jay O'Rio 21h
The Brexiteers have driven the UK into a ditch. If the UK stays in the customs union, Donald Trump says there can be no trade deal with him, and if the UK leaves the customs union, which would cause a hard border in Ireland, Nancy Pelosi would block any trade deal. What a mess!
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Geof Walker 18h
Replying to @SimplyJorginho
That won't sell many. Another Nike disaster.
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John Rentoul 18h
This has a “last days” feel to it, as vestiges of cabinet unity disperse
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Geof Walker 18h
My way or the : who could be the cabinet leaker?
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Geof Walker 20h
Replying to @BuggerLePanda
Geneva Airport is fun. Free circulation for people through Schengen, but goods segregated.
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Geof Walker 20h
Replying to @BuggerLePanda
But both in EU.
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Geof Walker 20h
Replying to @BuggerLePanda
French DOMs are in EU. It has a frontier with Brazil!
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Geof Walker 22h
Replying to @BuggerLePanda @Peston
Given the acceptance of the Denmark/Faroes situation, there is a precedent. The islands are self-governing, rather like Scotland. The frontier is a bit more dramatic though.
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Geof Walker 22h
Replying to @JulieOwenMoylan
Macron was absolutely right.
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