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Great Play ... Kicking the Can Down the Road

by Oui Mon Mar 19th, 2018 at 05:45:36 PM EST

UK stays in the EU until December 2020 ... yeaah!

The UK and EU agree terms for Brexit transition period | BBC News |

The transitional period is set to last from 29 March, 2019 to December 2020, and is intended to smooth the path to a future permanent relationship.

Mr Barnier said there was also an agreement on the rights of 4.5m EU citizens in the UK and the 1.2m UK citizens in the EU after Brexit, including giving EU citizens arriving in the UK during the transition the same rights and guarantees as those who arrive before Brexit.

Simon Coveney, the Republic of Ireland's deputy prime minister, tweeted:

The UK will also be able to negotiate and sign trade deals during the transition period.

Both the UK and the EU hope the terms of an agreement on the transitional period can be signed off by Mrs May's fellow leaders at the EU summit this week.

The UK prime minister said the deal showed that "with goodwill on both sides", it was possible to agree an arrangement that works for all.

"A lot of hard work has gone in to setting out this timetable and details for the implementation period once we've actually left the European Union next March so that we can move to the ... strong, economic partnership we want with the European Union for the future," she said.

And of course the annual fishing negotiations ...

Brexit transition deal breaks seven promises made by ministers, say campaigners - Politics live


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French-Dutch firm to make blue British passport as Brexiteers howl 'national humiliation'

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Thu Mar 22nd, 2018 at 08:05:36 PM EST
The "British" firm that lost the contract is called De La Rue....
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Fri Mar 23rd, 2018 at 10:48:35 AM EST
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The alternative presses, originated from Guernsey ...

    De La Rue supplied, to the Confederate States,
    the only American stamp ever to be produced
    abroad: the Face Cents Blue, adorned with
    the head of Jefferson Davis.


Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.
by Oui on Fri Mar 23rd, 2018 at 11:47:36 AM EST
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