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Message 78998 - Posted: 13 Jun 2017, 19:04:54 UTC

This was supposed to be an edit to my previous post, but it isn't

from channel four website:
Big fall in EU nurses since Brexit vote
A collapse in the number of nurses from EU countries registering to work here – down from 1,300 last July to just 46 this April. There is already a serious shortage of nursing staff, particularly in England’s NHS, and today there are warnings this could become even worse.


Maybe that Cornwall thingy you found is just the start of it being rolled out nationwide, Richard. You know... your country needs you sort of thing, to extract your ill people...
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Message 78999 - Posted: 13 Jun 2017, 19:21:35 UTC

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Message 79001 - Posted: 13 Jun 2017, 19:38:55 UTC - in response to Message 78999.  
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EU gotta be kidding!

I had a read of the times version too, just for the purposes of seeing where the focus might differ ;) It was a bit of a waste of time to be honest because I had to peer at it darkened out behind a picture of Theresa May.

Did they just forget to take out building insurance on it, or would none of them cover it? Fair enough, you can't leave an unsafe building lurking about ready to fall on people and it might well cost more to renovate it, but you'd think there'd be some redress against whoever put it up, and signed off the plans *run out of all further knowledge of building buildings... so stop*

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Message 79002 - Posted: 13 Jun 2017, 19:44:39 UTC - in response to Message 79001.  

Building falling on...

...751 MEP's? Priceless :-)
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Message 79005 - Posted: 13 Jun 2017, 21:14:30 UTC - in response to Message 78998.  

Maybe that Cornwall thingy you found is just the start of it being rolled out nationwide, Richard. You know... your country needs you sort of thing, to extract your ill people...
I assumed it was just the start of - how do you spell it - Corwexit?
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Message 79006 - Posted: 13 Jun 2017, 23:42:51 UTC

Seems Tonga also had a few problems opening their parliament this month

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-40204429
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Message 79011 - Posted: 14 Jun 2017, 7:16:50 UTC - in response to Message 78907.  

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/11/donald-trump-state-visit-to-britain-put-on-hold
US president told Theresa May he did not want trip to go ahead if there were large-scale public protests

Pack your tomatoes and eggs back in the cellar.

Donald Trump has told Theresa May in a phone call he does not want to go ahead with a state visit to Britain until the British public supports him coming.

Regarding this I can almost see the tweet...

The British public would protest the best President visiting the UK. SAD!

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Message 79051 - Posted: 15 Jun 2017, 22:03:09 UTC - in response to Message 78896.  
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Move it a mile or so from where it is now and change its name to: 15 Meilen von (or zu) Kallstadt.

You really are most welcome ;)

*leave thread, happy to have been of help*

edit for snort: just realised the thing I was looking for is in a different thread
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Message 79085 - Posted: 18 Jun 2017, 20:55:35 UTC

As I have no real idea where to put this - I've picked here.

As the US government border agency makes its selection of a company to build President Trump's "great wall" at the US-Mexico border, BBC science reporter Victoria Gill joined a team of scientists studying the impacts of such a fence on desert wildlife.

In a collaboration between scientists in Arizona and Mexico, the researchers are working in the Sonoran Desert, which stretches across the border and is home to some of the most endangered mammals in the US.


from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/science-environment-39951270/divided-desert-wildlife-and-trump-s-wall includes 5 min video clip.
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Message 79087 - Posted: 18 Jun 2017, 21:56:32 UTC - in response to Message 79085.  

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Message 79088 - Posted: 18 Jun 2017, 23:12:08 UTC - in response to Message 79087.  
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6 things that could topple Donald Trump's border wall is worth a read as well.
A very interesting article. Thank you, Richard.

You'd think that would be enough to put anyone off the ide-...

“aesthetically pleasing” from the north side
*L-O-O-O-O-N-G SNORT* What am I thinking!? A must-see tourist destination with a string of Trump Hotels charging exorbitant amounts for a room with a view of nothing but the wall might be enough to keep it afloat financially

edit: I hope that wasn't a "good idea" that falls into the wrong advisor's field of view :/
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Message 79089 - Posted: 18 Jun 2017, 23:18:37 UTC - in response to Message 79088.  

We should be able to sell them some second-hand aesthetic cladding in a week or two.
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Message 79090 - Posted: 19 Jun 2017, 3:11:23 UTC - in response to Message 79089.  

We should be able to sell them some second-hand aesthetic cladding in a week or two.

A considerable amount of it perhaps.
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Message 79093 - Posted: 19 Jun 2017, 8:32:08 UTC - in response to Message 79090.  

We should be able to sell them some second-hand aesthetic cladding in a week or two.

A considerable amount of it perhaps.

For the hotels...?

I'm so sorry people... I've started the day a tad disgruntled about all the stuff we keep getting so wrong here, and it's awoken my darker, more acid side... I don't mean it really... I'll go away now and give myself a thorough telling off...
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Message 79099 - Posted: 19 Jun 2017, 10:01:16 UTC - in response to Message 79098.  

Should there be extra security, or extra welcome mats?
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Message 79101 - Posted: 19 Jun 2017, 10:15:34 UTC - in response to Message 79098.  
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The Muslim Council of Britain says a growing Islamophobia needs to be tackled. Assistant secretary general Miqdaad Versi told the Today Programme there should be extra security around mosques.

"What we can see, and what we have seen, is many far right extremists using terminology about getting rid of Muslims, attacking Muslims. We've had petrol bombs thrown at Mosques.


Fair enough and think the " attack " a few hours ago was aimed at the Muslim comunity for the two bridge attacks and Manchester , was only a matter of time before it was going to happen .
The Muslim community NEED to integrate with British society and NOT go off and form little enclaves , it's been happening for a very long time and probably started when i was at school 25 + years ago , if there was more integration of the different cultures then the far right groups like " Britain First , EDL etc would NOT have grown to the problem they are now .
The proverbial WILL hit the fan very soon here and then weve got a full blown race war going and i for one think that's the last thing this fuced up country needs now or ever !!!!!!!!!!!!!

That's what i think and i ain't a far right or a bleeding heart lefty liberal either !
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Message 79104 - Posted: 19 Jun 2017, 11:07:00 UTC - in response to Message 79101.  
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Odd. The East London Mosque has been working tirelessly for at least three years encouraging non-Muslims to visit the Mosque to meet and greet and enjoy their hospitality - as have those who worship at our local Sikh temple. At considerable expense - free English translations of the Quran are regularly offered in or near busy shopping areas locally, and markets, and questions we have about the true tenets of Islam are openly and honestly answered. It is a peaceful religion.

Perhaps that is being mistaken for "recruiting extremists and poaching Christians"? Don't worry. It isn't :) I have no faith - but it doesn't stop me being interested enough to try to understand the faith of others. I live in an area where we have plenty of opportunities to smile and say hello to people of all races and creeds. Neither I nor they have a problem with that. When I'm struggling home with shopping, and a neighbour drives past who recognises who I am, even though we may never have spoken to one another, they stop and ask if I would like a lift. They're Muslim. I don't get the same offer from people who look like me.

From what Chris quoted:

over 50% of the British population think Islam is a threat to Western civilisation, over 30% of young children think Muslims are taking over England."

...it's increasingly obvious to me that I am in the minority, like in so many other areas :) and from your post that I'm likely to remain so. That's okay :) I've yet to be targeted for it, but Richard posed a very good question. I think given the persecution and victimisation of Muslims in Britain, additional security should be provided. We wouldn't question it for synagogues would we, but if we did so in conjunction with more welcome mats too, perhaps it won't need to be for too long.
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Message 79106 - Posted: 19 Jun 2017, 11:18:28 UTC - in response to Message 79104.  

The East London Mosque has been working tirelessly for at least three years encouraging non-Muslims to visit the Mosque to meet and greet and enjoy their hospitality


It AIN'T just London it's everywhere in this country or is the only important place London ??? ( know that's the view of a lot of " Londoners " but they are wrong !!!)
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Message 79107 - Posted: 19 Jun 2017, 11:22:10 UTC - in response to Message 79106.  
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The East London Mosque has been working tirelessly for at least three years encouraging non-Muslims to visit the Mosque to meet and greet and enjoy their hospitality


It AIN'T just London it's everywhere in this country or is the only important place London ??? ( know that's the view of a lot of " Londoners " but they are wrong !!!)

I live in London, it's no more important than anywhere else, whether that be in Britain or abroad. I've merely expressed my experience of the East End. I cannot and am not extrapolating that to encompass all of London, let alone anywhere else. I'm sorry if I gave you that impression.

edit: perhaps you would prefer it if I changed my flag to my country of birth? Sometimes I think I would feel more at home there :)

If you experience different relations with Muslims in your community, my experiences were not meant to invalidate yours in any way. Peace? :)
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Message 79109 - Posted: 19 Jun 2017, 11:51:13 UTC - in response to Message 79107.  
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edit: perhaps you would prefer it if I changed my flag to my country of birth? Sometimes I think I would feel more at home there :)


Where did I bring that up anniet??? Don't think i did , i just get a bit pissed when people make London out to be the " Be all and end all " of this country , " us " that live in the " provinces " don't matter , belive me there's shite going on round here to do with race crimes daily / weekly but they don't make the headlines like London does !
I never brought up your flag so don't start making out like i did , and if you're trying to " imply " without saying that I'm a " closit racist " you are well wide of the mark matey and i would really love to see you say that to my face
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