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UK alternative to Galileo satnav system fails to clear the launch pad

The UK government has finally decided to abandon its plan to build and deploy its own satellite system as an alternative to Galileo. However, the UK will continue to study “…more innovative ideas of delivering global satnav and secure satellite services…” without specifying what these might be. However, it is difficult to see how the […]

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Hendy review to look at feasibility of Scotland to Northern Ireland bridge

So Network Rail’s chair Sir Peter Hendy has been asked by UK Government to have a fresh look at the Scotland to Northern Ireland bridge. One might see this as another distraction – did we not see something similar with the Estuary Airport and the so-called Garden Bridge in London, both promoted by the Prime […]

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2-year Brexit extension costs U.K. £380bn, with more than half from deregulation – although Tories have not taken any steps to do so – so unclear how it will be achieved by within two years…

…the paper just represents another attempt at describing the size of the unicorn, but dealing with real life…like everything else on Brexit… Click to access CBP-Brexit_delayed_is_Brexit_Denied_.pdf

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Coronavirus Response Boris Johnson’s government keeps promising to “Get Brexit Done,” even as the deadly pandemic ravages the country.

“Yet, as several other nations tackle the pandemic in more effective ways, British exceptionalism has collided with reality. It was the government’s decision to listen to a small handful of British scientists, after all, that may have prevented the UK from ramping up its testing at a critical juncture in the pandemic.” https://www.thenation.com/article/world/brexit-infected-britain-coronavirus/

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