We have the Lib-Dem heroes now, but where have all the others gone? Far, far away! And lost their way?

The biggest problem that we are all facing is that the referendum was, to all intents and purposes, a draw.
People who should have been given a vote were denied it, and people who have nothing to do with Britain were given a vote.
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A new dimension to EU-Brexit crises. Win-win for the UK and the EU

Why this is important

Exit of Brexit: A „New Deal“ with Great Britain and a better future for the EU

http://new‐deal‐for‐britain.de/

We, the undersigned, are deeply concerned about the economic (more…)

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“Juncker thinks 100 states in the EU difficult but not totally impossible” But is it? Consider Catalonia, the EU, Brexit and Kurdistan

On Friday, October 13, 2017 Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, stated the following: “But if you allow Catalonia – and it is not up to us of course – to become independent, other people will do the same. I don’t like that. I don’t like to have a euro in 15 years that will be 100 different states. It is difficult enough with 17 states. With many more states it will be impossible,” The Guardian, 10/14/2017.

There are some important points to this: (more…)

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Last lap Brexit – Moment of reckoning fast looming up!?

Just been watching the BBC earlier renowned for its objectivity, but now IMHO more for boring weather reports (who says climate change is a non-fact) recycling of news, and not unbiased reporting. All of which helps to make a stronger case for reducing its licence fees and income. (more…)

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Windows update via Microft, why…oh…..why…….oh……. why……..? +

Most of us using Windows update have probably been confronted with a situation where there can be anything from 10 to 100 files to download and update.

And I guess most of us have been in a situation where the number of successful updates of these files is a lot less than the number of files actually downloaded. (more…)

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PayPal – What can go wrong? Quite a lot!

The keyword here is “autosubscribe” or at least its presence or absence. And your awarenes of this.
You may think you are having JUST one transaction charged to your account. But this this may not be true at all.
Your transaction may be treated as a subscription, which automatically gets renewed  and possibly upgraded without notification.
And worse than that the vendor could increase the price quite substantially when charging your account for a following period.
The problem here is that PayPal does not regard a price increase as an unauthorised charge. Since vebndors do not make unauthorised charges.

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