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Post by impar » Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:39 am

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Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament unlawful, supreme court rules

https://www.theguardian.com/law/2019/se ... s-prorogue
Brexit: Bercow says parliament must meet 'without delay' as judges rule prorogation unlawful – live news

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/li ... -live-news
A fictional TV series about Brexit wouldnt be so entertaining...
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Re: Of some interest to European members

Post by Tabajara » Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:48 pm

impar wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:39 am
Greetings!
Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament unlawful, supreme court rules

https://www.theguardian.com/law/2019/se ... s-prorogue
Brexit: Bercow says parliament must meet 'without delay' as judges rule prorogation unlawful – live news

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/li ... -live-news
A fictional TV series about Brexit wouldnt be so entertaining...
If it was a series experts would say UKs supreme court would never do that :hoghappy:
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Re: Of some interest to European members

Post by impar » Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:04 am

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It’s about to get a lot easier to repair old appliances in the EU
Manufacturers will need to make spare parts available for up to a decade

The European Union has adopted new rules that should make it easier to repair your old household appliances in the future. The new Ecodesign Directive, which BBC News reports manufacturers will have to obey starting in 2021, will force firms to make spare parts available for up to a decade for common appliances, including refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers, and televisions.

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/1/2089 ... pare-parts
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Re: Of some interest to European members

Post by Tabajara » Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:23 pm

impar wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:04 am
Greetings!
It’s about to get a lot easier to repair old appliances in the EU
Manufacturers will need to make spare parts available for up to a decade

The European Union has adopted new rules that should make it easier to repair your old household appliances in the future. The new Ecodesign Directive, which BBC News reports manufacturers will have to obey starting in 2021, will force firms to make spare parts available for up to a decade for common appliances, including refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers, and televisions.

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/1/2089 ... pare-parts
Manufactures might start to make spare parts in 3D printers on demand, it will be probably cheaper than to keep an inventory for the gadgets of the last ten years... A good ABS printer and a good metal parts printer and you are done.
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Re: Of some interest to European members

Post by impar » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:49 am

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UK: We want a unicorn!
EU: Unicorns do not exist, but you can have pony instead.
UK: We vote against your pony!
EU: We have already discussed this in detail: pony or nothing.
UK: We vote against your pony!
EU: Well, then you do not get anything.
UK: We're voting against yours!
EU: You really do not understand, do you?
UK: We want more time to think about it!
EU: For the pony or for nothing?
UK: We want a unicorn!
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Re: Of some interest to European members

Post by powerarmour » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:53 am

Politicians... #-o
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Post by Tabajara » Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:46 pm

powerarmour wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:53 am
Politicians... #-o
And now the difference is that the EU can be posed as the bogeyman by either UK party. The EU is the perfect enemy to present to their voters, the evil alien entity trying to control the country. The irony here is that for many EU countries and it's colonies (Portugal and Brazil included), the UK was once the foreign evil puppet master.
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Re: Of some interest to European members

Post by impar » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:34 am

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Italian Digital Service Tax Will Hit Google, Facebook and Other Tech Companies in 2020

Starting in 2020, Italy will be levying a new 3% digital service tax on transactions through a self-assessment system designed for companies earning more than 6.1 million and are worth more than 827 million euros. This tax is expected to hit large digital companies like Facebook (NASDAQ:FB 183.28 -0.49%), Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL 1217.77 0.17%), and other web companies, particularly since these companies generate a large amount of revenue in the country while paying only a few million per year in taxes.

https://wccftech.com/italian-digital-se ... s-in-2020/
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Re: Of some interest to European members

Post by impar » Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:30 am

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Bored by Brexit? British TV starts Brexit-free news channel

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brit ... SKBN1WV1GQ
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Re: Of some interest to European members

Post by impar » Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:13 am

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Another agreement on Brexit.
Lets see how that goes through the UK parliament.
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