Covid-19: 'Serious disruption' feared as Dover halts traffic to France
21/12/2020 | news | business | 2,845
France will stop lorries arriving from the UK for 48 hours amid concerns about a new coronavirus variant.
Who's to say it wasn't an asylum seeker that France let over the channel in a dinghy that spread the mutation? Removed
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Do you always have a racist agenda or just when it comes to the virus?
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20/12/2020 23:37:35 5 4
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That would suit the xenophobes and racist's no doubt.
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The comments are funny. Brits just think the world owes them everything don't they?
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Anyone with a brain, maybe....
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Don't be so silly
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Well I hope they took the paw whilst doing it Creasy. lol
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21/12/2020 00:02:39 0 1
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Racist dogs? I didn't know it was possible.
Having just watched video footage of various London stations rammed with people trying to get out of the city its no wonder travel restrictions are being imposed. What do they think they are doing and why are trains still running. Removed
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They think they're doing exactly what they want to do and sod everyone else. The trains are making themselves some money.
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To be fair a lot of the people were shop workers, and Christmas shoppers trying to get home after the day, but a good sprinkling of others trying to dodge the restrictions before midnight
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From the clips I saw it seemed to be mostly people of university age. As many unis have just broken up and London is the hub connecting multiple parts of the country as well as the major airports it’s not a complete shock lot of people were going home for Xmas.

Just because they were traveling through London doesn’t mean their home is London & SE.
French are good at stopping UK containers hut hopeless at stopping illegal immigrants and German tanks. Removed
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Hehe indeed, frankly it wold have been easier to take a dingy. Removed
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Is it worth reminding you who was also present, with most of their army, when France fell.

Yep, Great Britain. Pushed into the sea.
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This new strain came from France. This is just Macron making life difficult to force us into signing their demands. Removed
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20/12/2020 23:51:41 2 1
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Blame Johnny Foreigner!!!!
French are good at stopping UK containers hut hopeless at stopping illegal immigrants and German tanks. Removed
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French are good at stopping UK containers hut hopeless at stopping illegal immigrants and German tanks. Removed
Hehe indeed, frankly it wold have been easier to take a dingy. Removed
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20/12/2020 23:34:23 125 398
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Quintuple yawn...
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Dear effing England, after much prompting and knowing which side of my bread was butterred, I moved to the EU, I hoped to spend this Christmas with my family, but no. the incompetent government that has delivered this incompetent Brexit and the incompetent control of Covid has scuppered my plans.
The more that get this disease the more likely it is to mutate... well done idiots, you voted mutate.
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20/12/2020 23:49:15 0 2
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Just as well you moved then. Obviously the clever thing to do!
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20/12/2020 23:55:06 1 1
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Please stay 'in the EU' ... we'd appreciate it if you would thanks
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20/12/2020 23:32:10 241 124
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So how long before brexiteeeeeeeersssssssss think that the EU are "Punishing us" (Which they flipping aren't)
If you can't see that then you're pretty thick. This is EU showing us what they are capable of to get us to sign up to their silly demands. Removed
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20/12/2020 23:52:17 17 9
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What about Sweden and Israel, are they EU members too? You won, suck it up, get over it , blablablabla....:)
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20/12/2020 23:55:41 30 12
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Of course they are dear. FFS sick of hearing cr@p like this No one who was against Brexit will listen to you in a few weeks. You own the mess and it wont be forgotten
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20/12/2020 23:56:51 35 5
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Stupid. The EU has not imposed anything on travel restrictions with the UK. It's individual countries, who are trying to prevent a mutated virus reaching their own people. Trying to do good public health policy for their citizens. It's very obvious that you should refrain from calling anyone thick, unless you are addressing yourself of course.
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21/12/2020 00:00:30 11 3
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But they are controlling their borders and keeping undesirables out.
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??????
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21/12/2020 00:09:45 1 1
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Precisely
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really
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21/12/2020 00:30:26 1 2
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Just like bozo.
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21/12/2020 00:36:48 2 1
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You mean they can plan and organise faster than us?
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21/12/2020 00:45:14 3 1
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Wait till they release the extraterrestrials.
21/12/2020 02:07:15 0 1
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They are exercising their duty to keep their citizens safe unlike Johnson and his mob.
21/12/2020 02:16:07 1 1
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Paranoid somewhat?
Canada, for instance, isn't in the EU and the US is considering a flight ban.
21/12/2020 02:19:07 0 1
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And why would not punish us? If you divorce your spouse would sure punish you. Problem is they had means and we can't compete. Or maybe you think £10 million deal with Kosovo will help Britain.
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Strange how France et al can just block things straight away, but we can't block their traffic as quick
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I see the over officious bbc moderators are wielding their much abused authority again tonight.
How come my perfectly innocuous comments are being denied publication when downright obnoxious posts from their remainer wokey dokey mates are being allowed?
You can't all be incapable of rational, impartial thought, can you?
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20/12/2020 23:54:22 3 3
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Why not leave the site if it upsets you so much?
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21/12/2020 00:10:57 0 1
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ooo dunno
Why not check the rules
Maybe you uttered a bad word, defamed someone, were rude to an dividual, or went badly off-topic. That's the normal reason you get pulled up
But please stop playing the victim, eh?
Meanwhile, did this covid mutation originate here do you reckon? Or do you think a foreigner brought it into the Garden (sorry the Lorrypark) of Engerland?
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20/12/2020 23:37:44 165 48
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It is time for Hancock to resign and let someone competent do the job. If he didn't know about the new variant until Friday then he shouldn't be minister. As for being out of control, even I could see there was a problem in Kent and the South East back in November!
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21/12/2020 00:01:05 4 6
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Let's look at this in a positive light. At least this should stem the alleged flow of illegals desperate to reach 'Great' Britain.
Not if they still attempt to come by dinghy. Removed
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Stem not stop. Where's your British optimism?
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20/12/2020 23:56:31 3 5
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So millions of people in Kent/London but it was probably one of the dozens of 'brown people' that crossed the channel, whatever
If I sneak over to Calais in a dinghy now, do you think the French Coastguard will pick me up and give me a lift in, then put me in a four star hotel with free food, free money and then eventually a free house?

Or will they be a tad less "tolerant"?!
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Who was it that so correctly said that the French are a bunch of turds. Removed
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21/12/2020 00:05:40 7 13
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The sooner we are separated from these people the better. When are we going to block them. They are bloody anarchists. I am sure we can filter the trucks. France, bugger off, rest of you, come on in. Do we need friends like them?
Just take a few minutes away from your xenophobic ranting, and look to see in which country the major ports are that the trucks use to bring in most of our fresh food (amongst many other things, like car spare parts etc).
I will give you a clue, six letters, begins with F, ends in E, and if you still can’t see it try FRANCE,
Who do you think controls those ports, you moron.
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If we don’t leave soon, we should riot. The will of the people is not being adhered to and our democracy is being taken from us. Removed
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21/12/2020 00:16:30 5 3
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We left the EU over 10 months ago.??
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Waaaaaaaaaaaah!!!!
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21/12/2020 00:18:12 1 2
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The will of a few xenophobes.
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21/12/2020 00:26:49 0 2
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This is Brexit.
Are you happy?
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21/12/2020 00:11:28 8 4
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People need to boycott ALL public transport for the next six months to keep CV19 under control!
Interesting moniker.

If your mum had iust died, what would you feel if I said, “all mums matter”?
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21/12/2020 00:08:28 2 1
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Im going to conduct an experiment - I will report your post as off topic & see how consistent the moderators are....

BTW most of the people rushing to leave London are migrant workers from the North & elsewhere returning home, not Londoners.... we are still here (apart from the really wealthy ones of course....)
My next 100 posts are just going to contain "Expletive You BBC and your Expletive Moderators" at least I won't get so upset when they get removed. Removed
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Quintuple yawn...
Bored with being made to look stupid? Removed
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Quintuple yawn...
Get Mummy to put you to bed, dearie. Removed
I feel sorry for Lefty Remoaners who will no doubt spend Christmas day begging the BBC to open another Brexot thread so they can get their fix of crying and feet stamping. Removed
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21/12/2020 00:18:09 6 3
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Whereas you remain stoically silent.
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As distinct from Yorky, who posts nonsense here all the time but despises HYS....
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Not at all.
Thrilled with the French reaction.
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"Freight from coming to Britain from France will be allowed, but there are fears lorry drivers will not travel to avoid being stuck in the UK"
Evil surrender monkeys, selling their own people down the line.
Macron, and his mates, should be ashamed of themselves!
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What a Richard
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Thousands of people fleeing wars, poverty and authoritorian abuse never attempt to reach the UK.
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21/12/2020 00:30:04 7 6
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I'm going down to the tube station and sing roll out the barrel.
That'll show Johnny Foreigner.
that is because you are an idiot. Removed
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I feel sorry for Lefty Remoaners who will no doubt spend Christmas day begging the BBC to open another Brexot thread so they can get their fix of crying and feet stamping. Removed
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Quintuple yawn...
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Turnips & turds
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21/12/2020 00:31:24 6 4
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Cromwell did end up cancelling Xmas and all sport, and his corpse was hung. That’s sort of where this is going
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20/12/2020 23:34:04 605 122
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But surely France is a member of the EU?

I thought EU countries had no control over their borders?

That they are not sovereign? Don't have Freedom?

I thought a million migrants could simply walk over every day?

Hmmm
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No they won't. They don't have the bottle.
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Brilliant isn't it , the well heeled get a taste of chaos
Another idiot. BBC put up a Brexit HYS to keep them occupied, while sensible people ask W T F is the world up to for a new mutation? They happen to all viruses, & usually result in a less lethal strain and if not in this case, it is claimed to be no more lethal, and the original wasn't the black-death. Our leaders are condemning millions across the globe to death by trashing the economy Removed
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21/12/2020 00:53:15 7 6
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Hoorah, Xmas is cancelled & Brexit has come early. Seems that France can stop lorries heading from Britain but can't (or more likely won't) stop migrants going in the other direction.
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20/12/2020 23:35:44 222 79
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Seems like a perfect time to leave the EU.

Just as our healthcare system and trade routes are on the brink of collapse.

We'll be better on our own they said...
They just banned us, you idiot & it is the Covid overreaction that is going to kill vastly more than covid, but don't worry your little head over it. Removed
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I wonder what Elizabeth Regina thinks of her Government at this time as our country is on its knees by Incompetence. Maybe we need netflix to give us all a clue
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21/12/2020 01:21:34 3 9
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Well you English dheads, you wanted to be alone in the world. So now the ports are shut. Perhaps you can grow and manufacture your way out of shortages. dumb gammons didn't see that coming. The ones that did well they will be ok, your MPs are fine.
I'm. Looking at the neighborhood Gammon and I know the garage is full of food. I will certainly be libertating that soon. Survival of the fittest now
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BREXIT doesnt look like such a good idea now does it Boris, Moggy, Farage, The ERG, all Tories and all Brexiteers. Karma baby. Karma. Stop Brexit NOW.
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A message to Boris Johnson. Ask for an extension to the E.U. trade talks NOW. In case you are unaware of this tactic, it is known as a Damage Limitation Exercise.
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If the govt knew about this new strain of virus 2 months ago why didn't we get to hear about it till 3 days ago?
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48 hrs as last warning

Poor brits

This Christmas for brits could end up shortage of food and other things like toilet rolls

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If the govt knew about this new strain of virus 2 months ago why didn't we get to hear about it till 3 days ago?
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Strange how France et al can just block things straight away, but we can't block their traffic as quick
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Quintuple yawn...
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We won't have control.

We'll be scraping the barrell for anyone we can get. No-one wants to come here any more!
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Let all the foreign registered vehicles exit the UK - and don't let them return. That will be the start of getting all the cheap labour out and the beginning of Brexit.... anyone not likeing that is welcome to go as well.
The sooner we rid ourselves of the foreigners the better !
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You should be proud of your language...

But you shame yourself by spelling worse than those foreigners you so detest...

You are, in effect, someone we cannot be proud of.
21/12/2020 04:02:53 2 1
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You just keep telling yourself that - I'm sure it makes you feel better, in your own way.
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Without foreign reg vehicles you would be eating vegetables from your own garden and hunt for rabbits...
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Bob .. it might help to find a Michelin Guide tear out the pages and eat them .. you will feel so much better. Then take those tablets,
Divalproex (Depakote) and carbamazepine (Tegretol) I believe, that your nice doctor prescribed.
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Amazing
We have a Covid emergency
And a reasonable post gets multiple down votes
Where is your humanity?
This country is filled with the scum of the earth. Arrogant snobs who think everything drops on a plate, and they know nothing about other countries than uk, greek beaches, turkish men, and spanish fry-ups and cheap lager. ding-bats nation living off ww2 which Russia won. Removed
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20/12/2020 23:37:44 165 48
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It is time for Hancock to resign and let someone competent do the job. If he didn't know about the new variant until Friday then he shouldn't be minister. As for being out of control, even I could see there was a problem in Kent and the South East back in November!
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You?

So not British.
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You can bury historical facts to suit your agenda. That's why some people don't want National Trust to tell the public how some stately homes were funded.
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Bird flu comes from wild birds, many other diseases come from wildlife, it's also been said that Covid-19 started in bats, so perhaps it would be a good idea if no one in the world ate any wildlife.
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It's brown rubber safety pants on standby time.
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It's brown rubber safety pants on standby time.
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We know the new strain was ignored by the government when it was first detected in September, and was further ignored in November when it was already widespread in London. Which at the time was defiantly being kept in tier 2.

Only now 3 months later is anything being done, and right after a lot of christmas hope has been raised.

This is beyond incompetent.
It's brilliant and wonderful example of what is wrong with the people here. A nation beyond moronhood. The dumbest generations which ever set foot this land. An utterly contemptable disgrace of pathetic fools. Yes you - morons all. Stop travelling because that is what caused this mess. Removed
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So, the complete mismanagement of the Coronavrus, and a determination to press ahead with Brexit, despite the clear and substantial damage it'll do to our economy, leaves us in this mess.

Isolated. Imports/exports all but frozen up.

This far right nationalist cabal we have in power right now, must be one of the worst, self serving governments in UK history.
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21/12/2020 08:32:14 2 14
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If the French are going to stop us from travelling there, then we have no choice but to stop the garlic selling, stripy jumpered cyclists from coming over here! In my opinion, stopping the trucks for 48 hours is going to make little difference....this virus is here to stay and we ALL have to fight it, whatever nationality. Plus it’s probably Macron’s mum telling him to do it so he gets re-elected.
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Well at least the xenophobics got what they wanted.
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European road freight is my business, it's ground to a halt. European contacts cancelling loads into UK. It's a mess. Brexit extension period is now a must.
I've always thought Brexit shouldn't proceed until we're out of the other side of Covid. It's only sensible. But we don't do sensible, getting things 'done' over getting things 'right' seems to be the way.
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Time the taxpayer got something back for all the billions wasted on Trident:

Bomb the French!
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I fought my way into the supermarket this morning after being almost killed by huge numbers of cars screeching to a halt to park faster. Inside there were people lying on the ground after sustaining bloody injuries from their fellow shoppers pushing them aside to grab hundreds of bags of flour. Then a Brexit supporter took out a shotgun and started shooting. I was lucky to get out alive. Removed
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You think you were hard done by? I don't know where to begin....
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you do know what a fluffer does for a living,dont you jiminy.
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Well you voted for this...
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Starmer says, they could haven given us more notice so we could have packed onto the Ferries. What about people planning to visit granny in Paris.
They knew about this week's ago why are they only acting now.
Will lorry drivers be compensated.
They have ruined Christmas
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Oh, dear! Have we forgot how wars start? There, there, there.
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21/12/2020 11:41:12 1 2
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Only if we listen to imposters and those with oddly misplaced loyalty in foreign entities. Even then you'd struggle to pit Brit against Brit. The Scots will take care of flag-waving SNPs when the time comes. Don't tell me, you'd have the UK broken up? The EU is so finished you have no idea.
21/12/2020 11:41:10 2 4
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Britannia doesn’t rule the waves. Don’t let the sovereignty of the territorial waters stop a deal. Scotland is going to be independent anyway and take two thirds of the “U.K.” territorial waters with them.
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Supply chain has hit the fan
May as well call no deal .
And move on

Yes, that’ll sort it!

Plonker.
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