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Bad losers

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Having your cake and eating it

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EU sticks it to UK

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The Last of England

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IMMIGRATION

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Why the UK does not need the EU crutch

4 July 2016 “[Je refuse] la création d’une zone de libre-échange de l’Europe occidentale, en attendant la zone atlantique, laquelle ôterait à notre continent sa propre personnalité.”    Le général de Gaulle, 1967. “I refuse to accept the creation of … Continue reading

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THE PEASANTS HAVE REVOLTED

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