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Re: News from the 'Border'

March 14th, 2020, 12:45 pm

Corona does not respect borders.
One island, two policies!!!!


Earlier in the day, scientists advising the British government were being put out on the kind of media rounds that normally await ministers.
And they face the same questions, no matter where they appear: Why is the British approach so different to what is going on in other European countries, where school and college closures, bans on big sports events or other public gatherings, transport restrictions and even border closures are becoming the norm?
The answer boils down to timing.
The UK scientific and medical advisers do not expect the infection rate to peak for another three months.
They believe that it is too early to take drastic measures, and that if they are taken now, they will have to be held in place longer than most people expect, and because of that they would lose effectiveness just when they were most needed, because people would get bored and stop practising the hard disciplines of "social distancing".
So to be a little more precise, it is timing, and what people will put up with. The view of government advisers, scientists, medical experts and behavioural economists, is that asking the public to do too much at the wrong time will make the problem worse.
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Re: News from the 'Border'

March 15th, 2020, 7:30 pm

Corona does not respect borders.
Why is your Glorious EU ("Who Can Do No Wrong" ™) closing borders?
 
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Re: News from the 'Border'

March 15th, 2020, 7:56 pm

Corona does not respect borders.
Why is your Glorious EU ("Who Can Do No Wrong" ™) closing borders?
Aka "DUP still playing politics". They are following the incorrect UK line.
It was not the EU that closed the border or even fabricated it.
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Re: News from the 'Border'

March 15th, 2020, 7:58 pm

Are the numerical analysts putting a letter together?! ;)
 
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Re: News from the 'Border'

March 16th, 2020, 9:59 am

Are the numerical analysts putting a letter together?! ;)
It is difficult to find them (endangered species). The end of the Cold War stopped them in their tracks. Anyways, ML does the job just as well, just take enough training data and you are good to go.
It's easier than that; it's just politics as usual up North.

And this is the most artificial border in history.
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Re: News from the 'Border'

March 31st, 2020, 1:18 pm

Warning over 'squandering' advantage of living on island over differing Covid-19 policies





https://www.rte.ie/news/2020/0331/1127452-tanaiste-ni/
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Re: News from the 'Border'

April 8th, 2020, 7:04 pm

Ireland's prime minister to work as doctor amid coronavirus pandemic

https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/worl ... 952997001/
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Re: News from the 'Border'

April 9th, 2020, 2:43 pm

Sealing the Border 1944

www.youtube.com/watch?v=b35mtvRSapY

Looks like a scene from the Third Man.
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Re: News from the 'Border'

May 10th, 2020, 7:23 pm

Devolved nations reject Johnson's new Covid-19 message

https://www.rte.ie/news/2020/0510/1137530-northern-ireland-coronavirus/
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Re: News from the 'Border'

May 10th, 2020, 8:24 pm

Having Boris issue decrees for England only feels rather similar to Trump announcing new rules that will apply to old Confederate states only.
 
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Re: News from the 'Border'

May 11th, 2020, 8:06 am

Are the numerical analysts putting a letter together?! ;)
Don't know; let's start with a code reviews and see if we can reverse engineer it.
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Re: News from the 'Border'

May 13th, 2020, 9:33 am

UK Supreme Court quashes Adams' Maze escape convictions
https://www.rte.ie/news/courts/2020/0513/1138082-gerry-adams-uk-supreme-court/

The UK's highest court has said Gerry Adams was imprisoned illegally by the British government when he was interned without trial in the early 1970s.

Internment without trial was the default back then.
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Re: News from the 'Border'

May 13th, 2020, 4:39 pm

And is the default for everyone now.
 
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Re: News from the 'Border'

May 14th, 2020, 7:51 am

And is the default for everyone now.
With acquiescence from the ECJ.
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Re: News from the 'Border'

July 16th, 2020, 1:35 pm

Evidence of vast temple complex at Navan Fort in Armagh

https://www.rte.ie/news/ulster/2020/0716/1153651-armagh-fort/

"Our discoveries add significant additional data, hinting that the buildings uncovered in the 1960s were not domestic structures lived in by kings, but a series of massive temples, some of the largest and most complex ritual arena of any region of later prehistoric and pre-Roman Northern Europe."

On RTÉ's News at One, Dr Gleeson described the discovery of the evidence as "quite significant", adding that Navan Fort is an "incredibly important place" both archaeological and in relation to mythical history.
He said it is central to some of Ireland's most famous myths, such as Táin Bó Cuailainge and the story of Cú Chulainn.


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