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Posted in: England reopens pubs after lockdown See in context

Daily Mails headline was celebrating the fact that 15 million pints will be drunk.

Priorities eh.

Of course people are delighted to get some freedom.

Enjoy it responsibly

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Posted in: Police seen reenacting chokehold on Elijah McClain are fired See in context

Each day you think you can't be shocked any more and then something else comes along.

Absolutely vile.

What has happened in America. It's mad

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Posted in: Man City honor Liverpool - then hammer them 4-0 See in context

Hangover game.

Looking interesting for next year with Liverpool, City and a resurgent Man U.

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Posted in: Mandatory charging for plastic shopping bags starts in Japan See in context

I fully agree with this, but it's now hard to carry my usual 10 cans of beer and 3 bags of potato chips

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Posted in: Japan adds Algeria, 17 other nations to entry ban list over virus See in context

I read the EU had put Algeria on a list of countries that were OK.

What gives

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Posted in: Ireland's Micheál Martin to lead historic gov't coalition See in context

And the girl I was dating prior to coming to Japan has become a government minister!! She went onwards and upwards and I'm still saying a-ah-apple

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Posted in: As cases surge in U.S., rural areas seeing increases as well See in context

Half measures come back to bite you when you are dealing with a virus.

The lack of real leadership and clear messages have caused this mess.

Trump isn't able to handle this.

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Posted in: Liverpool is champion again after Man City loses at Chelsea See in context

Yippi-di-do-dah!!!!

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Posted in: Liverpool thrash Palace to close in on Premier League title See in context

30 years of waiting coming to an end.

30 years!!!!

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Posted in: Japanese start traveling en masse on 1st advisory-free weekend See in context

Aokiko in Hakuba that is

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Posted in: Japanese start traveling en masse on 1st advisory-free weekend See in context

After my wife and teenage daughter had another crazy row last night I swore I would drive up to Aoki Kong in Jakub, stay the night incommunicado.

Had no idea there were travel restrictions.

Lucky they didn't argue last week

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Posted in: Suspect on run after 1 New Zealand police officer killed, 1 wounded See in context

Yes I meant both the Irish and New Zealand police don't carry guns.

Even in the dark times of the IRA, they didn't need them. Even in a drug cartel murder feud they don't need them for their day to day work.

And no one in Ireland wants to see the police armed.

We don't need guns.

Only a sick society needs guns

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Posted in: Suspect on run after 1 New Zealand police officer killed, 1 wounded See in context

How very sad. A policeman was shot and killed in Ireland yesterday too.

Deepest sympathies to both men who died serving their communities.

And Mr Marx not one person in either country would wish the police to be armed in their everyday lives as a result.

Our societies don't require them.

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Posted in: Japanese companies developing cool face masks for summer See in context

I'm 50 but after a week of wearing masks I have the spotty chin of a teenager

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Posted in: Fireworks explode across Japan to cheer up virus-weary public See in context

Nice to see someone trying to do something positive.

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Posted in: Looting erupts during Minneapolis protests over black man's killing by white police officer See in context

More shame on the USA.

Trump has really done a good job on making America great again.

Racism, gun nutters, the envy of the world

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Posted in: 'Move on' - British PM tries to draw line under adviser row See in context

Maybe he should use

"move around" rather than move on as that is what Cummings did.

I'd be surprised if he can wriggle out of this with some pifflepaffle.

People are very angry

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Posted in: 16-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of killing father See in context

My daughter nearly had me locked up saying I had been abusive.

All I had done was take her smartphone.

It's tragic to hear news like this.

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Posted in: Japanese reality show 'Terrace House' cast member dies See in context

My wife and 2 teenage kids are quite shocked by this. They all watch terrace house and really liked Hana.

This has happened too in the UK with a program called love island. At least 2 suicides from that.

I just don't understand what drives people to write such hateful, spiteful messages.

Do they feel better afterwards??

Anyway Rest in peace ✌️

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Posted in: Has Japan dodged the coronavirus bullet? See in context

When you see how hard it was for the poor sumo guy in getting a hospital you just thank your lucky stars it didn't fully hit.

How can that be possible

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Posted in: Nightlife cluster gives S Korea largest virus case rise in a month See in context

Supposedly it was a gay bar and as homosexuality is kept secret for the most part in Korea no one wants to admit being in those clubs.

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Posted in: Violent arrest raises concerns about NYPD distancing patrols See in context

Can't have a bag of pot but going around fully armed with guns and breaking the law is OK.

Go America. What a nut house

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 39 new coronavirus cases; lowest in 4 weeks See in context

If it's true and the numbers, are dropping why is there talk of closing schools until September???

It seems insane

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Posted in: Loyal customers try to keep their local eateries afloat during pandemic See in context

There's a little Japanese runpub called the bermondsey in Nagoya doing wonderful takeouts. Fish and chips real English style. Delish

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Posted in: Brian Dennehy, Tony-winning stage, screen actor, dies at 81 See in context

How sad.

I met him when I worked in a depth store in Dublin in the 80s. He was so friendly and chatty to star struck teen. He was a big man in many ways. RIP

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Posted in: Abe criticized over lounging-at-home Twitter video See in context

I suppose at least he didn't sing imagine!!

But poor Shinzo he can't get a lucky break.

He wanted to be a statesman, do the fun stuff like G 7 summits, Olympic games, where you do nothing just look statesman like and along comes this mendokusai virus and puts you on the spot.

Have some sympathy folks

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Posted in: Coronavirus fears give rise to stigma in local communities See in context

This happened after Fukushima.

But I read it has happened in Germany, France and a few other places too.

The ironic thing is that I bet the ones complaining will be the first ones to disregard social distancing etc if it doesn't suit "their" wishes.

There are always a few... Sadly

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Posted in: Aichi Prefecture to declare its own state of emergency See in context

It'sonlyrock. Time to chill out a bit. I think the fate of the general people is more important than your business but I'm sorry to hear about your situation. I have to close mine too.

We are not the only ones in pain but neither are we the worst off

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Posted in: Abe declares state of emergency until May 6 for Tokyo, 6 prefectures See in context

Any idea why Aichi/Nagoya isn't included

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Posted in: Many schools in Japan reopen after monthlong coronavirus shutdown See in context

You just wish there was some definite decisions being made. This wishy washy stuff isn't helping anyone.

Personally I think we should bite the bullet and shutdown for the next two weeks and try to get on top of it.

I'm self employed and would lose all my income but got to take the medicine.

Otherwise it's just going to go on and on.

And I have 2 teenagers eing greatly affected by this.

What was the point in bringing them to school getting their hopes up and then closing the school.

The incompetence is unreal.

If I keep my school open am I being irresponsible?

Some parents want it open some don't.

Some schools will remain open some won't.

Time for politicians to front up and show some leadership but for most of us in Japan we realize that isn't going to happen... sadly

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