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Posted in: Europe effectively shuts its borders, stranding thousands See in context

I used to be quite sympathetic towards refugees cause but that was before. The more I read or see them talk the more I feel many are just taking the P.

Be careful what you read.

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Posted in: EU chief sees first consensus on migrant crisis See in context

It is amazing the difference between the media pump and reality.

One could be forgiven for thinking that Europe was under attack by media reports alone until confronted with the figures.

1.2 million is a tiny amount, miniscule and easily absorbed. Here on the south coast of England we remain completely unaffected. Britain could easily accept a 100,000 or so.

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Posted in: Britain's referendum on EU membership set for June 23 See in context

It's also because of the EU that businesses in Britain are faced with so many unnecessary rules and regulations that many go bankrupt. It's because of the EU that we have to roll over and provide the never-ending flood of immigrants (many illegal ones too) with benefits as well as jobs, regardless of their English proficiency, regardless of their criminal records, even though they get to pay less tax and send their money back home rather than into the economy that they're bleeding out. Again, I could go on for hours, but you get my point.***

I'm sorry but so much of your post is just wrong but this is just outrageous. Illegal immigrants DO NOT GET ANY BENEFITS!!! IT IS A MYTH CREATED BY THE DAILY MAIL AND OTHER PARTS OF THE RIGHT WING PRESS.

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Posted in: British PM Cameron seals deal after marathon EU summit See in context

looks like Juncker and Tusk are trying to tempt Cameron with some rather delicious looking mini pain au chocolats in picture 2.

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Posted in: British PM Cameron seals deal after marathon EU summit See in context

I am voting to stay in. I have a family and business to worry about and I am no little Englander (plenty of those when I was in Japan).

The Emergency brake is stupid and if we need to use it then all it references is the total lack of investment in public services, infrastructure even with vastly increased tax revenue from population growth.

As long as young voters are encouraged to vote then the remain camp will prevail.

>The EU needs the UK a whole lot more than the UK needs the EU.

WHY?? I am not saying that they don't but that needs explaining.

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Posted in: Germany's Merkel confident about UK deal with EU See in context

I am strongly voting to stay in. I have a wife, children and business to think of. I love the EU and I fear an unrestrained tory government especially in respect of human rights.

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Posted in: WikiLeaks' Assange should go free from embassy and be compensated: U.N. panel See in context

So the UN has conducted it's own trial (I didn't know they were allowed to do so) and declared Assange innocent of rape charges? I detect the smell of a lot of money changing hands

Money from whom? Do you mean the economic powerhouse of Ecuador?

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Posted in: WikiLeaks' Assange should go free from embassy and be compensated: U.N. panel See in context

The Daily Telegraph is already calling him a rapist!!!!!

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Posted in: Almost 60 probes into British soldiers' actions in Iraq dropped See in context

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Reminds me of the reported case of a British sniper who is under investigation because he didn't give his victim a verbal warning. THAT is what these cases are like... insane

Sounds like you read that in the Daily Mail *

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Posted in: Almost 60 probes into British soldiers' actions in Iraq dropped See in context

Truly shocking. The actions of a draconian populist government. Murder should be investigated as murder!!!

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Posted in: JAL extends suspension of Narita-Paris flights until March 15 See in context

Whilst I do understand to an extent, the group hysteria in Japan has never failed to amaze me. It must terrifying for JAL and ANA every time there is an incident.

Although Japan is increasing its appeal to foreign travellers whenever I have travelled between Europe and Japan the passengers are overwhelmingly Japanese

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Posted in: MPs debate banning 'fool' Trump from Britain See in context

It is good that the MP's responded to the petition.

The British government, if the public allowed it however would embrace Donald Trump as long as they thought it looked good.. There are many on the tory right who believe that he is correct. The conservatives are ideologically aligned with the republican party and their ideas are very popular among older xenophobic tory voters here. They are biding their time and use every bit of negative news regarding immigration, integration, cooperation to their advantage.

Voters under 60, fight back!!!!!

Terrifying but true.

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Posted in: Paris attacks provoke fresh migrant fears in Europe See in context

Firstly, the massive wave of asylum seekers in Europe is not natural "population growth", and secondly, come on! If any growth in population equalled economic growth, then places like Haiti and Bangladesh would economic superpowers. Really now

Developed countries need migrants. We can handle them, they stimulate the economy and pay their way in taxes. Undevelopd countries clearly don`t need them as they are unable to look after the population they already have.

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Posted in: Paris attacks provoke fresh migrant fears in Europe See in context

You keep saying that, but you still have not answered the question: If IS is not islamic then what is it??

That is a ridiculous statement, like saying if the KKK isn`t Christian then what is it?

There is a growing number of Europeans under 60 who have been told to feel outraged with migrants but after several months don't really get it. People outside of Europe might be surprised that people worry about it much less than they might think. Population growth equals however tiny equals economic growth further cementing Europe`s position as an economic superpower.

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Posted in: Paris attacks provoke fresh migrant fears in Europe See in context

What is being shoved down a lot of peoples throats by the outrageous right wing media is that migrants are bad, come to steal benefits, are likely terrorists etc. A great deal are waiting to see the evidence of this.

Europe remains largely unaffected, the numbers arriving are still miniscule. Fear seems to be rescinding actually.

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Posted in: Why is Japan such an unpopular tourist destination? See in context

Japan is no more expensive than any other comparable country. The UK is still far more expensive with little value in services received. Of course China, Korea, Thailand are cheaper. Poland would be a lot less expensive than France, for example. People know this for the most part and expect it.

Japan has enormous marketability and for good reason. What needs to be done is effective marketing headed by foreign local companies. So for example if marketing to the UK a British advertising agency needs to be employed as they know more fully how to catch their public imagination. Also more and more foreign people need to be taken on outside the country working for the JNTO and associated Japanese stake holders. This might move some focus away from assets like the 4 seasons and on to more tantalising realities that exist in Japan.

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