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By The Red Arrow
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Norway rejects Liam Fox request for free trade deal taskforce

Country understood to believe bilateral talks could jeopardise EEA agreement and are ‘inappropriate’ before Britain exits EU
The rejection marks a second early setback for Fox’s department after Australia’s trade minister said last month that any formal work on a post-Brexit Australia-UK trade deal would take second place to trade talks with the EU, and anyway could not begin until Britain had fully exited from the bloc.
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By PaulOnBooks
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Firms bidding for government contracts asked if they back Brexit

Department for International Trade says tech companies should have the right ‘cultural fit’ if they want to be hired
Liam Fox’s Department for International Trade (DIT) has inserted a clause into advertisements inviting tech companies to bid for work, saying that in order to have the right “cultural fit” for the task, they must “be committed to the best possible outcome for the United Kingdom following its departure from the European Union”.
The requirement to back the best deal for Britain is one of a list of criteria applicants for the two DIT contracts are asked to fulfil, alongside being “focused enough to stick to the task at hand”, “committed and hard-working” and “enthused by the prospect of working at the frontline in such an exciting and dynamic area”.
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By Bones McCoy
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The Red Arrow wrote:Jesus wept.
Dr Liam Fox MP‏Verified account @LiamFoxMP

"The United Kingdom, is one of the few countries in the European Union that does not need to bury its 20th century history" #scc16
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Liam considers himself an educated man, what a waste.

https://crimesofbritain.com/2016/06/12/ ... h-century/
By Andy McDandy
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I'm not sure that anyone can be accused of "burying" history, at least not so much in western Europe. Germany for instance is very good at confronting its past and being honest about what happened. In the UK we still cling to myths.

There are exceptions. I remember on an early "Who Do You Think You Are", Stephen Fry getting very angry about the attitude of some Hungarians over what happened to his Jewish ancestors - "They just went away". No, Fry pointed out, they were rounded up and murdered and your grandparents moved into and took over their property. Further afield, I recently attended a lecture on actual proper history burial in the far east. Several shots of a war museum in Japan where the information plaques omitted any mention of Japan invading anywhere else, and had the absolute beaut of "Following the war between Japan and the western colonial powers, culminating in the dropping of atomic bombs by the US on two Japanese cities, many other colonies in the region asserted their independence and are now thriving independent nations". Yes, only slightly missing something there.

Fox is an idiot with a limited understanding of his own country's history or any sense of perspective, but burying history does exist - just not necessarily where he thinks it happens.
By The Red Arrow
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Tory Liam Fox denies sending controversial tweet while sitting in front of a giant picture of it
He said a newspaper had tweeted his words and taken them out of context. This is untrue

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/t ... 10011715?1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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