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May's Brex-shit-show: Sunday a.m. update. 1/ The deal can't pass the Commons 2/ May trying to "move on" to the future trading relationship as a ruse to say "nothing's finalised" 3/ No deal is a bluff. Half the Cabinet would not go thru with it...
2/ Corbyn v clear on #Sky: if May can secure a better deal within 7 days, will consider; if not, Labour will vote it down early December. Very few waverers in PLP on this...
3/ Result: Labour ahead 3 points and big drop in Tory poll numbers. Beyond Westminster, ppl see this as a) Tories surrendering their own bluster-infused red lines b) incompetence c) division...
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Permettez-moi un petit #thread, pour vous montrer que vous êtes très certainement en train de passer à côté du plus grand exploit cérébral du siècle (et qu'il se produira - ou non, mais ça m'étonnerait - ce soir).
Ce Monsieur au regard filou s'appelle Nigel Richards. Au #Scrabble anglophone, c'est LA star. 3 fois champion du monde, il a remporté à 11 reprises le plus prestigieux des tournois mondiaux, l'International de Thaïlande.
S'ennuyant dans sa langue natale (ouais c'est un peu fastoche au bout d'un moment ; un dico, t'en as vite fait le tour), le mec s'est mis en tête d'apprendre le dictionnaire francophone par coeur. Il s'est donné 9 semaines, ce qui est raisonnable.
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Now we've all caught our breath, here's everything you need to know about the biggest story in British media -- the battle royale for Sky (Thread 👇)
Media giants Comcast, Fox and Disney are all in the running to buy Sky. Why do they want it?
-- Big fans of Sky's technology, like the Sky Q box 📺📡
-- Want to diversify out of the U.S. 🌍
-- Want to beef up to compete with Netflix and Amazon 💪
bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
There's a fair bit of personal drama here. Comcast CEO Brian Roberts has a long history of going toe-to-toe with Fox executive chairman Rupert Murdoch and Disney CEO Bob Iger for media dominance. These are astute, battle-hardened deal-makers bloomberg.com/gadfly/article…
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