Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2019/10/191028.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page
No-deal Brexit means return of battery eggs, farmers’ union warns - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/29/no-deal-brexit-return-battery-eggs-farmers-union is animal suffering what #brexiters voted for? it’s what they will probably get…
Batters said the NFU had begged the new environment secretary, Theresa Villiers, to think again about the final tariff schedule, but that all the minister was interested in was “leaving the EU on 31 October, deal or no deal”.
The fight to stop Nestlé from taking America’s water to sell in plastic bottles - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/29/the-fight-over-water-how-nestle-dries-up-us-creeks-to-sell-water-in-plastic-bottles obscene
#Uighur activist Ilham Tohti wins EU’s Sakharov Prize - https://www.dw.com/en/uighur-activist-ilham-tohti-wins-eus-sakharov-prize/a-50959798 great news; let’s hope it speeds his release from unjustified imprisonment by #china
UK Treasury on course to exceed this year’s deficit target by £16bn - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/29/uk-treasury-on-course-to-exceed-this-years-deficit-target-by-16bn “£27bn of spending “headroom” set aside by former chancellor Philip Hammond in March to cope with the costs of Brexit had evaporated” no money for #NHS, farmers etc
Michel Barnier tells UK: ignore EU regulatory standards at your peril - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/29/michel-barnier-tells-uk-ignore-eu-regulatory-standards-at-your-peril EU defending standards when UK government won’t…