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'We've bought the wrong satellites': UK tech gamble baffles experts | Science | The Guardian

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Bid for 20% of OneWeb to replace Galileo after Brexit ‘looks like nationalism trumping industrial policy’. The UK government’s plan to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in a satellite broadband company has been described as “nonsensical” by experts, who say the company doesn’t even make the right type of satellite the country needs after Brexit . The investment in OneWeb, first reported on Thursday night , is intended to mitigate the UK’s loss of access to the EU’s Galileo satellite navigation system. But OneWeb – in which the UK will own a 20% stake following the investment – currently operates a completely different type of satellite network from that typically used to run such navigat...

Angela Merkel: UK must live with consequences of weaker ties to EU | World news | The Guardian

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German leader signals trade compromise less likely as she hardens tone on no-deal Brexit...

Northern Ireland-born British and Irish win EU citizenship rights

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Northern Ireland-born British and Irish win EU citizenship rights This article is more than 1 month old UK government makes change to immigration law after Derry woman’s residency case Emma De Souza, with her husband Jake outside the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast in 2019, described the decision as ‘great news’. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Emma De Souza, with her husband Jake outside the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast in 2019, described the decision as ‘great news’. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA @lisaocarroll Published on Thu 14 May 2020 14.56 BST All British and Irish citizens born in Northern Ireland will be be treated as EU citizens for immigration purposes, the government has ann...