Wednesday, 22 February 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170220 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Long-winded speech could be early sign of Alzheimer’s - now, who do we know unable to string sentences together…?

How to lobby the Lords on the #Brexit bill - … today would be another good day to do this; please be polite…

Roundup from Day 1 of #FairUse/Fair Dealing Week 2017 - links to a good few posts on the subject

Shipowners isolated as maritime industry supports EU’s move to regulate CO2 -’s-‘first-move’-regulate-co2 v important: ships must be included

.@wagamama_uk have today made the commitment to go 100% #cagefree - well done them.

Video: Linus Torvalds on How to Build a Successful Open Source Project - and he should know… #linux #git

Losing banking jobs to EU ‘threatens financial stability’ - #WellDoneBrexiters, bringing everything crashing down

Betting the house? How #Brexit gamble could bring down the City - I’m amazed the City let tories get to this point

NFU president says food will ‘rot in the fields’ unless government guarantees access to workforce - #brexit

Monday, 20 February 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170219 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

‘The wild west of wind’: Republicans push Texas as unlikely green energy leader - important pointers for way forward

How to lobby the Lords on the #Brexit bill - … today would be a good day to do this; please be polite…

‘No deal’ #Brexit would mean £6bn in extra costs for UK exporters - “I doubt UK farmers know what’s coming”

Post-Brexit customs gridlock could choke UK trade, experts warn - #brexit is going to be an unbelievable fiasco

Climate scepticism is a far-right badge of honour – even in sweltering Australia - “this idiocy-promoting rhetoric”

“four-year Trump administration could be heading for a billion dollars in taxpayer-borne costs” - #smallgov indeed

MPs pour scorn on ‘racist and sexist’ Donald Trump in state visit debate - well done them

Sunday, 19 February 2017


Australia’s new normal … as city temperatures hit 47C people shelter from the deadly heat - irresponsible AU gov

I was wrong to defend Jeremy Corbyn. He has betrayed us over #Brexit - “I gave him a chance”. me too; he blew it.

UK-US trade relations inquiry - this will be a disaster; here’s a chance to make it slightly less awful #TTIP2

#StopTrump group aims for biggest protests in UK history - UK gov wants “full courtesy”: we’ll give it, don’t worry

Friday, 17 February 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170216 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Samba troupe’s political plan for Rio carnival ignites firestorm with farm lobby - good for them… #brazil

Britain starting to reassess US as an ally, Scottish Tory leader says - well, that’s interesting

Trump considers mobilizing national guard for immigration roundups - definitely not martial law or a coup…

Thursday, 16 February 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170215 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Open Inheritance Art - “provides searchable access to over 36,000 works of art owned privately in the UK” #opendata

Stop Abusing Elephants at the Surin Elephant Round-up festival in #Thailand - appalling abuse if true

Greens accuse Socialists of failure to stand up to corporate power as [some] MEPs vote to support #CETA trade deal -

#Tencent confirms #WeChat will introduce paid content for official accounts - this is the future, I think… #china

Ineos approached >5 East Midlands local councils to allow it to search 4 shale gas under council play parks - #frack

if Ninova wins elections, “she would make sure the Bulgarian parliament will reject #CETA’s ratification” -

Malmström: #CETA done, Mexico and Mercosur next up - oh no it’s not: keep up pressure on your governments, people

Valve’s Gabe Newell: #VR could “turn out to be a complete failure” - it will, just like last time - remember #VRML?

Out of the loop: Rex Tillerson finds state department sidelined by White House - #ThisIsFine

Fifty shades of Justin Trudeau - “You’re meant to be representatives of the people not panting groupies.”

#Amazon rainforest’s final frontier under threat from oil and soya - shame on greedy @BP_plc the destroyer

Wednesday, 15 February 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170214 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

last chance: Please Write to Your MEPs About Today’s’s Critical - and Final - #CETA Vote - here’s what I’ve sent

Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence - this is getting interesting - and serious

Nuttall claims spike in hate crimes following #Brexit is ‘fabricated’ - so he says all the police forces lied, then?

“The dawn of #Brexit promises no significant freedom or opportunity that wasn’t there the day before.” -

#CETA ratified by EP: so it looks like many MEPs from @TheProgressives betrayed the EU public, as feared. the fight moves to national level

“We made #CETA better on the way towards a more progressive trade policy”, say S&Ds - rubbish: you blew it – again

Scottish Sheriff Awards Couple Compensation For ‘Distress’ Caused By Neighbor’s Use Of #CCTV - important decision

Citizens’ rights undermined by flawed #CETA deal - “weakened protection of personal data & privacy of EU citizens”

UK fishermen may not win ‘waters back’ after Brexit, EU memo reveals - oh, bad luck, #brexiters

UN chief: united Europe essential to keep peace in ‘chaotic’ world - #brexit: making us all less safe everywhere…

Ministers signal they are against deposits despite evidence plan would slash litter & boost recycling rates to 98% -

#Apple Wants To Stop You Fixing Your iPhone And iPad: Source Says It Will Testify Against ‘#RightToRepair’ Law -


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170213 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Wine lovers face triple whammy Brexit price rise, says UK trade body - at least brexit toffs will suffer a bit…

65% of British public support new Clean Air Act, says survey - pity it’s likely to get worse after #brexit

A vote against #CETA would reset EU trade agenda - “giving super-rights for investors must not be aim any longer”

A cocktail of risks: Brexit a ‘danger’ to environmental laws, Greens warn - banana republic with 3rd-world pollution

“Trump’s state visit will be marked by the biggest protest against racism and hatred in our country’s history” -

#CA mining corporation sues to force Romanians to accept toxic goldmine - 40,000 US companies can sue EU with #CETA

EIFL joins advocates of quality education to call for a better #copyright reform in Europe - we need this

Please Write to Your MEPs About Tomorrow’s Critical - and Final - #CETA Vote - here’s what I’ve sent #stopceta

After Passing Worst Surveillance Law In A Democracy, UK Now Proposes Worst Anti-Whistleblowing Law - must not pass

Iranian Oscar nominee gets free #London screening in snub to US travel ban - another great move by @SadiqKhan #iran

#CETA: Labour under pressure to reject EU-Canada trade deal - pl. email MEPs using today

From sea to plate: how plastic got into our fish - this really depressing…