39 corpses found in a container lorry in Essex. Truck registered in Bulgaria, 25 year old British scum (NOT Irish!) arrested.

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I left England 19 years ago - clue me in if I am missing something really obvious - but surely post brexit it goes back to how it was before hand?? no?
In theory......but I doubt Brexit and the abolition of free movement will make any difference there's too many mechanisms to gain entry you only need to very your foot through the door and claim any number of excuses.

I mean let's be honest all these migrant boats arriving in Dover even after brexit the coastguard will still meet them with tea, cookies and a warm jacket and they'll be given 'due processing' and I highly doubt the EU will take them from us if we're not 'on their team anymore'.

So yeah...nothing changes I reckon.
 
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In theory......but I doubt Brexit and the abolition of free movement will make any difference there's too many mechanisms to gain entry you only need to very your foot through the door and claim any number of excuses.

I mean let's be honest all these migrant boats arriving in Dover even after brexit the coastguard will still meet them with tea, cookies and a warm jacket and they'll be given 'due processing' and I highly doubt the EU will take them from us if we're not 'on their team anymore'.

So yeah...nothing changes I reckon.
got ya - thanks for explaining
 

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I've heard a lot from people who have a security connections/experience about the UDA being heavily involved in people smuggling, particularly along with chinese triads....chinese takeaways are apparently rife as fronts for that sort of thing.
Jesus.
 
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I've heard a lot from people who have a security connections/experience about the UDA being heavily involved in people smuggling, particularly along with chinese triads....chinese takeaways are apparently rife as fronts for that sort of thing.
All of the local criminals 'representing' their community go through the UVF and the UDA or whoever happens to control the area they are based in. The Romanians and Triads have been paying the loyalists what the Mafia would call 'vig' for a good while now. We've also had sex slaves at car washes on the rise according to the radio
 
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All of the local criminals 'representing' their community go through the UVF and the UDA or whoever happens to control the area they are based in. The Romanians and Triads have been paying the loyalists what the Mafia would call 'vig' for a good while now. We've also had sex slaves at car washes on the rise according to the radio
aye well that's more likely than "direct" involvement. Didn't hear the car wash thing, don't listen to the radio.
 

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hearsay like, but that's what I have heard. Wouldn't be surprised either.
Northern Ireland fascinates me for all the wrong reasons. I love reading about The Troubles, though I'm pretty sure it was an absolutely horrendous time.

You put me onto some fine stuff Matty, always return to it when I need a NI fix.
 
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Northern Ireland fascinates me for all the wrong reasons. I love reading about The Troubles, though I'm pretty sure it was an absolutely horrendous time.

You put me onto some fine stuff Matty, always return to it when I need a NI fix.
I have been reading this book the past few days, highly recommended and very readable:



But lets be real, there is as much organised crime in England or anywhere else. This sort of thing has literally nothing to do with the Troubles...well only tangentially.
 
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I've heard a lot from people who have a security connections/experience about the UDA being heavily involved in people smuggling, particularly along with chinese triads....chinese takeaways are apparently rife as fronts for that sort of thing.
UDA and the IRA, put them all in a bonfire and set it alight. Holding Northern Ireland back.
 
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Reports coming out some of the victims might be Vietnamese ,on Chinese passports.

Seems there are ethnic Chinese living in Vietnam ,with cultural and social ties to China. Possible connection there?
 
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Northern Ireland fascinates me for all the wrong reasons. I love reading about The Troubles, though I'm pretty sure it was an absolutely horrendous time.

You put me onto some fine stuff Matty, always return to it when I need a NI fix.
You might be interested to know, Portadown where this guy comes from used to be the stronghold of the LVF, a breakaway faction of the UVF after they kicked out Billy "King Rat" Wright, nice fellas who shot a teenage girl in her sleep, and the guy who did that was actually the brother of Malcolm McKeown, who got murdered outside a garage very recently in a drugs feud, and their other brother murdered a catholic taxi driver as a "birthday present" for Wright himself

Lovely lovely people and times, of course the LVF do not exist anymore as the UVF ultimately took care of them, like the IRA did with the IPLO

I'm not sure which, but one of those McKeown brothers is still in jail,as I think he couldn't be released by the Good Friday Agreement because the LVF wasn't a part of the deal, haha shit one or what, either that or the UVF wouldn't claim him, so you stay put
 
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