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Saturday snippets: 7th April 2018

Apr 7th, 2018 | By

As well as wondering why fewer of us are going to the Spanish region of Andalucia, Adrian considers restrictions in the Galapagos and Edinburgh and whether his mobile phone is covered by his travel insurance policy.



De La Rue v Gemalto

Mar 25th, 2018 | By

There has been a bit of an outcry about the fact that a Franco-Dutch firm called Gemalto has won the contract to produce the new post Brexit, blue passports. The hubbub has arisen because a number of MP’s and Brexiters feel that a British company should have been awarded the contract. Lord Foulkes said the matter should be reviewed “in the name of not just security, but of national pride.” At present De La Rue prints most of the passports with about 20% of blank
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