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MPs are getting their first chance to debate Britain’s involvement in Libya this afternoon and already there is concern being expressed about the strength of the coalition against Gaddafi and what the ‘end game’ of our involvement will be.
What is clear from listening to MPs in the debate [...]
A new word, flyjin, seems to have entered the Japanese vocabulary. A disparaging pun, it plays on the word gaijin which literally means ‘outsider’ and in everyday Japanese describes foreign people. Flyjins are those foreigners who have fled Japan during the last week and who some Japanese people now view as merely fair-weather friends.
Last Wednesday [...]
Following last week’s draw for the Champions League quarter-finals, a word about defending champions Inter. To say that they are misunderstood or underestimated in England is in itself wrong, because frankly no one really cares much about them here. As was exhibited by a Chelsea representative after the draw who claimed “we’re happy because we [...]
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When Darren Ferguson took over as manager of Peterborough in January he pledged to shore up their defence. It took him about half a game to realise that for Peterborough, attack is the best form of defence and [...]
Who scored the best top-flight goal of the weekend? Tough question.
Danny Higginbotham, with his stunning set-piece for Stoke? Good shout. How about Maynor Figueroa? The Honduran’s match-winner for Wigan nearly burst Birmingham’s net. Or was it Louis Saha? His low drive aided Everton in their win over Fulham and it carried personal resonance, for the [...]
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There was a brief passage of time when Novak Djokovic lived up to his nickname. The Djoker. Not because he was doing the life-and-soul-of-the-party thing, the impressions, the running commentary, the often profligate banter. No. Of course, it was very funny for a while. A breath of fresh air. But it was after the initial [...]
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