The Prime Minister's speech comes after the FSB said the Government and big companies must to do more to help smaller firms
Among the myriad topics for debate before next summer is the wicketkeeping question. It is like welcoming back an old friend. Jos Buttler, potential batting genius and athletic wicketkeeper with the sharpest reflexes, has staked an early claim to a berth in the Test team which may prove irresistible.
They haven’t tried to “sex up” bowls to appeal to a wider audience: no semi-naked girls cartwheeling down the rink, no hellish bursts of naked flame, no garish wigs – well, there are probably a few hairpieces as the crowd is largely of a certain age. (The men are generally happy with their bald lot, though, so the seats at the World Indoor Championships at Potters in Norfolk actually look like they are being occupied by rows of shiny pink bowling balls.) The organisers wouldn’t want to make the spectacle too exciting, would they? When it comes to tie-breaks there are no references to sudden death.
There are plenty of people out there who look at the way the All Blacks are playing – not to mention the way the Springboks have added a sprinkling of panache to their power game – and reach the conclusion that England cannot possibly win their home World Cup next year without a miracle.
A green, competitive Europe doesn’t need them and shouldn’t have them
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Potato chips. In the 1800s in New York, a customer at a restaurant sent back French fries because they were too thick. The cook made thinner ones that the customer still thought were too thick. Exasperated, the chef made ones that were exceedingly thin to piss off the customer... who loved them.