Of most concern is the bowling of Steven Finn, who was struggling desperately for rhythm while playing for Middlesex and has not found it here. The strange kink in his arm persists, something that has been there for 18 months or more, as if he is protecting an elbow problem, and he loses momentum in falling away in his action. It was debatable that he should have been playing in this match: he remains in the squad but in this sort of state he should surely not be in the XI at Lord’s. … [Read more...] about England win Sri Lanka series after Alastair Cook hits 10,000 Test runs
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But more importantly, the political system in many of the countries was introduced by France. "Shortly before independence, France decided to abolish the parliamentary system in some countries like Ivory Coast and introduce a presidential regime in which all territories and powers are in the hands of the head of state," Yamb told DW. The reason being that in this way, "only one person with all the power needs to be manipulated," she said. Françafrique, as the French influence in the former colonies is called, remains a fact, particularly galling to the young, whose resentment of the former colonial power is growing. … [Read more...] about Africa and France: An unfulfilled dream of independence?
"This is everyday life for me but I feel embarrassed to even complain in a way, or bring it up, when you see the incident in America where a man, a black man, lost his life at the hands of people who were supposed to protect and serve," he said, referring to the killing of George Floyd in the US. … [Read more...] about England footballer Danny Rose ‘regularly stopped by police and asked if his car is stolen’
"We remain committed to resuming the full range of pain services as quickly as it is safe to do so, and we will shortly publish a Covid-19 Recovery Framework for NHS Pain Management Services to continue to inform this activity." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus in Scotland: Patients ‘forced’ to travel south for chronic pain relief
Community Leisure UK, the members' association that specialises in representing charitable leisure and culture trusts across England, Scotland and Wales, estimates that 48% of all public leisure facilities face closure, meaning as many as 1,300 could disappear by the end of the year, along with more than 58,000 jobs. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Indoor gyms and pools in England start to reopen