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Boris Johnson tops the YouGov favourability list by far

It has been never a dull moment recently for the Foreign Secretary and Boris  has had to take some tough decisions.borisfo20

  • He met with the team of Donald Trump in New York,  but has yet to meet Rex Tillerson. whose appoint has only recently been confirmed. They have had extremely successful conversations on the telephone.
  • He went to Cyprus to support the Cyprus peace talks.
  • He has had various meetings with EU members.
  • He has met with the Lords and gave an outstanding analysis of recent changes in the Middle East, which met with much approval.
  • He supported the new Prez. over NATO – several EU members are not paying their share.
  • He fielded the questions fired at him on all sides about President Trump’s 90 day immigration suspension in Parliament with firmness and honesty.
  • Finally, he has formulated the UK Brexit strategy to help Mrs.  May.  This was hugely praised as one of the keynote speeches of the decade, and a lot of the speech was written by Boris.
  • Boris met Bibi Netanyahu and discussed a US/UK/Israel alliance.
  • Boris is working on a Balkan buffer – he does not share the enthusiam for the Russians of President Trump, although he appreciates their contribution to fighting Daesh.

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A DARK DAY AT LORDS

The look of hurt and anger in the eyes of the England cricket team in the Long Room, at Lords, where the awards ceremony was held in private, says it all.

 

Anyone who loves cricket sees it as an ideal that inspires us in life, with a code to be looked up to of honour and integrity.   If the allegations of bribing and rigged matches are true, it is only possible to feel an awful sadness, for everyone involved, particularly the people of Pakistan, who have suffered so much, and to whom cricket is everything.