A long time ago England won the World Cup by beating West Germany 4–2. That most memorable of football matches occurred at another time and place rather than a mere fifty years ago at Wembley.
In fact, to look at the grainy black-and-white recordings of the final against West Germany is to be reminded of a vanished world.
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If you are looking forward to your summer holidays let me suggest that you plan to drastically cut your engagement with social media, email and the web while you’re away. Try to digitally disconnect.
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Like most people, I was somewhat surprised to find that the referendum vote actually went in favour of leaving the European Union. The vote has brought us into chaotic and unpredictable times.
I was delighted to hear the news from the Crown Prosecution Service that Sir Cliff Richard ‘will face no further action over allegations of historical sex abuse’. I am pleased that these enquiries have finally been closed because I have had a number of meetings with Sir Cliff over the years and have always found him to be a good, gracious and honourable man.
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