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It is believed that the torch thief may have mistaken it for a giant cigarette

Olympic torchbearer mugged, torch missing

The final leg of the Olympic torch relay was interrupted today in Rio de Janeiro, after the torchbearer, Renato Luiz Feliciano Lourenço, was mugged at gunpoint in the middle of the relay, and had the torch stolen from him. Authorities were unable to apprehend the thief, as they had received […]

Leave voters disenchanted as they begin to realise UK is still in same geographical location

Leave voters disenchanted as they begin to realise UK is still in same geographical location

One week on, British referendum voters who opted to leave the European Union are beginning to feel a sense of disenchantment with their choice, as they start to realise that Great Britain is geographically no further away from Europe than it was prior to the vote. “I just wanted to […]

Trump victory in New Hampshire a painful reminder of state’s heroin epidemic

Trump victory in New Hampshire a painful reminder of state’s heroin epidemic

Donald Trump’s decisive victory in the New Hampshire Republican Primary yesterday served not only as a watershed moment in US political history, but also a chilling reminder of the state’s runaway heroin and opioid problem. Trump’s victory came on the back of a loss in the first-in-the-nation caucus state of […]

Belgian PM urges calm, not to let terror affect way of life, ‘but also we’re shutting down everything.’

Belgian PM urges calm, not to let terror affect way of life, ‘but also we’re shutting down everything.’

In the face an imminent terror threat, and ongoing raids, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has told his people to “remain calm, to be serene, and go about your lives,” because to do so would allow ISIS and other terror groups to win. “But also,” he added, “we’ve shut down […]

Tony Abbott, en route to Indonesia, where he will humiliate himself in a final, desperate attempt to gain political leverage.

Indonesia may halt executions if Tony Abbott agrees to ‘dance like stupid monkey’

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has told local and Australian media that he may decide to halt the execution of at least one Australian drug-runner, if Prime Minister Tony Abbott will dance for him, in person, “like a stupid monkey.” Abbott has already spent most of the last week humiliating himself […]

Australian Government releases list of reasons global warming may actually be a great thing

Australian Government releases list of reasons global warming may actually be a great thing

In an apparent concession today, the Australian Government appeared to acknowledge, for the first time, that global warming “may be happening” and that mankind may even be responsible for it. But Prime Minister Tony Abbott says that, even if it is happening – and even if we’re responsible – that […]