Monthly Archives: November 2012

Palestine’s Status Update

There was an old nation whose status/ Was raised after quite a hiatus/ So now Palestinians/ Can air their opinions/ Throughout the UN apparatus. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20550864 Advertisements

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Leveson’s Lessons

There once was a prominent judge/ Whose report was a bit of a fudge/ He says press regulation/ Requires legislation/ So will Mr Cameron budge? ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/nov/29/leveson-report-new-press-law

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Not Very Nice One, Cyril

There was an MP int’ Northwest/ Whom police have exposed as a pest/ This can be said/ Because he’s now dead/ Though in life he avoided arrest. ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/9707609/Sir-Cyril-Smiths-family-deeply-saddened-as-police-admit-he-escaped-abuse-charges.html

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Arafat: Body of Evidence

Old Yasser has been disinterred/ To find out what really occurred./ What caused his demise?/ Was he poisoned by spies/ As many have often averred? ///http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2012/11/2012112795443645353.html

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Carney Make up ‘is Mind?

There was a Canadian banker/ Who said he did not really hanker/ To follow Sir Mervyn/ But after some swervin’/ Mark Carney, I see, pulled a flanker. ///http://news.sky.com/story/1016817/mark-carney-osborne-finally-gets-his-man

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Making Plans for Nigel

Nationalist Nigel Farage/ Rejected a Tory ménage/ When asked if he’d side/ With the Cons, he implied/ That he’d sooner take part in the hajj. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/its-war-nigel-farage-flatly-rejects-call-from-senior-tory-for-ukip-and-conservative-eu-pact-at-the-general-election-8349014.html

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Spain Under Strain

There was an election in Spain/ Or not, as some voters maintain/ They’d have Catalonia/ Go-it-alonia/ As per the leader’s campaign. ///http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/11/26/uk-spain-catalonia-idUKBRE8AP0EJ20121126

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Texan Exit

There was an old actor in Dallas/ Whose character could be quite callous/ When JR was shot/ The question was not/ Why anyone might bear him malice. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2012/nov/24/larry-hagman-obituary-dallas-jr-ewing

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Summit for Nowt

Talks on a new EU budget/ Found members unable to fudge it/ With some states defending/ Increased EU spending/ The wealthier nations begrudge it.

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Our House… in the Middle of our Road

There was an old couple in China/ Who felt their home couldnt be finer/ But having now found/ A highway all round/ They may have to open a diner. ///http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2012-11/23/content_15952350.htm

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