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The Brexit Bop

The UK might just have a chance/ Of backing from countries like France/ To have and eat cake/ If they undertake/ To not let Theresa May dance./// https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/the-maybot-strikes-twice-theresa-may-busts-out-her-awkward-dance-moves-again-on-kenya-trip-a3924196.html The UK might just have a chanceOf backing from countries like FranceTo … Continue reading

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Trading Insults

The G7 summit is done/ And Trump’s new trade war has begun/ The other six feel/ If Trump wants a deal/ He’ll have to set up the G1./// https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-44427660 This is a revised version of my original limerick, which was … Continue reading

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The Killer in Manila

Old Liam Fox went to Manila/ And talked to a self-confessed killer/ Of values we share/ Though some may compare/ Duterte’s with those of Attila./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/04/liam-fox-meets-philippine-president-rodrigo-duterte Old Liam Fox went to ManilaAnd talked to a self-confessed killerOf values we shareThough … Continue reading

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Quick Brown Fox Jumps on Lazy Dogs

The UK’s top trade diplomat/ Finds Britons too lazy and fat/ To work for prosperity/ (Except Adam Werritty/ With whom Liam once shared a flat.)/// http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/sep/10/business-leaders-politicians-attack-fox-over-lazy-accusations The UK's top trade diplomatFinds Britons too lazy and fatTo work for prosperity(Except Adam … Continue reading

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Tata For Now

The government made an appeal/ For buyers to save Tata Steel:/ “We won’t intervene/ As that’s not our scene- Can’t somebody else find a deal?”/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35952868 The government made an appealFor buyers to save Tata Steel:"We won't interveneAs that's not … Continue reading

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