It’s been something of a week. Some headlines you might have missed:

Cummings wins 12th cup in triumph for Old Bastards

Russia deploys nuclear missile defence shield

Victorian police chief hatches escape plan

Swan in the dark and fumbling on inflation

Humans linked to melting ice caps. Shock

Europe Slashes Interest Rates

China and Taiwan meet over trade

Putin makes comeback, Vegas in readiness

Suffering/genocide/destitution/disease/hunger continues in the Congo

Oh … and they had an election in the USA. Apparently.

Peter Fray

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