Friday 22 April 2016
Britain, out of the EU,
Would be sent to the back of the queue,
At which the Brexiteers flared,
But in their bigotry they were left to stew.
Saturday 23 April 2016
In Southern Turkey there was great fanfare,
All the doyens of the EU were there,
To strut about the desperate mass,
Of Syrians they had not let pass,
Striving to look like they care.
Sunday 24 April 2016
In Yemen, the Saudis have made a token gesture,
By promising that AQAP territory they'll capture,
But their likely plan of attack,
Is to ask tribal elders to change hats,
With the incentive of a financial venture.
Monday 25 April 2016
In Dakhar Xulhaz Mannan,
Editor of the magazine Roopbaan,
Was savagely attacked,
In his first floor flat,
By six bigots, with no love for the man.
Tuesday 26 April 2016
After decades of deceit and bile,
A jury found something most vile,
96 unlawfully killed,
About which the police weren’t thrilled,
While the Sun remains in denial.
Wednesday 27 April 2016
Negotiations with the government failed,
So calls for a strike prevailed,
Consultants filled the time sheets,
While Junior doctors took to the streets,
Against whom Jeremy Hunt railed.
Thursday 28 April 2016
Naz Shah, was finally kicked out,
Of Labour, an anti-semites redoubt,
While Corbyn failed to apprehend,
What her comments did portend,
And is struggling to manage the fallout.
WEEK IN REVIEW
Rendered in limericks, because the news is too important to leave to the prose.