Friday 6 May 2016
In London hope trumped fear,
Khan took the mayoralty with cheer,
Having threatened and bullied,
Zac's reputation was sullied,
While Khan showed Corbyn how to steer.
Saturday 7 May 2016
Canada’s forests were all ablaze,
Fort McMurray could be razed,
While the population flees,
It's climbing to 20 degrees,
Leaving fire fighters struggling and amazed.
Sunday 8 May 2016
In an ongoing spat with its creditors,
Greeks have fallen victim to the auditors
As Parliament passed reforms,
Establishing new tax norms,
While the country is struggling to house visitors.
Monday 9 May 2016
In a display of military might,
Red Square was quite a sight,
At Russia's Victory Day Parade,
For the historic contribution it made,
Though prospects for the present gave a fright.
Tuesday 10 May 2016
On a law and order platform,
Though vague about proposed reforms,
Duterte won the vote,
He floats Filipinos’ boat,
Though on human rights, he pours scorn.
Wednesday 11 May 2016
In Cardiff there was hullabaloo,
When Plaid ran for the leadership too,
Wood’s nearly took the crown,
Causing Labour to frown,
At the breach of a Parliamentary taboo.
Thursday 12 May 2016
In an effort to tackle corruption,
Cameron had a proposition,
Putting business owners in a register,
Making them culpable for dealings sinister,
Though from Dependencies there was opposition.
WEEK IN REVIEW
Rendered in limericks, because the news is too important to leave to the prose.