19 February 2016
Negotiation went down to the wire,
But Cameron got the deal he did desire.
He said 'the EU we must stay in,'
And to his opponents chagrin,
Didn't propose to rebuild the empire.
20 February 2016
Trump took South Carolina with ease,
Jeb Bush ordered campaigning to cease,
Passing on the baton,
To Rubio the automaton,
While Sanders’ support began to decrease
21 February 2016
Modi’s promise of plenty is frustrated,,
As population growth leaves services saturated,
Protests spread with celerity,
He responded with severity,
But the problem has hardly abated.
22 February 2016
Among the Tories emerged a kerfuffle,
When Cameron and Bojo had a scuffle,
Dave defended the EU,
Leaving Boris to stew,
On the back benches, his motives ruffled.
23 February 2016
The markets, fearing a bout,
Of confusion if Britain votes out,
Knocked the pound,
Finding the dollar more sound,
Giving a taster of what leaving’s all about.
24 February 2016
Brazil’s Supreme Court intends,
To investigate the president’s best friends,
For taking kick-backs,
Who knows where the scandal will end?
25 February 2016
China’s backing up North Korea has shifted,
Expanding the range of sanctions that are listed,
By security council resolution,
Stalling mad Kim’s revolution,
In punishment for a long range missile he had lofted.
WEEK IN REVIEW
Rendered in limericks, because the news is too important to leave to the prose.