In last week’s news…

  • The Icelandic Government is considering a ban on circumcision. As the UK rules this out, there is increasing suspicion of upcoming Government cuts.
  • The Government plans to use church spires to increase mobile phone coverage, so when you get your bill and say, “My God, how much?”, you might get an answer.
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In recent news…

  • Hedgehog numbers in the UK are ‘down by half’, warn wildlife groups, although if they look at the other side of the road, they’ll find the other half.
  • Low rates of pay and workload pressures mean care services can no longer fill key posts in England, a watchdog says. The National Audit Office said a lack of government planning and funding had undermined the “Cinderella” service and its 1.34 million staff. The big question now is, “Where will people go to try on shoes?”