The Prince of Wales’s Ladybird book on Climate Change is Not a Spoof, Unfortunately

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The Prince of Wales is going to write a Ladybird book about the perils of climate change. When I first read the headline on Twitter I thought this sounded like a perfectly splendid and hilarious idea – albeit a slightly cruel joke at the hapless Prince’s expense. Ladybird has been doing a lot of ironic, spoof texts for adults, recently, with comical titles like The Ladybird Book of the Hangover; Five Go On A Strategy Away Day; The Midlife Crisis; the Ladybird book of the Zombie Apocalypse; and The Hipster. A book on Climate Change by a pampered, deluded prince who has a valet to squeeze his toothpaste onto his toothbrush, drives a bio-fuel-powered Aston Martin and who predicted more than a 100 months ago that we had just 100 months left to save the world from ManBearPig sounded to me like a perfect fit for the series. Perhaps I ought first to explain for the benefit of non-British readers what a Ladybird book is and why it occupies such an important place in our national psyche. Essentially it’s our literary equivalent of Sesame Street: Ladybird books taught many of us to read. I myself learned to read using the Peter and

Beijing blasts Trump ‘One China’ remarks, says policy ‘non-negotiable’ – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Beijing blasts Trump ‘One China’ remarks, says policy ‘non-negotiable’
USA TODAY
President-elect Donald Trump, in a fresh peek at his foreign policy views, says he is open to lifting sanctions against Russia and is not committed to a longstanding agreement with China over Taiwan. Beijing swiftly responded to the latter remark
Donald Trump Suggests He’s Open to Lifting Russian Sanctions, ‘One China’ PolicyABC News
Donald Trump Would Consider Lifting Sanctions on RussiaTIME
Donald Trump’s top team don’t all agree with him on RussiaCNN
Slate Magazine –Wall Street Journal
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USA TODAY

Beijing blasts Trump ‘One China’ remarks, says policy ‘non-negotiable’
USA TODAY
President-elect Donald Trump, in a fresh peek at his foreign policy views, says he is open to lifting sanctions against Russia and is not committed to a longstanding agreement with China over Taiwan. Beijing swiftly responded to the latter remark
Donald Trump Suggests He’s Open to Lifting Russian Sanctions, ‘One China’ PolicyABC News
Donald Trump Would Consider Lifting Sanctions on RussiaTIME
Donald Trump’s top team don’t all agree with him on RussiaCNN
Slate Magazine –Wall Street Journal
all 375 news articles »

The Prince of Wales’s Ladybird book on Climate Change is Not a Spoof, Unfortunately

ladybird 2
The Prince of Wales is going to write a Ladybird book about the perils of climate change. When I first read the headline on Twitter I thought this sounded like a perfectly splendid and hilarious idea – albeit a slightly cruel joke at the hapless Prince’s expense. Ladybird has been doing a lot of ironic, spoof texts for adults, recently, with comical titles like The Ladybird Book of the Hangover; Five Go On A Strategy Away Day; The Midlife Crisis; the Ladybird book of the Zombie Apocalypse; and The Hipster. A book on Climate Change by a pampered, deluded prince who has a valet to squeeze his toothpaste onto his toothbrush, drives a bio-fuel-powered Aston Martin and who predicted more than a 100 months ago that we had just 100 months left to save the world from ManBearPig sounded to me like a perfect fit for the series. Perhaps I ought first to explain for the benefit of non-British readers what a Ladybird book is and why it occupies such an important place in our national psyche. Essentially it’s our literary equivalent of Sesame Street: Ladybird books taught many of us to read. I myself learned to read using the Peter and

Outrage Over German Populist’s Call to End Nazi Guilt Culture

Bjoern Hoecke
BERLIN (AFP) – A leading member of German right-wing populist party AfD sparked an outcry Wednesday by criticising the Holocaust memorial in Berlin and calling for the country to stop atoning for its Nazi past.

Beijing blasts Trump ‘One China’ remarks, says policy ‘non-negotiable’ – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Beijing blasts Trump ‘One China’ remarks, says policy ‘non-negotiable’
USA TODAY
President-elect Donald Trump, in a fresh peek at his foreign policy views, says he is open to lifting sanctions against Russia and is not committed to a longstanding agreement with China over Taiwan. Beijing swiftly responded to the latter remark
Donald Trump Suggests He’s Open to Lifting Russian Sanctions, ‘One China’ PolicyABC News
Donald Trump Would Consider Lifting Sanctions on RussiaTIME
Donald Trump’s top team don’t all agree with him on RussiaCNN
Slate Magazine –Wall Street Journal
all 375 news articles »


USA TODAY

Beijing blasts Trump ‘One China’ remarks, says policy ‘non-negotiable’
USA TODAY
President-elect Donald Trump, in a fresh peek at his foreign policy views, says he is open to lifting sanctions against Russia and is not committed to a longstanding agreement with China over Taiwan. Beijing swiftly responded to the latter remark
Donald Trump Suggests He’s Open to Lifting Russian Sanctions, ‘One China’ PolicyABC News
Donald Trump Would Consider Lifting Sanctions on RussiaTIME
Donald Trump’s top team don’t all agree with him on RussiaCNN
Slate Magazine –Wall Street Journal
all 375 news articles »

What Does Vladimir Putin See in Donald Trump? – New York Times

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What Does Vladimir Putin See in Donald Trump? – New York Times


New York Times

What Does Vladimir Putin See in Donald Trump?
New York Times
At noon on Friday, Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States. Millions of Americans will rejoice at the sight, and millions more will not. As a rule, foreign leaders don’t attend the inauguration of American presidents, but
Why is Donald Trump so cozy with the Kremlin? A political scientist and Russia expert breaks down the theoriesSalon

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What Does Vladimir Putin See in Donald Trump? – New York Times

Beijing blasts Trump ‘One China’ remarks, says policy ‘non-negotiable’ – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Beijing blasts Trump ‘One China’ remarks, says policy ‘non-negotiable’
USA TODAY
President-elect Donald Trump, in a fresh peek at his foreign policy views, says he is open to lifting sanctions against Russia and is not committed to a longstanding agreement with China over Taiwan. Beijing swiftly responded to the latter remark
Donald Trump Suggests He’s Open to Lifting Russian Sanctions, ‘One China’ PolicyABC News
Donald Trump Would Consider Lifting Sanctions on RussiaTIME
Donald Trump’s top team don’t all agree with him on RussiaCNN
Slate Magazine –Wall Street Journal
all 375 news articles »


USA TODAY

Beijing blasts Trump ‘One China’ remarks, says policy ‘non-negotiable’
USA TODAY
President-elect Donald Trump, in a fresh peek at his foreign policy views, says he is open to lifting sanctions against Russia and is not committed to a longstanding agreement with China over Taiwan. Beijing swiftly responded to the latter remark
Donald Trump Suggests He’s Open to Lifting Russian Sanctions, ‘One China’ PolicyABC News
Donald Trump Would Consider Lifting Sanctions on RussiaTIME
Donald Trump’s top team don’t all agree with him on RussiaCNN
Slate Magazine –Wall Street Journal
all 375 news articles »

What Does Vladimir Putin See in Donald Trump? – New York Times


New York Times

What Does Vladimir Putin See in Donald Trump?
New York Times
At noon on Friday, Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States. Millions of Americans will rejoice at the sight, and millions more will not. As a rule, foreign leaders don’t attend the inauguration of American presidents, but
Why is Donald Trump so cozy with the Kremlin? A political scientist and Russia expert breaks down the theoriesSalon

all 966 news articles »