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News that matters....

In the '20s and '30s it was common for BBC radio announcers to declare 'there is no news tonight. We will have some piano music instead'. (BBC Review of the Year 1930).

Such, however, is not the approach of Greenlandic newspaper Sermitsiaq, and here is today's lead story: 'Church gets new digital clock'.

I am *not* making this up

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Blogger Ex-Pat Alfie said... 9:07 am

Factual reporting?
A newspaper to be trusted?
So unlike those UK journals that regularly fabricate or distort the "news" on slow days.  

Anonymous ianvisits said... 9:09 am

On the 10th July, Police in Dumfries and Galloway actually issued a press release asking if anyone had lost a Parakeet.

It was being chased by seagulls.


Anonymous Anonymous said... 4:06 pm

In the middle of the campaign when the good people of Hartlepool were about to vote on who should replace Peter Mandelson as their Westminster representative the headline in the local paper was "Local girl stung by wasp" - I kid you not I was there.

And we wonder why interest in politics has declined  

Blogger Croydonian said... 4:10 pm

Anon - Like it.

Time to haul out the ancient anecdote about the Aberdeen Press and Journal headlining the sinking of The Titanic as 'North East man lost at sea'.  

Anonymous David Allen said... 4:46 pm

Clearly the folks of Sermitsiaq 'live in interesting times'.......  

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