Gillard goes to Gallipoli to get a foretaste of massive defeat
- The US has stepped up efforts to hunt down Joseph Kony. CIA operatives were directed to the recent YouTube movie, but went to the wrong video and inadvertently arrested the Old Spice man.
- Julia Gillard went to Gallipoli this week. She said she could relate to soldiers going in to fight in a battle they had no hope of winning.
- Tony Windsor has said he wants to see the back of Peter Slipper. Slipper said he’s welcome to, although he prefers to be a top.
- Vodafone is to buy phone company Cable & Wireless. They were going to buy Telstra but the queue was too long at the Telstra shop.
- Mad cow disease has been found in California. Doctors said they had no idea how long Charlie Sheen has had it for.
- Robin Gibb’s doctors fear the worst. That he might soon be well enough to make another record.
- Bob Carr met with US secretary of state Hillary Clinton this week. Clinton politely stayed awake throughout the meeting, but said Kevin gave her lots of practise.
- A Canadian cow has set a new world record for the most milk produced in a lifetime – more than one million glasses, breaking a record previously set by Kelly Osbourne.
- TV reporters have been deported from Bahrain. They broke an agreement not to show unruly youths hurling petrol bombs and calling for regime change – the same undertaking made by film crews attending the Bathurst 1000.
- Last Sunday was Earth Day. To celebrate West Australian miners dug up more of it.
Tags: Bob Carr·Charlie Sheen·Hillary Clinton·Julia Gillard·Mad Cow·Peter Slipper·Robin Gibb