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I know we all love to bitch and moan about the Thai press but are we really doing that much of a better job? [ATTACH=CONFIG]119977[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=CONFIG]119978[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=CONFIG]119979[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=CONFIG]119980[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=CONFIG]119981[/ATTACH]
I was reading The Nation today and they had a story that had the following headline: "Iceland volcano unlikely to hurt inbound tourism to Thailand" I lived in Gibraltar during the last volcanic eruption that stopped air traffic across Europe and even in a country of only 25,000 people did they make the story about themselves. I mean, sure, I can understand it if the story contained one or two sentences stating that tourism in Thailand is not expected to be impacts under a headline of "Flights Returning to Normal After Iceland Volcano Eruption" but WTF is this?!? The article only has 2 parag
Post your weird news clippings here! "Sikh police officers in Britain are reportedly asking for bullet-proof turbans, which would allow them to serve as firearms officers without having to remove their headwear. Sikh officers are exempt from wearing crash helmets because of their religion's requirement to wear a turban, but this also means they can't wear the protective headgear of firearms officers. Inspector Gian Singh Chahal, vice-chairman of the newly formed British Police Sikh Association, told the Guardian that there has already been some research done into producing a ballistic material