SOUTHERN UNREST: Businesses shut again over threats
Muslims stay at home rather than risk violent reprisals for ignoring insurgents’ order against working on Fridays
Even yuppies go for gas
From old bangers to limousines, the taste for LPG is upwardly mobile. The use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as an alternative fuel is no longer being limited to taxis and older passenger cars. With petrol prices soaring, the owners of luxury cars are now queuing to have their vehicles modified to make them run on the much cheaper fuel.
Govt to map country’s intelligence
A project using demographic maps to identify areas of iodine-deficiency and low intelligence are being drawn on the belief there is a connection between the two. In all, the Department of Health and the Department of Mental Health will draw three maps in an effort to combat low intelligence, after it a study found the average IQ level among many youths was lower than 80.
Book tells of Queen’s sadness
A unique book has been released to commemorate Her Majesty the Queen’s birthday that conveys the sadness and torment she feels about the ongoing violence in the deep South.