Stop agonising over the pyrotechnic prig
On the mysterious letter-bomber and the bird flu outbreak: read Mick Hume's columns in The Times (London) this week.
Friday 9 February:
‘The letter bomber sending fireworks in padded envelopes seems less like the Red Brigades than the militant wing of the Green Ink Brigade….’
Tuesday 6 February:
‘With bird flu in Suffolk, the Health Secretary says that the Government is preparing “very, very seriously and thoroughly” for a pandemic. So are we all now at risk from avian influenza? The clue is in the title. “Bird flu” is a devastating disease of poultry. The outbreak among turkeys is a reminder of the threat it poses in the UK today — to people’s livelihoods rather than lives….’
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