Current Affairs Wrap: May’s day comes, Bill left outstanding, DeVito as Wolverine?

Well, what a week it was. Theresa May and Bill Shorten left their posts, but the internet desired something far kinkier.

Current Affairs Wrap: Venezuela’s pseudo coup, AusPol’s latest week from hell, the MP who congratulated himself

Well, it’s been a particularly incompetent week, punctuated by Venezuela’s problematic coup and our lesser-known politicians being absolutely deplorable. But at least one elderly couple found $10m worth of methamphetamine on their doorstep. That’s good, right?

Current Affairs Wrap: Dem Joe’s fightin’ words, Anning sours rhetoric, Lime scooters wring lols

Well, as far as weeks go, it was almost tolerable. Joe Biden decided he wants to be President, Fraser Anning’s mob doubled down and one joke targeted something we all loathe.

Current Affairs Wrap: Brexit jumps shark, One Nation’s big week, the goodest boy of all

It’s been a week of relative detritus what with One Nation and Brexit. But there was a dog…and perhaps that is enough.

Christchurch

Current Affairs Wrap: A postmortem on Christchurch, kids teach us a lesson, the homeless teen with 17 scholarships

What a week it was. Christchurch suffered Australian-grown terrorism, our children marched to make us see the obvious and one homeless teen beat the odds.

Current Affairs Wrap: Trump’s underling goes to jail, Abbott’s local bungle, the billion dollar prong that went wrong

Like sand through the hourglass, this was another day in our lives. Well, seven. Tony Abbott got zinged, a Trump flunkie got sent to the slammer and a billionaire was murdered by schadenfreude. Standard.

Current Affairs Wrap: Pope Francis’ devilish hot take, Bishop concedes square, mum gets lion’s (over) share

What a week it has been. The pope gave us a cardinal clanger, Julie Bishop called it quits and one mother took on an empire over the depiction of fake genitals. Stop the world, I want to get off!

Current Affairs Wrap: Tourists meet disaster abroad, Sydney’s leaning tower, Father pesters daughter at work

What a state of affairs. The last week of 2018 featured Italian flair reaching Sydney, one Dad’s loving micromanagement and many tourists not making it back from their holiday.

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