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Current Affairs Wrap: Barcelona terror update, Xenophon joins 44 club, Alice falls down boozy rabbit hole

Current Affairs Wrap: Barcelona terror update, Xenophon joins 44 club, Alice falls down boozy rabbit hole

Good Morning! Are things getting far more ridiculous, or is it just me? We’ve had violence in Barcelona, another honourary member of the Section 44 club, and a fictional character destroying a bottle shop.

Here’s how Islamic extremism and the far-right feed off each other

They’re two vastly opposing spheres of political thought, but Islamic extremism and the far-right actually need each other to survive, to keep on hating each other. Here’s how.


TBS Next Gen: Remembering Zynab, a girl that could have been any of us

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle Atlas (11) celebrates Zynab Al Harbiya, the 12-year-old Australian victim of Islamic State.

While you were asleep: Pint saves London, McEnroe serves Court, Greizmann staying put

Monday. Stay away from her, you bitch. Good news however, as a man and his pint saved London, John McEnroe entered the SSM debate and loyalty exists in the footballing world. We’re surprised too.

Current Affairs Wrap: Trump flames Earth, Mabo’s silver anniversary, vultures demonstrate SSM

The week that was involved two male vultures creating life, another in Washington DC risking all life and we gazed back at the Mabo decision, and our commonwealth since.

Duterte’s martial law in Mindanao: We need more of it

Earlier this week, Rodrigo Duterte called for martial law on the streets of Mindanao in response to the attack by IS-sponsored terrorists – and as someone who calls those streets my own, I desire more of it.


Current Affairs Wrap: FBI probes Trump and Russia, Assange walks free, rock and roll in mourning

Trump’s not happy, the music world was punched in the black hole sun and there was some good news for Julian Assange.


Current Affairs Wrap: London terror attack postmortem, Trump tanks bill, Pauline takes leave of senses

Hello all, and welcome to this week’s Current Affairs Wrap. We’ve had terror in London, a faint heartbeat from Obamacare and a unique tribute to Harmony Day from our PM.