Sunday, June 03, 2007

All the News We Have?

You know it's a slow news day when Scotland on Sunday has -

£1m reward for Loch Ness monster proof
Artist pushes the envelope with rubber bands creation
Brown relives day of eye injury (Courage indeed!)
Teachers want to ban army from class
RBS customers left without money as cash machines crash

And as it's top story. "THE first shots of Argentina's invasion of the Falklands were being fired as Lord Carrington, the British foreign secretary, drew up the letter asking Edinburgh University to consider giving Robert Mugabe his honorary degree.

According to documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, Carrington wrote to the university's then principal, Dr John Burnett, on April 2, 1982, asking Edinburgh whether it would consider bestowing a degree on the Zimbabwean leader."

The top Numptorium story is - Tobacco fails screen test as Holyrood bids to give smoking an 18 certificate at the cinema

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