HANDSHAKES HARAM

A Swedish school teacher has quit her job rather than shake the hand of a male colleague: “The man felt tremendously discriminated against by her,” Helsingborg Kunskapsskolan principal Lidija Münchmeyer told Swedish newspaper Expressen. “The school doesn’t differentiate between people or treat them differently. That’s what we advocate from our students, so the staff also have […]

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NEED FOR SPEED

Having against all odds managed to survive until retirement age I celebrated by yesterday taking delivery of a BMW s1000R, the detuned “naked” version of the awesome s1000RR. The bike is fantastic, and could well be the greatest production motorcycle to date. With 160 horsepower and a redline of 11,000 rpm I expected the bike would […]

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SUPER-FOOD SLAMMED

The tastiest food ever isn’t for those who want to live forever: A friend reckons he has it good. His partner cooks a bacon-hash brown fry-up for breakfast every day. “Are you sure?” I said. “Cause that’s exactly what I would feed my partner if I wanted to bump him off!” It is easy to […]

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PUSSY PREDATOR PURSUED

A street cat takes it in the neck: Residents of Stockholm’s hipster island Södermalm have declared war on a local badger after it attacked and killed a beloved neighbourhood cat. The feline in question was Nisse, who had lived on the street Metargatan for 14 years, according to the original report in Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter. […]

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BOOK … COVER

Surely Norwegian authorities are mistaken in alleging Ubaydullah Hussain is a terrorist recruiter – the guy looks like he should be sitting behind a desk at your local bank.

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ATTIRE INTOLERANCE

Female Curtin University students engage a man in reasoned debate trying to convince him his clothing choice is inappropriate: Update: The man on the receiving end is “notorious far-right figure Dennis Huts”: He recently posted a video on a right-wing group’s Facebook page, that WAtoday has decided not to identify, threatening to bring “a rain of s–t” to Fremantle council […]

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