Take 5: A news summary for anxious times
Lost your appetite for rolling news? These are the stories you need to know about this week…
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Hello, and welcome to this week’s Take Five – a day late, I freely admit.
I had every intention of sending out this newsletter yesterday, as usual. But it was a public holiday here for Eid Al Fitr, we went to old Dubai to take in some of the celebrations, and the whole thing was so intoxicating. Long story short, we got waylaid drinking mint lemonade by the creek and got home exhausted, mildly sunburnt and very, very late. Forgive me!
Anyway, as I was saying, welcome to Take Five – The Flock’s weekly news round-up designed to help you feel a little more in control of your current affairs consumption.
While the first section of this newsletter is not always the happiest read, it aims to let you stay up to date with the issues most affecting women, without having to immerse yourself in wall-to-wall coverage.
As always, in addition to the week’s five key news stories, you’ll also find five positive tales to raise your spirits, along with five thought-provoking longer reads to dive into whenever suits you.
It’s news, curated especially for you, and in this overwhelming world, I hope that helps at least a little.