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A Good Covering

by | 20th, December 2005

‘DO you want the good news or the bad news?

You’ve never had it so good

Yes, quite wise. Always good to get the nasty stuff out of the way first – makes you appreciate what you have.

So here goes: “Global warming is getting worse. Iraq is in a state of turmoil. There’s a pensions crisis. A terrorist threat. Binge-drinking. The economy. The NHS”.

And if you’re looking to escape the ravages of life in the froth of sport, know that England’s cricketers have been beaten in Pakistan.

Feel free to add your own more personal woes to the Independent’s litany of doom. Perhaps you have been struck by an MRSA superbug, you can’t find anywhere to live or you just failed to win the X Factor.

But it is at our lowest ebb that the tide begins to turn. And the Independent also uses its front page to bring the good news.

Prick up your ears and know that democracy has returned to Afghanistan after a gap of 30 years.

“House prices are on the rise again.” (Is that good

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