Best of the Weekend: Death in Kenya, capture in Syria, Voyager in space - Spear's Magazine

Best of the Weekend: Death in Kenya, capture in Syria, Voyager in space

We bring you the best of the weekend’s papers: why violence in Kenya is sending the Brits fleeing, why the Syrian rebels aren’t perfect hosts and why Russell Brand regrets rien

We bring you the best of the weekend's papers: why violence in Kenya is sending the Brits fleeing, why the Syrian rebels aren't perfect hosts and why Russell Brand regrets rien

 

1. Gangs spark exodus from 'garden of Eden' (Sunday Times, £)

Marauding gangs of armed robbers behind a number of savage attacks on white settlers have left the residents of an idyllic region of Kenya in fear

 

2. Domenico Quirico: My 150-day ordeal as a hostage of Syria's rebels (Observer)

The Italian journalist was taken prisoner by an anti-Assad revolutionary brigade. The horror that followed led him to rename the country 'the land of evil'

 

3. Russell Brand and the GQ awards: 'It's amazing how absurd it seems' (Guardian)

The comedian on his evening at the GQ awards, from which he was ejected after cracking a joke about sponsor Hugo Boss

 

4. Bells and whistles celebrate the River Thames' rich maritime history (Sunday Telegraph)

On Saturday the River Thames provided the dramatic backdrop for one of the most ambitious and spectacular works of music to be staged outdoors in London – an opera using an orchestra of ships

 

5. Goodbye, Earth, I'll still be here when you are dust (Sunday Times, £)

The Voyager space probe has left our solar system and may travel on for billions of years. It is our greatest legacy



 

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