World Roundup, Tiny Edition

Australia: A blind man’s running for Parliament.

“I have the ability to listen, that’s my world, I listen,” he said.

“I understand through asking questions, hearing what people say.

“I judge people and issues by other senses rather than just reading or looking because that can be very misleading.”

He is not the first vision impaired person to run for politics.

In 1901 Senator Gregor McGregor lead the Federal Labor Party in the Senate for 13 years.

Great Britain: Zadie Smith wins the Orange prize Go, Zadie.

Le Monde has coverage of Germany’s match against Costa Rica .

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