Bad Day for taxi-drivers, who came top of a survey of most dangerous jobs in the United States based on the "workplace homicide" rate. The other jobs in the top 10 are: sheriff or bailiff; police officer or detective; hotel clerk; gas station or garage worker; security guard; retail stock handler or bagger; sales supervisor or proprietor; supervisor for police and detectives; barber - in that order.
Good Day for condemned criminals in Zimbabwe, as the Minister of Justice admitted that they have still not filled the vacancy for a hangman to replace one who died in March. "There is even more need for a hangman right now," he explained, with "four or five" people who have recently lost their appeals against the death sentence. "All applications will be considered on their merits," he said.