1 IT’S A THANKLESS JOB Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has been found guilty of abuse of office and is sentenced to seven years in prison.

2 BOOK LIST The Governor General’s literary award nominees have been announced.

3 THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT THAT GUY Secular Tunisians are wary of an increasingly popular presidential candidate.

4 UNDERACHIEVER A woman gave birth after running the Chicago marathon on Sunday.

5 TAKE THIS JOB AND… The Slovakian prime minister is saying that she’ll quit if her country doesn’t get a bailout from the EU.

6 “BLACK ROBE AND SWILL, I BELIEVE ANITA HILL” Anita Hill looks back over twenty years since the Clarence Thomas hearing.

* Bonus news item: WIN A BABY! There are number of things about contemporary life that make me want to go live in a bunker, and this one of them.