Weekly Bulletin: Mon 8 Jan 2018

Welcome to the Weekly Bulletin of News for Monday 8th January 2018. Here is a brief summary of the news emanating from the world in the past week.



  • Many parts of the USA have been experiencing some of the coldest weather on record. The states of New York, Virginia and Florida are among those to have been hit badly, with temperatures often dropping below -30C! The cause of this is a so-called ‘Cyclone Bomb’. Parts of the United Kingdom too have been experiencing cold weather, but not on the same scale!



  • The world welcomed 2018 in the past week, with us now a week into the new year. Check out our article which shows the best images of the world’s New Year celebrations here.
  • The Golden Globe awards took place yesterday. Oprah Winfrey, upon receiving a Lifetime Achievement award, won enormous praise for her acceptance speech, where she addressed issues such as equal rights.
  • A much-publicised book based on US President Donald Trump’s first year in office has been released, with many revelations. However, many allegations in the book have been refuted by Trump.





  • An alternative to the Bitcoin – the Dogecoin, is starting to garner attention.
  • In the latest news on the beleaguered toy chain ‘Toys r us’, the firm is holding a January sale, despite an uncertain future.



  • As mentioned earlier, British Prime Minister Theresa May has been shuffling her cabinet.
  • Despite progress on ‘Brexit’ being made, there are still some fears over the possibility of a ‘no deal’.










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