Weekly Bulletin: Mon 29 Jan 2018

Welcome to the Weekly Bulletin of News for Monday 29th January 2018. Here is a brief summary of the news emanating from the world in the past week.



  • Roger Federer has won his 20th Grand Slam title – following his victory over Marin Cilic in the final of the Australian Open of 2018. The victory cements Federer’s position as the greatest tennis player of all time. He has now won 10% of all Grand Slams in the Open Era – a staggering statistic. Caroline Wozniacki won her first Grand Slam title in the Women’s event, overcoming Simona Halep to claim victory.



  • Following last week’s temporary Governmental shut down, normal service has been resumed in the United States of America. The Government shut down due to an impasse being reached between Democrats and Republicans over crucial bills.
  • In the Czech Republic, Milos Zeman has been re-elected for a second term.





  • The Founder of the IKEA Furniture chain – Ingvar Kamprad, has sadly passed away at the age of 91, it has been announced.



  • It has been a relatively quiet week for the world of Politics!



  • In a worldwide first, Amazon have opened a supermarket with no checkouts – using sensors to track customers, where they will eventually bill their payment card upon exit from the supermarket. See the full story here.
  • Google will be letting users ‘mute’ adverts that show products from websites they have previously visited.








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