Weekly Bulletin: Mon 9 Apr 2018

Welcome to the Weekly Bulletin of News for Monday 9th April 2018. Here is a brief summary of the news emanating from the world in the past week.

 

Headline

  • The 2018 Commonwealth Games have kicked off. They are taking place in Australia – and features a range of countries. All countries were once part of the United Kingdom’s Commonwealth. The games will last for just under two weeks.

 

World

  • There has been a furore in Syria regarding the possibility of a chemical attack having taken place. The US have suggested evidence suggests a chemical attack did take place, though Russia have denied this.
  • Following the much-publicised Cambridge Analytica scandal at Facebook, users who were affected by the data leak have been notified today.
  • A crash in Saskatchewan, Canada has killed 15 people. The crash involved members of the Humboldt Broncos Junior ice hockey team.

 

UK

 

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Business

  • A quiet week on the business front.

 

Politics

  • British Prime Minister Theresa May has criticised the possible chemical attack in Syria discussed above – calling it barbaric.
  • Talks over Brexit continue.

 

Technology

  • As mentioned above, Facebook will be letting users who were caught up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal know about the data leak.

 

Jord-Isr

 

Education

 

From UniEel

 

From the team at UniEel, good luck for the week ahead.

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