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.



  • 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.



  • 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.





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  • A quiet week on the business front.



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



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






From UniEel


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