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Weekly Bulletin: Mon 16 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 United States, United Kingdom and France joined forces to conduct missile strikes on numerous Syrian government positions in Syria, in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack.

 

World

  • Tensions between Russia and USA have also risen as a result of the above. Russia have insisted that there is no evidence of a chemical weapons attack having taken place.
  • The Commonwealth Games, being held in Australia, is ongoing, and is entering its final few days.
  • Chinese social network Weibo has reversed its decision to ban gay content from its site, following a considerable backlash from consumers.

 

UK

 

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Business

  • Popular pub chain JD Wetherspoon have taken the unusual step of deleting all of its social media profiles, insisting social media isn’t needed.

 

Politics

  • As mentioned, Theresa May will answer questions from the opposition based around her decision to commit to a missile strike in Syria.
  • Talks over Brexit continue.

 

Technology

  • Facebook is still reeling from the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

 

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Education

 

From UniEel

 

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

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