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.



  • 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.



  • 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.





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



  • 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.



  • Facebook is still reeling from the Cambridge Analytica scandal.






From UniEel


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