Bulletin: News This Week, 3rd July 2015
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- Tunisia beach attack claimed 38 lives, including 30 Britons. The attack is the deadliest terrorist attack since the 7 July 2005 London bombings.
- David Cameron reveals the expected date of the EU referendum.
- WikiLeaks: British intelligence spied on German Greek plans.
- Greece missed the deadline for IMF payment. Greece is at risk of leaving the euro.
- Greece PM Alexis Tsipras to Greek people: vote "No" at the July 5 referendum to strengthen my course.
- The captain of the plane that crashed and killed 43 people “pulled back the wrong side throttle.”
Finance/Business (UK vocabulary)
- Stock markets in the US and Europe fall amid the Greece crisis.
- Central banks prepare for the worst scenario of the Greece crisis.
- Report: US unemployment is at its lowest in 7 years.
- Women's World Cup 2015: Japan eliminates England and goes to finals against U.S.
- U.S. requests extradition of seven FIFA officials.
- Maria Sharapova advances into the third round at Wimbledon amid record heat in London.
- Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have made “the difficult decision to divorce.”
- Top Gear’s farewell episode: was it good or bad?
- Kanye West says he is "the greatest living rock star on the planet" at the Glastonbury festival.
- Apple Music has been launched. How do you get it on your device?
- LG G4 S leaked on the Internet. The smartphone will come with a 5.2-inch 1080p display.
- Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to make a phablet revolution?
This time in History
- July 2: in 1964, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the historic document - Civil Rights Act.
- July 1: in 1997, Hong Kong returned back to Chinese rule. The ceremony is attended by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Prince Charles of Wales, Chinese President Jiang Zemin, and U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.
- June 27: in 1950, U.S. President Harry S. Truman ordered U.S. air and naval forces to South Korea to fight back the invasion by communist North Korea.
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Written by MYC Bulletin Writer Polina Tikhonova
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