News Bulletin: 12/6/2015
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- EU referendum is rigged by David Cameron, two ex cabinet ministers say. Both ministers served under Cameron.
- David Cameron vs Argentina president Cristina Fernandez: the debate over Falklands. Mr Cameron is ‘ill manered’.
- Pictures of royal siblings: Prince George kisses his sister Princess Charlotte.
- New documents prove FIFA corruption. Bidding for 2026 World Cup is suspended.
- Fight against ISIS: Contradictions between the U.S. and Iraqi statements. Is Baiji free from ISIS or not?
- Syria war: Rebels “fully liberate” a major army base from the regime army.
Finance/Business (UK vocabulary)
- G7 summit: EU and U.S. sanctions stay until Russia stops fueling the Ukrainian conflict and adheres to the cease-fire agreement.
- HSBC cuts 8,000 jobs in the UK in an attempt to reduce costs.
- Osborne announces budget surplus law despite the UK’s debt.
- Barcelona becomes the Champions League champion for the fifth time by defeating Juventus in the final.
- FIFA suspends 2026 World Cup voting process amid corruption scandal.
- Qatar invest more money in sport despite FIFA’s corruption scandal.
- FIFA history movie’s huge failure: it takes just $607 in its opening weekend in the U.S.
- The debut of the ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2’ trailer. Watch it now.
- A second lawsuit filed against Caitlyn Jenner over a fatal February car accident.
- Veteran actor, Christopher Lee, dies at the age of 93.
- Apple and Google to Obama: “Snooping is not the solution.”
- Official presentation of Apple Music. Here’s all you need to know about it.
- iPad Pro: how is it different from other iPads? What do the rumors say?
This time in History
- June 12: in 1987, President Ronald Reagan challenged Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down” the Berlin Wall. The speech is among the most famous Cold War speeches.
- June 8: in 1968, African American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr’s assassin, James Earl Ray, was arrested in London.
- June 7: in 1913, Hudson Stuck performed the first successful ascent of Mt. McKinley, the highest point on the American continent.
Images via Duchess of Cambridge via PA, Steffen Schmidt/Keystone via AP | MYC Bulletin Writer Polina TikhonovaSubscribe to UpdatesRelated Articles