News Bulletin: 21/8/2015
Posted in: NEW BULLETIN
- While China is still coming to its senses after Tianjin explosions that killed at least 114 and left 70 missing, there have been other explosions around the world this week. One in Bangkok, in which a British woman was killed among 22 people, the other one in Cairo. However, the link between the three bomb attacks hasn’t been established so far.
Thai police has obtained video footage of one of the suspects and claims that a network of 10 people was involved in the deadly attack in Bangkok.
Inflation rate in the U.K. rises to 0.1%, while the number of sex offences on trains and stations in the country has risen to a record number.
- British woman was among at least 22 people killed in Monday's bomb attack in Bangkok. The police obtained video footage of the suspect and began searching.
- The number of sex offences on trains and stations in U.K. has risen to a record level.
- The number of migrants attempting to breach fences in Calais has abated. However, the situation still remains ‘unacceptable’.
Image: Associated Press
- A deadly explosion in Bangkok killed at least 22 people and wounded more than 120.
- Bangkok explosion: a network of 10 people is suspected to be involved. Thai police obtained video footage of one of the suspects and began searching.
- State security building in Cairo was hit by a car bomb. ISIS militants are suspected to be involved.
- Inflation rate in U.K. rises to 0.1% from June’s 0%.
- Lightning strikes caused data loss in Google. Some fraction of data “were temporarily unrecoverable.”
- Amazon defends its workplace culture amid reports of abusive treatment of employees in the company.
- Oscar Pistorius' Friday release blocked by South Africa's justice minister.
- British former Olympian Sebastian Coe is the new head of IAAF.
- MU Manager Louis van Gaal about Memphis after the win against Club Brugge: “I want to kiss him tonight.”
- Yvonne Craig, Batgirl in the 1960s Batman TV series, has died at the age of 78.
- Deleted scene from ‘Friends’ have been rediscovered by fans. Watch them now!
- Best TV shows of this summer. Have you watched them yet?
- Personal data from Ashley Madison, a website created for married women to cheat on their husbands, has reportedly been leaked online.
- Samsung presents its brand new Gear S2 smartwatch.
- HTC One M9 will be the last ‘One’ device of HTC.
This time in History
- August 21: in 1959, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States of America.
- August 20: in 1911, the first telegram around the world was sent via commercial service from the New York Times office.
- August 18: in 1991, Soviet lawmakers launched a coup against Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.
Image: PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP, Associated Press | MYC Writer: Polina Tikhonova