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News Bulletin: 22/5/2015

News Bulletin: 22/5/2015

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    May 22, 2015   Author : admin



  • Prime Minister David Cameron pledges to make ‘Britain a less attractive place to come and work illegally’.
  • Nicola Sturgeon warns Cameron Scots will push for another independence referendum if he ignores her demands. 
  • Northern Ireland bakers found guilty for refusing to bake a cake with a pro-gay slogan.


Finance/Business (UK vocabulary)

  • Britain’s inflation rate falls below zero for the first time since 1960. 
  • It’s not the best times for McDonald's. The fast food giant faces pressure from both workers and investors. 
  • The Russian economy falls in the first of 2015.




This time in History

  • May 16: in 1929, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences handed out its first awards and held a dinner party with around 250 people in Hollywood, California.
  • May 18: in 1920, Pope John Paul II was born in the Polish town of Wadowice.
  • May 21: in 1881, the American National Red Cross was founded by humanitarians Clara Barton and Adolphus Solomons in Washington D.C.


Image via EPA | MYC Bulletin Writer Polina Tikhonova


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