News Bulletin: 24/7/2015
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Unfortunately, a number of tragic events took place this week. A deadly bomb going off in Turkey means that the ISIS is not backing down, while U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron vows to help the U.S. to destroy the terrorist group. However, it wasn’t all that bad now that Greece seems to be getting out of the crisis by passing EU-backed reforms. And well, the official trailer for the new James Bond movie was released this week. That can’t be bad, right?
- U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to help the U.S. “destroy” the ISIS in Syria.
- An eight-decade old film of the Queen performing a Nazi salute has been released.
- Cameron unveils how he will prevent Britons from joining the ISIS.
- A deadly bomb attack in southern Turkey on Monday killed 32 people and left around 100 injured.
- Greece passes second batch of reforms thanks to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ efforts.
- Pentagon says the U.S. killed top al-Qaeda leader in a targeted strike earlier this month.
Finance/Business (UK vocabulary)
- Apple’s profits skyrocket in the third quarter: the company sold 47.5 million iPhones.
- Toshiba's chief executive and president resigns after the company admits it has been lying about its profits for the past six years.
- Diesel is now cheaper than petrol for the first time in over a decade.
- FIFA will elect new president on February 26, 2016.
- Lionel Messi’s lack of dress code causes scandal.
- UK soccer fans have been banned by a London court from visiting soccer matches over racism.
- 21-year-old man found dead in Demi Moore’s swimming pool.
- Official trailer of the new James Bond film, Spectre, has been released. Watch it now!
- The former drummer of AC/DC Phil Rudd is back in court.
- Apple restored its services after 4-hour-long outages on Tuesday.
- Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 is believed to be launched in August.
- Sony teams up with Aerosense to make drones.
This time in History
- July 24: in 1911, American archeologist Hiram Bingham discovered Machu Picchu.
- July 21: in 1861, the first major land battle of the Civil War took place.
- July 20: in 1969, American astronaut Neil Armstrong walks on moon with the words “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”
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