News Bulletin: 5/6/2015
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- Alton Towers remain closed “for a few days” amid investigation into rollercoaster accident. One victim lost a leg.
- Prince William reacts to FIFA’s scandal, says the association should “put the sport first.”
- David Cameron urged his Cabinet ministers to avoid public ‘charity talk’ over a planned 10 per cent pay rise.
- Fifa's Sepp Blatter is under investigation in the US amid corruption scandal.
- South China Sea debate: US detects Chinese artillery on islands.
- Russia shares a ‘blacklist’ of 89 European politicians.
Finance/Business (UK vocabulary)
- 4 out of 10 homes in UK were sold without the need for a mortgage in the first quarter of 2015.
- Malaysia Airlines is being “technically bankrupt,” plans to cut about 6,000 jobs.
- Greek Prime Minister Tsipras has presented his “realistic” debt proposal to get the country out of the crisis.
- FIFA’s Sepp Blatter resigns and is under investigation in the US amid corruption scandal.
- Serena Williams gets to final at French Open 2015.
- Usain Bolt's Rome 100m record has been beaten by Justin Gatlin.
- “Call me Caitlyn” Bruce Jenner reveals his new name and look.
- JRR Tolkien's 1937 novel The Hobbit first edition sold for £137,000.
- Eddie Redmayne to play the lead in ‘Harry Potter’ spinoff.
- Samsung has just hinted about its Galaxy Note 5 launch.
- Fallout 4 has been revealed: news, rumors, more details.
- Caitlyn Jenner beats Obama’s record on Twitter.
This time in History
- June 1: in 1980, CNN (Cable News Network) was launched at 6 p.m. EST.
- May 31: in 1859, Big Ben rang out for the first time in its history.
- May 28: in 1937, Volkswagen was founded.
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