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News Bulletin: 20/5/2016

News Bulletin: 20/5/2016

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    May 19, 2016   Author : admin


As the U.K. approaches the EU referendum date, the nation’s top politicians go mad. Just recently, 25 Tory rebels joined forces with Labour to defeat Government over Queen’s Speech. 

The media claims Queen backed Brexit, but did she really? 

Meanwhile, breaking news came on Thursday morning, with EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo disappearing from radars. Many fear the flight could have crashed in the Mediterranean Sea. 

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got in a bit of a scandal after elbowing a MP during parliament vote. He apologized afterwards though. A global survey found that majority of people (80%) around the world would welcome refugees. 

In fact, the study found that China, Germany and the U.K. are the most welcoming nations. 


EU referendum: Tories and Labour join forces to defeat Government over Brexit. 

Did Queen actually back Brexit or not?

U.K. celebrity injunction stays, says rules.


EgyptAir flight MS804 Paris – Cairo disappears from radars, and is feared to have crashed. 

Majority of people around the world would welcome refugees, survey suggests. 

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbowed a MP during parliament vote. 


Bayer and Monsanto is the world’s next major merger? 

Donald Trump, ‘king of debt’, has his favorite stocks, too. See which ones he likes the best. 

U.S. increases taxes for Chinese steelmakers by five times. 


Sevilla defeated Liverpool and won Europa League final. 

31 possible Rio Olympics sportsmen failed drug tests in 2008 Beijing Olympics. 

This English football team has been just sold to a Chinese businessman. 


Eurovision Song Contest 2016: Ukraine wins competition. 

Red Hot Chili Peppers cancel upcoming shows after frontman Anthony Kiedis hospitalized. 

Sir Elton John criticizes bathroom law, which ‘discriminates’ transgender people. 


Uber will compete with this Chinese ride-hailing app

Google has unveiled its conversation-based Assistant. 

Millions of LinkedIn profiles hacked and advertised for sale. 

This time in History

May 20: in 1873, blue jeans were first patented by Americans Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis. 

May 18: in 1920, Pope John Paul II, Karol Jozef Wojtyla, was born in the Polish town of Wadowice. 

May 16: in 1929, the first ever Oscars Academy Awards ceremony was held in Hollywood, California. 

Images: Barcroft, REUTERS, AFP, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, Pool/Reuters | MYC Writer: Polina Tikhonova

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