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Week in Review – Greece Wildfires, Trade Talks and US Migrant Children Reunited

Wildfires in Greece Wildfires in the holiday region Attica, near Athens in Greece, have already claimed 60 lives around 150 people are injured. Over 700 people fled the fires via the sea and many more are still missing. It is the worst fire crisis in Greece in a decade. Hundreds of fire fighters are battling …

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Week in Review (25th – 30th March)

Week in Review (25th – 30th March) CURRENT AFFAIRS “No turning back” for the UK as Brexit officially begins ©REUTERS/Yves Herman After the Brexit bill enabling UK’s Prime Minister to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty was passed in the British Parliament, on Wednesday Theresa May proceeded to the writing of a letter in …

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Scotland: A New Referendum?

Scotland’s First Minister Announces Initiative for an Independence Referendum ©heraldscotland.com In September 2014, the people of Scotland were given the opportunity to decide on their future in a referendum with the purpose of determining whether the country would continue to be part of the United Kingdom or become an independent state. The turnout of 84.6% …

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European Satellite Sentinel-2B launched into Earth Orbit

European Satellite Sentinel-2B launched into Earth Orbit ©ESA The European Space Agency (ESA) confirms its status as major player in the contemporary space industry with the launch of a new Earth observation satellite. On Monday, 6th March, Sentinel-2B began its journey to our planet’s orbit from ESA’s spaceport in French Guiana. The satellite weighing 1.1 …

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New President for the EU

Antonio Tajani becomes the new President of the European Parliament On Tuesday, the seventeenth of January, Antonio Tajani, sixty-three, was elected President of the European Parliament. The candidate of the coalition between the European People’s Party (EPP) and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE), a former European commissioner and spokesman of the …

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