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Week in Review – USS Lexington, Russian Spy and International Women´s Day

The USS Lexington found The USS Lexington, an American aircraft carrier that sunk in the Coral Sea in World War Two has been found off Australia’s east coast. The ship was lost at sea in May of 1942 during the Coral Sea battle, and was recovered earlier this week along with 11 of its 35 aircrafts at a depth of 3km by Vulcan’s search team …

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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 which her country’s decision to leave the EU was formally presented. …

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Week in Review (18th-24th March)

Week in Review (18th-24th March)CURRENT AFFAIRSLondon hit by terrorist attack After Paris, Brussels and Berlin, London faced terror as four people died and forty were injured in a series of events happening on Wednesday afternoon in one of the city’s most important areas for politics and tourism. A car deliberately hit people on the famous Westminster Bridge, killing at least two pedestrians and injuring many …

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China and India Step Away from Coal

China and India Step Away from Coal ©Xiaolu Chu/Getty Images As the world’s first and third biggest consumers of coal, China and India account for a significant part of our planet’s pollution. In the last few years, the impact of this environmental damage on the daily lives of Chinese and Indian citizens has become increasingly visible, with smog taking over entire cities for days. This …

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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 tonnes was carried into space by a Vega rocket developed …

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The 2017 Nordic World Ski Championships

A Summary of the 2017 Nordic World Ski Championships Once in every two years, the best athletes gather at the Nordic World Ski Championships, an event which is second only to the Olympic Games in terms of its importance in the career of a sportsperson. This year, the Championships were hosted between 22nd February and 5th March by the Finnish city of Lahti, where 683 …

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