by 👨💻 Graham Pierrepoint
Another week has gone by, which means it is of course time to start looking back at some of the bigger stories from the past seven days. If you’ve been unable to keep up with the news lately, or simply need a bit of a simplified rundown as to what’s been going down, we’re here to help! Here’s our week’s digest for you to take on at your leisure.
Is Bloomberg Running for President?
Michael Bloomberg, famous media mogul and one-time NYC mayor, has set headlines alight this week as he made a swift change over from the Republican Party to the Democrats – following his funding of Democrat causes in recent weeks, some are wondering whether or not Trump’s rival for 2020 has been found. It’s too early to say, of course, but it’s interesting to consider!
▶ Bloomberg Re-Registers As A Democrat Ahead Of Rumored Presidential Run
The Melania Trump Interview Rolls Out
The days following the First Lady’s interview with ABC have been chock full of headline surrounding some of her more interesting soundbites. Claiming to be the most bullied woman in the world, Trump also confirmed that her choice of jacket – which stated ‘I really don’t care, do u’ – during her trip to see migrant children was a move to provoke the left-wing media.
▶ How Anchor Secured ‘Revealing’ Interview With Melania Trump
The Biggest Mega Millions Jackpot Ever!
For those of you out there who love the lottery – you may already be looking at a ticket that’s won you a cool $1 billion. It’s the biggest jackpot in the lottery’s history, and it’s someone’s for the taking at the time of writing. Who will enter the billionaires club alongside the likes of President Trump?
▶ Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1 Billion
Brexit Might be Delayed
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has this week advised that options for extending Britain’s settling-in period for Brexit could be looked at in further detail. With the UK set to stay tied to the EU up until early 2021 as per the transition period right now, this could mean we have another three years to wait before we’ve seen the back of the dreaded ‘B’ word!
▶ Theresa May has confirmed she is ready to consider a delay of “a matter of months” in Britain’s final departure from the EU in order to avoid a hard border in Ireland
Facebook Hires… Nick Clegg?
A familiar face to British voters, Sir Nick Clegg – former MP for Sheffield Hallam and former Deputy Prime Minister in the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition – has found himself a place as head of global affairs at Facebook. It seems like an odd choice to some, but Clegg has plenty of experience on the global politics front – and it’s been a week of mixed news for Facebook and their shareholders, too, as further pressure for Mark Zuckerberg to step down as FB chairman has taken shape.
▶ Facebook Hires Former UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg
Join us for more news in brief this time next week!