“News neutrality by unbiased coverage”
One News Page
> >

The Week in News: June 9th - June 15th

One News Page Staff Friday, 15 June 2018
The Week in News: June 9th - June 15thby 👨‍💻 Graham Pierrepoint

What a week it’s been – you never know quite what’s going to happen as the days go by, and while some of this week’s events have been well-signposted, some have really taken us by surprise. In case you missed out on some of the big news this past seven days has brought us, here’s our weekly brief on the week that was, heading into mid-June.

Trump Meets Kim – At Last!
In what appeared to be a very positive meeting between two figureheads who were at verbal loggerheads only a year ago, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un appeared to let bygones be bygones as they sat down to discuss the issues that mattered to their nations the most. Trump advised that military action would cease in South Korea – while Kim stated denuclearization will be followed in Pyongyang. Quite what the balance of power will be here long-term, it’s hard to say – but it was a big win indeed for North Korea, and perhaps even a PR win for Trump (despite a few awkward moments that have gained meme status!).

Watch late-night hosts react to the Trump-Kim summit
Watch late-night hosts react to the Trump-Kim summit

Disney Gets Outbid for Fox
Disney had famously bid around $52.4 billion in stock for 20th Century Fox at the end of last year – and now, it seems that Comcast, owners of NBCUniversal, are set to throw a massive spanner in the works with a $65 billion cash-only offer – meaning that Fox shareholders will now have to vote, in July, on whether or not to let the brand usurp Walt Disney Co for the spoils. It’s a very big game being played – and one the business world is keeping its eyes on.

How Will Disney Respond to Comcast's Fox Bid?
How Will Disney Respond to Comcast's Fox Bid?

The World Cup Begins
It’s perhaps one of the most controversial tournaments of recent years given Russia’s place in international press over the past few months – but the country put aside such moments to welcome soccer stars from all over the globe to begin playing for Jules Remaine, the most coveted international trophy in the sport. Big hitters such as Italy failed to qualify this time around – will France, Germany, Portugal or Spain take the trophy home? Some predict Belgium may even have a chance – while plenty of England fans are instead predicting how far they’ll make it out of the group stages – spare a thought! Check out the latest World Cup media coverage here on One News Page.

The World Cup begins!
The World Cup begins!

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Set for Release
Alongside big revelations at E3 via Nintendo’s landmark presentation with regard to immensely popular battle royale game Fortnite coming to their Switch console, the firm finally unveiled their 2018 ace – Super Smash Bros Ultimate – a celebration of the long-running franchise, which sees Nintendo all-stars and characters from various games doing battle in their bid to become the ultimate champion. It’s a franchise which is played competitively all over the world – and this instalment, due for release this holiday season, will see every single fighter from all five of the previous titles return for another fight.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Ridley Reveal Trailer
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Ridley Reveal Trailer

Stick with One News Page for more news and events as they break over the next week – who knows what we’ll be discussing this time next week? Stick with us to find out.

Credit: CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota - Published < > Embed
News video: Meet Our Pet Guest Of The Week: Reed

▶ Meet Our Pet Guest Of The Week: Reed 01:03

It’s time to meet our pet of the week! (1:04) WCCO 4 News – June 15, 2018

You Might Like

Recent related videos from verified sources

VW results, US job numbers | Week Ahead [Video]VW results, US job numbers | Week Ahead 04:57

► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: Week Ahead - VW results, US job numbers Seb Morton-Clark on news highlights for the coming week Embattled carmaker..

Credit: Financial Times - Published

'Baby June' Case Ruled A Homicide [Video]'Baby June' Case Ruled A Homicide 00:54

"This case is a homicide. It's not going anywhere and we're not going anywhere." That’s the word from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Monday while giving an update in the ‘Baby June’..

Credit: CBS4 Miami - Published

Pippa Middleton's baby name revealed? [Video]Pippa Middleton's baby name revealed? 01:01

Pippa Middleton has reportedly revealed her child's name. The sister of the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to her first child with husband James Matthews at St Mary's Hospital in London last month...

Credit: Wibbitz - Bang Entertainment - Published

U.N. Envoy Wants Libya Election By June After Libyans Decide Format [Video]U.N. Envoy Wants Libya Election By June After Libyans Decide Format 00:36

According to Reuters, the U.N. envoy for Libya hopes to have another attempt to hold an election that will take place by June, after he scrapped a December plan. U.N. Special Envoy Ghassan Salame..

Credit: Wochit - Published

Toy Story 4 Coming to Theaters June 21, 2019 [Video]Toy Story 4 Coming to Theaters June 21, 2019 01:26

Toy Story 4 Coming to Theaters June 21, 2019

Credit: KJRH | Tulsa | Channel 2 - Published

24 & ready to die | The Economist [Video]24 & ready to die | The Economist 21:34

Emily is 24 years old and physically healthy. But she wants her doctors to end her life. Subscribe NOW to The Economist: 24 & ready to die is the tragic case of Emily, a..

Credit: The Economist - Published

Ireland v India T20I – Match Prediction and Preview – Cricket World TV [Video]Ireland v India T20I – Match Prediction and Preview – Cricket World TV 05:21

Our India correspondent Chetan Narula talks exclusively on Cricket World TV about the prospects for Ireland and India in this short IT20 series. June 27 - Ireland v India, 1st T20I Dublin 4pm..

Credit: cricketworld - Published

Cricket World Around The World - 24th June 2011 [Video]Cricket World Around The World - 24th June 2011 35:49

Weekly radio podcast from Cricket World Radio. This week, Jim White and John Pennington discuss the latest news headlines while there are interviews from Farokh Engineer, Andrew Hall and Virender..

Credit: cricketworld - Published

Tweets about this

Other recent news in World

Theresa May to delay BREXIT vote and emulate Thatcher with 'handbag' moment to demand better dealBrexit Upends BRITISH Political System
THERESA MAY warns her warring MPs 'back me or get Corbyn and no Brexit'Michael Gove: BREXIT VOTE in Commons ‘is going ahead’
•More original news reports from One News Page
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2018 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest