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

The Week in News: August 4th - August 10th

One News Page Staff Saturday, 11 August 2018
The Week in News: August 4th - August 10thby

Yes – another week has gone by, and here we are again looking back upon seven days of headline-grabbing drama. We’re into the last third of the summer now, and things are heating up on the world stage in a big way across a number of big stories. If there’s a chance you missed anything from the week in news, here’s our rundown of some of the biggest and most interesting stories to have arisen.

What’s Boris Johnson Done Now?
Often seen as the UK equivalent of Donald Trump owing to his uncanny ability to grab headlines in his own indomitable way, former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has this week caused a considerable stir over a remark he made with regard to the traditional Muslim burka – and while his comments were made in jest, an investigation into his comments is reportedly underway. Prime Minister Theresa May faces a potential backlash over how she reacts – with some British media outlets claiming that this scenario could, perhaps oddly, pave the way for Johnson to succeed her as PM.

Conservative Party Opens Probe Into Boris Johnson After Burqa Comments
Conservative Party Opens Probe Into Boris Johnson After Burqa Comments

No Pooh for China
China can only honor so many foreign films in their theaters per year – and while they may well have met their quota before being asked to host Disney’s Christopher Robin, a live-action take on the tales of Winnie the Pooh, there seems to be an interesting undercurrent to the character in the country. Movements have been made in recent times to seemingly stop comparisons between Pooh and the Chinese President – could the blocking of Christopher Robin be related? The jury is very much out.

North Korea Are Violating UN Pressures
The United Nations has confirmed over the weekend that North Korea is reportedly continuing to pursue nuclear and missile programs despite the raising of sanctions against the state of Pyongyang, according to a six-month report. The news and recommendations come shortly after Kim Jong-Un appeared to pledge via public meeting with US President Donald Trump that the country would look to ceasing their various programs. Will Pyongyang have a change of heart?

More Smash for Nintendo Fans
Fans of Super Smash Bros were this week treated to a bumper reveal trailer for the upcoming Ultimate title, due to be released for the Nintendo Switch console this holiday season. Super Smash Bros Ultimate already boasts over 60 characters – every fighter from each of the games thus far – along with over 100 stages – and new cult favorites such as Castlevania’s Simon Belmont and Donkey Kong’s arch enemy, King K Rool, joining the roster. It’s looking to be the ultimate celebration of a series of games that never ceases to be popular.

Join us for another run down of news next week!


Recent related news

EUR/GBP Technical Analysis: Consolidating last week’s gains below 0.9000 figure - Bulls can come back soon

· *EUR/GBP main bull trend remains intact as the market is trading above its 100 and 200-day simple moving averages. * · *EUR/GBP is finding some support at... - Markets

First Yale/August locks available next month, with auto-unlock and Siri control

When Yale’s parent company bought August Home last year, it promised to ‘create the future of smart residential doors.’ It is now taking the first step in...
9to5Mac - Technology

Escaped Filey animal park wallaby found dead on roadside

Escaped Filey animal park wallaby found dead on roadside
BBC Local News: York and North Yorkshire -- The marsupial named Houdini was one of two Bennett's wallabies that arrived at the park in August.
BBC Local News - UK

European Economics Preview: France Manufacturing Sentiment Data Due

Manufacturing confidence data from France is due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is slated to issue...
RTTNews - Business

You Might Like

Tweets about this

Other recent news in World

Second woman accuses Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett KAVANAUGH of sexual misconduct in college, says reportTrump's UN speech overshadowed by Kavanaugh accusers, fate of ROSENSTEIN
Brett Kavanaugh claims 'I've never sexually assaulted anyone' as DONALD TRUMP leads aggressive Republican drive to save his Supreme Court nomineeUK's Labour opposition says it will reject Theresa May's BREXIT deal

Recent related videos

Wednesday Forecast [Video]Wednesday Forecast

More heat and humidity for Wednesday and the rest of the week.

FOX 4 Now Florida -   00:57

‘Morning Joe’ Slams Kavanaugh Coverage [Video]‘Morning Joe’ Slams Kavanaugh Coverage

The set of “Morning Joe” took a negative view of the most recent media coverage surrounding Brett Kavanaugh. Hosts of the show criticized the allegations and innuendo which have surrounded his..

Wochit News -   00:32

Waterways Continue To Rise As Residents Told To Leave [Video]Waterways Continue To Rise As Residents Told To Leave

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, authorities urged thousands of people to leave their homes near the city of Georgetown, South Carolina, as water from Hurricane Florence surged down rivers..

Wochit News -   00:39

Russia Upgrades Syria's Defense [Video]Russia Upgrades Syria's Defense

Russia will upgrade Syria's air defense system after a series of statements over the past week chastising Israel for the downing of a Russian aircraft. CNN reports that the move, announced by the..

Wochit News -   00:38

•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  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  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   FIND us on Google+  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest