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Week 25 2016
Refugees at highest ever level, reaching 65m, says UN
Tricky task for Rome’s first female mayor
France’s first Shakespearean-style theatre vandalised
French policeman snubs president (by refusing to shake his hand)
UK EU referendum (comments on the results – next week)
Soros warns of Brexit threat to pound and jobs
EU Referendum campaigns remain suspended after Jo Cox attack
Five reasons Brexit could signal Trump winning the White House
UK, USA & Canada
Arrested Briton ‘wanted to shoot Donald Trump’
Canada’s parliament passes assisted suicide bill
Canada MPs back gender-neutral changes to national anthem
Jo Cox death: What we know about the suspect
Orlando shootings: Democrats in 14-hour gun control filibuster
Chicago man shot dead during Facebook live-stream
US Senate rejects gun control bills
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
Revlon to buy Elizabeth Arden for $870m
Inside Disney’s new Shanghai resort
Is the world turning its back on free trade?
Vitamin supplements are waste of money, say scientists
SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT
UK astronaut Tim Peake prepares for return to Earth
CULTURE (including LANGUAGE)
Pakistan ‘honour’ killing: Why clerics’ call may fall on deaf ears (see comments by “Lahore-based intellectual Mushtaq Soofi” at the end of the article)
Chinese lesbian sues ministry over gay ‘disorder’ textbook
(In pictures) Less is more: minimalism in Japan
Video shows China bank employees being spanked
‘Strawberry moon’ on summer solstice – first since 1967
The Greek refugees who fled to the Middle East in WW2
‘Sushi’ children defy Sunni-Shia divide
Auschwitz SS trial: Will Hanning case be Germany’s last?
Football & violence – a perfect match?
|On the title of the article: What does it mean? Do you agree with it?
On the subject of the article: What do you know about (the subject – names mentioned in the article)
Factual questions from the article; e.g. Which is Europe’s most popular airline?