From Jan. 6 Capitol riot committee hearings and Republicans exploring possible bids for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination throwing their hats in the ring even if former President Donald Trump runs, gun-control rallies across the U.S., The Week looking at flooding in Yellowstone and the disappearance of British journalist Don Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira in a part of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest near the borders with Colombia and Peru.
June 02 Goats are giving firefighters in Northern California an assist Firefighters in West Sacramento, California, have a not-so-secret weapon in their arsenal: goats. Lots and lots of goats. The city regularly uses hundreds of goats to clear out weeds, high grass, and other dry brush that could easily go up in flames. The goatsContinue reading “Stories the Week brought to you from 2022 June 02 – June 08”
Since President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, he has caused immense death and destruction for few military gains and at huge economic cost. Yet he shows no sign of cracking even as Russia’s war aims have proved illusory. Putin appealed to Ukraine’s army to “immediately lay down arms and go home” on the first day ofContinue reading “Bloomberg’s view on Ukraine at the beginning of June 2022”
Dear reader, Take a few moments to get up to speed on all the latest news from around the globe with our selection of Independent Premium’s top stories. Your weekly round-up 13-year-old refugee girl ‘sent back to Ukraine after Home Office refused visa’ ‘I won’t apologise’: Angela Merkel defends relationship with Putin Starmer’s cunningContinue reading “The Independent looking at June 09 – June 15”
Looking at what caught the attention of The Independent in 2022 June 02-June 08.
After weeks of deadlock, European Union leaders finally agreed to shut off the flow of most of the oil they buy from Russia. Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo signaled it was “the provisional end point” of what he could agree to in the energy sphere.
Demonstration organised by TUC calls on government to make ‘better deal’ for people struggling to cope with soaring inflation
Because the wage freeze unions are restricted from negotiating wage rises at a time when inflation is rocketing and people feel too much pressure at work. In the world of travel provisions, the week of June the 20th is the beginning of strikes.
The prolonged weekend of June 3-5 belongs to the Queen as the nation celebrates her Platinum Jubilee with the pomp and circumstance that Britain does best. Promises by the US and Britain to send long-range Multiple Launch Rocket Systems have been met with threats from Russia of severe consequences in the event of something-or-other happening.
From Rishi Sunak’s rescue plan to gun violence in America, it’s been an eventful week in the news.