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News for Jun 28, 2022

It's Tuesday! Things are happening. Let's take a step back, pop out of the old echo chamber, and see what's going on!

Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts reveals she's free from bowel cancer -- BBC News (UK)

Outline: (what is this?) radio, dj, adele

Tone: (what is this?) ++ v. positive

Discussion: (what is this?) ++ Adele, NHS, Walmart


Kendrick Lamar closes Glastonbury with powerful plea for women's rights -- BBC News (UK)

Kendrick Lamar makes powerful Glastonbury debut

Outline:  rights, kendrick, lamar

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  ++ Kendrick, ++ Lamar, - Glastonbury, ± Paul


Fans ‘uncomfortable’ over Paul McCartney’s inclusion of Johnny Depp video -- The Independent

Outline:  depp, singing, mccartney

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Depp, - UK, ++ US, - Amber

Post Office workers to strike over pay -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  strike, post, office

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  - Royal Mail, - Post Office, ++ Johnson, -- UK


The Papers -- BBC News (UK)

Tuesday's Mail: "Doctors demand 30% pay increase"

Outline:  doctors, demand, 30

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  -- Russia, - Ukraine, + Putin, - Johnson


Doctors warn of industrial action amid pay squeeze -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  salary, junior, doctors

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ++ NHS, uk, Denise, Labour

France proposes bill to enshrine abortion rights in constitution -- euronews

After the US Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe vs Wade ruling, MPs in France are now trying to enshrine abortion rights in the country’s constitution.

Outline:  abortion, rights, constitution

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  + France, ± America, -- Europe, UK


Arkansas governor defends abortion ban that makes no exception for rape or incest -- The Independent

A child raped by relative cannot legally get abortion in Arkansas, governor confirms

Outline:  legally, abortion, arkansas

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  US, America, Edwards, United States of America

CIA spies are in Ukraine helping war effort -- The Times

Despite President Biden insisting the White House will not deploy US troops in Ukraine, CIA personnel are reportedly playing a crucial role by orchestrating the intelligence-sharing operation between the US and Kyiv

Outline:  cia, spies, ukraine

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Russia, + Ukraine, ++ CIA, - Putin


What is Boris Johnson's goal on Ukraine? -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  johnson, goal, ukraine

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Ukraine, - Boris, + Russia, -- Putin


Russia defaults on foreign debt for first time since 1917 revolution – reports -- The Guardian

Outline:  russian, debt

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  - Russia, -- Putin, Germany, Ukraine

Barristers walk out of courts in strike over legal aid funding -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  government, barristers, strikes

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - UK, ± Boris, ++ Rwanda, Labour


Barristers 'cannot survive below minimum wage' as strike action begins -- ITV News

Although they have a reputation for being well paid a junior criminal barrister can earn as little as £12,200 a year

Outline:  barristers, survive, minimum

Tone:  - negative


Barrister on strike claims he earned '49p an hour' during trial -- ITV News

Outline:  barrister, strike

Tone:  + positive

Netflix is definitely going to start showing adverts, chief exec confirms -- Metro

Netflix is definitely going to start putting adverts into its service. The streaming company has always kept marketing out of its platform... But Netflix has had a rough year. Let's get into it

Outline:  marketing, platform, netflix

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ± Netflix, - Disney, ++ YouTube, -- US

Queen in Edinburgh for annual trip to Scotland -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  queen, arrived, edinburgh

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ++ Scotland, -- Elizabeth, England, Boris Johnson


Glasgow plans abortion clinic buffer zones to protect patients from activists -- The Guardian

Outline:  abortion, protesters, scotland

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  ± UK, Europe, America, Israel


Landlord warning over making Covid eviction laws permanent -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  scottish, association, landlords

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  Scotland, East London, West Africa, Starbucks

How to fix forgetfulness and woolly thinking -- The Telegraph

Forgetting words, woolly thinking and a poor attention span are becoming increasingly common, but what’s behind it? We explore how to fix the brain fog epidemic

Outline:  forgetfulness, woolly, thinking

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  Trump, Covid, Twitter, Ukraine

Joe Biden to block Boris Johnson’s answer to global food crisis -- The Telegraph

Joe Biden to block Boris Johnson’s answer to global food crisis US president opposes Prime Minister’s plan to ease cost of living by curbing green fuels Thread

Outline:  biden, block, boris

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Biden, + Boris, - Russia, - UK


G7 summit: Leaders detail $600bn plan to rival China's Belt and Road initiative -- BBC News (UK)

G7 leaders detail plans to mobilise $600bn in funding for developing world rivalling China's Belt and Road plan

Outline:  g7, leaders, plans

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  + China, + Boris, -- Thatcher, ++ UK


Plan to cut energy bills if you avoid peak-time use -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  consumption, national, grid

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  UK, Jim Davidson, China

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