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News for Jul 02, 2022

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Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony of Trump’s altercation with Secret Service detail did happen, multiple reports say -- The Independent

Outline: (what is this?) hutchinson, testimony, trump

Tone: (what is this?) Unclear

Exclusive: Mystery MP who walked in on Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds in ‘compromising situation’ revealed -- The Independent

Outline:  boris, johnson, carrie

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ++ Gavin Williamson, + Boris, ++ Johnson, ++ Carrie

Mark Meadows’ associate threatened ex-White House aide before her testimony -- The Guardian

Outline:  meadows, hutchinson, responded

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  ± Trump, + Meadows, Cassidy Hutchison, USA

Warner Bros supports JK Rowling after blocking question about author at Harry Potter event -- The Independent

Warner Bros supports JK Rowling amid controversy

Outline:  blocked, jk, rowling

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  ++ Jk Rowling, -- twitter, ++ Harry Potter, ++ Warner Bros

Just Stop Oil activists glue themselves to Turner painting frame in Manchester -- The Guardian

Outline:  stop, oil, activists

Tone:  - negative

Friends creator gives $4m apology for ‘embarrassing’ whiteness of show -- The Telegraph

Marta Kauffman, one of the creators of the hit series Friends, has donated $4m to her alma mater in an apology for the “embarrassing” whiteness of the show. Read more

Outline:  series, friends, donated

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  Cosby, Jesus H Christ, Marta

Met officers sacked for racist Meghan WhatsApp post -- BBC News (UK)

Met officers sacked for racist WhatsApp post about Duchess of Sussex

Outline:  sacked, racist, whatsapp

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Meghan, ++ UK, - WhatsApp, Harry

Met Police officers sacked over group chat that included racist message about Meghan Markle -- ITV News

Outline:  discriminatory, message, london

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Meghan, Piers Morgan, America, England

Minecraft YouTuber Technoblade dies from cancer aged 23 -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  youtuber, technoblade, died

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  BBC, Pete, YouTube, Benny Hill

Red Hot Chili Peppers fan travelled 4,800 miles for cancelled gig -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  chili, peppers, divyanka

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  Glasgow, Manchester, Greta, BBC

Scott Mills to replace Steve Wright on BBC Radio 2 afternoon show -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  hosts, afternoons, radio

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  + Steve Wright, - Scott Mills, ++ Steve, - BBC

Scott Mills' most memorable Radio 1 moments -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  scott, joined, radio

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ++ Steve Wright, Scott Mills

Steve Wright to leave BBC Radio 2 weekday show after nearly 24 years -- The Guardian

Outline:  leave, bbc, radio

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  Steven Seagal, Simon Mayo, Chris Evans, Scott Mills

The Papers -- BBC News (UK)

Saturday Mail “’Groping’ Tory was too drunk to speak”

Outline:  groping, tory, drunk

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  + Germany, + France, - Boris, - Tory

Irish writers to be removed from A-level courses by English exam board -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  seamus, heaney, poem

Tone:  ± mixed

Discussion:  - Heaney, ++ Wilde, - Ireland, ++ BBC

Culture secretary confuses rugby codes in speech at Rugby League World Cup event -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  rugby, league, dorries

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  ± Nadine, - Johnson, BBC, Diane Abbot

Inflation in the eurozone reaches new record high of 8.6% -- euronews

Inflation across the eurozone (June 2022) Estonia: 22% Lithuania: 20.5% Latvia:19% Slovakia: 12.5% Greece: 12% ... full list

Outline:  high, inflation, eurozone

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  - Russia, ± Europe, Ukraine, China

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange submits High Court appeal to fight extradition -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  wikileaks, founder, extradition

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ++ Assange, ++ US, ± UK, America

Jerry Hall reportedly ‘heartbroken’ after end of marriage to Rupert Murdoch -- The Guardian

Outline:  marriage, rupert, murdoch

Tone:  -- v. negative

Covid infections jump by half a million in UK, says ONS -- BBC News (UK)

Covid infecting one in 30 in the UK, says ONS

Outline:  covid, rates, uk

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  -- BBC, NHS, China, Covid

Covid cases in the UK have risen by more than 30 per cent -- The Independent


Outline:  covid, cases, uk

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  UK, Boris, China, Labour Party

One in 18 people in Scotland had Covid virus last week -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  scotland, covid, virus

Tone:  ± mixed

Discussion:  BBC, Scotland, Covid, England

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