(From L to R)Sean Bratches, Chase Carey und Ross Brawn
The deal was completed on Monday and subsequently, Liberty Media is to be renamed the ‘Formula 1 Group’ to befit it’s new role at the head of the sport itself. Many, of course, will be sad – or relieved – to see Bernie Ecclestone depart from his role after Chase Carey – of Liberty Media – became the chairman of the company and added Ecclestone’s role – chief executive officer – to his duties.
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Fans have been waiting ever since Episode VII – The Force Awakens – came out to see what the next film had instore. Rogue One delayed next film in the newest trilogy, and was met with critical acclaim which called the film – set between the events of A New Hope – a successful spin-off for the franchise.
And now, out of nowehere, Star Wars’ official Twitter page has announced the title of Episode VIII:
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A ‘very high’ alert has been announced by Sadiq Khan – the London Mayor – after the PM10 concentrations were at 101 micrograms; double the limit in the metropolitan city. Sadiq took to Twitter to announce this alert, and his reasons behind it:
“This is the highest level of alert and everyone – from the most vulnerable to the physically fit – may need to take precautions to protect themselves from the filthy air.”
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Trident is the United Kingdom’s nuclear deterrent, introduced on four Vanguard-class submarines, and was the replacement for Polaris missile system in the 1980s; under Margaret Thatcher’s government.
It officially came into use in the 1990s, and was up for renewal this year, to which, on the 18th of July 2016, the House of Commons voted by a large majority to proceed to build a fleet of Dreadnought-class submarines, to be fully-operational by 2028, with the Vanguard-class to be phased out in 2032; therefore renewing the Trident systems until the 2060s.
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Two days after Trump was sworn in as the United States’ 45th President, women’s protests have begun across most states; condeming the new President for his mysoginistic views, and ultimately, his presidency. According to the BBC, the biggest US rally in Washington was more than 500,000 strong.
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It’s official. Donald John Trump has become the 45th President of the United States; taking over from the Obama administration which has lasted 8 years. Trump’s presidential campaign has mainly been divisive, with the whole nation being “divided” in the election. Riots have filled the streets, as well as anti-Trump rallies, but, despite this, the innauguration went without failure or interruption. Albeit protests are still continuing.
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Andy Murray, the new world Number 1 is the hot favourite to claim the Melbourne Grand Slam after finishing runner-up at the event five times, succumbing to Swiss legend Roger Federer in 2010, and defending champion Novak Djokovic the other four times in 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2016. However, with the Serbian’s form dropping after a sub-par end to the 2015 season, Murray seems to be in prime position to claim the first Grand Slam title of the year.
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