The Speaker
Thursday, 18 April 2024 – 21:08

Briefing Tuesday 28th August

A close friend of John McCain has announced that Donald Trump will not attend the late senator’s funeral. The president, who had an open feud with the McCain expressed condolences upon McCain’s passing, but refrained from acknowledging the achievements of McCain’s life.

The United States and Mexico have reached an agreement for the renegotiation of NAFTA. Canada are yet to agree to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement and negotiations are expected imminently. Trump has hailed the agreement as ‘incredible’.

Notting Hill carnival has cracked down on knife crime this year, with metal detectors being placed throughout the event at strategic points. The police announced that more than 125 arrests were made by 6 pm yesterday and that 49 knives were seized at the carnival. The previous day saw 133 arrests and 16 knife seizures.

And in other news,

Good news for any Fornite lovers that can’t quite perfect the floss. Dance classes have been set up to teach kids the popular dance moves from the game. It is aiming to take advantage of the video game craze and teach one-hour classes to encourage exercise. The class is set to teach popular moves such as ‘flossing’ and ‘orange justice’.

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