Here’s a part of the vote breakdown from BBC News: Leave won by 52% to 48% to secure what some have termed “Brexit”. The referendum turnout was 71.8%, with more than 30 million people voting. It was the highest turnout in a UK-wide vote since the 1992 general election… England voted strongly for Brexit, by […]
David Cameron will resign come October from his prime minister position after the Leave vote won 52%-48%. Flanked by his wife Samantha, Mr Cameron announced shortly after 08:15 BST that he had informed the Queen of his decision to remain in place for the short term and to then hand over to a new prime […]
That’s big news, especially if they can’t participate in the Olympics this summer: Russian track and field athletes remain banned from international competition, including the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Athletics chiefs have decided not to lift the suspension, which was imposed in November following accusations of state-sponsored doping. But individual athletes can compete as neutrals […]
Huh? But no one knows the true origin of the virus! How is there no mass panic? This from BBC News: There is no need to move the Olympics from Rio de Janeiro, or to postpone or cancel them, WHO experts said. The WHO reaffirmed earlier advice against imposing any travel or trade restrictions on […]
The poor resident scampered when he saw troops landing near his town and he fled and called emergency services. It ended up being a Finnish military exercise and not a military invasion. Photo by hugovk
Statues of Vladimir Lenin, the founder of the Soviet Union, and other related statues have been taken down this year. Photo by Ben Sutherland
Suicide bombers attempted to enter into the Stade de France, where a soccer match was being played. Sporting events are postponed for the time being.
The Islamic State, or ISIS or ISIL, are starting to use chlorine bombs to counter Iraqi government offensives, as BBC News reported.
6/24/2016 - #Brexit Vote Verdict is Leave the European Union, Highest Voter Turnout Since 1992
6/24/2016 - #Brexit Fall Out: David Cameron Resigns after UK Voters Vote to Leave the European Union
6/20/2016 - Russian Athletes Banned from International Competition, Including Olympics
6/15/2016 - Not Comforting: World Health Org. says Zika Virus Chances are ‘Very Low’
6/2/2016 - Uh Surprise! Finland Conducts Military Exercises, Scares Resident
6/2/2016 - Pictures: Removal of Ukraine’s Communist Monuments
11/14/2015 - France Cancels Sporting Events after Paris Terrorist Attacks
3/13/2015 - ISIS is using Chlorine Gas Bombs, echoing WWI Tactics