Monday 18th January:
–Hundred sign a latter to ban Trump memoir. Editors, Authors and Publishing Agents are amongst those who have signed a letter to stop Trump from publishing a book in the future.
–Season six of Peaky Blinder is in production. All the cast are back on set to film the final season after it was put on hold last March.
–Pentagon reject Trump’s military leave. Trump will not have a military parade to bid him farewell on his last day of presidency.
–Today is Martin Luther King day. It was created to honour Martin Luther King Jr who has assassinated in 1968.
Tuesday 19th January:
–UK has world’s highest COVID death rate. On average, around 1,000 people are dying from the virus every day.
–Melania Trump will not give a tour of the White House. It has been tradition since 1952 for the First Lady to give the new First Lady a tour. However, Melania Trump has yet to reach out to Jill Biden.
–People heartbroken by Sir David Attenborough’s letter. The 94-year-old admitted in a letter to the Royal Family that he does not “have long left”.
–Trump may have given himself a pardon. It has been suggested that neither Trump or some of his staff are on the listed to be pardoned.
Wednesday 20th January:
–Joe Biden is now the President of America. Biden’s inauguration marks him as the 46th US President.
–Biden will reverse Trump’s Muslim ban. This includes putting a stop to the wall construction and end the travel and immigration restrictions.
–Total number of Corona deaths rises. Boris Johnson has warned the UK about a tough two weeks ahead as death tolls rises to 93,290.
–Wild Lynx could be reintroduced to Scotland. It has been 500 years since Wild Lynx have been seen in the Scottish Highlands. However, farmers are worried what will happen to their livestock.
–Storm Christoph hits the UK. There is a flood warning in some areas and some have had to be evacuated.
–Lampard may loses his Manager position at Chelsea. This comes as the team lost to Leicester, meaning they have lost five out of eight games. A German manager is a possibility for the team.
Thursday 21st January:
–People may get a £800 fine for house parties. This includes everyone at the house party and those who have been fined before will face a £6,400 fine.
–Glastonbury 2021 has been cancelled. This is the second time the festival has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus.
–University tuition fees will remain the same. For the next academic year, the tuition fee will stay as £9,250 and the Department for Education has said that cuts will be delayed.
–Many homes have been destroyed. Storm Christoph has flooded homes across the UK, which had left a residents of a retirement village in Northwich stranded on a boat for hours.
–Japan has cancelled the 2021 Olympics. They are now working on making sure it can go ahead in 2032. The next Olympic year is 2024, which is being hosted by Paris.
Friday 22nd January:
–The new Coronavirus variant may be more deadly. Boris Johnson has warned the UK that it may be 30% more deadly. This has led to scientists wanting stricter controls.
–British businesses will have to pay billions to trade. They will have to spend £7.5bn a year. The cost if there was a no-deal Brexit would have been £15bn.
–The first antibody therapy test has been shown to work. The drug should prevent people from catching Coronavirus. It passed it’s test, which was conducted in a care home and protected 80% of the home’s residents.
–People-smugglers jailed. Those involved with the deaths of the 39 Vietnamese migrants, who all suffocated in a closed container, have been sentenced to 27 years.