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 1st October 2019
This is the summary of the day’s main news (according to the BBC)

1. Boris Jonson is planning to give a speech at the conservative party in Manchester forcing EU27 to get engage or he will leave the EU with no deal. He will include in his speech an announcement about keeping Northern Ireland under the EU single market until at least 2025.

Additional info:
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/01/boris-johnson-plans-for-irish-border-checks-threaten-brexit-talks

2. In the Conservative Party conference, the right-wing convincing English people to vote for Brexit, because Britain – after Brexit – will have a better condition. The chancellor -Sajid Javid- said the Tory party aim to raise the living wage by £10.50 an hour.

Additional info:
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2019/sep/30/brexit-latest-news-boris-johnson-conservative-conference-boris-johnson-groping-allegation-deeply-concerning-says-former-cabinet-minister-live-news?page=with%3Ablock-5d91d53f8f081108db9bf480

3. Many scientific reports have not found any harm of consuming the red meat and processed meat. The World Health Organisation recently claimed that the red and processed meat are the cause of cancer. Also, they suggesting for meat consumer to reduce their daily intake to 70g if they happen to have more.

Additional info:
https://www.theguardian.com/food/2019/sep/30/research-red-meat-poses-no-health-risk

4. Xuehua Edward Peng was sending US national security information to China by using SD memory card.

Additional info:
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/sep/30/us-china-spy-charges-state-secrets

5. A gigantic iceberg about the size of London have calved, and according to experts the calving event didn’t happen as a consequence of climate change. The location of the calving knowing as “loose tooth”.

Additional info:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/01/giant-iceberg-breaks-off-east-antarctica


2nd October 2019
This is the summary of the day’s main news (according to the BBC)

• Protesters driven with anger on the Hong Kong stress for the teenage student who was shoot by police.

Additional info:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/02/hong-kong-protests-police-teenager-shooting-students-violence-

• Meghan – Duchess of Sussex – is to sue the publisher of the Mail on Sunday after some of her private letters to her father was published to the public. Princess Dian’s privacy was attacked, it is the similar thing proceeding over nowadays and Meghan is the victim.

Additional info:
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/oct/01/meghan-sues-mail-on-sunday-for-publishing-letter-to-her-father