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President Trump welcomes back 3 free prisoners from North Korea. The President is saying this is a good gesture prior to his meeting with Kim Jong Un. He applauds his own diplomacy for achieving this feat. The free men; a Christian missionary, a Pastor and a University Lecturer.
Later on in the day Mr Trump tweeted his meeting with Kim Jong Un would take place on 12 June 2018 in Singapore.
The Royal Bank Scotland, was fined in the US for its role in selling mortgages and leading to the financial crisis. The agreed to pay £3.6BN. The UK government may decide to privatise the company it baled out of financial problems.
De-escalation of tensions
Israel and Iran are exchanging rockets and air missiles. Israel is sensitive about Iran being in Syria and positioning itself close to the Israelian border. World leaders are sending messages for them to de-escalate the situation and prevent a full-scale war.
UK Interest Rate Decision
The Bank of England has announced the Interest Rate will stay at 0.5% until later in the year.
In Scotland, a school has introduced ‘The Daily Mile’ whereby the school children will run a mile every day. Every child in the school is encouraged to take part. Teachers tell the children to change their shoes, no special clothes are needed because everyone runs in their school uniform.
Scientists monitoring this activity are measuring Mean pulmonary arterial pressure (mPpa). Results show and it is therefore scientifically proven, the Daily Mile improved fitness and improved body composition and reduces the time the children spend sitting down. The children appeared to enjoy a breath of fresh air and the exercise.
Other schools around England have adopted the Daily Mile. The school head mistress hopes for all schools around the world to introduce this into their curriculum.
SIWO GNEWS #24
Content from BBC news, ITN
SIWO Reporter: Susanna Dziworshie
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