Tuesday 19 November, 2019
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The Social Magazine
Category Archives: News
Roger Stone

US President Donald Trump’s adviser Roger Stone has been convicted on seven counts of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering. The court heard he lied about his efforts to learn more about when WikiLeaks would publish damaging...

By Howard Johnson on Nov 16th, 2019

Google’s parent company Alphabet is investigating how executives handled sexual harassment and misconduct charges. It follows shareholder lawsuits filed earlier this year over the way Google allegedly dealt with misconduct claims. The...

By Howard Johnson on Nov 7th, 2019
Italian Firefighters Killed

Three firefighters in northern Italy were killed Tuesday in a mysterious explosion at an abandoned farm building in what police said may have been a criminal act. The team of firefighters had responded after midnight to an alert about a gas...

By Steve Weichel on Nov 6th, 2019
Earthquake Bosnia

Bosnian seismologists say a 4.7 magnitude earthquake has shaken the Balkan country, damaging some buildings and rattling residents. The earthquake’s epicenter on Saturday afternoon was near the central Bosnian village of Turbe, but was...

By Howard Johnson on Nov 4th, 2019
Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has rejected the suggestion from Nigel Farage and Donald Trump that he should work with the Brexit Party during the election. His comments come after the US president said Mr Farage and Mr Johnson would be “an unstoppable...

By Howard Johnson on Nov 2nd, 2019
Twitter Ban All Political

Twitter is to ban all political advertising worldwide, saying that the reach of such messages “should be earned, not bought”. “While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and very effective for commercial advertisers,...

By Steve Weichel on Oct 31st, 2019
Trump And Tayyip Erdogan

The US will play no role in an imminent Turkish military operation against US-backed Kurdish forces in north-eastern Syria, the White House says. Turkey would become responsible for all Islamic State group prisoners in the area, the US statement...

By Steve Weichel on Oct 7th, 2019
Attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities

Oil prices hit their highest in four months after two attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities on Saturday knocked out more than 5% of global supply. At the start of trading, Brent crude jumped 19% to $71.95 a barrel, while the other major benchmark,...

By Steve Weichel on Sep 16th, 2019
Mallorca aircraft collide

A helicopter and an ultralight plane have collided mid-air in Mallorca, killing at least seven people. The crash took place near Inca, in the north of the popular tourist island off the coast of mainland Spain. Two of the victims were under...

By Steve Weichel on Aug 26th, 2019
INF nuclear treaty

US President Donald Trump has said he wants a new nuclear pact to be signed by both Russia and China. Mr Trump said he had spoken to the two countries about the idea, and that they were both “very, very excited”. His comments came...

By Howard Johnson on Aug 3rd, 2019