BREAKING NEWS

Now Reading:

What’s happening this week 11/01/2016


world news

What’s happening this week 11/01/2016

MONDAY

KENYAUNIVERSITY

Garissa • Garissa University officially re-opens for students for the first time since the April 2 attack that killed 148 students.

SWITZERLANDFOOTBALL

Zurich • FIFA Ballon d’or ceremony.

TUESDAY

USAOBAMA

Washington DC • Barack Obama to deliver his State of the Union address in Congress, the last of his presidency.

WEDNESDAY

POLAND – EU

Brussels • The European Commission holds a “political debate” over a controversial media law introduced by the new Warsaw governement.

SPAINPARLIAMENT

Madrid • The new Parliament is due to convene following December’s legislative elections, though no government has yet been formed.

THURSDAY

DOPINGREPORT

Munich • The second part of an Independent Commission report into allegations of systematic doping and “corruption and bribery” at the highest levels of international athletics is released by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

USACINEMA

Los Angeles • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the nominations for the 88th Academy Awards to be held on February 28.

FRIDAY

SPACESPACEWALK

In space • Expedition 46 flight engineers Tim Kopra and Tim Peake will venture outside the International Space Station to replace a failed voltage regulator.

SATURDAY

TAIWANELECTIONS

Taipei • Taiwan holds a presidential election. The two contenders are Tsai Ing-wen (Democratic Progressive Party) and Eric Chu (Kuomintang Party).

SUNDAY

USADEBATE

Charleston • The Democratic presidential candidates debate in South Carolina.

Next Article

world news

And also...puddle jumpers in the UK, a cricketing schoolboy stumps the global sport and one of our missiles is missing..in Cuba.