The Week In News: November 25th - December 1st


December 1, 2017
by Graham Pierrepoint -

It’s that time again – to catch up on the news you may have missed, and to re-digest the things we know this week that we had no idea about just seven days ago! If you regularly read One News Page, some of these stories may have already tickled the bookworm in you – but there’s always a good excuse to revisit some of the dafter and more interesting stories of the week!

Trump vs May – The Collision No One Saw Coming
This week saw U.S. President Donald Trump earn the ire of UK Prime Minister Theresa May for sharing controversial anti-Islam video content uploaded by far-right group Britain First – resulting in Trump criticizing May for the way that the UK is handling terrorism on – where else – Twitter. Has the UK-US bond been thrown into chaos by one stray tweet?

UK Parliament Doesn't Want Trump To Visit After Far-Right Retweet

Frozen Short Leaves Coco Viewers Chilly
Everyone loves Olaf the snowman, right? Perhaps when he’s not appearing in a 20-minute film ahead of Pixar’s latest, Coco – as viewers from all over the world took to social media to complain about being left stranded in the snow for far too long. Some cinemas in Mexico even removed the short outright!

People Hate The 'Frozen' Short Before 'Coco'

Jared Kushner’s White House Perks are Running Dry
It’s thought that Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will have certain responsibilities and roles scaled back in light of ongoing investigations into Trump’s team’s alleged collusion with Russian agents – if reports this week are to be believed. Is the Trump-Kushner honeymoon over?

Report: Rex Tillerson, Jared Kushner And Gary Cohn Could Leave White House

American Airlines Give Pilots Holiday Leave – By Accident
In a glitch that has caused unbridled chaos behind the scenes at American Airlines, up to 15,000 flights over the festive period have been left without main or co-pilot staff as a result of their holiday booking system allowing all staff to take what appears to be unlimited time off. The airline is reportedly looking to encourage overtime and relief staff to fill the gaps – though this has not been too well-received by the pilots’ union.

Will 15,000 Flights Take Off for Christmas?

Avengers: Infinity War Achieves 24-Hour Trailer View Record
It’s been watched millions of times, and is now the most-watched trailer in any 24-hour period – and the reveal of what we are to expect from the third in the Avengers line of movies promises to be extremely exciting, even if some fans are perturbed by what major villain Thanos looks like without his helmet!

'Avengers: Infinity War' First Trailer
'Avengers: Infinity War' First Trailer

Stick with One News Page for more big news from all over the world – no matter how important, and no matter how daft!

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