Tuesday’s Morning Briefing

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Good morning,

Tuesday’s Morning Briefing.

Newspaper-Review-3254639422-1525074685113-1-263313097-1526198440299Migrant vessel Sea-Watch 3 captain Pia Klemp yesterday accused Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and European politicians of bearing responsibility for the mass grave in the Mediterranean Sea. (The Times)

Lawyers defending the captain of the MV Lifeline, a vessel that brought in 234 migrants and who was charged in court with not having a valid registraton, suspect that the whole case is a witch-hunt. (The Independent)

A magisterial inquiry is under way to establish how an unspecified number of ecstasy pills went missing from court. (The Times)

 

 

UNHCR LibyaThere was a new shipwreck of migrants.  According to this report, 114 persons are missing and it was reported by UNHCR. The shipwreck happened off the Libyan coast.

 

German crisisChancellor Angela Merkel and Bavarian conservative leader Horst Seehofer have reached a deal on migrant policy that could save the governing coalition.

 

Thailand Soccer KidsRescue teams have found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive in a cave in Thailand nine days after the group went missing, according to a high-ranking person involved in the search and rescue operation.

 

Libya boat capsizesThe European Commission has awarded an additional €45.6 million in emergency assistance to support Spain and Greece respond to the migratory challenges they face.

 

Eu Poland (1)The European Commission has launched an infringement procedure by sending a Letter of Formal Notice to Poland regarding the Polish law on the Supreme Court, which critics says undermines the body’s independence and the rule of law, both key tenets for the bloc.

 

Libya Tunis AirTunisian Minister of Industry and Small and Medium Enterprises, Salim Al-Feriani, announced Sunday that the Tunis Air will resume flights to Libya at the end of July.

 

Screen Shot 2018-07-02 at 13.57.43Since Romania joined EU, 15% of population left their country. Between 100,000 and 300,000 children left behind.

 

Le Spider ManThe Mali immigrant dubbed “Le Spider-Man,” who saved a young boy dangling from a Paris balcony in May, just had his first day on the job with the city’s Fire Brigade.

 

img_2502An MP has called for bouncy castles in public areas to be banned temporarily after the death of a girl in Norfolk.

 

img_1943A report that Donald Trump is looking to walk away from the World Trade Organisation and instead adopt a United States Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act, or Fart Act, has been greeted with loud amusement on Twitter.

 

Belgium JapanBelgium’s team of stars demonstrated their strength of character by coming back from two goals down to claim victory over Japan in a wild game at the Rostov Arena.

 

brazil neymarNeymar scored his sixth FIFA World Cup™ goal, before substitute Roberto Firmino added one late on, to lift Brazil past Mexico 2-0 to advance into the quarter-finals at Russia 2018.

 

France vs ArgentinaAn Argentinian fan took his team’s elimination from the World Cup so badly that he threw his TV off his residence balcony.

 

hyundai chelseaHyundai Motor has today announced a multi-year partnership with Chelsea Football Club, which will see the Hyundai brand logo presented on the sleeve of the new Blues jersey in all domestic competitions from next season until 2022, as the Global Automotive Partner.

 

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