Wednesday 20 November 2019

The Week in World

Best-selling novelist Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66 having had Alzheimer's disease for eight years
Best-selling novelist Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66 having had Alzheimer's disease for eight years
Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson who has been suspended by the BBC "following a fracas" with a producer
Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
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Monday - US President Barack Obama prompts renewed Republican calls for an investigation into Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state, after saying he was unaware she had declined to use an official email account during her four years in office.

Tuesday

Greece will unleash a "wave of millions of economic migrants" and jihadists on Europe unless the eurozone backs down on austerity demands, the country threatened. The warning came as Greece struggles to convince the eurozone and International Monetary Fund to continue payments on a £172bn bailout of Greek finances.

Wednesday

France launches a manslaughter investigation after two helicopters collided in Argentina, killing 10 people, including three celebrated French sport stars. The victims were in Argentina to film reality television show 'Dropped', which sees contestants flown to a remote location and then told to find their way home. Thursday

The man in the eye of the media storm, Jeremy Clarkson, left his home , joking: "I'm off to the Job Centre". The 'Top Gear' presenter, who is 54, was suspended by the BBC for allegedly hitting Oisin Tymon (36), a producer on 'Top Gear', after being told no dinner had been laid on for the presenters after they finished filming.

Friday

Multi-million selling fantasy author Terry Pratchett has died having had Alzheimer's disease for eight years. The much-loved author of the Discworld series was 66. "The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds," said his publisher in tribute. He spend many years working at Trinity in Dublin.

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