In The News Today

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Sepp Blatter

  • Sepp Blatter (pictured) is re-elected President of FIFA amid corruption allegations within association football’s world governing body.
  • One of the largest outbreaks of E. coli ever recorded strikes Germany and several other European countries.
  • Germany permanently closes eight nuclear plants and announces plans to abandon nuclear power by 2022.
  • President of Abkhazia Sergei Bagapsh dies from complications of surgery in Moscow.
  • In auto racing, Sebastian Vettel wins the Monaco Grand Prix and Dan Wheldon wins the Indianapolis 500.
  • A referendum to introduce divorce passes in Malta.

In the news

In the news

Grafenrheinfeld Nuclear Power Plant

  • Germany announces plans to abandon nuclear power entirely by 2022 (nuclear plant in Grafenrheinfeld pictured).
  • President of Abkhazia Sergei Bagapsh dies from complications of surgery in Moscow.
  • A referendum to introduce divorce passes in Malta.
  • In association football, the UEFA Champions League season concludes with FC Barcelona defeating Manchester United in the final.
  • Egypt re-opens the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip.
  • In T20 cricket, the Indian Premier League season concludes with the Chennai Super Kings defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore in the final.