The Weekly Roundup – 27th May 2018

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UK:

This week, Jake Scott, editor of The Mallard, wrote on the effect on the UK of the sugar tax. You can read this here.

US:

On Thursday, US President Donald Trump cancelled a summit with supreme leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un which was due to be held on 12 June.

He has since suggested that the summit will still take place, possibly on the same day which was originally planned.

Europe:

Economic Editor Oliver Stanley wrote on the effect of Italy’s new government on the Eurozone.

Ireland voted to liberalise abortion laws by rejecting the Eighth Amendment of the constitution.

World:

On Saturday, the leaders of North and South Korea met, at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), for the second time in a month.

In the meeting, which lasted for two hours, N. Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un and S. Korean President Moon Jae-in have been reported to have ‘exchanged their opinions’ on such matters as the future occurrence of a US-North Korea Summit.

The Fultum Post contributors have also written on Italy’s new government, ‘the Korean problem‘, and abortion.

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