News Headlines - 08 January 2017

Queen makes first appearance after heavy cold over Christmas - BBC News

She attended the morning church service at St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, Norfolk, on Sunday.

FIFA set to approve bigger, richer World Cup on Tuesday | Daily Mail Online

FIFA President Gianni Infantino hopes his ruling Council will agree Tuesday to expand the 2026 World Cup to 48 nations, playing in 16 groups of three teams.

CES 2017: Nokia Android phone spurns the West - BBC News

The first Nokia-branded smartphone is to be released exclusively in China.
The device will be marketed in partnership with the local internet retail giant JD.com.

Buddhist monk sets himself on fire in row over wartime sex slaves | The Independent

A South Korean Buddhist monk is in critical condition after setting himself on fire to protest the country’s settlement with Japan on compensation for wartime sex slaves.

University students demand philosophers such as Plato and Kant are removed from syllabus because they are white

The student union at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) insists that when studying philosophy “the majority of philosophers on our courses” should be from Africa and Asia.








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