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DAVID CAMERON ANNOUNCES REFUGEE PLANS

David Cameron speaking to the house of commons about the refugee crisis, saying the UK has a "moral responsibility." Photograph: BBC.

David Cameron speaking to the house of commons about the refugee crisis, saying the UK has a “moral responsibility.” Photograph: BBC.

Earlier today David Cameron told MPs that the UK would accept up to 20,000 refugees from Syria over the next five years. The news comes in after David Cameron stated that the UK has a “moral responsibility” to help resettle refuges living in camps bordering Syria, Turkey and Jordan. Cameron also plans to prioritise vulnerable children and orphans and is offering refugees stay in the UK for five years with the right to work and access to public funds. After the five years they can then apply to settle in the country.

 

TWO BRITONS KILLED IN RAF SYRIA STRIKE

Unmanned British drone strike killed two British IS fighters. Photograph: The Mirror.

Unmanned British drone strike killed two British IS fighters. Photograph: The Mirror.

 

Two British ISIS fighters were killed in a secret drone attack, David Cameron has confirmed. 21 year old Reyaad Khan and Ruhul Amin from Aberdeen,  were killed after plotting attacks on British soil. David Cameron has said that the RAF drone was “entirely lawful” and “an act of self defence” as the threat of Islamic extremist violence is more acute than before. Another British national, Junaid Hussain, was killed by a separate US drone strike on 24th August.

 

CECIL KILLER RESURFACES

Cecil the Lion was slayed by US dentist Walter Palmer in July. Photograph: BBC.

Cecil the Lion was slayed by US dentist Walter Palmer in July. Photograph: BBC.

 

The US dentist who generated international outcry when he killed Cecil the lion while on a hunting excursion in Zimbabwe is planning to return to work, even though authorities in Zimbabwe wishing to extradite and prosecute him. Immediately after the incident, Animal Rights  protestors demonstrated outside his practice in Minnesota, vandalised his holiday home in Florida and his wife and daughter had been subject to intimidation. Despite the media attention that initially hindered his dental practice, Palmer remains adamant he did nothing wrong and is planning to return to work this week.

 

QUEEN ELIZABETH II’S RECORD REIGN

Kellogg's introduces "Queen Flakes" to commemorate the Queen's record breaking reign. Photograph: People Magazine.

Kellogg’s introduces “Queen Flakes” to commemorate the Queen’s record breaking reign. Photograph: People Magazine.

 

On Wednesday 9th September Queen Elizabeth II celebrates breaking the record set by her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria as she becomes the longest reigning monarch in Britain with a total reign on Wednesday being 63 years, 7 months and 5 days.

 

Trend of the Day

#DragMeDownPower

The single is taken off their upcoming album before they split next year. Photograph: Vevo

The single is taken off their upcoming album before they split next year. Photograph: Vevo

 

Thousands of One Direction fans worldwide have taken it among themselves to promote the group’s newest single Drag Me Down for no apparent reason that to show other fandoms that One Direction’s fandom absolutely slays all others. This trend is aptly timed as fans await the release of the boys’ latest and last studio album and tracklist before their hiatus next year.