5 Biggest Stories of the Week

A completely *you know who* and *you know what* free set of stories – you’re welcome.

Nokia to bring back 3310

Rumours have suggested that Nokia is preparing to revive the iconic Nokia. It is predicted that the Finnish company will make an announcement at Mobile World Congress 2017, taking place at the end of February through to early March. The 3310 was (and still is!) known for its durability, good price and long battery life. Despite all the rumours, Nokia have said “we do not comment on rumour or speculation”. We’ll have to wait and see what happens and will be sure to let you know.

Unilever declines Kraft Heinz offer

The Anglo-Dutch giant, Unilever, has declined an offer from Kraft Heinz to take over the company. It could have meant a single company owned hundreds of popular brands including Unilever’s Ben and Jerry’s, Sure, Dove, Hellmann’s, Marmite and PG Tips, and Kraft Heinz’s Capri Sun, Heinz, Lea & Perrins and Philadelphia. Unilever said that Kraft Heinz’s offer “fundamentally undervalued” the company and “Unilever does not see the basis for any further discussions”. Kraft Heinz later abandoned their offer.


Trudeau says he will not “lecture another country”

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, said that he will not lecture other countries about “how they choose to govern”, including on Syrian refugees. PM Trudeau also emphasised his commitment to provide growth and jobs for people. The Canadian leader said that their country had managed to maintain a policy of openness towards refugees without compromising security.

Boy killed in accident in Reading Topshop

Kaden has been described by his parents as “loving, cheeky and energetic”. The boy died suffering from serious head injuries after being involved in an accident with a display barrier. Police said that the incident was unexplained, but not suspicious. An investigation has been launched. Topshop said that they have removed all till barrier units from all stores for safety reasons after they described what happened as a “horrific accident”.

Kim Jong-un’s brother killed

The North Korean leader’s half-brother was killed in an attack at Kuala Lumpur airport. The Malaysian authorities have said that Kim Jong-nam was waiting at the airport when a women covered his face with a cloth, burning his eyes. Police believe he was poisoned. Two women and one man have been arrested, but the police are still looking for four more men.

See you next week for the top stories you need to know!


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