BBC news with Stewart Mackintosh.
The main US stock markets have closed 3% down on the day on growing fears of recession. For the first time since 2007, investors in US government bonds brought about what’s known as an inverted yield curve, a harbinger of a deep steep economic downturn. The same thing happened in Britain.
Canada’s Parliamentary Ethics Commissioner has found that the Prime Minister Justine Trudeau tried to influence his former Attorney General to settle a crime case against the giant engineering company, SNC Lavalin. Mr. Trudeau said he took full responsibility for what happened, but he couldn’t apologize for standing up for Canadian jobs.
The Argentine President Mauricio Macri has announced measures to alleviate impact of the economic crisis. He did so days after sustaining a heavy defeat in presidential primaries.
A scientific study has revealed how tiny particles of plastic are contaminating the Arctic seen as one of the last pristine environments in the world. The study showed that a liter of melted snow could contain several tens of thousands of micro-plastic particles.
The Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says he is ready to sign an order to prevent a migrant rescue ship from entering Italian waters. A regional court has granted the permission reportedly because of the medical condition of the migrants on board.
Striking fuel tanker drivers in Portugal have rejected a government ultimatum to ensure a minimum service or face up to 2 years in jail. On the third day of industrial election over pay and conditions, officials began legal proceedings against at least 14 tanker drivers.
In football, the European Champions League winners Liverpool have beaten the Europa League winners Chelsea on penalties to win the UEFA Super Cup. The match referee Stephanie Frappart was the first woman to take charge of a man’s European final.
Mr. Trudeau said he took full responsibility for what happened, but he couldn’t apologize for standing up for Canadian jobs.
take responsibility 负责任
But these things can only be done if all of you take responsibility for your future.
stand up for 支持，捍卫
They stood up for what they believed to be right.
美国股票的主板市场在收盘时跌落3%，因为人们担心会出现经济衰退 。自2007年，这是美国国债投资者首次提出反向收益率曲线，该曲线预示着经济突然出现大幅衰退 。英国也遭遇了同样的情况 。
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