2017 Newspapers

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2017 Newspaper Headlines

So, what happened in 2017? With the resignation of David Cameron following the Brexit vote, Theresa May steps forward to pioneer the movement, which begins in February 2017. Meanwhile, Donald Trump makes his first controversial decision as President, suspending refugee admission into America. Other important events in 2017 included the terrorist attacks at London’s Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament in March which caused 4 fatalities. A 2017 newspaper would also report the tragic suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, which caused over 20 deaths and deeply saddened the nation. One month later a ‘One Love’ concert was held and was watched on live television by millions.

Amongst other news reports from the year, a Beauty and the Beast live-action remake with Emma Watson hit the cinemas, and Apple became the first ever company to be valued at over $800 million. If you are interested in learning more about any of these events, or know someone who is, an original newspaper gives the best window into the past.

12th January 2017
US president, Barack Obama awards Vice President, Joe Bidden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

20th January 2017
Donald Trump is inaugurated as President of the United States of America.

27th January 2017
Banning travel to the US for 7 mostly Muslim countries and suspending admission for refugees is ordered by Donald Trump.

1st February 2017
British MPs vote in favour of the European Union Bill, allowing the government to begin Brexit.

22nd February 2017
Added to the Songwriters Hall of Fame alongside Max Martin, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Jay-Z becomes the first rapper inducted.

3rd March 2017
A former Catholic care home in Tuam, Ireland confirms mass grave of 800 children and infants.

6th March 2017
“Vault 7” CIA documents detailing its hacking and surveillance techniques is published by Wikileaks.

17th March 2017
“Beauty and the Beast” live-action remake directed by Bill Condon opens, starring Emma Watson.

22nd March 2017
Killing 4, including police officer along with 40 injured at London’s Westminster Bridge and Houses of Parliament terrorist attack.

10th April 2017
Edward Enninful is announced as the new Editor of British Vogue, becoming the magazine’s first male black editor.

6th May 2017
Boko Haram release 84 abducted schoolgirls in Nigeria.

7th May 2017
Emmanuel Macron wins France’s presidential election, defeating Marine Le Pen.

10th May 2017
Apple becomes the first company to become worth more than $800 million.

22nd May 2017
An Ariana Grande concert in Manchester was bombed killing over 22 people, including many young children attending the concert.

4th June 2017
Following the bombing in May, Ariana Grande holds a “One Love” concert in Manchester, raising funds for the victims and their families. The concert was shown on live television in over 50 countries.

27th November 2017
Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle announce their engagement at Clarence House.

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