Two important political debates were recently held in the United Kingdom and the United States. A debate is a discussion between people trying to get elected. Each is asked questions and given a chance to present their ideas.
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In today's news roundup, the UK Parliament delays a vote on a Brexit deal, Santiago, Chile is struggling with violent student protests, and North Korea releases pictures of Kim Jong-un thinking on a horse.
The United Kingdom and the European Union have announced a new deal, which could allow the UK to leave the EU more smoothly. But the deal must first be approved by the UK Parliament, something that seems unlikely.
On Monday and Tuesday, people took part in climate action protests in over 60 cities around the world. A group called Extinction Rebellion planned the protests to call attention to the climate crisis.
In today's news roundup, the United Kingdom's Parliament starts up again, Egypt cracks down on protests, and a koala that was hit by a car on a highway makes an amazing recovery.
In today's news roundup, Paris is slowed to a crawl by a transportation strike, Hong Kong protesters continue, with a song, the FIBA Basketball World Cup Championship is today, and thieves in England steal a golden toilet.
In today's news roundup, the Bahamas struggles to recover from Hurricane Dorian, Boris Johnson suffers several defeats, a school takes Harry Potter off its shelves because of its "actual" spells, and a man buys the "most expensive beer in history".
Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend Parliament, limiting its power to stop his plans for a "no-deal" Brexit. As a result, the future of the United Kingdom in the European Union is more uncertain than ever.
Pressure over Brexit increased on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government this weekend after a secret government report was released. The report paints a scary picture of the effects of a no-deal Brexit.
The climate crisis is quite serious - scientists believe that humans have around 11 years to get global heating under control. Still, there is some good news that suggests that progress is being made.
Boris Johnson has been elected leader of the British Conservative Party. Mr. Johnson is expected to be named prime minister on Wednesday, leaving him in charge of managing the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union.