by Graham Pierrepoint
It’s been another long and varied week in the news – and one tinged with tragedy in recent days. Each week, we take time out to offer you a brief digest of the biggest news and events that have been circulating – and to give you a snapshot of some of the stories you may have missed, too. Let’s take a look at what’s been grabbing headlines this past seven days.
17 Killed in Attack at School in Parkland, Florida
17 people, including teenagers and members of the faculty, have been killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida. The shooting is believed to have been carried out by an ex-student who has since been arrested and has appeared in court. More details emerge about the incident and it is likely the case will continue to unfold in the coming days. The shooter has confessed to the killings, and the names of those lives lost have been commemorated across the media.
Watch: ▶ After Florida Shooting, Trump Says He's 'Working With Congress On Many Fronts'
Snapchat Changes Anger Fans
A change is as good as a rest – unless you’re Snapchat, it seems! The popular smartphone app has faced backlash from regular users and fans as changes to the interface have moved certain features into other areas of the app – with many people claiming that they will threaten to ‘leave’ if changes aren’t reversed.
Watch: ▶ Snapchat CEO Doesn't Care If You Hate The Update
Black Panther Leaps into Action
Black Panther, the latest Marvel movie, appears to be on track to score the highest Rotten Tomatoes approval rating in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The MCU, which has been producing movies for just over a decade now, boasts a movie which now sits at 97% approval – beating back the iconic Iron Man into 2nd place with an approval rating of 94%. Could this be the best-rated Marvel movie of all time?
Watch: ▶ 'Black Panther' More Than A Movie, It's A Movement
The Winter Games Roll On
The first week of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, has been very good for a number of world-class athletes – with Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, the US and Canada leading the way for medals. Norway has the most with 19 – but Germany’s gold tally stands three higher than the nearest competing country, making them the nation to watch!
Watch: ▶ A look at the model table after the 7th day of the Winter Olympics
Join us again for more news and reviews next week – and, as always, stick with One News Page for rolling stories from trusted sources all around the web. Who knows what we’ll know this time next week?