This Week in the News | 08/04/18

This week in news: two new chains are opening in Aberdeen Union Square, creating new jobs, suitable for students. UFC fighter, Conor McGregor, has been charged with assault and criminal mischief. At the end, we have some news about China, the US and South Korea.

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Mozza”, a Neapolitan pizza chain, is to open its doors in Aberdeen Union Square this week, creating 20 new jobs. It is a traditional Italian pizzeria from the “pizza capital of the world”.   

A kiosk for Shakes ‘n’ Cakes will be opening this month in Union Square, as well. It will offer seats and take-away and will introduce a new dessert - bubble waffles. 

The “Notorious” Conor McGregor has handed himself into custody after footage of him and a group of men emerged, vandalising his rival’s bus. Here is a clip of the incident: 

Donald Trump has further sharpened his relationship with China by considering a new $100bn tariff on Chinese goods. This move follows a tit for tat, starting with the US releasing a list of 1,333 imports worth in total about $50bn, that will suffer a 25% tariff, after which China released a list of goods, equal again about $50bn for possible tariff hikes.  

South and North Korea will hold their first summit in more than a decade on 27 April. This meeting follows negotiations with the US for N Korea to de-nuclearize.  

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