March 28, 2015

Top News Stories –

Zoella turns 25 and Lady Gaga hits 29 –
Zoe Sugg gets a surprise cake party for her 25th birthday and tops the UK Twitter trend chart with #HappyBirthdayZoe. She shares her birthday with Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known as Lady Gaga who is 29 today.
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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour
The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.The five-minute dark-out on Saturday night was a symbolic gesture in the City of Light. Cities around the world also marked the event, with other landmarks like the Kremlin and the Empire State Building going dark.France has been preparing for months to host an international climate conference in Paris at the end of the year, pressing nations to set attainable goals for reducing greenhouse gases and mobilizing international finances to fight climate change. [Daily Mail]
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Andreas Lubitz planned spectacular gesture that would go down in history, claims ex-girlfriend –
Airbus crash pilot Andreas Lubitz had been planning a spectacular gesture to make everyone “remember” who he was, it has been claimed. An ex-girlfriend of the Germanwings pilot who crashed his plane in the French Alps, killing all 149 others on board, described him as “tormented” and able to hide secrets. Maria, 26 (not her real name), told Bild newspaper that when she heard about the crash she remembered that he had said he was going do something “that would change the system” and “make everyone remember” him. [Daily Telegraph]

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1 #Vote1DUК #Vote1DUК #HappyBirthdayZoe
2 #RIPOlgaSyahputra Ultra #ULTRALIVE
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5 Olga Syahputra #NameAGirlsFavoriteLie #SPECTRE
6 #AlexeVeda #CoDChampsLIVE Bond
7 #RIPFarhatAbbas Get Hard #SNPConf
8 Future Shop #BoycottIndiana Harry Kane
9 #BakasyonProblems Amber Alert #CODChamps2015
10 #ZaynMalikTeQuieroDecir #NXTSanJose Ultra

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  • Germanwings Flight 9525
    • According to an interview with Germany’s Bild newspaper, the former girlfriend of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was told by him that “One day I’m going to do something that will change the whole system, and everyone will know my name and remember.” (BBC)
    • A mourning religious service is held at Digne-les-Bains in the French Alps near the site of the downed passenger jet.(Guardian)
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