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What’s trending this week

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Written by Tim Barnes-Clay

Welcome, welcome! This week’s trending news stories were all about prosthetic flippers, the new Pokémon movie and the latest on the coronavirus.


This week twitter was all over things a person could do that would make them untrustworthy, and the answers did not disappoint. You can read the full thread here.

China confirms 56 have died of coronavirus…

There have been at least 4,500 confirmed cases as this virus has spread to 11 countries. The World Health Organisation have stated that it is too early to declare this outbreak as a global emergency.

Goody gets another chance to swim…

An olive ridley sea turtle was given a second chance to swim when he was fitted with a prosthetic flipper. This little guy was ecstatic to be back in the water again and was the first ever prosthetic flipper to be made in Thailand.

Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution…

For all you Pokémon lovers, get excited. Mewtwo strikes back on 27th February and on one of the most popular streaming services around. Pokémon has certainly grown to be a favourite amongst children and parents alike. Gather the entire family round and check out the trailer.

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