1. Jim Jordan chosen as Speaker nominee
- Conservative firebrand Jim Jordan is the Republican nominee to become Speaker of the House.
- However, Mr Jordan, who has the backing of Donald Trump, is already facing mounting opposition from the ranks of his own party.
- It ends with Republicans no closer to successfully installing a Speaker amid continued infighting.

2. Big Bang: Cardiff University part of space telescope mission
- A space telescope mission studying the creation of the universe will use experts and technology at a Welsh university.
- The project will look at the Big Bang and how the universe was created billions of years ago.
- Cardiff University will help analyse the dying embers left over from the Big Bang.

3. China deported a large number of North Korean defectors
- China has sent a large number of North Korean defectors back to their country.
- Human rights groups claim that as many as 600 North Koreans have been sent back.
- Seoul did not confirm the exact number.

1. Jim Jordan chosen as Speaker nominee
- Conservative firebrand Jim Jordan has been chosen as Republican nominee to become Speaker of the House.
- However, Mr Jordan, who has the backing of Donald Trump, is already facing mounting opposition from the ranks of his own party.
- It ends with Republicans no closer to successfully installing a Speaker amid continued infighting.

2. Big Bang: Cardiff University part of space telescope mission
- A space telescope mission studying the creation of the universe will use experts and technology at a Welsh university.
- The project will look at the Big Bang and how the universe was created more than 13.7 billion years ago.
- Experts and technology from Cardiff University will help analyse the dying embers left over from the Big Bang.

3. China deported a large number of North Korean defectors
- South Korea says China has forcibly repatriated a large number of North Korean defectors.
- This follows recent reports from human rights groups claiming that as many as 600 North Koreans have been sent back.
- Seoul said that the reports appear to be true but did not confirm the exact number.

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