5 Things You Need To Know: Monday 18th December

5 Things You Need To Know: Monday 18th December
Hannah O'Connell
Hannah O'Connell

18 Dec 2017

1. Ryanair pilots have called off a strike due to happen this Wednesday. The airline management has agreed to recognise the trade union Impact as the official representative for the pilots.

2. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is out three days and has already generated $450 million in the box office. It looks set to beat Beauty And The Beast for the title of highest grossing film of 2017. 

3. The Pope celebrated his 81st birthday yesterday and traded in a traditional cake for a 4 meter long pizza.

4. The World Cup of Christmas songs finished on Twitter last night. The Pouges’ Fairytale of New York came out on top with 51% of the vote.

5. And finally, just 6 sleeps, 14 hours and 30 mins left until Christmas day.

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