By MAMAMIA TEAM
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 5 weeks, you would know that the 2013 federal election was last night and we now have a new Prime Minister.
But, although it may not feel like it, there are other things making news in the world this Sunday. So if you have had enough of policies and predictions or you just want to tune out and put your mind on something else, this version of news in 2 minutes is for you.
No politics, we promise.
1. It was announced yesterday that Tokyo had beaten Istanbul in the bid to host the 2020 Olympics. Mass celebrations occurred after International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge, announced that the Japanese city would host the 32nd Olympiad, despite the fears of Fukushima radiation. This will be the second time Tokyo has hosted the Olympics, having previously done so in 1962.
2. Following the death of kidnapper Ariel Castro in jail last week, a chilling video has been released of an interview the police conducted with him after his arrest. According to the FBI video, Castro admitted to calling and taunting Amanda Berry’s mother, stating the following: