World News for Schools:Tu 3rd May

Hi there, I'm Ore from the BBC World News for Schools. It's Tuesday the 3rd of May.

Coming up:

  • The latest on the Osama Bin Laden raid.
  • A tornado rips through the New Zealand city of Auckland.
  • And it's back to normal life for Kate and William!

First, dramatic details have been released about how America caught Osama Bin Laden - the world's most wanted man. After tracking down Bin Laden in Pakistan, American special forces shot him dead. The soldiers had cameras attached to their helmets which meant President Obama could watch the operation. So what was the atmosphere like inside the White House? Well one of the President's advisors, John Brennan was there...

CLIP: "It was clearly very tense. A lot of people holding their breath and there was a fair degree of silence as it progressed, as we would get the updates. And when, finally, we were informed that those individuals who were able to go to that compound and find an individual that they believed was Bin Laden, there was a tremendous sigh of relief."

The fact Osama was found inside Pakistan has led some people to ask whether Pakistan is failing to fight terrorism. But the President, Asif Ali Zardari says that's not true and that his country's suffered more than any other because of terrorism.

Now to New Zealand where a tornado has roared through the city of Auckland, killing at least two people and injuring several more.

CLIP: Tornado fx

The tornado left a 5 km-long trail of damage. Inspector Gary Davey described the scene...

CLIP: "About a dozen cars have been tipped over. People were trapped in cars. So, the tornado has had a significant amount of strength."

Police are warning locals to stay inside until the weather settled

Sport now and Barcelona are set to meet Real Madrid in the second leg of the Champion's League semi final. There was a lot of criticism of the way players and managers behaved in the opening leg, with players being sent off, a lot of arguing and accusations of diving, But Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has been defending his players...

CLIP: "Without doubt I can say that they are an example of professionality and honesty...they are an example."

And for today's question we want to know which club has won the Champion's League the most times?

Finally, It's back to normal life for newlyweds William and Kate after all the royal wedding celebrations on Friday, with the Duke of Cambridge going back to work as an RAF search and rescue helicopter pilot. But you've not heard the last of all things weddingy, it looks like THE dress could soon be put on display so everyone can get a closer look. It's also being reported that designers are rushing to copy the Duchess's dress, and versions of it are expected to hit shops next month.

OK, that's all from the World News for Schools team. We're back tomorrow with more of the day's big stories for you, but if you have a minute between now and then please do get in touch and let us where you are in the world. The address is!


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