1. Flud News Roundup, June 1

    Join in the Celebration: Happy National Doughnut Day! Yes, it’s true. Americans love their doughnuts so much we have an entire day dedicated to the celebration and appreciation of this deep-fried dough. Dunkin’ Doughnuts and Krispy Kreme are celebrating by offering a complimentary doughnut with the purchase of a beverage. This holiday provides the perfect excuse to load up on carbs before summer slim diets begin. 

    The beginning of June isn’t just a celebration for doughnuts, it also begins a four day celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years on the throne. The world is watching as Britain celebrates her Diamond Jubilee and reflects on her influential reign. The Queen has seen a lot over her years and has been a prominent and inspiring figure not just in her kingdom, but all over the world. For more stories on the Diamond Jubilee celebration check out these articles: 

    In Other News: The latest US jobs report is making headlines. Approximately 69,000 jobs were added in May, which sounds significant, but in reality it is the lowest addition so far this year. As the unemployment rate rises to 8.2%, questions are being raised on whether or not a second recession is on it’s way. Needless to say, the latest statistics are a huge blow to Obama’s re-election campaign where the economy is a central issue. Get more details on the latest economic data: 

    image source: Telegraph UK

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