5 Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday May 11, 2016

Today's top stories

1. Her Majesty is Not Impressed


The usually prim and proper Queen Elizabeth was prim, but not so proper at a Palace garden party, making undiplomatic remarks about a Chinese delegation during a state visit to Britain. Read more here.

Photo Credit: Chatham House on Flickr

2. Fort Mac Fire Continues to Grow


The Fort McMurray fire has moved south of the city, but continues to grow and continues to move toward Saskatchewan. Read the latest update here.


3. NASA’s Big Announcement


NASA has discovered a new batch of planets outside of our solar system; nine of them appear to be in a so-called ‘Goldilocks Zone’ – not too hot, not too cold, just right for supporting life.


4. ISIS Attack in Baghdad


At least 45 people were killed in a car bomb attack near a crowded market in Baghdad; ISIS has claimed responsibility

Photo via Aindul on Flickr


5. Time to Update Your PC?


Still have Quicktime on your PC? Best you get rid of it. Apple has stopped providing updates and security flaws have already been detected. Read more here.