Entering 2023 while looking back at the Trending news of 2022! Let’s see how we rushed past the year 2022 with some memorable news. The year 2022 had been exceptional, a year we almost bid farewell to Covid-19 and a year filled with some amazing news such as Fifa World Cup. And some trending news such as Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trail.
Nonetheless, The Planet Today is here with the top news of the year 2022 for you!
1. The Johnny Depp & Amber Heard Trail-the most trending news of 2022!
Johhny Depp and Amber Heard split their ways in 2017. Both had settled matters gracefully until Heard made headlines by pointing out to be a victim of domestic violence. They had even settled the divorce settlement deed. Everyone was shocked by Heard’s statements. Due to such allegations, Depp was even removed from one of the most famous series “The Pirates of the Caribbean” It was then that Johnny Depp filed a defamation case against Amber Heard. His attorney Camille Vasquez is the reason for the success of this case! Vasquez is seen posing some difficult questions and putting forward some solid shreds of evidence!
On June 1st, 2022, the biggest news broke awarding Depp with $5 million in punitive damages and $10 million in compensatory damages. The case was such a hype that according to Google’s 2022 statistics, Depp is the most searched personality of 2022, followed by Will Smith and Amber Heard!
2. Death of Queen Elizabeth II-biggest news of 2022
The world mourned the death of Queen Elizabeth II on the 8th of September, 2022. The Queen holds the title of the longest-reigning monarch of Britain. Elizabeth II wore her crown on the 2nd of June, 1952. Since then, she had ruled over 7 states of the UK. She has served 15 UK Prime Ministers. As a Queen, she has uplifted the Royal family and devoted her life to royal services. With her death, her Charles has been handed the throne!
3. Imran Khan from Pakistan dethroned, becomes a victim of a Gun attack
Imran Khan, the former Prime Minister of Pakistan has been well-acknowledged around the world. His leadership styles and the way he had uplifted the Pakistani economy were well cherished. However, the opposition was not happy with the fame and gains of the new Prime Minister. Thus, a vote of no-confidence was cast in the assembly, which surprisingly ousted him. After that, his workers and his voters came forward. Imran Khan initiated a Long March around the country, yet faced a gun attack causing injuries to his leg. Currently, he is planning to dissolve the two major provisional assemblies of Pakistan.
3. Inflations hits Global records in 2022
Many countries faced a price hike. While the year 2022 was a big relief from lockdowns and Covid-19, it happened to have been a worse kind of economic year. Countries around the globe suffered from the unusual price hike. Thus, increasing the cost of living immensely. In the US the inflation rose to 9.1 % (June 2022). Consumer prices rose to 7.1% which is the highest in America’s 4 decades-long histories. Germany crossed double figures in consumer prices first time in history! While the developing and third-world countries faced the worse kind of inflation, where price hikes were unusual.
4. Russia’s invasion in Ukraine-Trending news of 2022
Another big news of 2022 was the Russian invasion of Ukraine. On February 24th, Russia initiated an invasion of Ukraine. Following this invasion, there was global food and energy crisis. The humanitarian maltreatment was another disastrous outcome of this invasion causing thousands of people to get displaced.
5. The US supreme court does not grant abortion rights-trending news of 2022!
The news that started controversy around the US and the globe was the Supreme court of the US overruling the abortion rights of females. Thus, giving fertility rights to the state rather than the women. this caused controversy in the US. Citizens, politicians, and influencers rose and protested against the court ruling.
4. Qatar hosts Fifa World Cup 2022, and Argentina upholds the Golden trophy!
The 22nd Fifa World Cup was hosted by Qatar. This is the first time a Muslim Arab country hosts a World Cup! The Fifa World Cup 2022 is full of amazing events and facts. Lionel Messi was the hero of the World Cup. He and his team allowed Argentina to hold World Cup for the third time!
In this world cup, a total of 172 goals were hit, which is record-breaking as the highest number of goals in the world cup was 171. Lionel Messi shines throughout the World cup by being involved in 21 goals directly!
5. Elon Musk takes over Twitter-trending news of 2022
Elon Musk, the person who loves being in limelight for his strategic decisions and net worth, again somehow became the center of attention. Musk, break the news by overtaking Twitter on the 27th of October, 2022. He bought the company for a whopping amount of $44 billion. Musk is now making substantial changes on Twitter, and let’s see where he takes the social media platform to!
6. Sri Lanka goes through a worse economic
The year 2022 was the worse year for the Sri Lankans. By defaulting, Sri Lanka’s economic conditions become trending news of 2022! On July 13th, the country defaulted following flee of the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe becomes the working President. The law and order situation in Sri Lanka was worse than ever. Nonetheless, the people are facing food, energy, and economic crisis. The president’s house was taken over by the people!
7. Boris Johnson resigns
UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigned making it one of the trending news of 2022. 50 members of his government resigned ahead of him. A series of scandals of ethical nature surfaced due to which he resigned. The UK welcomes its new prime Minister Rishi Sunak on the 25th of October 2022. He is an Indian by origin and is working as a Prime Minister to date!