Friday, May 4, 2012

04-May-2012 15:54

Sarkozy's chances fade two days before French runoff :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/4-tEar7MS74/us-france-election-idUSBRE83I0EZ20120503

Facebook value set at up to $95bn :: Facebook sets the share price for its upcoming initial public offering at between $28 and $35 per share, valuing the company at $85bn-$95bn.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-17946598#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Seven surrender over hazing death :: Seven people facing felony charges over the death of a Florida university student who died in a hazing incident have turned themselves in to police.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-17946116#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Telecoms CEOs rally against TRAI's proposals :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/RAj45ZWdJqM/india-telecoms-ceos-idINDEE8420CC20120503

High unemployment 'to damage UK' :: The UK unemployment rate will rise to almost 9% by the end of 2012, doing "permanent damage to the UK's productive capacity", a think tank says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-17942814#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Heads report back on inspectors :: Head teachers are being urged to report back on Ofsted inspectors to ensure inspections are carried out constructively and impartially.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-17927020#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why hasn't the Queen visited Greece? :: Why has the Queen never visited Greece?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17936021#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What has Heathrow been told to stop doing?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17944457#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Manchester music escape past? :: Do big-name rock reunions overshadow new talent?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-17906259#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bin Laden had disdain for al Qaeda affiliates: documents :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Vc5lrl1YpIc/usa-binladen-documents-idINDEE8420D720120503

VIDEO: The Queen - in cake form :: One of the more unusual tributes being planned for the Diamond Jubilee is a new portrait of the Queen - but one being made out of cakes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17945052#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NFL star's death ruled suicide :: Former NFL star Junior Seau died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a US coroner says, returning a verdict of suicide on the former San Diego Charger.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-17948091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'Falklands advert' sparks row :: Argentina has angered the Falkland Islands by broadcasting a political advert filmed on the territory without authorisation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-17948710#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who, what, why: Why is hazing so common? :: Thirteen people have been charged after the hazing death of a Florida marching band member. What is the purpose of beating up members of your own club?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17945000#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Argentina approves oil takeover :: Argentine legislators approve the nationalisation of oil company, YPF, despite a diplomatic row with Spain and the EU.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-17949350#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Massive rise in Asian eye damage :: Up to 90% of school leavers in major Asian cities are suffering from myopia or short sightedness, according to a new study.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17942181#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Locke: Officials 'exploring all options' :: The United States took "extraordinary" measures to bring Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng to its embassy and plans to help him "every step of the way," the U.S. ambassador to China told CNN on Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/03/world/asia/u-s--china-chen/index.html?eref=edition

Embryo test 'raises IVF success' :: A test checking that an embryo has the right genetic information could significantly boost the number of IVF pregnancies, a UK company says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17942176#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: On the hunt with US 'meteor zombies' :: When a meteor shower streaked across the north California skies 10 days ago, treasure-seekers rushed to California's Gold Country looking for space rocks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-17944373#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pond bugs hooked in sex struggle :: Pond skater males have evolved elaborate antennae due to sexual struggles with females, say researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/17939390

Nepal PM to set up unity government after cabinet quits :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/-eKBHTVGlOE/nepal-cabinet-idINDEE84302S20120504

Japan switches off last nuclear power plant; will it cope? :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/S7lcqlZFOLg/japan-nuclear-idINDEE84303G20120504

Premier League TV up for grabs :: The Premier League issues an invitation to tender for the domestic UK broadcast rights for the 2013-14 to 2015-16 seasons.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-17950726#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan switches off last nuclear power plant; will it cope? :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Ep5atrvNCzQ/us-japan-nuclear-idUSBRE8430BO20120504

Consultation on web porn measures :: The government will consult on new measures to protect children from internet pornography, including a parental opt-in policy for receiving adult content.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17951067#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Capello wants Premier League job :: Fabio Capello wants "one more challenge" before retiring and is keen on taking charge of a Premier League side.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/17950830

Drug war slayings snuffing out news in Mexico :: MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Four of the last reporters and photographers willing to cover crime stories have been slain in less than a week in violence-torn Veracruz state, where two Mexican drug cartels are warring over control of smuggling routes and targeting sources of independent information....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/L/LT_MEXICO_JOURNALIST_KILLING?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Economists forecast slow but steady US hiring :: WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. hiring likely picked up last month after its March swoon, though the gains are expected to be modest....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ECONOMY?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Sept 11 case returns to Guantanamo tribunal :: ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Maryland (AP) -- Five men accused of orchestrating the Sept. 11 attacks, including the self-proclaimed mastermind, are headed back to a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay on Saturday, more than three years after President Barack Obama put the case on hold in a failed effort to move the proceedings to a civilian court and close the prison at the U.S. base in Cuba....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/C/CB_GUANTANAMO_SEPT_11_TRIAL?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Samsung unwraps latest Galaxy rival to iPhone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yaZU2H1gbUo/uk-samsung-smartphone-idUSLNE84300M20120504

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