Monday, June 4, 2012

04-Jun-2012 19:10

Charles' tribute to queen :: Prince Charles produces a moving documentary for his mother to start jubilee celebrations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/world/europe/britain-jubilee-charles/index.html?eref�ition

The cruellest of internet hoaxes :: Attention seeking on the internet takes many forms, but the people who hoax online forums with tales of sick children are among the most painful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18282277#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How royals use social media :: From Facebook to Twitter to YouTube, how the royals use social media in the lead up to the Diamond Jubilee.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/06/01/verjee-royals-social-media.cnn?eref�ition

Op-ed: Why UK should ax royals :: With all the fuss in the media at the moment about Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee anyone could be forgiven for thinking that the British are united in their adoration of their monarch. The reality is that while a large swathe of public opinion is largely indifferent to the royals -- but happy to have an extra public holiday to mark the jubilee -- many millions want the whole institution of monarchy consigned to the history books.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/30/world/europe/uk-jubilee-republicans/index.html?eref�ition

Philip: The man behind the queen :: Known as much for his gaffes, brusque manner and eccentricities as for his charity and campaigning work, Prince Philip seems to have lived a life permanently in the shadow of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/24/world/europe/prince-philip/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Jubilee preparations :: Final preparations for Diamond Jubilee celebrations
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18297130#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Queen's enduring romance :: Queen Elizabeth II's marriage is a cornerstone of her long reign.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/05/29/foster-jubliee-royal-romance.cnn?eref�ition

Celebrating the queen :: CNN iReport celebrates the British monarchy ahead of the Diamond Jubilee this weekend from June 2-5.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/01/world/europe/ireport-diamond-jubilee/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 26 May - 1 June 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18270978#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Early birth 'risks mental health' :: Being born prematurely is linked to an increased risk of a range of mental health problems later in life, according to researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18289197#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'No signal' from targeted ET hunt :: Astronomers use a high-resolution radio technique for the first time to hunt for signals from potentially habitable planets - but turn up nothing.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18288926#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Analysis: Robots lift China's factories to new heights :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JoddM_eB1TY/us-china-economy-automation-idUSBRE8520F620120603

Wall Street Week Ahead: Torn between bulls and bears :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tJXaxZVK0J0/us-usa-stocks-weekahead-idUSBRE8501DK20120603

President decries 'terrorists' :: Syrian president Bashar al-Assad decries the "terrorists" and "conspiracy" against Syria.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/weather/2012/06/03/sot-syria-assad-address.syrian-state-tv?eref�ition

Deadly clashes spill into Lebanon :: Bloody clashes between pro- and anti-Syrian regime fighters raged on early Sunday in Tripoli, Lebanon, a day after the deadliest outburst of violence there in recent weeks indicated Syria's turmoil continues spilling across borders.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/world/meast/lebanon-syria-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Sexual harassment in the world of video gaming :: Vicious verbal abuse experienced by women video gamers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18280000#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can you love a fake piece of art? :: The story of the forgers who fooled everybody
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18180057#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Five ways the eurozone could break up :: Could the eurozone be split in two, like separating an egg?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18193962#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Nintendo Super Mario lovers :: E3 brings new Mario games, but what is his appeal?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18302179#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

All onboard killed :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers reports from Lagos, Nigeria, where a plane crash killed all aboard and maybe more on the ground.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/06/04/duthiers-lagos-crash-update.cnn?eref�ition

Beatles top Queen's reign chart :: The Beatles have been declared the biggest selling singles act during the Queen's 60-year reign.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18320317#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. drone strike kills 15 in northwest Pakistan: officials :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Es12EfgQ6hU/us-pakistan-drone-idUSBRE85302920120604

India's growth: build in an incompetence discount :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/CifNTsFl9to/india-economy-growth-incompetence-discou-idINDEE85203Q20120604

Clarity urged over green policies :: Ministers must send clear signals that they believe in new forms of green technology if they want firms to invest in them, a think tank says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-18319933#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Weeks to save euro, says Soros :: Billionaire investor George Soros warns European leaders they have a "three-month window" to save the euro.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18320881#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Crown starfish in mass stranding :: More than 800 crown-of-thorns starfish found on a single beach in Japan in January stranded themselves because they starved, say researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18294729

In pictures: Nigeria plane crash :: Dana Air passenger jet crashed in Lagos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18317792#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spanish jobless level falls back :: The number of people looking for work in Spain fell for the second month in a row in May to 4.71 million.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18321088#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Flotilla and flags for queen's jubilee :: Patriotic crowds braved heavy rain to line the banks of the Thames to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 60 years on the throne. One thousand boats took to the water to mark the day, including one carrying the royal family.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/06/03/natpkg-jubilee-rain.rtv?eref�ition

Gunmen attack Mexico drug centre :: Eleven people are killed and eight others wounded in an attack by gunmen on a drug rehabilitation centre in northern Mexico.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18321154#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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