Monday, June 18, 2012

18-Jun-2012 09:30

Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/world/asia/singapore-supertrees-gardens-bay/index.html?eref�ition

When Poland (almost) ruled soccer :: In the end it was the clown who had the last laugh.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/07/sport/football/football-euro-2012-poland/index.html?eref�ition

Wall Street rises on news central banks primed to act :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/lrxEhzgXu_M/us-markets-stocks-idUSBRE84S0BG20120614

Final alleged victim tells of rape by Sandusky :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/1MJnodYQ_Y0/us-usa-crime-sandusky-idUSBRE85B03Q20120614

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18449636#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Euro 2012 stars and their tattoos :: Euro 2012 is almost upon us and Europe's finest footballers will be marked men -- in more ways than one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/07/sport/football/euro-2012-tattoos-football/index.html?eref�ition

Olisadebe hits out at racism :: A former star of the Polish national team has urged UEFA to confront the problem of racism that is threatening to overshadow Euro 2012.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/sport/football/euro-2012-poland-olisadebe/index.html?eref�ition

Can GPS cut player burnout? :: Some of Europe's best footballers will be missing in Poland and Ukraine this month, as the effects of another grueling season takes its toll.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/06/sport/football/football-euro-2012-gps/index.html?eref�ition

What's it like to live near a skyscraper? :: London has a new skyscraper in the shape of the Shard, which will become Europe's tallest inhabited building. How does it feel to live in the shadow of such a giant?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18438604#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Wild foxes 'sit' to receive food :: Wild foxes are trained to answer the "sit" command normally used during dog training.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18450226

Cassano sorry for anti-gay remarks :: Italy striker Antonio Cassano has apologised for apparent homophobic comments he made in a Euro 2012 press conference.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/13/sport/football/italy-cassano-apology-gay-comments/index.html?eref�ition

Torres inspires Spain to Ireland rout :: Fernando Torres rediscovers his scoring touch as Spain soar to the top of Euro 2012 Group C and knock the Republic of Ireland out of the tournament.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/14/sport/football/euro-2012-italy-croatia/index.html?eref�ition

Education of poorest faces review :: The chief schools inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw, has launched a review of the educational achievements of the poorest communities.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18458448#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Siachen, the world's highest battlefield :: The world's highest battlefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-17981187#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: China's new terracotta warriors :: New discoveries at the terracotta warriors' tomb
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18391197#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Beaten Dutch boss quiet on future :: Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk refuses to answer questions about his future after his team's Euro 2012 group stage exit.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18481685

Turkish women protest abortion plan :: Hundreds of women gathered on Sunday in Istanbul in the latest demonstration against the religiously conservative ruling party's plans to restrict access to abortion.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/17/world/europe/turkey-abortion-rally/index.html?eref�ition

Unpaid carers 'being let down' :: The army of unpaid carers in the UK is being "let down" by the failing social care system, a coalition of campaigners warns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18456546#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Colombia volcano spits out ash :: Volcanologists in Colombia warn of the activity of the Nevado del Ruiz volcano as a plume of ash and smoke continues to rise from its crater.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18481694#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Care for runaway children 'weak' :: "Serious weaknesses" in England's care system have been revealed by a report which found children's homes failed to protect runaways, ministers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18478670#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN plea for Syria's civilians :: The head of UN observers in Syria demands that warring parties allow the evacuation of women, children and injured people from conflict zones.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18481823#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Villas-Boas in running for Spurs :: Tottenham make contact with representatives of former Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas as their search for a new manager steps up.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18480662

Obesity impacts weight of nations :: Researchers say that increasing levels of fatness around the world could have the same impact on global resources as an extra billion people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18462985#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hollande's party wins majority :: France's Socialist Party scores a big victory in elections, giving President Hollande strong backing for his tax-and-spend programme.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18471239#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Unions urge phonics check rethink :: Leaders of three teaching unions have written to MPs urging a rethink of the phonics checks for six-year olds due to start in schools.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18462214#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Salmond hails Disney film boost :: VisitScotland is launching its biggest ever global tourism campaign as First Minister Alex Salmond attends the release of the new Disney film Brave.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-18467968#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

YouTube deletes 'terrorism' posts :: Google reveals it deleted about 640 videos that allegedly promoted terrorism after a request from the UK's police.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18479137#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Job market 'showing resilience' :: Permanent and temporary job placements rose across the country last month, a Bank of Scotland report suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-18476447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mental health services 'shocking' :: NHS managers in England are accused of "shocking discrimination" in commissioning mental health services by a group of leading experts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18481943#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: First look at Alan Turing exhibition :: Rory Cellan-Jones gets a sneak preview of an exhibition dedicated to the life of work of scientists and computer pioneer Alan Turing.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18459979#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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