Monday, June 18, 2012

18-Jun-2012 17:46

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

Special Report: How an African telecom allegedly bribed its way into Iran :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/StpQP8wcNdc/us-mtn-iran-southafrica-idUSBRE85E0CF20120615

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

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

Why are the Beatles so popular 50 years on? :: The Beatles' music endures because it mirrors an era we still long for, says Adam Gopnik.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18449107#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

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

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

Wall Street Week Ahead: Greek election results may bring respite :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8Bx3g6rKnfQ/us-usa-stocks-weekahead-idUSBRE85E1J920120617

Celebrating Alan Turing's genius :: Vint Cerf on the 100th anniversary of the computing icon's birth
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17662585#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Busted star heads for Loserville :: Ex-Busted star James Bourne turns album into a stage musical
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18446713#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Germans welcome 'vote for Europe' :: CNN's Diana Magnay reports from Berlin on the German reaction to parliamentary elections in Greece.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/06/17/magnay-germany-greece-reax.cnn?eref�ition

Fifty words for rain :: Do the British really have 50 words for rain?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18461189#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Egyptians cast votes... again :: Egyptians turn out for a second round of voting in the country's presidential election, as CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/06/17/wedman-egypt-vote-against.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Colombia's indigenous games :: The Wayuu tribe in Colombia
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18482157#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ozzy Osbourne son diagnosed with multiple sclerosis: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hIU9CFNXFTs/entertainment-us-jackosbourne-idUSBRE85H00720120618

Simpson wins US Open at Olympic :: Webb Simpson holds off Graeme McDowell to clinch his maiden major title with victory in the US Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/golf/18482460

'Eurozone concerns remain' :: Michael Kurtz of Nomura says Greek election removes short-term concern but eurozone worries remain.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/06/18/kurtz-greece-concerns.cnn?eref�ition

Socialist Party wins France majority :: French President Francois Hollande's Socialist Party achieves a mandate with a majority win in parliamentary elections.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/06/17/bittermann-france-elex.cnn?eref�ition

Black bears show counting skills :: Black bears demonstrate they have counting abilities during touch-screen computer tests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18447587

Shortages: Fish on the slide :: Why we ignore overfishing at our peril
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18353964#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Archive: Beatles on manager's death :: As Sir Paul McCartney reaches 70, BBC Wales uncovers 1967 footage of The Beatles in Bangor in which they react to the death of their manager Brian Epstein.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18463980#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ford workers take strike action :: Ford workers begin a 24-hour strike in a dispute over pay and pensions, but the car giant says it is "willing and available" for further talks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18483393#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

AUDIO: What is the weight of the human race? :: Scientists from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine say that increasing obesity could have the same impact on global resources as an extra billion people living on the planet. Professor Ian Roberts, who led the research, explains how they calculated the findings.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9729000/9729159.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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