Monday, June 18, 2012

18-Jun-2012 22:52

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shenzhou docks with China space lab :: China's Shenzhou-9 spacecraft successfully docked with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space laboratory on Monday, completing the next step in the country's ambitious space mission.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/world/asia/china-space-docking/index.html?eref�ition

US regains supercomputer crown :: An IBM supercomputer owned by the US government leapfrogs Asian rivals to become the world's fastest.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18457716#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

Bo Xilai 'damaged' China's image :: New leader of the Chinese city of Chongqing Zhang Dejiang says the Bo Xilai scandal "gravely damaged" the image of the country and the Communist Party.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18483210#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Man City face Southampton first :: Manchester City will begin the defence of their Premier League title against newly promoted Southampton at Etihad Stadium.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18483159

VIDEO: Could Israeli attack strengthen Iran? :: Mossad's former director Meir Dagan has warned against an Israeli attack on Iran to counter Tehran's controversial nuclear programme.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/hardtalk/9729175.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Staying awake for Le Mans :: Staying up for the 24-hour Le Mans race
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18462479#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PIP implants not toxic - report :: The final report into the PIP breast implant scandal concludes that the PIP gel material has not revealed anything which could cause a long-term threat to human health.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18489448#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Teachers urge phonics rethink :: Leaders of three teachers' 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

Greece's New Democracy seeks bailout coalition :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2z-Wite1z_s/us-greece-election-idUSBRE85F05320120618

Israel: Militants attack across border :: Militants launched a coordinated assault Monday at a southern Israeli border checkpoint, killing one person and triggering a manhunt, Israeli authorities said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/world/meast/israel-border-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

Taliban: Drone strikes or polio vaccines :: A Taliban commander in northwest Pakistan has announced a ban on polio vaccines for children as long as the United States continues its campaign of drone strikes in the region, according to a statement by the Taliban.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/world/asia/pakistan-taliban-polio/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Torchbearer proposes during relay :: There was a romantic interlude on the Olympic Torch Relay on Monday when torchbearer, David State, stopped en route to propose to his girlfriend.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18482866#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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