Saturday, May 26, 2012

26-May-2012 23:41

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-18187603#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The time Britain slid into chaos :: The social unrest, economic gloom and austerity in Europe today mirrors the fall of the Roman Empire, says the historian Michael Wood.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18159752#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Star Wars: Wales' hidden history :: Wales' hidden history
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18205330#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Inside Google's lair :: Click's Sumi Das reports from inside Google on the company's quest to perfect workplace efficiency by going the extra mile for their employees.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9723656.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

BBC renews Match of the Day deal :: BBC agrees a new deal to broadcast Premier League highlights on Match of the Day until the end of the 2015-16 season.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18205519

GCSE's Jewish question criticised :: An exam board has been criticised for a GCSE question asking pupils to explain why some people are prejudiced against Jews.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18207323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 25 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 25 May 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18204929#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lawsuits over ad-skipping TV box :: Satellite broadcaster clashes with US TV networks over a set-top box that strips ads out of recorded programmes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18206803#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foreign cos pulling more money out of India - Nomura :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/rq5WEiDAI_U/india-economy-fdi-nomura-idINDEE84O0AF20120525

Deadlock breaks at U.N. climate talks, mistrust remains :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/N0IfHVuwiig/un-climate-environment-kyoto-idINDEE84O0C620120525

Nations to share giant telescope :: The Square Kilometre Array - one of the great scientific projects of the 21st Century - will be hosted by both Africa and Australasia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18194984#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Key Somali militant town 'taken' :: African Union (AU) forces in Somalia say they have captured a strategic town near the capital, Mogadishu, after Islamist militants pulled out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18206856#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Station grabs SpaceX Dragon ship :: The first commercial cargo ship to visit the space station is attached to the orbiting laboratory by a robotic arm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18195772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lebanese hostage pilgrims freed :: Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati confirms that 11 Lebanese Shia pilgrims kidnapped in Syria have been released after being abducted in Syria on Tuesday.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18205413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 19-25 May 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18188631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A Point of View: I'm not toasting [insert head-of-state here] :: Why Will Self won't drink a toast to the Queen or any head of state
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18205999#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Student Loans boss to stand down :: The chief executive of the Student Loans Company, who attracted controversy over his tax arrangements, is to stand down when his contract expires early next year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18205678#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iran enrichment 'at higher level' :: Iran has enriched uranium at more than 20% at its Fordo nuclear site, a confidential report by the UN nuclear watchdog suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18213839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nations 'wasting time' on climate :: The latest round of UN climate talks makes little progress against a "coalition of the unwilling", observers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18210642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.N.: High-level enriched uranium in Iran :: Inspectors found uranium in Iran enriched up to 27%, a level that's higher than previous ones, a U.N. nuclear watchdog agency report said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/25/world/meast/iran-nuclear/index.html?eref�ition

Spain's Bankia seeks 19bn euros :: Spain's fourth-largest bank, Bankia, asks for a bailout worth 19bns euros ($24bn; £15bn), and admits that it made a massive loss last year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18213848#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brazil forest bill part-vetoed :: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vetoed some of the articles in the controversial forest code, which environmentalists say could speed up deforestation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18213892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's boss rejects $75m payout :: Apple's boss, Tim Cook, turns down a payout worth about $75m (£48m) that he was due from the technology giant's upcoming dividend.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18215863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain region, Greek exit warnings rattle euro zone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bdiMZaF8Uqs/us-eurozone-idUSBRE84O0T620120525

Russian arms shipment en route to Syria: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TQrIoJtCFbg/us-syria-arms-russia-idUSBRE84O12F20120525

Under pressure, govt to review steep petrol hike :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/VrSd-62CWo0/petrol-price-hike-review-idINDEE84O0AM20120525

Viewpoint: Why Laura Johnson's riot case makes parents uneasy :: How does an A-level student go off the rails?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18193227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Jubilee street parties near 10,000 :: Diamond Jubilee street parties uniting neighbourhoods
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-18210417#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Patz suspect charged with murder :: The man held over the 1979 vanishing of six-year-old Etan Patz in New York is charged with one count of second-degree murder.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18210494#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Eurovision and activism in Baku :: Eurovision turns the spotlight on Azerbaijan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18204154#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

26-May-2012 23:41 We

New Wealth Floods Washington D.C. :: The new affluence flooding the nation's capital sets it a world apart from the country it governs
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2115062,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

The Buzz: Wealthy GOP donor Charles Munger backs effort to re-elect Beth Gaines - Sacramento Bee :: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/05/17/4495965/the-buzz-wealthy-gop-donor-charles.html

The Master Of Memes :: "moot" is the founder of 4chan, one of the largest communities on the Web. It's a profane, scary place. It's also the secret wellspring of Internet culture
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1821656,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Why We Lie :: We like to believe that a few bad apples spoil the virtuous bunch. But research shows that everyone cheats a little—right up to the point where they lose their sense of integrity, writes Dan Ariely.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304840904577422090013997320.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Brentwood Testifies on Green Hollow Square - Westside Today :: http://www.westsidetoday.com/m3-7366/brentwood-testifies-on-green.html

A Grown-Up's Guide to Summer Movies :: Amid the superheroes and sequels, there are more and more alternatives. How to navigate the season, from Woody Allen and Wes Anderson to Michelle Williams and Emily Blunt.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303610504577420213402216628.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe


We

26-May-2012 22:41

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-18187603#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The time Britain slid into chaos :: The social unrest, economic gloom and austerity in Europe today mirrors the fall of the Roman Empire, says the historian Michael Wood.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18159752#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Star Wars: Wales' hidden history :: Wales' hidden history
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18205330#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Inside Google's lair :: Click's Sumi Das reports from inside Google on the company's quest to perfect workplace efficiency by going the extra mile for their employees.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9723656.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

BBC renews Match of the Day deal :: BBC agrees a new deal to broadcast Premier League highlights on Match of the Day until the end of the 2015-16 season.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18205519

GCSE's Jewish question criticised :: An exam board has been criticised for a GCSE question asking pupils to explain why some people are prejudiced against Jews.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18207323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 25 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 25 May 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18204929#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lawsuits over ad-skipping TV box :: Satellite broadcaster clashes with US TV networks over a set-top box that strips ads out of recorded programmes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18206803#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foreign cos pulling more money out of India - Nomura :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/rq5WEiDAI_U/india-economy-fdi-nomura-idINDEE84O0AF20120525

Deadlock breaks at U.N. climate talks, mistrust remains :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/N0IfHVuwiig/un-climate-environment-kyoto-idINDEE84O0C620120525

Nations to share giant telescope :: The Square Kilometre Array - one of the great scientific projects of the 21st Century - will be hosted by both Africa and Australasia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18194984#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Key Somali militant town 'taken' :: African Union (AU) forces in Somalia say they have captured a strategic town near the capital, Mogadishu, after Islamist militants pulled out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18206856#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Station grabs SpaceX Dragon ship :: The first commercial cargo ship to visit the space station is attached to the orbiting laboratory by a robotic arm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18195772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lebanese hostage pilgrims freed :: Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati confirms that 11 Lebanese Shia pilgrims kidnapped in Syria have been released after being abducted in Syria on Tuesday.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18205413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 19-25 May 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18188631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A Point of View: I'm not toasting [insert head-of-state here] :: Why Will Self won't drink a toast to the Queen or any head of state
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18205999#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Student Loans boss to stand down :: The chief executive of the Student Loans Company, who attracted controversy over his tax arrangements, is to stand down when his contract expires early next year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18205678#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iran enrichment 'at higher level' :: Iran has enriched uranium at more than 20% at its Fordo nuclear site, a confidential report by the UN nuclear watchdog suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18213839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nations 'wasting time' on climate :: The latest round of UN climate talks makes little progress against a "coalition of the unwilling", observers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18210642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.N.: High-level enriched uranium in Iran :: Inspectors found uranium in Iran enriched up to 27%, a level that's higher than previous ones, a U.N. nuclear watchdog agency report said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/25/world/meast/iran-nuclear/index.html?eref�ition

Spain's Bankia seeks 19bn euros :: Spain's fourth-largest bank, Bankia, asks for a bailout worth 19bns euros ($24bn; £15bn), and admits that it made a massive loss last year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18213848#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brazil forest bill part-vetoed :: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vetoed some of the articles in the controversial forest code, which environmentalists say could speed up deforestation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18213892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's boss rejects $75m payout :: Apple's boss, Tim Cook, turns down a payout worth about $75m (£48m) that he was due from the technology giant's upcoming dividend.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18215863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain region, Greek exit warnings rattle euro zone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bdiMZaF8Uqs/us-eurozone-idUSBRE84O0T620120525

Russian arms shipment en route to Syria: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TQrIoJtCFbg/us-syria-arms-russia-idUSBRE84O12F20120525

Under pressure, govt to review steep petrol hike :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/VrSd-62CWo0/petrol-price-hike-review-idINDEE84O0AM20120525

Viewpoint: Why Laura Johnson's riot case makes parents uneasy :: How does an A-level student go off the rails?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18193227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Jubilee street parties near 10,000 :: Diamond Jubilee street parties uniting neighbourhoods
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-18210417#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Patz suspect charged with murder :: The man held over the 1979 vanishing of six-year-old Etan Patz in New York is charged with one count of second-degree murder.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18210494#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Eurovision and activism in Baku :: Eurovision turns the spotlight on Azerbaijan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18204154#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

26-May-2012 22:41 We

New Wealth Floods Washington D.C. :: The new affluence flooding the nation's capital sets it a world apart from the country it governs
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2115062,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

The Buzz: Wealthy GOP donor Charles Munger backs effort to re-elect Beth Gaines - Sacramento Bee :: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/05/17/4495965/the-buzz-wealthy-gop-donor-charles.html

The Master Of Memes :: "moot" is the founder of 4chan, one of the largest communities on the Web. It's a profane, scary place. It's also the secret wellspring of Internet culture
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1821656,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Why We Lie :: We like to believe that a few bad apples spoil the virtuous bunch. But research shows that everyone cheats a little—right up to the point where they lose their sense of integrity, writes Dan Ariely.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304840904577422090013997320.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Best of the Web Today: Bean and Nothingness :: An essay on the phenomenological ontology of racial preferences.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304840904577426391054170180.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Brentwood Testifies on Green Hollow Square - Westside Today :: http://www.westsidetoday.com/m3-7366/brentwood-testifies-on-green.html

A Grown-Up's Guide to Summer Movies :: Amid the superheroes and sequels, there are more and more alternatives. How to navigate the season, from Woody Allen and Wes Anderson to Michelle Williams and Emily Blunt.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303610504577420213402216628.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe


We

26-May-2012 21:39

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-18187603#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The time Britain slid into chaos :: The social unrest, economic gloom and austerity in Europe today mirrors the fall of the Roman Empire, says the historian Michael Wood.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18159752#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Star Wars: Wales' hidden history :: Wales' hidden history
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18205330#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Inside Google's lair :: Click's Sumi Das reports from inside Google on the company's quest to perfect workplace efficiency by going the extra mile for their employees.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9723656.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

BBC renews Match of the Day deal :: BBC agrees a new deal to broadcast Premier League highlights on Match of the Day until the end of the 2015-16 season.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18205519

GCSE's Jewish question criticised :: An exam board has been criticised for a GCSE question asking pupils to explain why some people are prejudiced against Jews.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18207323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 25 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 25 May 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18204929#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lawsuits over ad-skipping TV box :: Satellite broadcaster clashes with US TV networks over a set-top box that strips ads out of recorded programmes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18206803#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foreign cos pulling more money out of India - Nomura :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/rq5WEiDAI_U/india-economy-fdi-nomura-idINDEE84O0AF20120525

Deadlock breaks at U.N. climate talks, mistrust remains :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/N0IfHVuwiig/un-climate-environment-kyoto-idINDEE84O0C620120525

Nations to share giant telescope :: The Square Kilometre Array - one of the great scientific projects of the 21st Century - will be hosted by both Africa and Australasia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18194984#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Key Somali militant town 'taken' :: African Union (AU) forces in Somalia say they have captured a strategic town near the capital, Mogadishu, after Islamist militants pulled out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18206856#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Station grabs SpaceX Dragon ship :: The first commercial cargo ship to visit the space station is attached to the orbiting laboratory by a robotic arm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18195772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lebanese hostage pilgrims freed :: Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati confirms that 11 Lebanese Shia pilgrims kidnapped in Syria have been released after being abducted in Syria on Tuesday.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18205413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 19-25 May 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18188631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A Point of View: I'm not toasting [insert head-of-state here] :: Why Will Self won't drink a toast to the Queen or any head of state
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18205999#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Student Loans boss to stand down :: The chief executive of the Student Loans Company, who attracted controversy over his tax arrangements, is to stand down when his contract expires early next year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18205678#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iran enrichment 'at higher level' :: Iran has enriched uranium at more than 20% at its Fordo nuclear site, a confidential report by the UN nuclear watchdog suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18213839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nations 'wasting time' on climate :: The latest round of UN climate talks makes little progress against a "coalition of the unwilling", observers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18210642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.N.: High-level enriched uranium in Iran :: Inspectors found uranium in Iran enriched up to 27%, a level that's higher than previous ones, a U.N. nuclear watchdog agency report said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/25/world/meast/iran-nuclear/index.html?eref�ition

Spain's Bankia seeks 19bn euros :: Spain's fourth-largest bank, Bankia, asks for a bailout worth 19bns euros ($24bn; £15bn), and admits that it made a massive loss last year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18213848#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brazil forest bill part-vetoed :: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vetoed some of the articles in the controversial forest code, which environmentalists say could speed up deforestation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18213892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's boss rejects $75m payout :: Apple's boss, Tim Cook, turns down a payout worth about $75m (£48m) that he was due from the technology giant's upcoming dividend.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18215863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain region, Greek exit warnings rattle euro zone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bdiMZaF8Uqs/us-eurozone-idUSBRE84O0T620120525

Russian arms shipment en route to Syria: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TQrIoJtCFbg/us-syria-arms-russia-idUSBRE84O12F20120525

Under pressure, govt to review steep petrol hike :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/VrSd-62CWo0/petrol-price-hike-review-idINDEE84O0AM20120525

Viewpoint: Why Laura Johnson's riot case makes parents uneasy :: How does an A-level student go off the rails?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18193227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Jubilee street parties near 10,000 :: Diamond Jubilee street parties uniting neighbourhoods
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-18210417#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Patz suspect charged with murder :: The man held over the 1979 vanishing of six-year-old Etan Patz in New York is charged with one count of second-degree murder.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18210494#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Eurovision and activism in Baku :: Eurovision turns the spotlight on Azerbaijan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18204154#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

26-May-2012 21:39 We

New Wealth Floods Washington D.C. :: The new affluence flooding the nation's capital sets it a world apart from the country it governs
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2115062,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

The Buzz: Wealthy GOP donor Charles Munger backs effort to re-elect Beth Gaines - Sacramento Bee :: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/05/17/4495965/the-buzz-wealthy-gop-donor-charles.html

The Master Of Memes :: "moot" is the founder of 4chan, one of the largest communities on the Web. It's a profane, scary place. It's also the secret wellspring of Internet culture
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1821656,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Why We Lie :: We like to believe that a few bad apples spoil the virtuous bunch. But research shows that everyone cheats a little—right up to the point where they lose their sense of integrity, writes Dan Ariely.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304840904577422090013997320.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Best of the Web Today: Bean and Nothingness :: An essay on the phenomenological ontology of racial preferences.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304840904577426391054170180.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Brentwood Testifies on Green Hollow Square - Westside Today :: http://www.westsidetoday.com/m3-7366/brentwood-testifies-on-green.html

A Grown-Up's Guide to Summer Movies :: Amid the superheroes and sequels, there are more and more alternatives. How to navigate the season, from Woody Allen and Wes Anderson to Michelle Williams and Emily Blunt.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303610504577420213402216628.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe


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26-May-2012 20:38

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-18187603#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: China leadership rules Bo case isolated, limits purge: sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2eTCwJfT9s4/us-china-politics-idUSBRE84O09E20120525

The time Britain slid into chaos :: The social unrest, economic gloom and austerity in Europe today mirrors the fall of the Roman Empire, says the historian Michael Wood.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18159752#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Star Wars: Wales' hidden history :: Wales' hidden history
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18205330#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Inside Google's lair :: Click's Sumi Das reports from inside Google on the company's quest to perfect workplace efficiency by going the extra mile for their employees.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9723656.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

BBC renews Match of the Day deal :: BBC agrees a new deal to broadcast Premier League highlights on Match of the Day until the end of the 2015-16 season.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18205519

GCSE's Jewish question criticised :: An exam board has been criticised for a GCSE question asking pupils to explain why some people are prejudiced against Jews.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18207323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 25 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 25 May 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18204929#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lawsuits over ad-skipping TV box :: Satellite broadcaster clashes with US TV networks over a set-top box that strips ads out of recorded programmes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18206803#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foreign cos pulling more money out of India - Nomura :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/rq5WEiDAI_U/india-economy-fdi-nomura-idINDEE84O0AF20120525

Deadlock breaks at U.N. climate talks, mistrust remains :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/N0IfHVuwiig/un-climate-environment-kyoto-idINDEE84O0C620120525

Nations to share giant telescope :: The Square Kilometre Array - one of the great scientific projects of the 21st Century - will be hosted by both Africa and Australasia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18194984#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Key Somali militant town 'taken' :: African Union (AU) forces in Somalia say they have captured a strategic town near the capital, Mogadishu, after Islamist militants pulled out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18206856#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Station grabs SpaceX Dragon ship :: The first commercial cargo ship to visit the space station is attached to the orbiting laboratory by a robotic arm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18195772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lebanese hostage pilgrims freed :: Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati confirms that 11 Lebanese Shia pilgrims kidnapped in Syria have been released after being abducted in Syria on Tuesday.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18205413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 19-25 May 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18188631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A Point of View: I'm not toasting [insert head-of-state here] :: Why Will Self won't drink a toast to the Queen or any head of state
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18205999#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Student Loans boss to stand down :: The chief executive of the Student Loans Company, who attracted controversy over his tax arrangements, is to stand down when his contract expires early next year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18205678#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iran enrichment 'at higher level' :: Iran has enriched uranium at more than 20% at its Fordo nuclear site, a confidential report by the UN nuclear watchdog suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18213839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nations 'wasting time' on climate :: The latest round of UN climate talks makes little progress against a "coalition of the unwilling", observers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18210642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.N.: High-level enriched uranium in Iran :: Inspectors found uranium in Iran enriched up to 27%, a level that's higher than previous ones, a U.N. nuclear watchdog agency report said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/25/world/meast/iran-nuclear/index.html?eref�ition

Spain's Bankia seeks 19bn euros :: Spain's fourth-largest bank, Bankia, asks for a bailout worth 19bns euros ($24bn; £15bn), and admits that it made a massive loss last year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18213848#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brazil forest bill part-vetoed :: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vetoed some of the articles in the controversial forest code, which environmentalists say could speed up deforestation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18213892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's boss rejects $75m payout :: Apple's boss, Tim Cook, turns down a payout worth about $75m (£48m) that he was due from the technology giant's upcoming dividend.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18215863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain region, Greek exit warnings rattle euro zone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bdiMZaF8Uqs/us-eurozone-idUSBRE84O0T620120525

Russian arms shipment en route to Syria: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TQrIoJtCFbg/us-syria-arms-russia-idUSBRE84O12F20120525

Under pressure, govt to review steep petrol hike :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/VrSd-62CWo0/petrol-price-hike-review-idINDEE84O0AM20120525

IMF boss ups pressure on Greece :: IMF head Christine Lagarde urges Greeks to pay taxes, saying she worried more about sub-Saharan Africa than the crisis-hit European nation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18216307#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Viewpoint: Why Laura Johnson's riot case makes parents uneasy :: How does an A-level student go off the rails?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18193227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Jubilee street parties near 10,000 :: Diamond Jubilee street parties uniting neighbourhoods
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-18210417#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

26-May-2012 20:38 Columnist:

Op-Ed Columnist: Facebook's Brilliant Disaster :: For once, the benefits of an I.P.O. went to the company instead of to Wall Street.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/26/opinion/nocera-facebooks-brilliant-disaster.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Deciphering Mitt-Speak on Schools :: I have an exciting topic for discussion this Memorial Day holiday weekend, people. Mitt Romney's education speech!
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/26/opinion/collins-deciphering-mitt-speak-on-schools.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Service Patch :: As college graduates consider their career prospects, they should think about how to be as much as they think about what to be.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/25/opinion/brooks-the-service-patch.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Egos and Immorality :: It has been almost funny to see how thin-skinned the Masters of the Universe really are as the role of Wall Street is debated by politicians.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/25/opinion/krugman-egos-and-immorality.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Columnist:

26-May-2012 19:38 Facebook

Insight: Minute by minute, Nasdaq chaos engulfed Facebook IPO :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/LLzMMRa7b0Y/us-facebook-problems-idUSBRE84P00Y20120526

Op-Ed Columnist: Facebook's Brilliant Disaster :: For once, the benefits of an I.P.O. went to the company instead of to Wall Street.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/26/opinion/nocera-facebooks-brilliant-disaster.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Why That Flat Facebook IPO Isn't So Bad After All :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i:5ed8dbf10add08ddf6272e52c47db4

Facebook IPO: Individual investors get burned :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/HTkoWplpcYo/index.htm

Facebook IPO: Wall Street's losses mount :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/HFPwuWJujZc/index.htm

Facebook Shows There's a Sucker Born Every Minute :: Facebook shareholders may have a legitimate gripe about the IPO, but that doesn't mean they're still not old-fashioned Wall Street suckers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304065704577422643666002940.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe


Facebook

26-May-2012 19:38

Patients' ratings 'to boost care' :: A new NHS patient rating system - known as the "friends and family test" - is to be introduced to help improve nursing care in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18198383#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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-18187603#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: China leadership rules Bo case isolated, limits purge: sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2eTCwJfT9s4/us-china-politics-idUSBRE84O09E20120525

The time Britain slid into chaos :: The social unrest, economic gloom and austerity in Europe today mirrors the fall of the Roman Empire, says the historian Michael Wood.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18159752#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Star Wars: Wales' hidden history :: Wales' hidden history
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18205330#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Inside Google's lair :: Click's Sumi Das reports from inside Google on the company's quest to perfect workplace efficiency by going the extra mile for their employees.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9723656.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

BBC renews Match of the Day deal :: BBC agrees a new deal to broadcast Premier League highlights on Match of the Day until the end of the 2015-16 season.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18205519

GCSE's Jewish question criticised :: An exam board has been criticised for a GCSE question asking pupils to explain why some people are prejudiced against Jews.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18207323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 25 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 25 May 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18204929#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lawsuits over ad-skipping TV box :: Satellite broadcaster clashes with US TV networks over a set-top box that strips ads out of recorded programmes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18206803#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foreign cos pulling more money out of India - Nomura :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/rq5WEiDAI_U/india-economy-fdi-nomura-idINDEE84O0AF20120525

Deadlock breaks at U.N. climate talks, mistrust remains :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/N0IfHVuwiig/un-climate-environment-kyoto-idINDEE84O0C620120525

Nations to share giant telescope :: The Square Kilometre Array - one of the great scientific projects of the 21st Century - will be hosted by both Africa and Australasia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18194984#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Key Somali militant town 'taken' :: African Union (AU) forces in Somalia say they have captured a strategic town near the capital, Mogadishu, after Islamist militants pulled out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18206856#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Station grabs SpaceX Dragon ship :: The first commercial cargo ship to visit the space station is attached to the orbiting laboratory by a robotic arm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18195772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lebanese hostage pilgrims freed :: Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati confirms that 11 Lebanese Shia pilgrims kidnapped in Syria have been released after being abducted in Syria on Tuesday.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18205413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 19-25 May 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18188631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A Point of View: I'm not toasting [insert head-of-state here] :: Why Will Self won't drink a toast to the Queen or any head of state
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18205999#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Student Loans boss to stand down :: The chief executive of the Student Loans Company, who attracted controversy over his tax arrangements, is to stand down when his contract expires early next year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18205678#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iran enrichment 'at higher level' :: Iran has enriched uranium at more than 20% at its Fordo nuclear site, a confidential report by the UN nuclear watchdog suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18213839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nations 'wasting time' on climate :: The latest round of UN climate talks makes little progress against a "coalition of the unwilling", observers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18210642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.N.: High-level enriched uranium in Iran :: Inspectors found uranium in Iran enriched up to 27%, a level that's higher than previous ones, a U.N. nuclear watchdog agency report said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/25/world/meast/iran-nuclear/index.html?eref�ition

Spain's Bankia seeks 19bn euros :: Spain's fourth-largest bank, Bankia, asks for a bailout worth 19bns euros ($24bn; £15bn), and admits that it made a massive loss last year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18213848#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brazil forest bill part-vetoed :: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vetoed some of the articles in the controversial forest code, which environmentalists say could speed up deforestation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18213892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's boss rejects $75m payout :: Apple's boss, Tim Cook, turns down a payout worth about $75m (£48m) that he was due from the technology giant's upcoming dividend.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18215863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain region, Greek exit warnings rattle euro zone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bdiMZaF8Uqs/us-eurozone-idUSBRE84O0T620120525

Russian arms shipment en route to Syria: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TQrIoJtCFbg/us-syria-arms-russia-idUSBRE84O12F20120525

Honduras protest at media murders :: Protest have been held across Honduras demanding an end to a series of murders of journalists, amid accusations that criminals enjoy impunity.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18215700#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Under pressure, govt to review steep petrol hike :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/VrSd-62CWo0/petrol-price-hike-review-idINDEE84O0AM20120525

IMF boss ups pressure on Greece :: IMF head Christine Lagarde urges Greeks to pay taxes, saying she worried more about sub-Saharan Africa than the crisis-hit European nation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18216307#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

26-May-2012 18:36

Patients' ratings 'to boost care' :: A new NHS patient rating system - known as the "friends and family test" - is to be introduced to help improve nursing care in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18198383#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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-18187603#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: China leadership rules Bo case isolated, limits purge: sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2eTCwJfT9s4/us-china-politics-idUSBRE84O09E20120525

The time Britain slid into chaos :: The social unrest, economic gloom and austerity in Europe today mirrors the fall of the Roman Empire, says the historian Michael Wood.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18159752#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Star Wars: Wales' hidden history :: Wales' hidden history
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18205330#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

BBC renews Match of the Day deal :: BBC agrees a new deal to broadcast Premier League highlights on Match of the Day until the end of the 2015-16 season.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18205519

GCSE's Jewish question criticised :: An exam board has been criticised for a GCSE question asking pupils to explain why some people are prejudiced against Jews.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18207323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 25 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 25 May 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18204929#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lawsuits over ad-skipping TV box :: Satellite broadcaster clashes with US TV networks over a set-top box that strips ads out of recorded programmes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18206803#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foreign cos pulling more money out of India - Nomura :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/rq5WEiDAI_U/india-economy-fdi-nomura-idINDEE84O0AF20120525

Deadlock breaks at U.N. climate talks, mistrust remains :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/N0IfHVuwiig/un-climate-environment-kyoto-idINDEE84O0C620120525

Nations to share giant telescope :: The Square Kilometre Array - one of the great scientific projects of the 21st Century - will be hosted by both Africa and Australasia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18194984#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Key Somali militant town 'taken' :: African Union (AU) forces in Somalia say they have captured a strategic town near the capital, Mogadishu, after Islamist militants pulled out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18206856#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Station grabs SpaceX Dragon ship :: The first commercial cargo ship to visit the space station is attached to the orbiting laboratory by a robotic arm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18195772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lebanese hostage pilgrims freed :: Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati confirms that 11 Lebanese Shia pilgrims kidnapped in Syria have been released after being abducted in Syria on Tuesday.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18205413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 19-25 May 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18188631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A Point of View: I'm not toasting [insert head-of-state here] :: Why Will Self won't drink a toast to the Queen or any head of state
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18205999#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Student Loans boss to stand down :: The chief executive of the Student Loans Company, who attracted controversy over his tax arrangements, is to stand down when his contract expires early next year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18205678#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iran enrichment 'at higher level' :: Iran has enriched uranium at more than 20% at its Fordo nuclear site, a confidential report by the UN nuclear watchdog suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18213839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nations 'wasting time' on climate :: The latest round of UN climate talks makes little progress against a "coalition of the unwilling", observers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18210642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.N.: High-level enriched uranium in Iran :: Inspectors found uranium in Iran enriched up to 27%, a level that's higher than previous ones, a U.N. nuclear watchdog agency report said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/25/world/meast/iran-nuclear/index.html?eref�ition

Spain's Bankia seeks 19bn euros :: Spain's fourth-largest bank, Bankia, asks for a bailout worth 19bns euros ($24bn; £15bn), and admits that it made a massive loss last year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18213848#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brazil forest bill part-vetoed :: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vetoed some of the articles in the controversial forest code, which environmentalists say could speed up deforestation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18213892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's boss rejects $75m payout :: Apple's boss, Tim Cook, turns down a payout worth about $75m (£48m) that he was due from the technology giant's upcoming dividend.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18215863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain region, Greek exit warnings rattle euro zone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bdiMZaF8Uqs/us-eurozone-idUSBRE84O0T620120525

Russian arms shipment en route to Syria: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TQrIoJtCFbg/us-syria-arms-russia-idUSBRE84O12F20120525

Honduras protest at media murders :: Protest have been held across Honduras demanding an end to a series of murders of journalists, amid accusations that criminals enjoy impunity.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18215700#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Under pressure, govt to review steep petrol hike :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/VrSd-62CWo0/petrol-price-hike-review-idINDEE84O0AM20120525

IMF boss ups pressure on Greece :: IMF head Christine Lagarde urges Greeks to pay taxes, saying she worried more about sub-Saharan Africa than the crisis-hit European nation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18216307#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Viewpoint: Why Laura Johnson's riot case makes parents uneasy :: How does an A-level student go off the rails?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18193227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

26-May-2012 18:36 Facebook

Facebook fatigue is setting in - Vancouver Sun :: http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Facebook%2Bfatigue%2Bsetting/6684000/story.html

Op-Ed Columnist: Facebook's Brilliant Disaster :: For once, the benefits of an I.P.O. went to the company instead of to Wall Street.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/26/opinion/nocera-facebooks-brilliant-disaster.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Why That Flat Facebook IPO Isn't So Bad After All :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i:5ed8dbf10add08ddf6272e52c47db4

Facebook IPO: Individual investors get burned :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/HTkoWplpcYo/index.htm

Facebook Shows There's a Sucker Born Every Minute :: Facebook shareholders may have a legitimate gripe about the IPO, but that doesn't mean they're still not old-fashioned Wall Street suckers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304065704577422643666002940.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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26-May-2012 17:36

Patients' ratings 'to boost care' :: A new NHS patient rating system - known as the "friends and family test" - is to be introduced to help improve nursing care in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18198383#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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-18187603#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: China leadership rules Bo case isolated, limits purge: sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2eTCwJfT9s4/us-china-politics-idUSBRE84O09E20120525

The time Britain slid into chaos :: The social unrest, economic gloom and austerity in Europe today mirrors the fall of the Roman Empire, says the historian Michael Wood.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18159752#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Star Wars: Wales' hidden history :: Wales' hidden history
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18205330#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

BBC renews Match of the Day deal :: BBC agrees a new deal to broadcast Premier League highlights on Match of the Day until the end of the 2015-16 season.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18205519

GCSE's Jewish question criticised :: An exam board has been criticised for a GCSE question asking pupils to explain why some people are prejudiced against Jews.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18207323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 25 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 25 May 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18204929#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lawsuits over ad-skipping TV box :: Satellite broadcaster clashes with US TV networks over a set-top box that strips ads out of recorded programmes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18206803#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foreign cos pulling more money out of India - Nomura :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/rq5WEiDAI_U/india-economy-fdi-nomura-idINDEE84O0AF20120525

Deadlock breaks at U.N. climate talks, mistrust remains :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/N0IfHVuwiig/un-climate-environment-kyoto-idINDEE84O0C620120525

Nations to share giant telescope :: The Square Kilometre Array - one of the great scientific projects of the 21st Century - will be hosted by both Africa and Australasia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18194984#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Key Somali militant town 'taken' :: African Union (AU) forces in Somalia say they have captured a strategic town near the capital, Mogadishu, after Islamist militants pulled out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18206856#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Station grabs SpaceX Dragon ship :: The first commercial cargo ship to visit the space station is attached to the orbiting laboratory by a robotic arm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18195772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lebanese hostage pilgrims freed :: Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati confirms that 11 Lebanese Shia pilgrims kidnapped in Syria have been released after being abducted in Syria on Tuesday.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18205413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 19-25 May 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18188631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A Point of View: I'm not toasting [insert head-of-state here] :: Why Will Self won't drink a toast to the Queen or any head of state
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18205999#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Student Loans boss to stand down :: The chief executive of the Student Loans Company, who attracted controversy over his tax arrangements, is to stand down when his contract expires early next year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18205678#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iran enrichment 'at higher level' :: Iran has enriched uranium at more than 20% at its Fordo nuclear site, a confidential report by the UN nuclear watchdog suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18213839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nations 'wasting time' on climate :: The latest round of UN climate talks makes little progress against a "coalition of the unwilling", observers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18210642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.N.: High-level enriched uranium in Iran :: Inspectors found uranium in Iran enriched up to 27%, a level that's higher than previous ones, a U.N. nuclear watchdog agency report said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/25/world/meast/iran-nuclear/index.html?eref�ition

Spain's Bankia seeks 19bn euros :: Spain's fourth-largest bank, Bankia, asks for a bailout worth 19bns euros ($24bn; £15bn), and admits that it made a massive loss last year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18213848#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brazil forest bill part-vetoed :: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vetoed some of the articles in the controversial forest code, which environmentalists say could speed up deforestation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18213892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's boss rejects $75m payout :: Apple's boss, Tim Cook, turns down a payout worth about $75m (£48m) that he was due from the technology giant's upcoming dividend.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18215863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain region, Greek exit warnings rattle euro zone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bdiMZaF8Uqs/us-eurozone-idUSBRE84O0T620120525

Russian arms shipment en route to Syria: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TQrIoJtCFbg/us-syria-arms-russia-idUSBRE84O12F20120525

Honduras protest at media murders :: Protest have been held across Honduras demanding an end to a series of murders of journalists, amid accusations that criminals enjoy impunity.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18215700#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Under pressure, govt to review steep petrol hike :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/VrSd-62CWo0/petrol-price-hike-review-idINDEE84O0AM20120525

IMF boss ups pressure on Greece :: IMF head Christine Lagarde urges Greeks to pay taxes, saying she worried more about sub-Saharan Africa than the crisis-hit European nation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18216307#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Viewpoint: Why Laura Johnson's riot case makes parents uneasy :: How does an A-level student go off the rails?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18193227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

26-May-2012 17:35 Facebook

Facebook fatigue is setting in - Vancouver Sun :: http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Facebook%2Bfatigue%2Bsetting/6684000/story.html

Why That Flat Facebook IPO Isn't So Bad After All :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i:5ed8dbf10add08ddf6272e52c47db4

Facebook's stock slips again :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/lP9Vycr_BHI/index.htm

Facebook Underwriters Helped Short Sellers :: Trading desks at Goldman and J.P. Morgan, firms with roles in Facebook's IPO, were among those lending Facebook shares that hedge funds needed for short sales.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304065704577424733907622256.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Facebook IPO: Individual investors get burned :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/HTkoWplpcYo/index.htm

Facebook Shows There's a Sucker Born Every Minute :: Facebook shareholders may have a legitimate gripe about the IPO, but that doesn't mean they're still not old-fashioned Wall Street suckers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304065704577422643666002940.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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26-May-2012 16:34

Patients' ratings 'to boost care' :: A new NHS patient rating system - known as the "friends and family test" - is to be introduced to help improve nursing care in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18198383#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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-18187603#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: China leadership rules Bo case isolated, limits purge: sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2eTCwJfT9s4/us-china-politics-idUSBRE84O09E20120525

The time Britain slid into chaos :: The social unrest, economic gloom and austerity in Europe today mirrors the fall of the Roman Empire, says the historian Michael Wood.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18159752#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Star Wars: Wales' hidden history :: Wales' hidden history
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18205330#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

BBC renews Match of the Day deal :: BBC agrees a new deal to broadcast Premier League highlights on Match of the Day until the end of the 2015-16 season.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18205519

GCSE's Jewish question criticised :: An exam board has been criticised for a GCSE question asking pupils to explain why some people are prejudiced against Jews.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18207323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 25 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 25 May 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18204929#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lawsuits over ad-skipping TV box :: Satellite broadcaster clashes with US TV networks over a set-top box that strips ads out of recorded programmes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18206803#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foreign cos pulling more money out of India - Nomura :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/rq5WEiDAI_U/india-economy-fdi-nomura-idINDEE84O0AF20120525

Car buried in concrete wins award :: A rare two-seater car found buried under a cowshed in Gloucestershire wins a Best Vintage Car award.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-18194870#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Deadlock breaks at U.N. climate talks, mistrust remains :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/N0IfHVuwiig/un-climate-environment-kyoto-idINDEE84O0C620120525

Nations to share giant telescope :: The Square Kilometre Array - one of the great scientific projects of the 21st Century - will be hosted by both Africa and Australasia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18194984#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Key Somali militant town 'taken' :: African Union (AU) forces in Somalia say they have captured a strategic town near the capital, Mogadishu, after Islamist militants pulled out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18206856#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

They're here. They're geeks. Get used to it :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/AYnBDD2o33Y/adecco-geeks-idINDEE84O0F720120525

Station grabs SpaceX Dragon ship :: The first commercial cargo ship to visit the space station is attached to the orbiting laboratory by a robotic arm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18195772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lebanese hostage pilgrims freed :: Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati confirms that 11 Lebanese Shia pilgrims kidnapped in Syria have been released after being abducted in Syria on Tuesday.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18205413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 19-25 May 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18188631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A Point of View: I'm not toasting [insert head-of-state here] :: Why Will Self won't drink a toast to the Queen or any head of state
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18205999#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Drama of Breivik arrest described :: Norwegian police recount the moments of Anders Behring Breivik's arrest after he shot dead 69 people on Utoeya island last July.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18212173#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Student Loans boss to stand down :: The chief executive of the Student Loans Company, who attracted controversy over his tax arrangements, is to stand down when his contract expires early next year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18205678#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Private spacecraft connects to ISS :: The unmanned private spacecraft SpaceX Dragon docks with the International Space Station, marking a milestone in a new era of commercial space flight.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/25/us/spacex/index.html?eref�ition

Iran enrichment 'at higher level' :: Iran has enriched uranium at more than 20% at its Fordo nuclear site, a confidential report by the UN nuclear watchdog suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18213839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nations 'wasting time' on climate :: The latest round of UN climate talks makes little progress against a "coalition of the unwilling", observers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18210642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.N.: High-level enriched uranium in Iran :: Inspectors found uranium in Iran enriched up to 27%, a level that's higher than previous ones, a U.N. nuclear watchdog agency report said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/25/world/meast/iran-nuclear/index.html?eref�ition

Spain's Bankia seeks 19bn euros :: Spain's fourth-largest bank, Bankia, asks for a bailout worth 19bns euros ($24bn; £15bn), and admits that it made a massive loss last year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18213848#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brazil forest bill part-vetoed :: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vetoed some of the articles in the controversial forest code, which environmentalists say could speed up deforestation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18213892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's boss rejects $75m payout :: Apple's boss, Tim Cook, turns down a payout worth about $75m (£48m) that he was due from the technology giant's upcoming dividend.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18215863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain region, Greek exit warnings rattle euro zone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bdiMZaF8Uqs/us-eurozone-idUSBRE84O0T620120525

Russian arms shipment en route to Syria: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TQrIoJtCFbg/us-syria-arms-russia-idUSBRE84O12F20120525