Tuesday, July 9, 2013

09-Jul-2013 09:40

Christmas Island's nuclear legacy :: For six years in the last 1950s and early 60s, the British military conducted nuclear tests from Christmas Island. Fifty years on, what signs are left of its dramatic history?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23184816#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Freetown's firefighters :: Fighting Freetown's fires with limited water and just one truck
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23034646#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. general: Syria a '10-year issue' :: The United States faces "a 10-year issue" in Syria as it weighs how deeply it wants to get involved the country's civil war, the top U.S. military officer warned in an interview that aired Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/07/us/syria-dempsey/index.html?eref�ition

Volunteers drafted to map hill forts :: Archaeologists are drafting a volunteer army to help map every ancient hill fort across Britain and Ireland.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23203500#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Red tape, graft: India no super market for Wal-Mart :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/0no_VYfEwWk/story01.htm

Royal baby: Revolution in the nursery - BBC News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEuD4yujgWYuJ3soot6K50kTSxB9g&url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22971177

Egyptian PM deadlock drags on as hundreds of thousands protest :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/KZt9COHATYw/story01.htm

First test-tube baby born after new, cheaper genome screening :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/RGy124VUljo/story01.htm

San Miguel says has talked with ANA for Philippine Air deal :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IAwaI1VsGuc/story01.htm

Earthquake strikes El Salvador, no damage reported :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Q4ujKnF2ZCU/story01.htm

Retailers plan Bangladesh factory inspections under safety pact :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zgx2XgF7OQA/story01.htm

Internet big boys take aim at Singapore's "regressive" new rules :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Y62DxMFUx20/story01.htm

Qatar gets its first World Heritage site :: Qatar's youthful new ruler, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has acquired another jewel in his burgeoning crown. The archaeological site of Al Zubarah on the northern tip of the tiny Arab emirate has been added by UNESCO to its list of World Heritage sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/08/travel/qatar-first-world-heritage-listed-site/index.html?eref�ition

The Egyptian rebel who "owns" Tahrir Square :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/RQ4GbOpWGQ4/story01.htm

Referee dismembered after dispute :: The argument started over a red card.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/07/world/americas/brazil-soccer-dismemberment/index.html?eref�ition

NFL fans offload Hernandez jerseys :: Many New England Patriots fans line up to exchange number 81 after the team cut Aaron Hernandez over murder charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/07/07/dnt-massive-hernandez-jersey-exchange.wcvb.html?eref�ition

Murray reaches Wimbledon summit to enter British sporting folklore :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/6WwL2BUSpSQ/story01.htm

Why does a pope become a saint? :: On Friday, Pope Francis announced the canonization of two of his predecessors: Pope John Paul II (pope from 1978 to 2005) and Pope John XXIII (1958-1963). That John-Paul II, whose pontificate dominated the late 20th century, is on a fast-track to sainthood should not come as a surprise.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/05/opinion/perry-pope-canonization/index.html?eref�ition

At least 15 dead after shooting in Cairo - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/PwBC-7t2X-8/story01.htm

Compliance deadlines loom for U.S. global tax evasion law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BGFT68C99Ek/story01.htm

Whale wallops Aussie surfer :: A curious surfer only just survived a close encounter with a whale, as a once-in-a-lifetime paddle almost ended in death
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/07/08/dnt-australia-surfer-knocked-out-by-whale.seven-network.html?eref�ition

China ex-rail minister gets suspended death sentence for graft :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ZgLbiE9q8Wg/story01.htm

Andy Murray's glorious day at Wimbledon :: Andy Murray becomes Wimbledon men's singles champion
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/tennis/23218315

Survey suggests grassroots Tory gloom :: BBC's James Landale looks at poll of Tory opinions
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-23221563#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PM, industry leaders to discuss rupee fall on July 29 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/CJOGusAYEJA/story01.htm

Insurgents increasing in east Afghanistan, but army sees gains :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/wAsCP_vSOLM/story01.htm

America's luxury beer vacations :: The working class beverage has gone upscale, with beer-themed vacations rivaling wine tours in sophistication.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/08/travel/usa-beer-vacations/index.html?eref�ition

Pope Francis visits migrant island :: Pope Francis visits the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa and urges help for desperate migrants who risk their lives getting there.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-23224010#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is the Wimbledon drought really 77 years? :: It is 77 years since a British man last won Wimbledon, right? Not according to James Reynolds, who has a different view of how to measure a sporting drought.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23225058#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Movie puppets :: Another year, another summer movie schedule overflowing with big-budget CGI blockbusters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/08/showbiz/10-greatest-movie-puppets/index.html?eref�ition

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