Thursday, August 8, 2013

08-Aug-2013 04:23

Kids in the kitchen :: Packed lunches for schoolchildren are being scrutinised, but perhaps the best way to get them to eat well is to inspire them to learn to cook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/0/23244456

In pictures: Mumbai's famous taxis :: End for Mumbai's black-and-yellow taxis
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-23549985#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 5 August 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 5 August
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23573248#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 27 July - 2 August 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23509526#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Deeds not words :: Mark Neville's project on the Corby 16
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23448692#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

New Czech PM loses confidence vote :: The new Czech government has lost a confidence vote in parliament, making it likely that early elections will be held before the end of the year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-23608881#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Daredevil in a box drops from plane :: A daredevil escape artist was locked inside a coffin-like box and thrown from a plane.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23609665#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Congress wins relief on Obamacare health plan subsidies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IGONq7nj40c/story01.htm

Obama cancels meeting with Russia's Putin over Snowden decision :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/urD2I9mTE3k/story01.htm

More insensitive remarks on CBS 'Big Brother' show :: NEW YORK (AP) -- A run of ethnically insensitive remarks has continued during filming for the CBS reality TV show "Big Brother," raising questions about whether the network should be doing more to police it....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TV_CBS_BIG_BROTHER?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Airport fire :: A blaze engulfs the international terminal of Nairobi's airport, causing extensive damage to one of Africa's major travel hubs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/world/africa/kenya-airport-fire/index.html?eref�ition

Briton's baby breaks Spanish record :: Doctors say a British woman has given birth to the biggest baby ever born naturally in Spain - a girl weighing 6.2kg (13lbs 11oz).
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-23605426#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Murray wins on return to action :: Britain's Andy Murray makes a winning return to action in the Rogers Cup, beating Marcel Granollers 6-4 7-6 in Montreal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/tennis/23608749

Doping and the soul of baseball :: Why doping in baseball is punished so severely
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23591974#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Slurs left on Jackie Robinson statue :: Vandals defaced a statue of Jackie Robinson outside the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball stadium, marking racial slurs and symbols on it, park and police officials said Wednesday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/us/new-york-robinson-statue/index.html?eref�ition

Snake case: Asphyxiation killed boys :: Noah and Connor Barthe, the two boys apparently killed by a 100-pound African rock python in Canada, died from asphyxiation, according to preliminary autopsy results.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/world/americas/canada-snake-deaths/index.html?eref�ition

SAS man's appeal against conviction :: An SAS sniper given a suspended sentence for illegal possession of a pistol and ammunition appeals against his conviction.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-23610438#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Use your face and photo to pay :: PayPal has launched a new app, which enables shoppers in the UK to pay for goods on their mobile phone, using their first name and picture.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23605025#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Source: Body found in kidnap case :: [Breaking news update at 11:56 a.m. Wednesday]
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/justice/california-amber-alert/index.html?eref�ition

Amnesty joins Omagh inquiry call :: Amnesty International joins Omagh families in calling for a public independent inquiry into the Real IRA bombing and the investigation into it.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-23607106#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

July was second warmest on record :: The Met Office confirms that last month was the second warmest July on record in Scotland, but rainfall was about average.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-23608806#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Xerox copiers to get scanning patch :: Xerox is to release a software update for its Workcentre copiers to address concerns they can switch numbers and letters in scans when put into "normal" mode.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23610405#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chinese tourists targeted in Paris? :: It's known as the city of light but risks becoming known as the city of the light-fingered.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/chinese-tourists-paris-pickpockets/index.html?eref�ition

Ariel Castro 'hell' house demolished :: The Ohio house where Ariel Castro held three women in brutal captivity for years is torn down, days after he was sentenced to life in prison.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23603738#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brazil plane crash trial begins :: Three people have gone on trial in Brazil accused of responsibility for the deaths of 199 people in a plane crash in Sao Paulo in 2007.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23609524#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Zimbabwe faces 'huge' economic challenges :: Zimbabwe's economy faces challenging future
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23587667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The family firm selling via Facebook :: The family firm at the forefront of selling via the social media giant
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23326034#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Liverpool tell Suarez to train alone :: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers tells striker Luis Suarez to train alone as a result of "total disrespect" for the club.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23610289

Demand Russia keep gay athletes safe :: Russia's new anti-gay laws are similar to the anti-Semitic laws before the 1936 Olympics, writes LZ Granderson.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/opinion/granderson-anti-gay-russian-olympics/index.html?eref�ition

US-EU call to end Egypt 'stalemate' :: The US and EU call on Egypt's political factions to end "a dangerous stalemate" after the interim government said foreign mediation had failed.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23610740#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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