Monday, August 12, 2013

12-Aug-2013 09:02

Children taken from mafia families :: A judge in southern Italy is pioneering a programme to help children of mafia bosses to escape a life of crime - by taking them away from their parents at the first sign of trouble.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23543143#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: British Asians :: Kajal Nisha Patel's images of British Asian citizens
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-23486552#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fighting the flames ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

How many acid attacks are there? :: The attack on two women in Zanzibar has cast a spotlight again on one of the world's most sinister crimes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23631395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A-level changes branded 'high-risk' :: Elite independent school heads say plans for rapid changes to the A-level system, led by Education Secretary Michael Gove, are "high-risk" and a "huge gamble".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23633111#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Legalizing weed a boon to potheads :: Howard Samuels says that medicinal use of marijuana is being exploited by people who just want to get high.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/09/opinion/samuels-pot-addiction/index.html?eref�ition

Car phone use 'not linked' to crashes :: New research finds no correlation between the number of drivers on the phone and the number of road accidents recorded
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23631406#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 3-9 August 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23629863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

California abductor, teen aroused suspicions in Idaho wilderness :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_wMkQQg3hXg/story01.htm

Israel approves prisoner release :: Israel's government approves the release of 26 long-term Palestinian prisoners, as part of a deal which will see peace talks resume next week.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23662160#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UFO spotted hovering over pool :: A security officer at a Naples, Florida, condo complex reviews video that shows mysterious lights hovering over a pool.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/09/dnt-ufo-in-florida-pool.wbbh.html?eref�ition

Chinese seek refuge from heat in IKEA :: As record heat wave hits China, citizens in Beijing took refuge in the homely settings of a local furniture store.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/09/travel/gallery/china-heat-ikea-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

Economy of a refugee camp :: Explore Zaatari, the refugee camp with its own Champs Elysees
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23661065#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon Alley's first billionaire :: The idea behind Silicon Alley's first billionaire
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23469410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: History of hip hop in two minutes :: British rapper and founder of the Hip-hop Shakespeare Company, Akala ran BBC News through a brief history of the art form.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23631986#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israel: We want talks to go ahead :: CNN talks to Israeli govt. spokesman Mark Regev about the govt. 's to build new settlements.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/exp-israeli-perspective-on-settlements-announcement.cnn.html?eref�ition

Swimming back to life :: My swim back to life on transplanted lungs
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23079269#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

CCTV camera code comes into force :: A code of practice for use of surveillance cameras by bodies such as local authorities and police forces comes into effect in England and Wales.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23636462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cycling gets £94m push in England :: A cash injection of £94m to promote cycling in a number of English cities and national parks is announced by the government.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23657010#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dufner delivers maiden major at US PGA :: Jason Dufner holds his nerve to clinch his maiden major title with victory at the US PGA Championship at Oak Hill.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/golf/23662410

Will plan derail peace talks? :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers reports on reaction from Palestinians on Israeli plans to build homes in disputed territory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/lklv-duthiers-palestinian-anger-over-homes.cnn.html?eref�ition

Further signs of Scottish recovery :: A key indicator of Scotland's economic health has given another strong signal that recovery is under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-23655191#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Zuma: Mandela's health improving :: Former South African President Nelson Mandela's health is improving, but doctors caution the danger is not yet over, the presidency said Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/11/world/africa/south-africa-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Targets for women on finance boards :: From 2014 most big financial firms will be required to set a target for the number of women on the board of directors.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23661067#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Woman seen clinging to tree last person missing from Colorado flood :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/uYYvRTBowFA/story01.htm

Chinese buyers snap up U.S. homes :: Christine Romans explains why buyers from the other side of the world might be driving up home prices in your town.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/09/ym-romans-chinese-homebuyers.cnn.html?eref�ition

Helping touchscreens stay smear-free :: How to make a smear-free touchscreen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23133453#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israel to free first group of Palestinian prisoners ahead of peace talks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tZQ4-6W9tz8/story01.htm

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