Sunday, December 14, 2014

14-Dec-2014 09:13

VIDEO: Brand and Farage clash on immigration :: Comedian and campaigner Russell Brand calls UKIP leader Nigel Farage a "pound shop Enoch Powell", during a Question Time debate on immigration.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-30441293#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Weather bomb: Why the new exotic name? :: Had you heard the phrase "weather bomb" until this week? Newsnight's Stephen Smith has been looking into weather's new exotic language
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-30442509#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How is Islamic State funded? :: Islamic State is 'probably the best-funded terrorist organisation' the US has ever confronted, according to officials in Washington. Watch this interactive video for details on how the group makes money.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-30315092#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US needs to show it's still top dog :: Could the new defence secretary help to transform the global public image of the Obama administration, asks John Simpson?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/explainers-30414233#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What LA can teach Beijing :: For years China has been the envy of the world, hailed as the great 'economic miracle' thanks to its sustained double-digit growth.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/09/world/asia/china-pollution-los-angeles/index.html?eref�ition

Burqa ban in Chinese city :: Legislators in the capital of China's restive far-western Xinjiang province passed a law Wednesday to prohibit residents from wearing burqas in public, state media reported Thursday, highlighting the government's continued campaign against religious extremism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/11/world/asia/china-burqa-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Hospitals struggling as winter hits :: A&E units across the UK are struggling to hit their waiting time target as winter hits, latest figures show.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-30433575#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Surfer rides 'weather bomb' wave :: Surfer Garrett MacNamara has tried to repeat his performance of 2011 when he surfed the world's biggest wave at 30 meters high.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-30447617#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Man Utd v Liverpool: Best of enemies :: Why Man Utd and Liverpool are the best of enemies
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/30419684

Facebook ponders 'dislike' function :: Facebook is thinking about adding a way to "dislike" posts on its site, something users have requested in their droves.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-30447565#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What is Europe's best festival? :: What is Europe's best music festival?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/11/world/europe/exit-festival-serbia-novi-sad/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 12 December 2014 :: News images from around the world: 12 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-30446083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: India to reap $12 billion-plus budget windfall from oil slide - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/94cYiSOPy2Y/story01.htm

India on alert after oil spill in Sundarbans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/BdreN_ayo_Q/story01.htm

Women's safety in focus as Uber rivals race across Southeast Asia :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7wJIZWSZgGM/story01.htm

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines :: A look at some of the week's tech headlines including the mail service trialling 3D printing
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-30447828#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Burnham: Worst week on record in A&E :: The NHS in England has suffered its "worst week on record in A&E" says shadow health secretary Andy Burnham.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-30450485#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Picture power: Royal tour :: Press Association photographer Jonathan Brady explains the story behind his photographs of the US royal tour.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-30450061#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

More grades changed after challenges :: There has been a steep rise in the number of GCSE and A-Level grades changed after schools challenged the results.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-30449095#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch this year's most insane ski run :: Need a rush? Watch this! Jeanne Moos has the year's most insane ski run. It's not a ski slope, it's a ski NOPE.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/12/11/erin-pkg-moos-insane-ski-run.cnn.html?eref�ition

Torture report :: The British government asked the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee to redact small parts of the panel's report that criticized the CIA's harsh interrogation program, a representative for Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/12/world/europe/uk-cia-interrogation-report/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 6-12 December 2014 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-30446082#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A 'Cereal Killer' idea :: If you miss cereal from your childhood, you can now order up memories at London's Cereal Killer Cafe. Jim Boulden reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/12/10/pkg-boulden-uk-cereal-killer.cnn.html?eref�ition

Lowriders of Brazil :: CNN's Shasta Darlington takes a look at the lowrider car culture in Brazil.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/12/10/pkg-darlington-low-riders-in-brazil.cnn.html?eref�ition

Questions for elves... :: 'The Hobbit' elves, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom and Lee Pace sit down with CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2014/12/05/curry-hobbit-elves-news-question.cnn.html?eref�ition

Go Figure: The week in numbers :: The week's big numbers visualised
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-30449110#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The strangely enduring power of kitsch :: Why kitsch is impossible to escape
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-30439633#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can U.S. produce equal to Messi? :: If you're an American kid thinking of fame and fortune you have a new path to help you achieve your dreams.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/12/sport/football/jurgen-klinsmann-us-soccer-usmnt/index.html?eref�ition

FIFA at 'historic crossroad' :: Bedevilled by a series of corruption scandals, football's world governing body FIFA has come to an "historical crossroad."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/12/sport/jeffrey-webb-fifa/index.html?eref�ition

The ultimate rags to riches story? :: His is the ultimate rags to riches tale.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/11/sport/golf/ian-poulter-design-ryder-cup/index.html?eref�ition

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