Friday, June 19, 2015

19-Jun-2015 08:37

Week in pictures: 6-12 June 2015 :: A selection of the best news photographs from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-33106928#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brian Williams to join MSNBC :: US news anchor Brian Williams will not return to NBC Nightly News but will join cable news network MSNBC in an undisclosed role.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-33194177#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

California reveals details of self-driving car accidents :: LOS ANGELES (AP) -- California state officials released reports Thursday detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes, reversing a policy that shielded details of how the next-generation technology is performing during testing on public roads....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_DRIVERLESS_CARS_ACCIDENTS?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Kelly says parade protest called off :: Sinn Féin's North Belfast MLA Gerry Kelly has confirmed a planned residents' protest at Friday's Orange Order Tour of the North parade has been called off.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-33194479#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

South Carolina shooting suspect seemed troubled, drawn to white supremacy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/RY-Phyertjg/story01.htm

Fake online reviews prompt probe :: Businesses are ambushing rivals with fake reviews and customers are reportedly using the threat of online criticism to win discounts, research finds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-33184207#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Africa discovers the power of crowdfunding :: Africa discovers the financial muscle of the crowd
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-33100535#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The man who can't stop making money :: This week-end hundreds of thousands of small investors will be saluting Neil Woodford, whose fund has provided an 18% return in its first year
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-33113081#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pope demands 'action now' to save planet from environmental ruin :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/77N1OJlNTBA/story01.htm

Norway paper stokes England rivalry :: Norwegian paper VG Sporten starts the Norway v England Women's World Cup build-up by referencing a famous 1981 commentary.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33193787

'New deal' if GPs open seven days :: The government is promising a "new deal" for GPs - if they sign up to seven-day opening.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-33191120#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

CBI head calls for scrapping of GCSEs :: The head of the CBI says a date must be set in the next five years to scrap GCSEs and introduce an exam system with equal status for vocational subjects.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-33190028#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Euro zone sets emergency summit on Greece as money flees :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iw48WUeXwss/story01.htm

House revives Obama's trade agenda, struggle moves to Senate :: WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House dramatically rescued President Barack Obama's trade agenda from near oblivion Thursday, and supporters urged the Senate to finish the job and give him a signature achievement in his final years in office....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_CONGRESS_TRADE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

More Oxbridge graduates teaching :: The number of Oxbridge graduates teaching in state schools has doubled in the past 12 years, a report says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-33185823#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Magna Carta's anniversary a time to 'reaffirm commitment' - Church Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg�QjCNH8k8m126kwnJ1jYdeZK0Su8rQoqA&clid�a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cidR778879386954&ei�2DVcDJJqjtygPBvYDYCg&url=http://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2015/19-june/news/uk/magna-cartas-anniversary-a-time-to-reaffirm-commitment

How did the Turin Shroud get its image? :: How does the Turin Shroud come to bear a man's image?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33164668#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

White suspect arrested in killing of nine at black U.S. church :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/PNw6mTpyxEU/story01.htm

White suspect arrested in killing of nine at black U.S. church :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/D6t49RSXS_A/story01.htm

India's economic growth potential higher than 7-7.5 percent - finance minister :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dkVgWsM8s_8/story01.htm

Have Israel-US relations reached a new low? :: These are turbulent times for the relationship between Israel and its closest ally, says Jonathan Marcus.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-33181782#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The women whom science forgot :: Many female scientists in the past were not given credit for their achievements - here are just a few of them.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33157396#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Eton plans online lessons for China :: Eton College is going to launch online tutorials for schools in China.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-33190029#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Estimated 6,500 injured in deck collapses since 2003 :: BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- An estimated 6,500 people have been rushed to emergency rooms with injuries from collapsing balconies and porches, while 29 - including six college students in Berkeley this week - have been killed since 2003....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_BERKELEY_BALCONY_COLLAPSE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

MPs form EU 'Out' support group :: Seven MPs from three parties have formed a group to act as a precursor to the Out campaign in the UK's referendum on leaving the European Union.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-33194857#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Charleston shooting opens old wounds :: Black churches played a central role in the civil-rights struggle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33190859#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Close-up on 'most ambitious game' :: Get close to a 'most ambitious game'
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-33183508#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arrest in ISIS-linked NYC bomb plot :: Federal prosecutors charged a 21-year-old New Jersey man on Thursday with attempting to help ISIS militants and conspiring with three other Americans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/06/18/politics/isis-arrest-new-jersey-man/index.html?eref�ition

Is virtual reality the future of fitness? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/06/17/asia/virtual-reality-spin-class/index.html?eref�ition

13 breathtaking buildings that defy gravity ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/04/10/travel/gallery/buildings-that-defy-gravity/index.html?eref�ition

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