Monday, August 17, 2015

17-Aug-2015 13:20

Universities admit 426,070 to courses :: Official statistics show some 426,070 students have gained places at UK universities since A-level results were released on Thursday.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-33931973#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Granddaughter of actor Morgan Freeman stabbed to death :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Dnl4x-_msnU/story01.htm

'Drinkable book' cleans murky water :: Field trials show a so-called "drinkable book" can kill bacteria in drinking water, thanks to metal nanoparticles embedded in its pages.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33954763#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Murray beats Djokovic in Montreal :: Andy Murray ends an eight-match losing run against Novak Djokovic to win the Rogers Cup final 6-4 4-6 6-3 in Montreal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/tennis/33954703

VIDEO: The man who will only make 324 more ukuleles :: The man who will only make 324 more ukuleles
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33566579#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: What is it like to live with ADHD? :: One woman who was diagnosed with ADHD two years ago tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme what her life is like.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-33939824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What was in Osama Bin Laden's tape collection? :: What was in his huge collection of audio cassettes?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33931657#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Vietnam's start-up queen :: The boss of the first Vietnamese firm bought by Silicon Valley
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-33828010#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Growing up in a WW2 internment camp :: Growing up in a World War Two internment camp
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-33709730#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: The songs China doesn't want you to hear :: And 119 other songs that have been banned in China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33935355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

President Obama eyes African legacy :: President Barack Obama is hoping initiatives in infrastructure, agriculture, trade and young leadership will be his legacy in Africa, as Alastair Leithead explains.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-33910293#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trump's billionaire bravado in Iowa :: The BBC's Anthony Zurcher reports from the Iowa State Fair, where Donald Trump's campaign bandwagon - or rather helicopter - shows no sign of slowing down.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-33954271#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What makes a planet habitable? :: It is more difficult than you might think to define what makes a planet habitable, as astrophysicist Christopher Watson explains.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33929851#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Warning over low UK interest rates :: Bank of England policymaker Kristin Forbes warns that keeping interest rates low for too long could harm the UK's economy.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-33955542#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Four killed in a two-plane collision near San Diego :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6ympqNJmzl0/story01.htm

Ministers should 'stop BBC pressure' :: Politicians should stop pressurising the BBC and the public should have more of a say in its future, the BBC Trust's chairwoman says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33955726#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

White House program to aim at combating rise in heroin deaths :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UVGOSy6Qm9k/story01.htm

Life as an adult with ADHD :: What is life like for adults with ADHD?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-ouch-33932808#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Box Office: 'Straight Outta Compton' Debuts to Scorching $56.1 Million :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xEpHGavZpVc/story01.htm

PM Modi visits UAE labour camp, underscores concern over worker welfare :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WbpwA96m5CM/story01.htm

VIDEO: Plane wreckage found in Indonesia :: A search aircraft has spotted debris believed to be from the missing Trigana Air plane, according to Indonesian transport officials.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-33953616#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Monsoon rainfall deficit widens to 10 percent - weather office :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/eQFVC8KJ7-A/story01.htm

IBM launches Linux-only mainframe system LinuxONE :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AY56-GxPFiY/story01.htm

China retreats to financial shadows to boost economic growth :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mbtAg4r0j2A/story01.htm

As seas rise, saltwater plants offer hope farms will survive :: VEDARANYAM, India (AP) -- On a sun-scorched wasteland near India's southern tip, an unlikely garden filled with spiky shrubs and spindly greens is growing, seemingly against all odds....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_INDIA_SALTWATER_GARDEN?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

VIDEO: Eurotunnel breach bids fall to 150 :: Eurotunnel have said that the number of migrants trying to get into the terminal near Calais has fallen to around 150 per night, down from a high of 2,000.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-33955799#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Call for Army to drop malaria drug :: A call is made for an immediate ban on a controversial anti-malaria drug given to British soldiers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33943282#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Alcohol abuse rise sparks price call :: More than half of people referred for help with substance misuse in Wales have alcohol problems, prompting calls for a minimum pricing.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-33937817#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brown warns Labour and pizzas on NHS :: Gordon Brown's intervention in Labour's leadership race, health stories and a Cilla Black musical make headlines.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-33955168#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India, EU working to end trade huff over generic drugs :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TiXH8MAbU1Y/story01.htm

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