Saturday, August 29, 2015

29-Aug-2015 09:00

Facebook hits billion users in a day :: Facebook boasts a new record, with more than a billion people using the social network on a single day this week.

Are these England's most beautiful pubs? :: Bar beauty from the inter-war years - now listed

Interview - China official blames Fed for global market rout, not yuan :: url:

Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bowl in final test against India :: url:

Lorry of corpses, new shipwreck intensify Europe's migrant crisis :: url:

RBI more likely to cut rates in September, GDP growth steady - Reuters Poll :: url:

Asia extends stocks rally as U.S. GDP data calms nerves :: url:

Austria raises refugee truck death toll to above 70 :: url:

Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya; up to 200 feared dead :: url:

Vodafone India joins 4G race, to launch services by year end :: url:

Nepal says will not let protests derail constitution :: url:

Analysis: Sizing up the Lords :: The House of Lords is under the spotlight, with David Cameron set to create up to 40 new peers amid renewed calls for reform.

Sensex posts biggest weekly drop in nearly three months :: url:

India 50-2 in rain-shortened day in Colombo :: url:

Cricket star found asleep in car :: A Nottinghamshire man speaks of his surprise at finding an ex-international cricketer asleep in his car.

Key Inmarsat rocket flight under way :: A rocket launches from Kazakhstan carrying the spacecraft needed by London-based Inmarsat to complete its new £1bn global telecommunications network.

Top Gear boss 'excited' about future :: BBC Two controller Kim Shillinglaw is "excited" and "terrified" about Top Gear's future, as Chris Evans replaces former host Jeremy Clarkson.

Medical charity MSF takes legal action against makers of Bollywood film "Phantom" :: url:

Badger cull extended into Dorset :: The badger cull is to be extended into Dorset following pilots in Gloucestershire and Somerset, the government announces.

Instagram images no longer all square :: Instagram is allowing its 300 million users to post landscape and portrait videos and pictures, as well as squares, for the first time.

Ghana universities 'targeted by IS' :: Ghana's authorities are investigating several universities over links to suspected recruitment for the so-called Islamic State (IS), officials say.

VIDEO: Military show of strength in S Korea :: South Korean and US military forces have conducted a joint live firing exercise to test their capabilities in the event of an attack from the north.

VIDEO: Marathon man in world record hope :: A window cleaner from Staffordshire hopes to have broken a Guinness World Record after running 53 marathons in 53 days.

Border firing kills 9 on India-Pakistan war anniversary :: url:

Best president ever! How Trump's love of hyperbole could backfire :: url:

Forget goals, get back to nature to save planet, says Indian conservationist :: url:

Wild week for markets set to end quietly :: url:

Ashley Madison founder steps down :: The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, steps down following data hack.

No suspect identified in shooting death of Georgia university student :: url:

10 things we didn't know last week :: Which country's astronauts drink recycled urine?

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