Friday, December 18, 2015

18-Dec-2015 18:09

Quiz of the week's news :: Who has worse teeth - the British or the Americans?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35123180#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan's curious passion for the business novel :: Why Japan loves stories about middle managers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35125739#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: The choir that 'signs' Christmas carols :: Christmas with the choir for deaf children
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35113096#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: A hundred years of UK coal mining :: The UK's last coal mine in Kellingley, North Yorkshire is closing, bringing the end to coal industry in this country.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35127257#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Folic acid in flour 'would cut defects' :: UK experts back a call for flour to be fortified with folic acid, which they say would have prevented about 2,000 cases of serious birth defects since 1998.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35122699#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Taliban special forces are fighting Islamic State :: The Afghan Taliban say they have unleashed "special forces" in an increasingly bloody battle with fighters from the rival Islamic State (IS) group. The BBC's Dawood Azami explains why.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-35123748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The laughing stock that changed the world :: How the much mocked tilting APT shaped today's trains
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35061511#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Waiting 56 years for my sister :: The woman looking for her sister for 56 years
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35121320#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

End of deep coal mining :: Miners speak about their final shift Kellingley Colliery, North Yorkshire.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-35115601#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Leading Labour in difficult times :: As Jeremy Corbyn approaches 100 days as Labour leader, Julia Langdon compares the situation facing him with facing Neil Kinnock in 1983.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-35123281#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Facebook puts a price on suburban living for employees :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/u2NBuskTMBU/story01.htm

Exclusive: Japan's far-flung island defense plan seeks to turn tables on China - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg�QjCNG1iTeKjgfdoxRP_djUMpO_7k2-UQ&clid�a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cidR779009812820&ei=9jd0VpCeEIWnyQOjrpKQBw&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-military-china-exclusive-idUSKBN0U107220151218

Exclusive: Japan's far-flung island defence plan seeks to turn tables on China :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/r2HlcJ93IG0/story01.htm

Seismology of elephants investigated :: Could putting vibrations into the ground be a way to keep elephants from coming into conflict with humans?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35129175#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gold holds losses from biggest dip in 5 months after Fed rate hike :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HKXDK3U1jpM/story01.htm

India to stick to 2015/16 fiscal deficit target - finance ministry report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/sfcUJRmGEgU/story01.htm

As China's demand wanes, the golden age of coal comes to an end - IEA :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/nR0K99YRUTI/story01.htm

China warns of widespread smog, Beijing issues second 'red alert' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/QP3gZq7XtYU/story01.htm

India's 2016/17 growth unlikely to be significantly higher - finmin report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ZkYzahxC2JE/story01.htm

RBI deputy Urjit Patel set to get second term - media :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_KXCb-nSa-w/story01.htm

Govt suggests more flexible timeline to inflation targeting :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TMijjfSBWXs/story01.htm

Widows worldwide robbed, enslaved, raped and accused of witchcraft :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/3KSrjwRGFxw/story01.htm

Women are out-earning men in corporate finance :: Women may be badly outnumbered in the top ranks of corporate America, but at least they aren't underpaid....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_FEMALE_CFO_PAY?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Gun buyer in massacre mused on Facebook of troubles he faced :: RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) -- Less than a month before his friend carried out the San Bernardino massacre, the man who bought the assault rifles used in the attack wondered when the multiple lives he was leading would come crashing down....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_CALIFORNIA_SHOOTINGS_CAOL-?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

VIDEO: 'My son disappeared without a trace' :: Jim Reed, reporting for the Victoria Derbyshire programme, looks at the effects on families after a loved one goes missing.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35130022#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Npower to pay £26m over billing errors :: Energy firm Npower is to pay £26m "for failing to treat customers fairly" after an investigation by Ofgem into billing errors and complaints handling.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-35129788#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

200-year-old fossil mystery resolved :: Scientists have reconstructed how an ancient reptile swam in the oceans at the time of the dinosaurs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35115195#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UKIP needs 'fresh face' as leader - MP :: UKIP MP Douglas Carswell says the party needs a "fresh face" as leader - but Nigel Farage says he should "put up or shut up".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-35121684#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chelsea sack 'Special One' Mourinho after dreadful start :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/LX3Yr-k6AYM/story01.htm

Sensex ends lower but marks biggest weekly gain in over two months :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lKgzgm12pxU/story01.htm

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