Friday, December 18, 2015

18-Dec-2015 21:53

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

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

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

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

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

'Check divorce deal', couples told :: A family law specialist who uncovered a glitch in the government's online divorce form advises couples in England and Wales to check their financial settlements.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35130294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Driverless car rules 'perplexing' :: Google criticises the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in California for insisting driverless cars must have a fully licensed driver behind the wheel.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-35131538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pope Francis Will Make Mother Teresa A Saint - NPR :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg�QjCNGPJgaJ4AaQbkTcc8LPcb_OkVUIcA&clid�a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cidR779010389967&ei=jWx0VrjYFIOKyAOZvD8&url=http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/12/18/460242802/pope-francis-will-make-mother-teresa-a-saint?utm_medium%3DRSS%26utm_campaign%3Dstoriesfromnpr

The Indonesian heroes of Star Wars :: How three Indonesian actors end up in the film
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-35131428#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What's up with the world's best country? :: Is the world's best country really that great?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-35124677#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India cuts growth outlook, calls for review of fiscal, monetary targets :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/jfW3Ld3pU5A/story01.htm

A&Es 'not equipped to cope with winter' :: A&E units across the UK are not equipped to cope with the rising demands being seen this winter, emergency care doctors say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35132995#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is it fair to punish prisoners with horrible food? :: Is this the worst meal in America?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35128124#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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