Tuesday, February 9, 2016

09-Feb-2016 23:45

Water rights 'threaten Spanish wetland' :: One of Europe's most important wetland areas is under threat say environmentalists as Spain and Catalonia argue about the future of the Ebro river.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35502084#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How the British and Americans started listening in :: A secret visit to Bletchley Park sparked an alliance between UK and US intelligence agencies which continues today.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35491822#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The 'fat girl' everybody loved :: Sophie Tucker, who died 50 years ago, became a household name with her songs and skits on sex, ageing and being overweight.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35505532#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Refugees at Turkey's border :: Syrian refugees trapped on the Turkish border at Kilis
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-35519180#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Investing in South African schools :: South Africa is investing more money in nursery schools. But, with the economic challenges the country faces, it's hard to determine whether these programmes will eventually be successful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-35523716#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India sees higher growth even after economy loses steam :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/eAX9niH_BNY/story01.htm

VIDEO: Europol chief's warning over Brexit :: Fighting crime and terrorism in the UK would be more costly and less effective if UK leaves EU says Europol head, Rob Wainwright
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-35524017#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Viewpoint: Brain tanning and the alchemy of road kill :: What one woman did with a kangaroo carcass
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-35499519#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Cyclists floored by strong winds :: British triathletes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee are among 153 cyclists stopped in their tracks by hurricane force winds, causing the abandonment of the Volta a La Marina race in Benidorm, Spain.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cycling/35521312

Japan and the whale :: History, food, identity or perhaps bureaucracy?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-35397749#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

More rescued two days after Taiwan quake; toll could exceed 100 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/j5iDMdDTpnw/story01.htm

Viewpoint: Are Donald Trump and his rivals a big joke? :: Are Trump and his rivals a big joke, asks PJ O'Rourke
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35521558#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Portugal wrinkles its nose at UK's EU deal :: The EU renegotiation may be centre stage in the UK, but the rest of Europe has other pressing concerns, says Mark Mardell.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-35521250#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why do people use flotation tanks? :: Why the new-age flotation tank has soared in popularity
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35521560#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Meet the world's oldest powerlifter :: Meet Svend Steengaard - the world's oldest powerlifter
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35505803#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Somalia plane bomber was meant to board Turkish flight: airline executive :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/L1lomuVugm8/story01.htm

When is a theory 'just a theory'? :: Is it wrong to call evolution 'just a theory'?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-35499049#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Record rise in 'NHS dissatisfaction' :: The biggest-ever rise in public dissatisfaction with the NHS was recorded last year, according to a long-running survey.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35527318#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Widow of Islamic State leader charged in death of American: U.S. Justice Dept. :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/NET-XSToz7Q/story01.htm

FBI agent says evidence manipulated in Baltimore 'Serial' hearing :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/QKkXKtaXZ_E/story01.htm

Now it is Tesla's turn to confront the bears :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H_Ms2f9i034/story01.htm

India introduces net neutrality rules barring Facebook's free Internet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ygX9miJXt1Y/story01.htm

Press turns both barrels on the Met Police :: The Metropolitan Police, and its commissioner, seem to face a constant barrage of criticism, despite significant success, says Danny Shaw.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35502913#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: U.S. athletes should consider skipping Rio if fear Zika - officials :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yoEy76CwUDc/story01.htm

Death of former leader poses potential problems for Nepal :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/egUFcM0iW_4/story01.htm

Death of former leader Sushil Koirala poses potential problems for Nepal :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GfVrdkbKxzY/story01.htm

North Korea rocket launch may spur U.S. missile defense buildup in Asia :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/odEc8apRCm8/story01.htm

Bacteria 'see' like tiny eyeballs :: Biologists discover how bacteria sense light and move towards it: the entire single-cell organism focuses light like a tiny eyeball.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35502310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Asia trade insurers keep close eye on China, India metals firms :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/QGNld4s_cXg/story01.htm

Investors dump global stocks, seek safe havens as bank fears flare :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/e-6OvpkHuZI/story01.htm

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