Sunday, February 14, 2016

14-Feb-2016 13:33

VIDEO: Man who is blind can see like a bat :: Daniel Kish, who is completely blind, demonstrates how he uses a form of echolocation to describe what's inside a park he's never been to before.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35545476#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Women write better code, study suggests :: Computer code written by women has a higher approval rating than that written by men - but only if it is not obvious that the coders are female, new research suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-35559439#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Go Figure: The week in numbers :: The week's big numbers, visualised
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-35540566#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Coldplay sales surge after Super Bowl :: The band's A Head Full Of Dreams tops the album chart for the first time after their performance at the Super Bowl.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-35559623#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads :: The week's best reads
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-35522227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Manifesto tracker: Economy :: How is the government doing on its manifesto commitments?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-35372869#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Superdry share sale to fund divorce :: The founder of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, sells just under £50m worth of shares to fund his divorce.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-35563575#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Islands' credit ratings downgraded :: The Jersey and Guernsey sovereign credit ratings are downgraded for the first time from AA+ to AA by Standard and Poor's.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-jersey-35565546#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wall Street Weekahead - Late-day buying could be start of turnaround :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/I1jU6YOG7mw/story01.htm

Global shares gain as global economy fears ease; oil rallies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NnDmSlxcnQw/story01.htm

Alzheimer's preventative drug hope :: Cambridge scientists have detected a number of drugs which could help protect against Alzheimer's disease, acting like statins for the brain.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35558438#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

MSPs call for return of post-study visa :: Holyrood's devolution committee calls on the UK government to reintroduce post-study work visas which were cancelled in 2012.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-35561131#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Support staff 'do teachers' work' :: Teacher shortages mean support staff are having to pick up work normally done by qualified teachers, suggests research by a union.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-35551009#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures :: A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-35548562#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria war: Tide turns Assad's way :: After six months of Russian air strikes on pro-US rebels, the scales have tipped dramatically in favour of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, says Middle East analyst Fawaz A Gerges.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-35562943#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. OKs sale of 8 Lockheed F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan - Pentagon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9Br-Z6k4Jno/story01.htm

Two girls fatally shot at Arizona school in apparent murder-suicide :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Lbvbt5aE3FI/story01.htm

India's retail inflation hits 17-month high, industrial output falls again :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/hLw0kXl8dNY/story01.htm

Facebook India MD Kirthiga Reddy stepping down :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dIdReaahuNY/story01.htm

From a river town in Slovenia to Trump Tower, and the White House? :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/wR2lzvRBdO0/story01.htm

China foreign minister urges U.S. caution on missile system :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/B32fjsv2PtI/story01.htm

Myanmar army chief to get five year extension as talks with Suu Kyi continue - media :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/YFt41a8NVZA/story01.htm

'I expect great rugby from England' :: England have beefed up their ball carrying and can heed Eddie Jones' call to blow Italy away in the Six Nations, says Jeremy Guscott.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/35564157

Bank of Baroda posts Q3 loss as bad loans surge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_n5HSCL77YQ/story01.htm

VIDEO: Families 'priced out of housing market' :: Many younger families in the UK are being priced out of the property market.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-35568337#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Divisive politics return as Modi eyes make-or-break state vote :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/W7vtrU6TyUc/story01.htm

Guillain-Barre on rise in 5 Latam countries, no proven link to Zika - WHO :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/gXdUQhjSTJo/story01.htm

South Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defense; South cuts power to Kaesong park :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/dYhwXjhr9v4/story01.htm

Delhi's trafficked sex slaves face "sad" and "horrible" life - official :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zRdyn372x_Q/story01.htm

U.S. Defence Secretary says UK needs nuclear weapons for 'outsized' world role :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ZOVj8RTIK8U/story01.htm

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