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BBC World News, Jan 29, 2012

Why did the French (Minitel) not conquer the on-line world ?
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A blog about UK politics and the information society. Why did the French (Minitel) not conquer the on-line world ? By Philip Virgo on June 28, 20127:30 PM | No Comments | No TrackBacks. | More ... It was better than theBBC article implies because the ...
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Euro 2012 Diary: Iberian stalemate draws record audience
The Independent
Euro 2012 files: The deadliest free-kick takers · Bookies face a £50m hit from duty on machines · Spanish channel announces 'world's first 3-D TV series' · Ladbrokes is hit ... The BBC announced that 13.5 million watched the penalty shootout in Britain ...
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AOL, Davis, Megaupload, Anonymous: Intellectual Property
Businessweek
By Victoria Slind-Flor on June 29, 2012. Tweet; Facebook ... In a June 28 filing, Lexmark claimed that Ink Technologies Printer Supplies LLC of Dayton, Ohio, was violating a court order handed down in April 2011 barring the importation of toner ...
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Wimbledon 2012: Kim Clijsters eyes Vera Zvonareva scalp
Daily Mail
PUBLISHED: 17:13 EST, 28 June 2012 | UPDATED: 17:13 EST, 28 June 2012. Comments (0) ... Arantxa Rus pulled off one of the shocks of the tournament when she beat world No 5 Sam Stosur on Wednesday. ... WHERE TO WATCH. TV: BBC2's coverage starts at 11 ...
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Daily Mail
UK fraud squad could probe Barclays scandal
Radio Australia
UK fraud squad could probe Barclays scandal. Updated 29June 2012, 14:08 AEST. The boss of Barclays Bank in London is under increasing pressure to reveal how much he knew about its manipulation of interest rates. 'A shocking indictment': George ...
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Radio Australia
BBC using red button to 'reinvent experience of the screen'
TechRadar UK
BBC using red button to 'reinvent experience of the screen' - The BBC will use the familiar red button at the heart of interactive television functionality Buying advice from the leading technology site.
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TechRadar UK
Why it's cheaper to park a light aircraft at the airport than a car
The Independent
Research carried out by The Independent at the UK's top 10 airports has found that parking a six-seater light aircraft on the apron for 24 hours is cheaper than leaving a Mini for the same time in the short-term car park, exposing the dizzy heights of ...
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Barclays chief under fire for rate fixing scandal
Reuters
Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:12pm EDT. * Barclays tumbles 10 pct, wiping $2.3 billion off its price. * UK banking shares fall after Libor probe settlement. *UK PM Cameron says Barclays need to answer serious questions. * Barclay's CEO Bob Diamond says behaviour ...
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New commissions from North West based artists for major international art ...
Click Liverpool
Difference on Display, a major international contemporary art exhibition, comes to the Bluecoat, Liverpool this summer as part of DaDaFest 2012 and is set to include two new commissions from influential North West artist. ... The exhibition also forms ...
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AOL, Davis, Megaupload, Anonymous: Intellectual Property
Bloomberg
By Victoria Slind-Flor - 2012-06-29T11:01:01Z. AOL Inc. (AOL) ...According to the database of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Davis filed applications in the first week of June to register “fear the brow” and “raise the brow.” ... Anton ...
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WikiLeaks' Assange defiant over UK police request
Chicago Tribune
But Assange later told BBC television in a telephone interview: "Our advice is that asylum law both internationally and domestically in the UKtakes precedence to extradition law, so the answer is almost certainly not." Assange, 40, risks being ...
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Steeple Champ Charged With Assault
AllAfrica.com
Kenya: Steeple Champ Charged With Assault. By Mutwiri Mutuota, 28June 2012. Comment ... Hearing of the case was fixed for September 31 after his lawyers Ledisha Kishon and William Chemok pleaded with the court to set it after the London Olympic Games ...
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Who else ought to join Paul Chambers in the dock?
The Independent
Home News · UK Politics · Crime · This Britain · World · Europe · Americas ... BBC broadcaster John Simpson says he plans to commit suicide rather than allow young son to see him as a 'gibbering wreck' in old age ... Traders at Barclays bank actively ...
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Simon Kelner: A lesson in compassion for the Why Me generation
The Independent
"Why does it always happen to us?" we all thought, with scarcely a nano-second of consideration for the person propelled to such a desperate measure, or indeed the train driver who was the unwilling participant in this awful human drama, or the workers ...
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Mats Wilander told not to camp for Wimbledon tickets: Charles Sale
Daily Mail
PUBLISHED: 17:13 EST, 28 June 2012 | UPDATED: 20:29 EST, 28 June 2012 ... Goldschmidt's friend Maria Sharapova invited her to sit with her support group during matches, though she has had nothing to do with the No 1 seed's next commercial venture ...
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Daily Mail
US Nintendo downloads: Kingdom Hearts 3D demo
Computerandvideogames.com
Nintendo 3DS: This week's list of new Nintendo platform downloads in USis a good one thanks to some free demos. - News article from Computer And Video Games. ... CVG Home /; Nintendo /; News. Posted on Thursday 28th Jun 2012 at 7:57 PM UTC ... Offer ...
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Kemboi's London Hopes Dim After Charges
AllAfrica.com
By Bernard Momanyi, 28 June 2012. Comment ... Kemboi, who won the gold medal at the Athens Olympics in 2004 before adding the world titles in Berlin 2009 and Daegu last year, was released on a Sh50,000 bond and a cash bail of Sh20,000 after he denied ...
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TESCO PLC : Non-executive board appointments
4-traders
28 June, 2012 Tesco PLC today announces the following Board changes: Ken Hydon will retire from the Board on 23 February ... | June 28, 2012. ...She has also been the Co-chair of the National Council of the World Wildlife Fund in the U.S. since 2011 ...
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Laura's London: Checking out the new Cable Car Over The Thames - The...
Anglotopia.net
The Emirates Air Line opened in June 2012 in southeast London and is the first urban cable car system in the UK. ... I tried a 'flight' on the first day of opening and was amazed at the number of world media who turned up to try it. Londoners are being ...
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BBC News - Hardtalk - Former Mossad chief warns against Israel ...
Page last updated at 09:00 GMT, Monday, 18 June 2012 10:00 UK ... You can watch the full interview on BBC World News on Monday 19th June at 03:30, 08 30, ...
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BBC News - Wedding photograph mishap leaves bridal party in a lake
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 27 June 2012 Last updated at 11:23 ET Help. Guests at a wedding in the US got rather damp after the entire bridal party fell into a lake.
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18614678
BBC News - Nora Ephron, When Harry Met Sally screenwriter, dies
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 27 June 2012 Last updated at 04:09 ET ... Actor Tom Hanks said in a tribute: "She lifted us all with wisdom and wit mixed with love for us ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18604498
BBC News - UN says violence in Syria is 'out of control'
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 27 June 2012 Last updated at 18:50 ET Help ...biographer: He had to go black David Maraniss on World News America25 June 2012 ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18612794
BBC News - Queen and Martin McGuinness shake hands
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 27 June 2012 Last updated at 09:28 ET ... End Quote John Simpson BBC World Affairs Editor ... Video of Queen's visit to Lyric Watch ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-18607911
BBC News - Bear cub rescued from garage by mum
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 25 June 2012 Last updated at 18:45 ET Help ...biographer: He had to go black David Maraniss on World News America25 June 2012 ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18585072
BBC News - Obama health law faces Supreme Court judgement
The US Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on the legality of a healthcare reform bill seen as a key achievement of Barack ... bbc.co.uknavigation ... US Election 2012. 27 June 2012 Last updated at 21:54 ET.... Video/Audio ... A flat world ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18581863
BBC News - Radiohead stage collapse kills one in Canada
bbc.co.uk navigation. News · Sport ... Video · US Election 2012 ... 17June 2012 Last updated at 13:32 ET Help. The rock band ... Play One-minute World News ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18475641
BBC News - Chinese farmer walks 5000 ducks to a nearby pond
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 25 June 2012 Last updated at 11:02 ET Help ...biographer: He had to go black David Maraniss on World News America25 June 2012 ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18580147
BBC News - Chinese police restore order after migrants riot in Shaxi
bbc.co.uk navigation. News · Sport ... 28 June 2012 Last updated at 02:21 ET Help ... Play One-minute World News ... Play US kite drama returns to Indian roots ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18622350
BBC News - Are Iranians banned from buying iPads?
bbc.co.uk navigation. News · Sport · Weather · Travel ... Video · USElection 2012. 22 June 2012 Last updated at 12:42 ET ... Sahar Sabet, whose native language is English, spoke in Farsi to BBC Persian. Continue ... It all started with what many young people across the worldwant: an iPad. Sahar Sabet, 19 .... Video/ Audio ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18545003
BBC News - Animals escape flooded zoo in Minnesota
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 21 June 2012 Last updated at 10:45 ET Help ...biographer: He had to go black David Maraniss on World News America25 June 2012 ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18539861
BBC News - FBI credit card data sting snares 24 worldwide
At least 24 people in 13 countries are arrested in a US-led sting operation that targeted the ... bbc.co.uk navigation ... 26 June 2012 Last updated at 18:43 ET ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18604492
BBC News - Barack Obama: EU leaders recognise urgency
US President Barack Obama has said he is encouraged by European leaders' ... He had to go black David Maraniss on World News America25 June 2012 ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18516348
BBC News - Heatwave hits New York as summer begins
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 21 June 2012 Last updated at 01:53 ET Help ...biographer: He had to go black David Maraniss on World News America25 June 2012 ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18530356
BBC News - US Supreme Court upholds healthcare reform law
A key component of US President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reform act, called the "individual mandate", is upheld, ... bbc.co.uknavigation ... US Election 2012. 28 June 2012 Last updated at 15:16 ET..... Video/Audio ... A flat world ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18630837
BBC News - River levels soar as Tropical Storm Debby hits Florida
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 28 June 2012 Last updated at 05:55 ET Help ... of flooding caused by Tropical Storm Debby which has drenched the USstate of Florida.
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18622354
BBC News - Texan police aim to stop Mexican drug cartels ...
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 26 June 2012 Last updated at 07:21 ET Help ...biographer: He had to go black David Maraniss on World News America25 June 2012 ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18590515
BBC News - Life inside Rio's slum city of Rocinha
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 22 June 2012 Last updated at 21:31 ET Help ...biographer: He had to go black David Maraniss on World News America25 June 2012 ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18548682
BBC News - Pakistani man makes giant lock in bid for a world record
bbc.co.uk navigation. News ... 27 June 2012 Last updated at 13:29 ET Help ... Video produced by BBC Urdu's Ali Salman. ... Play One-minuteWorld News ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18611842
BBC News - Nun Sister Elizabeth Pio posts Twitter prayers online
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 27 June 2012 Last updated at 17:33 ET Help ...biographer: He had to go black David Maraniss on World News America25 June 2012 ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-18620474
BBC News - China failing Burma refugees, rights group says
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 26 June 2012 Last updated at 20:33 ET Help ...biographer: He had to go black David Maraniss on World News America25 June 2012 ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-18605372
BBC News - Poultry power: Turning chicken manure to energy
bbc.co.uk navigation ... 24 June 2012 Last updated at 21:03 ET Help ...biographer: He had to go black David Maraniss on World News America25 June 2012 ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18575389
BBC News - 'Deadly cycle of bloodshed' in Syria
The BBC's Ian Pannell has met a family in the northern province of Idlib who are sheltering their injured children ... bbc.co.uk navigation ... Watch Obama biographer: He had to go black David Maraniss on World NewsAmerica 25 June 2012 · Watch Battle rages against US wildfires Plane dropping flame-retardant powder ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18603713
BBC News - Endangered Sumatran rhinoceros born in captivity
A Sumatran rhinoceros - one of the world's most endangered species - has given ... He had to go black David Maraniss on World News America25 June 2012 ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-18589055
BBC News - Eurozone agrees on bank recapitalisation
bbc.co.uk navigation. News ... Video. 29 June 2012 Last updated at 03:23 ET ... The euro surged against the dollar in Asian trade after thenews from Brussels.
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18620965
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