Andy & the Bey Sisters - Hallelujah I Love Her...
BBC NEWS: Birthday party snub sparks debate →
An eight-year-old boy has sparked an unlikely outcry in Sweden after failing to invite two of his classmates to his birthday party. The boy’s school says he has violated the children’s rights and has complained to the Swedish Parliament. Via somethingchanged.
The Golden Age of Ethiopian Music →
One of the surprise highlights of this year’s festival season could be a band from Ethiopia. Nicola Stanbridge reports on the musicians whose experience spans the time of Emperor Haile Selassie, the Golden age of swinging 60s Addis Ababa and the challenges of the Marxist Derg regime. Via BBC Radio 4 - Today
The people of Harare have opted to stay at home today– This is Zimbabwe via BBC - Today
I’ll rip apart 6-year-old victims on the witness stand and make sure the rest of...– — James Fagan on his strategy for questioning victims of child rape. (Via My Socks Don’t Fit.) (via shadowfirebird)
Pipes: Rewire the web →
Would you rent or buy a property from a company called Casa Nova Properties? No, neither would I…
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Plan to pay smokers weekly to quit →
Smokers in deprived communities in one of Scotland’s major cities are to be offered £12.50 a week to quit, it has been announced. NHS Tayside hopes the £500,000 pilot scheme will help 900 people in Dundee stop smoking over the next two years. Participants in the new initiative will be offered £12.50 per week credited onto an electronic card which they can redeem in their local supermarket...
No one is 100% original anymore. Take what you’ve got and do what you can - as...– all.growns.up : We all rip eachother off
A CCTV camera for every 14 citizens.– David Davis, resignation statement, 12 June 2009 ¦ Channel 4 - News - FactCheck: how many CCTV cameras?
Governments step up blogger arrests →
Music Experience and Behaviour in Young People-... →
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Performance Rights Act Update (US) →
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BBC NEWS | Health | Ovulation moment caught on... →
A human egg has been filmed in close-up emerging from the ovary for the first time, captured by chance during a routine operation. Fertile women release one or more eggs every month, but until now, only animal ovulation has been recorded in detail… (click the link for more)