My Pick of the Week

How the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal unfolded – http://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-43650346/how-the-facebook-cambridge-analytica-data-scandal-unfolded

WORLD NEWS

What are Trump’s options on Syria?

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-43704309/how-trump-could-respond-to-the-syria-chemical-attack

N Korea-US talks: Pyongyang ‘ready to discuss’ nuclear programme

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-43693528

FRANCE & Europe

Lufthansa and Air France flights grounded by strikes

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-43709807

German van attack: ‘Suspect had mental health problems’

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43687875

UK, USA & Canada

Key moments from Zuckerberg hearing

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-43720692/key-moments-from-zuckerberg-hearing

In the US, you don’t have to kill to be a murderer

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43673331

‘McMafia gangs’ behind London crime wave

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-43653291

BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Facebook data: How it was used by Cambridge Analytica

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-43674480/facebook-data-how-it-was-used-by-cambridge-analytica

Fake Black Lives Matter Facebook page removed

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43711507

How Greece is reversing its brain drain

http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180404-one-answer-to-solving-greeces-brain-drain

The fascinating world of Instagram’s virtual celebrities

http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180402-the-fascinating-world-of-instagrams-virtual-celebrities

Iran sets single foreign exchange rate to rescue currency

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-43715971

HEALTH

How Amsterdam is reducing child obesity

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-43113760

Sport

Child amputees get new sport prosthetics fund

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/disability-43719484/child-amputees-get-new-sport-prosthetics-fund

History

Iron Age study targets British DNA mystery

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-43712587

EDUCATION & FAMILY

Meet the ‘Study Tubers’: The YouTubers making studying cool – http://www.bbc.com/news/av/entertainment-arts-43643299/meet-the-study-tubers-the-youtubers-making-studying-cool

SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

Dozen black holes found at galactic centre

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-43648152

Conservationists use astronomy software to save species

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-43546429

CULTURE (including LANGUAGE)

Saudi Arabia inks deal with France to set up opera and orchestra

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-43703236

Why do good people turn bad online (and others just reveal themselves to the world in tweets)

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180403-why-do-people-become-trolls-online-and-in-social-media

Why disco should be taken seriously

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20180403-why-disco-should-be-taken-seriously

How cured meats protect us from food poisoning

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180406-how-cured-meats-protect-us-from-food-poisoning

TRAVEL

Ireland’s light-hearted approach to life

http://www.bbc.com/travel/gallery/20180403-irelands-light-hearted-approach-to-life

 

 

 

BBC (etc.) website articles week 15 2018