My Pick of the Week

James Comey interview, “Donald Trump will ‘stain everyone around him” http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-16/james-comey-says-donald-trump-will-stain-everyone-around-him/9662862

WORLD NEWS

Trump Kim talks: The tricky task of preparing for the summit

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43343936

Syria air strikes: Macron says he convinced Trump not to pull out troops

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-43778831

North Korea’s secret slave gangs

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-asia-43758908/north-korea-s-secret-slave-gangs

FRANCE & Europe

Judge freezes assets in Johnny Hallyday inheritance dispute

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43757713

UK, USA & Canada

James Comey’s FBI memoir: Six claims about Trump

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43755990

BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Starbucks to shut over 8,000 US cafes for race training

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-43803756

HEALTH

Just one alcoholic drink a day could shorten your life

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-43738644

SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

Russia accused of global net hack attacks

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43788338

Facebook facial recognition faces class-action suit

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43792125

Recycling hope for plastic-hungry enzyme

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-43783631

CULTURE (including LANGUAGE)

Anne Frank’s American pen pal

http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180415-anne-franks-american-pen-pal

Eight words that changed the way we think

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20170303-eight-words-that-changed-the-way-we-think

TRAVEL

Tourism pressures: Five places tackling too many visitors

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-43700833

MISCELLANEOUS

Are people misinterpreting your email sign-off?

http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180413-best-wishes-kind-regards-or-an-icy-yrs

 

 

 

BBC (etc.) website articles week 16 2018