My Pick of the Week

How to handle the flood of GDPR privacy updates

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43907689

WORLD NEWS

Koreas summit: Will historic talks lead to lasting peace?

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-43932032

How world leaders have handled Donald Trump

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43961618

FRANCE & Europe

Legal row over who owns France.com domain

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43949289

UK, USA & Canada

Why does the US still have ‘debtors’ prisons’?

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-43916040/why-does-the-us-still-have-debtors-prisons

David Davis expects MPs to back customs union exit (good video presentation of the EU Customs Union)

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-43892222

BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Apple in $100bn share buyback as more money returned to US

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-43965870

HEALTH

Donald Trump wrote own health letter, says physician Harold Bornstein

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43970908

How your diet could influence the age of your menopause

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-43948399

Five things you might be surprised affect weight

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-43822604

What causes us to get hungry?

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180425-the-brain-science-that-explains-hanger

US soldier gets world’s first penis and scrotum transplant

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43873058

The unique way the Dutch treat mentally ill prisoners

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180423-the-unique-way-the-dutch-treat-mentally-ill-prisoners

History

Peru child sacrifice discovery may be largest in history

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-43928277

EDUCATION & FAMILY

Learning to speak Shakespeare like the actors do (decoding 16th English with the RSC)

http://www.bbc.com/news/education-43729168

Young can ‘only read digital clocks’

http://www.bbc.com/news/education-43882847

SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

Australia to fund Great Barrier Reef restoration and protection

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-43940063

Health warnings after toxic caterpillar outbreak in London (chenilles processionnaires)

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-43930702

WhatsApp to raise minimum age limit to 16 in EU (Can they even do that?)

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-43888647

CULTURE (including LANGUAGE)

Étienne Terrus museum in Elne uncovers fake art in collection

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43933530

The secrets behind Paris’ best baguettes

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-43922784

10 films to watch in May

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20180426-ten-films-to-watch-in-may

Will Abba’s new music live up to their legacy?

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-43925749

MISCELLANEOUS

Biblioburro: the amazing donkey libraries of Colombia (feel-good tale – with a little chill)

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20180410-biblioburro-the-amazing-donkey-libraries-of-colombia

Iran pushes app with ‘Death to America’ emoji

http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-43891478

 

 

BBC (etc.) website articles week 18 2018