My Pick of the Week

Who was behind the jihadist attacks on Europe and North America?

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-40000952

Europe

Ukraine staged fake murder of journalist

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44307611

Mamoudou Gassama: Mali ‘Spiderman’ to be made French citizen

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44275776

Balcony rescue highlights French immigration row

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44291810

France ‘probes China spy ring’: Two ex-agents reported held

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44250720

France #MeToo: Standing up to street harassment

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-europe-44237101/france-metoo-standing-up-to-street-harassment

UK, USA & Canada

Rush to buy Trump-Kim coin after summit cancellation (on, off, on…)

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44247174

BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Why are so many firms so bad at handling social media?

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44110588

HEALTH

Brain Tumours: easy to diagnose, too often symptoms ignored

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180523-how-gender-bias-affects-your-healthcare

One million French smokers quit in a year amid anti-smoking measures

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44282138

Sport

World Cup 2018: Being black in Russia (Russianblacks” speaking fluent Russian – normal)

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-europe-44253936/world-cup-2018-being-black-in-russia

EDUCATION & FAMILY

Hotter years ‘mean lower exam results’

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-44288982

SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

Polluted Paris steps up war on diesel

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-43925712

GDPR

What is GDPR?

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-44006602/what-is-gdpr-technology-explained

GDPR quiz: How will data privacy law affect you?

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44224802

CULTURE (including LANGUAGE)

Angelina Jolie’s Breadwinner spotlights Afghan girls’ plight

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-44239677

MISCELLANEOUS

Woman fights off grizzly bear, then walks to safety (Never underestimate the ladies of Montana!)

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44243418

BBC (etc.) website articles week 22 2018