My Pick of the Week

The five countries that set world culture (Is France among them?)

http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180701-the-five-countries-that-set-world-culture

World

Thailand cave rescue: Boys ‘could be in cave for months’

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44692813

Trump-Putin summit to be held in Finland on 16 July

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44637244

Europe

Finland has second thoughts about its women soldiers

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44541440

Germany migrants: Interior minister Seehofer will not resign

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44685727

Lafarge cement giant in terrorist funding probe

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-44643703

America

US ambassador to Estonia resigns ‘over Trump comments’

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44665862

Mexico election: Trump and López Obrador discuss ‘development deal’

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-44691497

BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Trump administration seeks to block China Mobile in the US

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-44692752

Deutsche Bank’s US unit fails Fed’s stress test

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-44646775

HEALTH

Simple steps that could help you live to 100

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/stories-44662189/simple-steps-that-could-help-you-live-to-100

A South Korean ‘prison’ for people seeking peace and quiet

http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180702-a-south-korean-prison-for-people-seeking-peace-and-quiet

The seven ages of eating

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180629-the-seven-stages-of-life-that-affect-how-we-eat

Could psychedelics transform mental health?

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-44575139

Sport

Why athletes need a ‘quiet eye’

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180627-is-quiet-eye-the-secret-to-success-for-athletes

EDUCATION & FAMILY

Why female suicide in Afghanistan is so prevalent

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44370711

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Pokemon Go: Hiding Pikachu may hold key to AR’s future

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44638604

Facebook abandons its Project Aquila flying internet plan

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44624702

CULTURE (including LANGUAGE)

Switzerland’s mysterious 4th language (preserving historic, minority languages)

http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180627-switzerlands-mysterious-fourth-language

TRAVEL

The Egyptian hike (randonnée) that’s rewriting history

http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180626-the-egyptian-hike-thats-rewriting-history

MISCELLANEOUS

Redoine Faid: Paris helicopter prison break for gangster

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44673753

‘I jailed the man who raped me as a child’

https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-44520273

Indiana child fires handgun found in sofa at Ikea

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44617081

 

 

BBC (etc.) website articles week 27 2018