Roy Smith’s internet selection Week 37 2019

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49621836 Water found for first time on potentially habitable planet https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-49648746 Frenchman who died during sex on a business trip was victim of ‘workplace accident’, court rules https://www.thelocal.fr/20190911/frenchman-who-died-during-sex-on-a-work-trip-was-victim-of-workplace-accident-court-rules What happens if you fall asleep in a self-driving car? https://www.bbc.com/news/av/business-49652566/what-happens-if-you-fall-asleep-in-a-self-driving-car Why…

Roy Smith’s internet selection Week 36 2019

Brexit: Five days in five minutes https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-politics-49615852/brexit-five-days-in-five-minutes French regional stereotypes: Is half the country really always drunk? https://www.thelocal.fr/20190813/french-regional-stereotypes-is-half-the-country-really-always-drunk?utm_source=piano&utm_medium=onsite&utm_campaign=71&tpcc=fr-latest Vegetarian meals in French schools (once a week) https://www.thelocal.fr/20190904/french-school-dinners-are-going-vegetarian-at-least-for-one-day-a-week French government cracks down on magnet fishing https://www.thelocal.fr/20190902/french-government-cracks-down-on-magnet-fishing-over-fears-of-wwii-bombs NRA declared terrorist group by…

Roy Smith’s internet selection Week 35 2019

Greenlanders on Trump wanting to buy their island https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49436197 The French jokes that will let you have a laugh with the locals https://www.thelocal.fr/20190822/the-four-types-of-french-joke-that-will-let-you-have-a-laugh-with-the-locals Why your first memory is probably wrong (video + subtitles) https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/why-your-first-memory-is-probably-wrong/p07jsv21 Flat Earth: How did YouTube help…

Roy Smith’s internet selection Week 31 2019 – last till September

France aims for US digital tax deal by late August, despite Trump opposition https://www.thelocal.fr/20190728/france-aims-for-us-digital-tax-deal-by-late-august-despite-trump-oposition Climate change: Current warming ‘unparalleled’ in 2,000 years https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-49086783 French MPs give frosty reception to Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg https://www.thelocal.fr/20190723/french-mps-give-frosty-reception-to-swedish-climate-change-activist-greta-thunberg Does a new UK…

Roy Smith’s internet selection Week 30 2019

QUIZ: How well do you know the north west of France? https://www.thelocal.fr/20190719/quiz-how-well-do-you-know-the-north-west-of-france French mayors threatened with legal action over ban on pesticides near schools https://www.thelocal.fr/20190717/french-mayors-threatened-with-legal-action-over-ban-on-pesticides-near-schools India school-leaving exam: The controversy that cost 23 lives https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-48050020 Australian (Christian) siblings fined after…

Roy Smith’s internet selection Week 29 2019

Outrage in France as police hunt hit-and-run driver who killed 9-year-old https://www.thelocal.fr/20190614/outrage-in-france-as-police-hunt-hit-and-run-driver-who-killed-9-year-old?utm_source=piano&utm_medium=onsite&utm_campaign=71&tpcc=fr-just-rhs Foreign drivers in France warned of scams by highway thieves https://www.thelocal.fr/20190711/drivers-in-france-warned-of-common-scams France Télécom bullying trial sheds light on spate of suicides https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-48948776 Mulan: Disney aims to win over…

Roy Smith’s internet selection Week 28 2019

What exactly is the role of Ivanka Trump? https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-48807979/what-exactly-is-the-role-of-ivanka-trump US Border Patrol investigates ‘disturbing’ secret Facebook group https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48834824 One restaurant’s simple approach to fighting food waste https://www.bbc.com/news/av/48796353/one-restaurant-s-simple-approach-to-fighting-food-waste Bosnian children fight back against segregation in schools https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-48760442 What you probably didn’t…

Roy Smith’s internet selection Week 27 2019

VIDEO: Watch how vandals have destroyed 30 percent of Lyon’s bike-share fleet https://www.thelocal.fr/20190624/lyons-unprecedented-wave-of-vandalism-on-its-bike-share-services Paris activates emergency heat plan https://www.thelocal.fr/20190624/cool-rooms-pools-and-water-fountains-paris-activates-emergency-heat-plan Paris aims to beat Olympic traffic with flying taxis https://www.thelocal.fr/20190623/paris-aims-to-beat-olympic-traffic-with-flying-taxis Why are Nike trainers washing up on beaches? https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-48464664 ‘I want…

Roy Smith’s internet selection Week 26 2019

VIDEO of Paris driver in road rage attack on blind pedestrian and friend goes viral https://www.thelocal.fr/20190617/video-paris-driver-in-road-rage-attack-on-blind-pedestrian How France’s new green laws could affect your energy bills https://www.thelocal.fr/20190618/how-frances-new-green-laws-could-affect-your-energy-bills Should we dislike the ‘Like’ button? https://www.bbc.com/news/business-48364817 Low trust in vaccines ‘a global…