Don’t Text and Drive

Over 440,000 people are killed or injured every year by distracted drivers. Don’t let a text be your last word. Take the pledge.

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Pakistan Honour Killing Inquiry Exonerates Police

THE GUARDIAN – The policeman in charge of the investigation into the bludgeoning to death of a pregnant woman on the streets of one of Pakistan’s major cities has questioned whether her death is any more serious than any other murder he deals with, in comments likely to raise further concerns over how the country deals with so-called “honour killings”.

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John Major: Blair Should Ask Chilcot Inquiry to Publish Letters

THE GUARDIAN – Tony Blair should ask the Chilcot inquiry to publish his correspondence with George Bush about the Iraq war, as releasing only the “gist and quotes” will allow suspicions to fester, Sir John Major has said.

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Thailand: Coup Leader Says No Elections to be Held for at Least One Year

BBC – The leader of Thailand’s military coup has said elections will not be held for more than a year, to allow time for political reconciliation and reform.

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Row Brews as Angela Merkel Backs Juncker as EU Chief

BBC – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she wants former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next EU Commission president.

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Turkey PM Erdogan Warns Youth to Ignore Taksim Anniversary

BBC – Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged young Turks to ignore calls to mark the first anniversary of Istanbul’s Taksim Square protests.

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A Perspective of Time

Renowned psychologist Professor Philip Zimbardo explains how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being.

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10 Amazing Facts About Pixar

Pixar animated movies are loved across the world by both the young and old and here’s 10 amazing facts about Pixar that you might not know.

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Edward Snowden Comic Book

Comic Book Writer and Editor Valerie D’Orazio her life in comics and why Edward Snowden is good material for a comic book. She speaks with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television’s “Taking Stock.”

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Yakuza – The Mark of Death

No criminal group in the world is more closely identified with tattoos than the largest: Japan’s Yakuza, 80,000 strong. In this video it goes deep into Japan’s underworld for an exclusive look at the stunning full body-suits of ink that mark the skin of today’s Yakuza.

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