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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Ten Things of XX

  1. Some in Poland have criticised the decision for the late president and his wife to be interred in Poland's national shrine, Wawel Cathedral in Krakow.
  2. Manchester City Council's leader has stepped down temporarily after being cautioned over an allegation of assault against his 16-year-old step-daughter.
  3. Clothing chain Primark has withdrawn the sale of its range of padded bikini tops for girls as young as seven following criticism.
  4. Singer Whitney Houston's first UK concert for 11 years has prompted a varied reaction from fans and critics.
  5. A small business group has criticised Coca-Cola for adverts which appeared to condone being off work without reason.
  6. A Danish hotel is offering a free meal to any guest who is able to produce electricity for the hotel on an exercise bike attached to a generator.
  7. A man convicted of bigamy, who also had two pregnant fiancées, has avoided jail after his first wife called for him to be shown mercy.
  8. Embryos containing DNA from a man and two women have been created by scientists at Newcastle University, which they say has the potential to help mothers with rare genetic disorders have healthy children.
  9. Research suggests women can literally be blinded by sexual jealously.
  10. Twitter says since they started in 2006, billions of tweets have been created and 55m are sent every day.

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