Monday, 30 April 2012

A brighter day for most (BBC)

Rain and wind subside,
Sunshine finally breaks through,
Spring, at last, is here.

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Farmer refuses to sell rude-shaped plant (Metro)

Farmer shocked to find
His veg is "pleased to see him."
Kinky good-luck charm.

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Former LPO conductor suffers stage fall in Paris (BBC)

Strings and brass are hushed,
In a bizarre crescendo,
As conductor slips.

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Regina Spektor unveils new song 'Small Town Moon' (NME)

On the radio,
New song, album, gigs to come;
Spektor's 'Small Town Moon'.


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Sunday, 29 April 2012

For sale: 60 of Britain's iconic red phone boxes (yahoo)

Red phone box for sale,
BT sells British icons,
Make your own Tardis!


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Friday, 27 April 2012

KFC must pay $8.3m to poisoned girl in Australia (BBC)

Dodgy chicken wrap,
Leads to million-pound lawsuit,
The Colonel ain't pleased.

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Muppets to return in film sequel (BBC)

The Muppets are back!
But without Jason Segal.
Kermit's on his own.

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Thursday, 26 April 2012

US man's fossil find stumps experts (SBS)

'Godzillus' fossil,
Uncovered in the US,
What on earth is it?


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Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Monday, 23 April 2012

The King's Speech play to close in West End (BBC)

The king falls silent,
Film's success unmatched by stage,
Speech abruptly ends.

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Chicken without an egg born in Sri Lanka (Metro)

Chicken or the egg?
In Sri Lanka not the egg,
But chicken comes first.


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Saturday, 21 April 2012

Gotye tops US music chart (ABC)

Aussie tops Billboard,
A first since Savage Garden,
Gotye on top.


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Friday, 20 April 2012

Monday, 16 April 2012

Tube workers vote to strike over pay row (BBC)

Hello passengers,
There will be major delays
Until they pay us.


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Sunday, 15 April 2012

Saturday, 14 April 2012

Auroras Seen on Uranus For First Time (National Geographic)

In a stroke of luck
Hubble snaps auroral storms,
Uranus lights up.


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Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Titanic 3D crowns UK box office chart (BBC)

UK number 1,
Titanic is flying, Jack!
Her heart will go on.


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Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Chisel fans left cold after cat bites Moss (ABC)

Rock star cat attack,
Moss 'sorry to be pussy',
Chisel fans left cold.


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Friday, 6 April 2012

Half a million Mac computers infected with malware (BBC)

Macs hacked by virus,
Is yours a rotten apple?
Thousands are at risk.

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Tourists return to post-war Bosnia (SBS)

Food, wine, and culture,
Tourists back in Bosnia,
A long slow return.


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Thursday, 5 April 2012

Dannii Minogue, Kris Smith split (ABC)

Announced on twitter,
Please don't judge the Ex-factor,

Dannii and Kris split.

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Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Monday, 2 April 2012

10 stories that could be April Fools pranks but aren't (BBC)

PM pasta sauce,
Lion victim saved by bear,
No donkey parade.


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Aung San Suu Kyi wins seat in parliament (ABC)

Aung San Suu Kyi wins
First bid for parliament seat,
Thousands celebrate.


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Sunday, 1 April 2012

Pesticides hit queen bee numbers (BBC)

Numbers in decline,
Impacts beyond colony,
Pesticides kill bees!

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