Oct 262013

Book author mystery: It’s been revealed that the Harry Potter author, JK Rowling, has secretly written a crime novel under a false male name. “The Cuckoo’s Calling” was published in April and is about a war veteran turned private investigator.
15 July 2013


Edward Snowden still in transit: Edward Snowden, the man who leaked information about US intelligence, is expected to meet with human rights groups in Moscow today. The former CIA contractor is wanted by the US on charges of giving away secrets about US spying schemes.
12 July 2013


Andy Murray wins Wimbledon: Andy Murray has won his first Wimbledon title and ended Britain’s 77-year wait for a men’s tennis champion by beating world number one, Novak Djokovic. His success could lead the way to making him one of the world’s highest earning sportsmen.
8 July 2013


Twitter helps non-Arabic speakers: Twitter has launched a translation tool to help non-Arabic speakers understand what’s going on in Egypt. It automatically translates messages posted by leading figures in the protests into the reader’s own language.
5 July 2013


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