Monday, 30 April 2012

A brighter day for most (BBC)

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

Go to article.

Farmer refuses to sell rude-shaped plant (Metro)

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

Go to article.

Former LPO conductor suffers stage fall in Paris (BBC)

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

Go to article.

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

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

Go to article.

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!

Go to article.

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.

Go to article.

Muppets to return in film sequel (BBC)

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

Go to article.

Thursday, 26 April 2012

US man's fossil find stumps experts (SBS)

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

Go to article.

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.

Go to article.

Chicken without an egg born in Sri Lanka (Metro)

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

Go to article.

Saturday, 21 April 2012

Gotye tops US music chart (ABC)

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

Go to article.

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.

Go to article.

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.

Go to article.

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Titanic 3D crowns UK box office chart (BBC)

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

Go to article.

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.

Go to article.

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.

Go to article.

Tourists return to post-war Bosnia (SBS)

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

Go to article.

Thursday, 5 April 2012

Dannii Minogue, Kris Smith split (ABC)

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

Dannii and Kris split.

Go to article.

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.

Go to article.

Aung San Suu Kyi wins seat in parliament (ABC)

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

Go to article.

Sunday, 1 April 2012

Pesticides hit queen bee numbers (BBC)

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

Go to article.