Daily Archives: April 6, 2013

BBC News – Britain ‘running out of wheat’ owing to bad weather

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22050874
6 April 2013 Last updated at 07:14 ET

The prolonged cold weather is expected to impact this autumn’s harvest

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Britain will become a net importer of wheat for the first time in a decade this year because of bad weather, the National Farmers’ Union has said.

NFU president Peter Kendall said more than two million tonnes of wheat had been lost because of last year’s poor summer.

The prolonged cold weather would also impact this autumn’s harvest, he said.

But he said the shortage was unlikely to affect the price of bread because of the global nature of the market.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Mr Kendall said the average yield fell from 7.8 tonnes a hectare to 6.7 tonnes last summer…..(read more).

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British Library to archive internet


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Published on Apr 6, 2013

The British Library is attempting to keep a record of every web page ever created in the UK.

Researchers are preparing for a mammoth task as they begin to trawl through material on 1bn webpages from almost five million websites, including public Twitter and Facebook entries.
Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports from London.

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NCMR 2013 Interview with Dave Zirin


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Published on Apr 6, 2013

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NCMR 2013 Interview with Des Freedman


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Published on Apr 6, 2013

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Eco Nightmare: ‘Corporations can shift bill for disaster to taxpayers’


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Published on Apr 6, 2013

Founder of Wide Awake News Charlie McGrath spoke to RT, striking out at big oil for conducting business in a way that makes it more lucrative to wait for a disaster to happen, rather than take preventive measures – with taxpayers often bearing the brunt. READ MORE: http://on.rt.com/0rup39

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3MIN News April 6, 2013: 7.0 Indonesia & M2 Solar Flare


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Published on Apr 6, 2013

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Noam Chomsky (MARCH, 2013) Rare Interview


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Published on Mar 9, 2013

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