While you dreamed up Trump gags and Neil Young seethed over his use of 'Keep on Rockin', the Berkeley balcony tragedy's Irish families arrived, Top Gear took a new route, bees were worth billions and more...
BERKELEY BALCONY FAMILIES ARRIVED
Families of the six Irish students who died when a balcony collapsed at a 21st birthday party in Berkeley, California, have started to arrive in the U.S. reports The Irish Times, while engineers try to work out how the balcony fell.
GREECE WAS THE WORD
The country is heading towards economic meltdown as its leaders have failed to pay - or renegotiate the terms of - mega loans it took from the European Union. BBC online says the country's central bank is warning it's in danger of being kicked out of the euro economic zone and ultimately the European Union.
NEW TOP GEAR PRESENTER
Top Gear fans raged on Twitter after the BBC announced that bubbly and cheerful ginger TV star Chris Evans is to front wildly popular car show Top Gear, says The Mirror. Nice guy Chris replaces controversial love him/hate him producer-beating, xenophobe and misogynist Jeremy Clarkson.
BEES ARE WORTH BILLIONS
Wild bees offer services to the global food industry worth billions of dollars, according to a new report by scientists from Wageningen University in the Netherlands. The study, designed to put a figure on bees' contribution to put halt their decline, valued the wild bees' work at more than $3,250 per hectare per year, says The Guardian.
Scientists at London's famous Natural History Museum are trying to turn moths gay so they stop snacking on the furry and feathered beasts in its historic exhibits, reports The Mail.