While you dreamed up Trump gags and Neil Young seethed over his use of ‘Keep on Rockin’, the Berkeley balcony tragedy’sIrish 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 21stbirthdayparty 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 economicmeltdown as its leaders have failed to pay – or renegotiate the terms of -mega loans it took from the European Union. BBC onlinesaysthe country’s central bank is warning it’sin 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 andcheerful ginger TV star Chris Evans is to frontwildly popular car show Top Gear, says The Mirror. Nice guy Chrisreplaces controversiallove him/hate him producer-beating, xenophobe andmisogynistJeremy Clarkson.
BEES ARE WORTH BILLIONS
Wild bees offer services to the global food industry worth billions of dollars, according to a new report by scientistsfromWageningen University in the Netherlands. The study, designed to put a figure on bees’ contribution to put halt their decline, valued thewild 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 itshistoric exhibits, reports The Mail.