Thursday: Newsy Snacks For Busy People
Here’s our even SPEEDIER Newsy Snacks, to make your Thursday HEAPS smarter and more interesting!
News.com.au: Reeva Steenkamp’s last text indicates she had not planned to stay at Oscar Pistorius’ home.
The Guardian: White applicants to Oxford University are twice as likely to gain a place.
The BBC: The head of Mexico’s teachers union has been arrested on suspicion of diverting $200 million of union funds to her own account.
The ABC: More than 10% of Australia’s cultivated land is owned by overseas interests.
NPR: Are family dinners on the way out?
The New York Times: A 114 year old Japanese woman is the world’s oldest woman.
The Age: The ABC website has been hacked and the details of nearly 50 000 users exposed.
Around the blogs:
Door Sixteen: Is painting her new apartment.
Loobylu: Likes people who play Massive Attack songs with vegetables.
Flavorwire: Things David Bowie and Tilda Swinton are the same person.
Oh Happy Day: Likes rainbow parties!
Trashy, fluffy bits:
Lily Cooper’s back on stage.
Michelle Williams breaks up?
Anne Hathaway worries about her haters.
Nigella Lawson’s mum thought she was autistic, says Nige.
That’s our speedy newsy snacks for today! Have an ace day!