News Headlines - 08 May 2011

▽Europe pressured to revise Irish and Greek bailouts - Reuters
The European Union is under pressure to renegotiate its financial bailouts of Ireland and Greece after an Irish minister said any concessions given to Athens should mean better terms for Dublin as well.

▽U.K.'s Clegg Refuses to Step Down as Party Leader - Wall Street Journal
U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg on Sunday shrugged off suggestions that he step down as leader of the Liberal Democrats in the wake of his party's humiliating losses in local elections and voters' rejection of the party's plan to reform the U.K.'s electoral system.

▽QPR Co-Owner Mittal Tops U.K. Rich, Usmanov is Second in Sunday Times List - Bloomberg
Lakshmi Mittal topped the Sunday Times ranking of the 1,000 wealthiest people in the U.K. for a seventh year and Alisher Usmanov leapfrogged Roman Abramovich to No. 2 as the list’s combined wealth rose 18 percent over 12 months.

▽First Tweet Sent From Top of Mount Everest - Mashable
http://mashable.com/2011/05/06/tweet-mount-everest/British mountain climber Kenton Cool used a 3G connection to make a call and send a tweet on the summit of Mount Everest.
This was made possible when the Nepali mobile network operator Ncell installed the first 3G station at the base camp of Mount Everest in October 2010.

▽William larks around on a boat in Ibiza with Kate and the Middleton clan in never-before-seen pictures - Mirror.co.uk
This is Kate Middleton and her sister Pippa as they've never been seen before, enjoying an exuberant holiday in Ibiza with their family and Prince William.







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