News Headlines - 20 August 2012

BBC News - Bo Xilai scandal: Gu Kailai jailed over Heywood murder

The wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai has been given a suspended death sentence for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.

BAA agrees to sell off Stansted airport - Telegraph

The airports operator said on Monday it would not mount a final appeal to the Supreme Court, after the Court of Appeal last month upheld a competition ruling dating back to 2009, dictating that Stansted must be sold.

BBC News - Greek PM to meet eurozone leaders this week

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is to hold meetings with eurozone leaders this week, which could help determine the fate of his country in the bloc.

Photosynthesis-like process found in insects : Nature News & Comment

The biology of aphids is bizarre: they can be born pregnant and males sometimes lack mouths, causing them to die not long after mating. In an addition to their list of anomalies, work published this week indicates that they may also capture sunlight and use the energy for metabolic purposes.

Prince Charles: young jobless should start their own businesses - Telegraph

Prince Charles has spoken out about high youth unemployment, suggesting the best way out was self-employment.








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