News Headlines - 23 August 2012

Prince Harry photos: Fleet Street told not to publish, yet all is revealed on web | The Guardian

Fleet Street's refusal to publish pictures of a naked Prince Harry represents a remarkable moment of collective restraint with a royal who has already benefited from a different sort of press blackout. Four years ago, the media agreed not to report on his tour of duty to Afghanistan until Australian magazine New Idea broke the embargo, although it did not get much attention until it was picked up by the US-based Drudge report weeks later.

AFP: Lawrence murder pair lose appeal bid

Two men jailed earlier this year for the notorious racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence in 1993 have lost the first round of their bid to challenge their convictions.

Pensioners biggest winners from QE - Bank of England - Telegraph

Pensioners and older workers have gained the most from quantitative easing despite claims that they have been hardest hit by the policy, a Bank of England study has shown.

Microsoft revamps logo for 1st time in 25 years - Businessweek

Microsoft's corporate logo has a new look, setting the stage for a wave of products designed to cast the world's largest software maker in a new light.

Indo-European Languages Originated in Anatolia, Biologists Say - NYTimes.com

The result, they announced in Thursday’s issue of the journal Science, is that “we found decisive support for an Anatolian origin over a steppe origin.” Both the timing and the root of the tree of Indo-European languages “fit with an agricultural expansion from Anatolia beginning 8,000 to 9,500 years ago,” they report.








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