News Headlines - 09 April 2013

Operation True Blue: Baroness Thatcher's funeral plans - Telegraph

The committee, which had its first formal meeting yesterday, will convene every day between now and next Wednesday’s funeral. The “True Blue committee” brings together MI5, National Security Secretariat, the police, Buckingham Palace, the Church of England, the Parliamentary authorities, Government departments and representatives of Lady Thatcher’s estate.

Japan city mistakenly tweets North Korean missile launch - Telegraph

The city, south of Tokyo, prematurely fired its Tweet just before noon (0300 GMT), announcing "North Korea has launched a missile" with blank spaces to indicate the exact time. "We received a call from one of our followers who had noticed the mistake. We had the Tweet ready and waiting, but for an unknown reason it was dispatched erroneously," said a city official. The city retracted the Tweet about 20 minutes later and apologised to followers of @yokohama-saigai, the official said.

BBC News - Is China ready to abandon North Korea?

China's new President Xi Jinping appeared to be in sociable mood at the BOAO economic forum in the southern Chinese island of Hainan.

Quake hits near Iran's nuclear city Bushehr, 37 dead | Reuters

A powerful earthquake struck close to Iran's only nuclear power station on Tuesday, killing 37 people and injuring 850 as it destroyed homes and devastated two small villages, Iranian media reported.

Climate change will lead to bumpier flights, say scientists | guardian.co.uk

Climate change will lead to bumpier flights caused by increased mid-air turbulence, according to an analysis by scientists of the impact of global warming on weather systems over the next four decades.








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