Director, Edelman. Ex-business & technology editor, BBC News interactive. Occasional geek. First computer: Atari ST 1040.
bbc.co.uk — About 20 of the UK's leading scientists and meteorologists are due to meet at the Met Office to discuss Britain's "unusual" weather patterns. They will try to identify the factors that caused the chilly winter of 2010-11 and the long, wet summer of 2012.
spiegel.de — Solaranlage in Las Vegas: Siemens wickelt Sparte ab cte/Reuters Aus Datenschutzgründen wird Ihre IP-Adresse nur dann gespeichert, wenn Sie angemeldeter und eingeloggter Facebook-Nutzer sind. Wenn Sie mehr zum Thema Datenschutz wissen wollen, klicken Sie auf das i. Auf anderen Social Networks teilen Siemens zählt zu den weltweit größten Industriekonzernen.
bbc.co.uk — Ever fancied organising a concert by your favourite band or singer? The Rolling Stones apparently charge $8m (£5m) to do a one-off performance, while Sir Elton John is said to require $4m. Kylie Minogue - who once sang at the wedding of the daughter of Indian steel billionaire Lakshmi Mittal - is reported to be a more affordable $2m.
bbc.co.uk — The biggest aerospace event of the year takes off in Paris this week with the two sectors that make up the industry in different moods. On the civil side, aircraft manufacturers are buoyant, with new products to display and a record backlog of orders. In contrast, the military sector is less confident.
youtube.com — How a standard day in the life of Radio Four sounds to me sometimes... Don't get me wrong. I still like it. And I still listen... I also ended it where it ends, simply because, to the best of my knowledge, Radio Four has never, in its entire history, been listened to past 8pm.
nytimes.com — The song "Happy Birthday to You" is widely credited for being the most performed song in the world. But one of its latest venues may be the federal courthouse in Manhattan, where the only parties may be the litigants to a new legal battle.
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