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#BBCtrending: 'Share This Instead' Say Twitter Users Rejecting Graphic Images of James Foley
Offbeat  (tags: social media, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, US journalist )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Images and videos of James Foley's killing have been circulating on social media, distressing many who see them. A range of voices have emerged calling for positive images and memories to be shared instead.
The Fraught World of UK Surrogacy
Offbeat  (tags: Babies, surrogates, women, regulation, UK )

Ray
- 20 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
In the UK you cannot pay for a woman to have your baby, regulation is loose and arrangements depend entirely on trust. Demand for surrogates far outstrips supply.
Gibraltar Banishes Troublesome Monkeys
Offbeat  (tags: Monkeys, Animals, Gibraltar )

Ray
- 7 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The Barbary macaques are perhaps some of Gibraltar's most famous residents.However, Gibraltar is planning to banish some of the monkeys, who they say in some cases have been behaving aggressively.
Pictures of the Day: 22 August 2014
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 22 August 2014 )

Giana
- 3 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Great photos, except the one with the bull fight! Sickening!
What Goes Through a Policeman's Head Before He Shoots
Offbeat  (tags: Police, shooting, Ferguson, Missouri, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Police shootings have made headlines in the US this summer. But what really happens before an officer fires his gun?
Number of Same-Sex Weddings Revealed for the First Time
Offbeat  (tags: Marriage, Same-Sex Marriage, UK )

Ray
- 19 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Just over 1,400 same-sex marriages took place in the first three months of the new law, official figures have revealed. Of these, 56% were female couples and 44% were male.
Japan in Depth / Hiroshima Lags on 'Caution Zones'
Offbeat  (tags: safety, protection, environment, government, natural disasters, landslide, property values, caution )

Naoko
- 1 hour ago - the-japan-news.com
Fears of falling property values, combined with a lack of funds, have delayed local governments' designation of certain areas as vulnerable to natural disasters.
   

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