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Confirmed: Creative Commons to come to YouTube, Notebook

Confirmed: Creative Commons to come to YouTube

YouTube users are to be allowed to edit and use content uploaded by others for the first time after the site confirmed it was to introduce the popular Creative Commons license globally.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 4:56 pm

Taking on centuries of tradition with the West Africa harp, Notebook

Taking on centuries of tradition with the West Africa harp

The kora, a 21-stringed harp, is one of West Africa’s – and Mali’s especially – finest cultural exports. The instrument is at the heart of the region’s tradition of hereditary court musicians or praise singers, known as griots, whose knowledge has been passed down through dozens of generations by word of mouth. The history of [...]

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 3:10 pm

MovieWatch: The new releases this week, Film

MovieWatch: The new releases this week

Get comfortable because we’re about to take you on an Exclusive tour of the biggest movies hitting up your multiplex this week with the MovieWatch

By | Film | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 1:20 pm

Third anniversary of Restless Beings charity, Notebook

Third anniversary of Restless Beings charity

The disillusionment of a school teacher, Rahima Begum and a researcher, Mabrur Ahmed, saw the creation of a grassroots human rights charity called Restless Beings.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 12:00 pm

Foreign Office warns Brits who prefer tea to travel insurance, Notebook

Foreign Office warns Brits who prefer tea to travel insurance

Packing to go on holiday is always a bit of a trial. In my case, cramming the right number of pants, sandals, sun cream and trashy novels into a bag small enough to fit into the EasyJet hand luggage lockers can take anything from an hour to an afternoon. This invariably ends with my sprawling on the bed in defeat, only later remembering my trusty solution of wearing layers of everything I couldn’t fit in on the journey there.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 11:49 am

Caught & social: Factor in Kelly, Olly, Tulisa and Gary, Notebook

Caught & social: Factor in Kelly, Olly, Tulisa and Gary

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 11:22 am

Today from i: When art goes bad, Notebook

Today from i: When art goes bad

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 11:10 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 11:07 am

Online House Hunter: Property’s north face, Property

Online House Hunter: Property’s north face

Grim up north? Certainly not says our Online House Hunter who explores the growing north-south divide in the property market.

By | Property | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 11:04 am

Reagan: too left wing for today’s Republicans, Chunomics

Reagan: too left wing for today’s Republicans

They were doing a roaring trade at the Ronald Reagan Library this holiday weekend, with crowds so big that the car-park overflowed and visitors were forced to undergo the most un-American ordeal of parking up to a mile from the gate and walking up a steep hill to the ticket office.
Like all modern Presidents, The Gipper preserved his personal memorabilia [...]

By | Chunomics, The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 6:41 am

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