Copenhagen diary (11/12/09)
Friday 11 December 2009
* George Soros, the Hungarian-American billionaire investor, wowed the conference yesterday with his bold proposals to provide up to $150bn to enable poor countries to use clean technology. All that is lacking, he said, is the "political will" to make it happen. Perhaps someone could suggest that Mr Soros lead the way himself? Come on George, it's for a good cause...
* For those in Copenhagen trying to avert global warming there will at least be one (very small) consolation if they fail: it might put a long-term spanner in the works of ITV's latest celebrity wheeze. The channel is planning to produce a cold weather version of I'm a Celebrity, called 71 Degrees North in which two groups of Z-list stars trek 2,000 miles to the edge of the Arctic Circle.
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- 2 Venezuela Expo Tattoo 2015: Extreme body art from 'Vampire Woman' to 109mm earlobes
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Rashida Jones speaks out against male-centric porn saying 'women should have sex and feel good about it'
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