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1. Iran protests: Schoolgirls heckle paramilitary speaker
- A new video posted online appears to show schoolgirls heckling a member of Iran's feared paramilitary Basij force, after anti-government protests weeping the country spread to the classroom.
- The teenagers wave their headscarves in the air and shout "get lost, Basij" at the man, who was asked to address them.
- Basij has helped security forces crack down on the protests sparked by the death in custody of a young woman.
Creds: BBC

2. 3 scientists win Nobel for chemistry 'Lego'
- The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has gone to 3 scientists for their work on linking molecules together, known as "click" chemistry.
- Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal, and Barry Sharpless's work allows molecules to link together, like Lego pieces; It is used in developing cancer treatments and directly targeting tumor cells.
- The work transformed how chemistry can be done, making it simpler and more effective.
Creds: BBC

3. Shaquille O'Neal: First NBA pre-season games in UAE a 'historic moment'
- NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal says the first ever pre-season games being played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is an important and historical moment for the sport.
- Shaw now travels the world as a global ambassador for the NBA.
- The move to stage games in the UAE is the latest attempt by the league to expand its brand and global reach.
Creds: BBC


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