Zoxed writes "IERS have just announced a Leap Second due at midnight, June 30th this year.
Are your systems ready ?"Link to Original Source
Zoxed writes "BBC News is reporting that volcanic ash from a recent eruption is grounding flights throughout the UK due to the risk of engine damage. The conditions could continue for several days, but it is not stated whether the cloud could extend further over Europe."Link to Original Source
Zoxed writes "The BBC reports that their iPlayer has just been released for Mac and Linux (download page). It is based on Abobe Air but unfortunatly the service is only available to UK IP address, so I can not test it out from my adopted homeland of Germany. Perhaps a UK based Slashdotter could review it ?"Link to Original Source