RSS Plus block which is maintained by Shaun Daubney and is a slightly more visually appealing News Feed block for Moodle, has been updated for Moodle 2.9
RSS Plus block is a replacement for the core RSS block as it represents the news feed with media content and images in a more appealing way.
You can download the latest version of the RSS Plus block from the Moodle plugins database from this link: https://moodle.org/plugins/view/block_rss_plus
If you are also using this block with the Aardvark theme, then you may find this block very much appealing. Let us know your views about this block in the comments below.