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Cheryl Tweedy – We Just Love your Geordie Accent

June 7, 2012

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BBC News – Cheryl: ‘I’m happy if people think I’m miming’. Some listening practice for my clients.  Just click on the video and listen to the interview! I obviously didn’t put this here for the music but she is from my barrio! 😉 Advertisements

Tribute to Ray Bradbury

June 7, 2012

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BBC News. President Barack Obama has led the tributes to science-fiction author Ray Bradbury, who died on Tuesday aged 91. The US President said: “His gift for storytelling reshaped our culture and expanded our world. “But Ray also understood that our imaginations could be used as a tool for better understanding, a vehicle for change.” […]

Spain: Resisting a bailout

June 6, 2012

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BBC News – Spain: Resisting a bailout. They are playing defence in Madrid. And the moves are familiar. They have been played before in Ireland, Portugal and Greece. The denials become ever more insistent that a bail-out is not needed. “The men in black will not be coming to Spain,” said a senior minister yesterday.

Spain’s Indignados protest here to stay

May 16, 2012

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BBC News – Spain’s Indignados protest here to stay. Spain’s grassroots protest movement called Los Indignados – “the indignant ones” – is a year old.

BBC News – Driverless cars and how they would change motoring

May 10, 2012

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BBC News – Driverless cars and how they would change motoring.

BBC News – Wild Things author Maurice Sendak dies at 83

May 9, 2012

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BBC News – Wild Things author Maurice Sendak dies at 83.