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In this week’s edition: Air India flight breaks garden wall instead of sound barrier Parking spaces in large cities to be doubled in size, to accommodate cars designed by women Gibraltar becomes World Cup favourite after adopting “La Marseillaise”       Air India flight hits garden wall – no victims but plenty of lost […]

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Read All About It – A light-hearted look at news that is either fake, or futile     Theresa May Diagnosed With “Hooping Cough”   Having suffered an acute bout of cough, at last year’s Conservative Party Conference, Theresa May was seen to involuntarily dance her way to the podium, at this year’s conference, in […]

One “D” Or Two? – Bilingualism And “Le Brain”

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Bilingualism isn’t all fun, I’m afraid. There are certain words in English that I loathe, and there are certain words in French that I hate, when I’m forced to spell them. I still haven’t found a way of remembering that the French word “adresse” and English word “address” are spelt differently whilst, apparently, meaning the same thing. […]

The Dutch Cartoon Competition Was Wrong Because Geert Wilders Organised It

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The cancelled Dutch cartoon competition was not about Islam. It was all about Geert Wilders.   It was way too long since we heard from the flamboyant leader of the Dutch extreme-right-wing party PVV, Geert Wilders. Let’s face it, the Dutch parliamentary elections are a thing of the past, and the present coalition is doing very […]