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John Lewis Christmas Ad – another Christmas tradition! One of the new Christmas traditions in the UK is the John Lewis advert which usually comes out in the middle of November. John Lewis is a famous department store in the UK and every year they bring...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014! I wish you all the best for this New Year 2014! London New Year's Eve Fireworks 2014 Time Square New York Ball Drop 2014 New Years Eve Celebrations The stunning Time Square Ball Drop from 2014. Celebrate the New Year with New York...

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Photos : from China to Indonesia, from Great Britain to Singapore, mark the upcoming Year of the Horse. In the Philippines Singapore- Revelers take photos of themselves during Chinese New Year celebrations ahead of the new year at Marina Bay, Jan. 29,...

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I really hope you all had a good summer holiday. As some of you may have noticed, I'm not at the Lycée Anna de Noailles anymore. I got a job offer at the beginning of the summer holiday which I accepted. I'm now working in a big private school in Casablanca,Morocco....

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My students are talented ... “If music has become my passion, it's because I realized that this insignificant thing, which nevertheless follows us throughout our lifetime, is more than some sound in the air. My work is based on research, not on the complexity...

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In Romania heavy snowfall has closed many national roads and several motorways. 80 km an hour winds resulted in flights being cancelled villages being left without electricity, and two fatalities in a road accident in the south of the country. Railway...

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Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, has announced plans for a new generation of environmentally friendly London taxis A traditional London taxi The final version of London’s black cab replacement has been unveiled by Japanese carmaker Nissan. To read an article...

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January 1st isn’t the only day of the year people celebrate the New Year. The Chinese New Year , also known as known as Spring Festival, will fall this year on January 31st, 2014. The event is celebrated on a different day each year since the Chinese...

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A whizz kid and an Australian entrepreneur teamed together to create the world's craziest Lego car. Built from 500,000 pieces, this Lego hot-rod is powered by four air-powered engines that have a combined total of 256 pistons. Life Size Lego Car Powered...

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The students from 5ème love this song. Hope you will like it as well. Enjoy ! "Happy" is a song performed by American singer and producer Pharrell Williams, from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack album. It also serves as the lead single from Williams' second...

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Brasov : Piata Sfatului A woman gets more than she bargained for when visiting her friend’s mother in Romania. A story by BBC Travel reader Sarah Papali’i. To watch the video: http://www.bbc.com/travel/video/animated-travel-shorts/20140218-a-stranger-in-brasov...

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Today is World Water Day 2014. You can read a lot of interesting information about it on the UN website: http://www.unwater.org/worldwaterday And also watch the following videos about it. Walks for Water and Sanitation 15 - 23 March, 2014 World Water...

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Happy Birthday to The Grande Dame de Paris March 31st, 2014 The Eiffel Tower, erected on March 31, 1889 for the Paris Exposition, celebrated its 125th birthday last Monday. The 1,062 foot "Iron Lady" was originally expected to stand for only 20 years,...

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Happy Earth Day! 22 April 2014 Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth...

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Photomontage made by Romain T., 4ème C Stromae is one of our favourite artists. I like him because of his personality and I adore his music. He is really different from all the other European singers. Some of his best songs are "Formidable" and "Tous...

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World Environment Day ('WED') is celebrated every year on June 5 to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth . It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Infographic: United...

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NELSON MANDELA 1918-2013 Speaking about his mortality, Nelson Mandela once said: "Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace." The 95-year-old statesman has died...

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NELSON MANDELA : 1918-2013 A great man has died, one of the greatest, in my view. Nelson Mandela died on Thursday, December 5th, 2013. Madiba, as he was called, died on Thursday 5th December. Nelson Mandela was South Africa’s first black president. He...

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AN ESSAY CONTEST ORGANIZED BY THE AMERICAN EMBASSY OF BUCHAREST HUMANS RIGHTS FOR ALL From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Stop Violence Against Women! "Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home - so close...

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Myths and heroes US nation pauses to remember M LK Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader. He is most...

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Places and forms of power One Stat to Destroy Your Faith in Humanity: The World’s 85 Richest People Own as Much as the 3.5 Billion Poorest. A video about it: World's 85 richest people own as much as bottom half of population, report says. (Los Angeles...

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Spaces and exchanges Top American graduates heading to India for employment Breaking tradition, top American graduates are heading to India to find jobs and opportunity. Many believe that having experience in India is an important addition to their resume...

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Places and forms of power The power of guns Three Dead in Shooting at Maryland Mall. Police Call the episode isolated. Saturday, January 25th, 2014 A man believed to have killed two people with a shotgun at a Maryland mall before shooting himself also...

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January, 26th, 2014 Why do Indians celebrate Republic Day on January 26? On January 26, 1950, the Constitution of India, drafted by Dr BR Ambedkar, came into force and replaced the Government of India Act, 1935, as the governing document of the country,...

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Today, all around the world, millions of people are celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year. It’s the Lunar New Year and the Chinese Year of the Horse. The horse is part of a 12-year-cycle of animals that make up the Chinese zodiac. These interact with...

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