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A new concept in old people's homes in France. The idea is simple, but revolutionary: combining a residential home for the elderly with a crèche/nursery school in the same building.
The pound sterling is the oldest currency in the world that is still in use. What do you know about the money used in the UK?
This is a story about how I stopped watching TV and began reading again for pleasure, after ten years in which I hardly turned a page. Now, I just like books. I'm reading about six simultaneously.
After firing the sales director, Phillip and Marcia discuss some job applications and the interview format.
Roads are dangerous places for people on foot. Watch this video to find out how to stay safe when crossing roads in the UK.
"O you shaggy-headed banyan tree standing on the bank of the pond, have you forgotten the little child, like the birds that have nested in your branches and left you?"
Afel was twelve years old when he saw them. “What are those?” he asked his uncle excitedly. “Skis,” replied his uncle, “And those people are called skiers.” Afel was in love. He wanted to be a skier.
I have rummaged round shops all over Europe and garage sales in America. I have hung about in Arab souks and Indian bazaars, but I have never seen anything quite like my grandmother’s elephant.
So what is the United Kingdom?
To give it its full title it’s ‘The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’. You might hear it referred to as Britain, Great Britain or more often, simply as ‘The UK’.
In the square outside the British Library in London is a sculpture of Sir Isaac Newton. Maybe they chose it for the spot because it shows a great scientist at work.
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