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Mi Vida Loca - BBC Supplement to Language Learning

Saw this yesterday on placement 2 and I feel that it would be very useful as a reinforcement for vocabulary learnt in the classroom. There is a lot of target language and examples of when to use certain phrases. 110 more words

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Arrest over Taiwan quake collapse

The developer of a building which collapsed in Taiwan’s earthquake on Saturday has been arrested, local media report.

from BBC News – World http://bbc.in/1Sd8BMO

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Several hurt as trains collide in Germany

Two passenger trains collide in the German state of Bavaria, with reports saying several people have been seriously injured.

from BBC News – World http://bbc.in/1Q4J81E

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Tokyo shares follow Europe and US falls

Tokyo shares fall sharply on Tuesday, led by the banks, following the trends set in Europe and the US.

from BBC News – World http://bbc.in/1on7Moa

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BBC Four and News Channel facing axe as BBC eyes cuts of £550m

(Alastair Grant/AP)

Lord Hall, the director-general of the BBC, yesterday unveiled plans to cut £150 million from the BBC’s budget, including paring back spending on sports rights and back office staff. 46 more words

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VIDEO: ‘Fracking rumours cost us £50,000’

Rowland and Marie Taylor say they lost £50,000 after the possibility of fracking in Lancashire devalued their home.

from BBC News – UK http://bbc.in/1nUs0oT

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