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A quoi pensent les Américain(e)s quand ils/ elles applaudissent Trump?

Donald Trump’s Misogyny, Out of the Mouths of Ordinary Women The Ad Campaign ( = une campagne publicitaire) By NICK CORASANITI MARCH 14, 2016 The Ad Campaign: Quotes Video by Our Principles PAC Our...

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Un mur contre les migrants

A wall apart: divided families meet at a single, tiny spot on the US-Mexico border In an election darkened by Cruz and Trump’s divisive rhetoric, the scene at a brief stretch of border fence known as...

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Les paradis fiscaux expliqués simplement!

How to explain offshore banking (and when it is naughty) to a five year old One Reddit user found a brilliant way using piggy banks, wardrobes and an angry mum to explain the Panama Papers, and when it...

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Libraire à vélo en Afghanistan

The cyclist bringing books to isolated Afghan children In war-ravaged Afghanistan, children have little access to literature, even in big cities. So for children living in remote areas that are hard to...

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Faut-il colorer nos cheveux?

Fade to grey: why women should stop dyeing their hair Silver hair has become fashionable for everyone – except women who have it naturally. So why do so many of us keep hitting the bottle? To fade =...

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Un tee-shirt qui provoque des réactions

Batgirl 'housework': Target removes 'sexist' T-shirt and apologises Après une longue absence (work, work and work...) me voici de retour!!! Target will remove a children’s T-shirt that suggests the...

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Une enfant d'Alep et la guerre

'I need peace': seven-year-old Bana tweets her life in besieged Aleppo At one point Bana al-Abed live-tweets the destruction of a building close to hers, and efforts to rescue civilians trapped in the...

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Donne réserve pour animaux blessés en Australie!

Wildlife sanctuary free to good owner – as long as you care for the animals Harry Kunz casts nationwide net after a fruitless five-year search for a successor at Eagles Nest wildlife hospital Wildlife...

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A Tallinn les moyens de transport sont gratuits pour les habitants!

The Tallinn experiment: what happens when a city makes public transport free? Since Estonia’s capital started providing free public transport for residents in 2013, it claims to have turned a €20m a...

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Ces enfants réfugiés qui veulent une vie meilleure

'When I fled to the UK, no one believed I was 13. Ten years on, nothing's changed' Gulwali Passarlay had to convince officials that he was still only a child when he arrived in the UK; now he sees...

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Comment un bébé-pie blessé sauve une famille australienne!!!

How a scruffy magpie saved a family Penguin Bloom is the story of an Australian family who rescued a ‘a tiny, scruffy, injured’ magpie chick they called « Penguin ». In caring for the newest member of...

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Bon anniversaire EMMA 117 ans!!!

World's oldest person: last living human born in 1800s prepares to turn 117 Italian Emma Morano, whose life spans three centuries, says her secret to longevity is not eating much ‘because I have no...

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Questionnaire à l'attention des apprenants francophones

Vous apprenez l'anglais ou vous entretenez votre niveau d'anglais alors aidez moi à ciblez les besoins des apprenants en répondant à ce questionnaire sur google form! Merci d'avance pour votre...

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Pourquoi Airbnb m'a facturé £1,500 pour une porte vitrée brisée

Why did Airbnb charge me £1,500 for a shattered glass door? A host claimed I was responsible for the damage, but it had nothing to do with me. To charge someone = facturer à quelqu’un Shattered glass =...

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L'ouragan Florence s'apprête à entrer sur le sol américain

Hurricane Florence: more than 1m ordered to evacuate in South Carolina and Virginia More than a million people living along the coastlines of South Carolina and Virginia have been ordered to evacuate...

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Le président français se positionne sur la guerre d'Algérie

Emmanuel Macron should be lauded for confronting France’s last great taboo The admission by Emmanuel Macron, in a suburb of Paris , that a young Frenchman called Maurice Audin was tortured and killed...

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Des implants de moelle épinière pour aider les personnes paralysées à remarcher

Revolutionary spinal cord implant helps paralysed patients walk again A small group of paraplegic patients have once again been able to take steps after researchers implanted a device to electrically...

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Un OVNI a été observé par des pilotes de ligne au-dessus de l'Irlande

Irish authorities investigate UFO sightings by commercial pilots BA and Virgin pilots report seeing bright lights that disappeared at high speed The Irish Aviation Authority is investigating after an...

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Mary Quant à créé la mini-jupe dans les années 60

There was nothing before Mary : V&A announces major Mary Quant retrospective V&A = Victoria and Albert museum in South Kensington, London On Thursday, the V&A staged a “Quant revival”...

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L'égalité hommes femmes est l'affaire de tous!

Gender equality is your issue too By Emma Watson Saturday, September 20, 2014 Gender equality = égalité des sexes An issue = un problème pour lequel on se sent concerné Today we are launching a...

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