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Canada officially apologises: BBC News Review

More here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/newsreview/unit-1/session-31 In 1864, five First Nation chiefs were tried and hanged over the killing of 14 white settlers. Now the Canadian prime minister has apologised to the indigenous Tshilhqot’in people. Neil and Dan bring you the language you need to talk about this story. Key words and phrases exonerates officially states someone is not guilty unjustly unfairly overdue ...

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2018 in review: Best laptops from Apple, HP and more

Laptops from Hewlett-Packard, Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Lenovo led the pack in 2018. Fox News has compiled a list of some of the best ones offered. HP Spectre x360 13t  Spectre is HP’s premium consumer laptop line. The Spectre x360 13t Touch sports an aluminum-clad chassis and comes with an infrared camera for facial recognition, a fingerprint sensor, and quad ...

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BBC News Review: Hong Kong riots

Why has an operation to remove food stalls in Hong Kong turned into a riot? Watch and listen to Neil and Catherine discussing this story. Learn the words and phrases you need to talk about the news. [Cover image: GETTY IMAGES] Test your understanding here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/upper-intermediate/unit-10/session-2 source

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Trump apologises to Kavanaugh: BBC News Review

The story President Trump has apologised on behalf of the American people to the newly appointed US Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh for what he called the campaign of political and personal destruction that the judge had had to endure. Vocabulary on behalf of as a representative for; instead of • I did the wedding speech on behalf of my ...

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Stopping the cyber-criminals: BBC News Review

The story The British authority tackling cybercrime is giving details of the extent to which the country is facing constant threats. The National Cybersecurity centre says it’s confronting more than ten cyberattacks in the UK every week. Key words and phrases code a system or collection of rules or guidelines • There is a dress code in this office. You ...

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Peterloo film review: Visceral moments are lost in a ‘plodding and forgettable’ movie | Films | Entertainment

Peterloo

The Peterloo Massacre is a defining moment in British history and one which shaped irrevocably the future of the working class, print journalism, and government. But Mike Leigh’s Peterloo movie falls short of the reverence the Peterloo massacre deserves. Peterloo has the extraordinarily long runtime of two hours and 34 minutes. Each minute can be felt passing, and painstakingly so. ...

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Trump says ‘no’ to migrants: BBC News Review

The story The Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador has urged the authorities in southern Mexico to protect the thousands of migrants making their way towards the United States. He was speaking in the southern state of Chiapas, where the migrant caravan has reached the city of Tapachula. President Trump has said migrants will be turned away if they reach ...

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