The French don’t like speaking in foreign languages, but the host of a popular comedy show remembered his English lessons and pulled no punches in the telling US President Donald Trump that he wasn’t welcome in Paris. The ‘Quotidien’ (Daily) program aired on TMC channel ahead of Trump’s arrival to France for the Saturday’s 100th […]
Leeds made only £7million in television income in 2017 when they pull in more viewers than many Premier League clubs who receive a minimum £100m-a-year and media mogul Radrizzani insists is demanding change. And 10 years after the rebellion that almost brought down Premier League overlord Richard Scudamore, the Elland Road chief is preparing fresh […]
According to ScreenDaily, the movie has opened with £8 million – of which £5.6 million was the Friday-Sunday weekend period, and the rest was previews on Wednesday and Thursday. The Tom Hardy-fronted movie, based on a popular Marvel Comics favourite, had received cold reviews from critics, winning only a 31% score on Rotten Tomatoes. But […]
Jenna Coleman is a famous English actress who has appeared in multiple top-rated TV shows including Doctor Who and Victoria – but how much do you know about the 32-year-old? Jenna was born on April 27, 1986, and grew up in Blackpool. She attended theatre company Yer Space while she was at school. Her first […]
A POLISH woman was trained as a midwife by the NHS but never delivered a single baby – after bosses realised she could barely understand English. Barbara Fall, 35, has now been suspended to protect mothers and babies from a “real risk of harm” in what has been branded a “colossal waste of taxpayers’ money”.
It was Louise Bennett’s first public performance. The 17-year-old recited one of her poems in patois, a radical act in mid-20th-century Jamaica, where a mastery of standard English was considered essential for social and economic advancement. For Bennett’s captivating performance that Christmas Day in 1936, Eric Coverley, 25, a well-known Jamaican actor and comedian, presented […]
ENGLISH patients are denied a heart drug prescribed in Wales and Scotland, writes Lucy Johnston. But Welsh patients have to be sent to England for the treatment because Wales does not have its own centres for the condition, pulmonary arterial hypertension.
The drug, which has transformed the lives of people with the fatal disease, has been on the market in Europe and the US for three years. The NHS ruled this month it will not fund Selexipag to treat the condition which raises blood pressure in the vessels between the heart and lungs. Dr John Wort […]
Today, Duolingo’s Hindi language course for English speakers officially launched on its website. The course is not yet available on iOS or Android apps, but it will be making its way to these devices in the future. The course has been in development for over a year; Kanan Gupta is the lead creator. Hindi is […]
Nurseries and childminders in the U.K. are struggling to pay their staff the minimum wage, citing funding problems resulting from government policies. Under an initiative rolled out last autumn, working parents in England with 3- and 4-year-olds are entitled to 30 hours of fully funded child care per week. But a recent survey conducted by […]