BECAUSE READING IS THE BEST WAY TO EXPAND YOUR VOCABULARY
Life and death in Syria (chilling – but timely)
Why Uzbekistan matters
Charlie Hebdo Italy earthquake cartoon sparks anger
What does Alternative for Germany (AfD) want?
Inside a ‘neo-Nazi village’
Step-by-step: how to handle an Islamophobic bully
Burkini: Corsica court upholds local ban
Calais Jungle protest causes huge disruption
Corsica parents ‘block women in headscarves’
UK, USA & Canada
Brexit Britain: What has actually happened so far?
G20: Is Theresa May changing the language of Brexit?
Obama backs NFL player Colin Kaepernick’s right to snub anthem
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
Oil price jumps on Russian and Saudi agreement
Vitamin D ‘significantly reduces severe asthma attacks’
Why paper cuts hurt so much
Rio Paralympics 2016: Classification is ‘bedrock’ of sport says BPA chief
Tobacco: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (humourous & shocking – the totally shameless behaviour of tobacco corporations)
Running out of puff (the possible, near-future demise of the tobacco industry)
SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT
Holidaying Finns warned about using phones abroad
Why is Samsung recalling its new phone?
Why do lithium batteries explode?
The 10 most beautiful bikes of 2016
CULTURE (including LANGUAGE)
Twelve films set to make a splash at Toronto
In pictures: The Prisoner at 50
10 TV shows to watch in September
Asteroid named after Freddie Mercury to mark 70th birthday
The Great Fire of London: interactive map & Samuel Pepys’ diary entries
What happened to Mother Teresa’s sceptics?
Why a Bollywood film has been accused of distorting history
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Obama, Duterte and other notorious political insults
The harsh lessons of your twenties
Kenyan MP pushes for law to recognise intersex people
Question types (for telephone lessons)
On the title of the article: What does it mean? Do you agree with it?
On the subject of the article: What do you know about (the subject – names mentioned in the article)
Factual questions from the article; e.g. Which is Europe’s most popular airline?