NEW: IELTS Writing Course
Category Archives: News: reading
George Osborne unveiled a £140 billion emergency scheme to try to avoid a second credit crunch caused by the ongoing chaos in the eurozone
The Bank of England is to offer money to high-street banks to kick-start mortgage and small business … Continue reading
Doctors and NHS managers will be banned by law from denying older patients treatment simply on the grounds of their age, ministers will announce.
Nurses and carers will also face a legal duty to consider the “well-being and dignity” of the … Continue reading
RC325: Euro 2012: Dutch threaten to walk off pitch over racist abuse after black players are targeted during training. (Telegraph)
The Polish city in which England are based for the finals of Euro 2012 was at the centre of a growing race row on Thursday with the Holland captain, Mark van Bommel, warning Uefa that he will lead his team … Continue reading
Reading (RC323): The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: On a night of colour and noise, the Queen’s resolve stands out. (Telegraph)
She has spent 60 years putting duty above all else, and tonight the Queen stoically pressed on with her Jubilee engagements despite the Duke of Edinburgh being taken to hospital just hours earlier. The Prince of Wales summed up the … Continue reading
On a most British of days – right down to the weather – more than a million people line the Thames to pay tribute to the Queen on her Diamond Jubilee. Has there ever been a more robust, a more … Continue reading
Visitors to the Olympic Games who do not have a Visa card should be prepared to bring cash when attending venues this summer.
Visa, one of London 2012’s official sponsors, has requested that the 27 existing cash machines located in Olympic … Continue reading
Spain is facing the gravest danger since the end of the Franco dictatorship as the country is frozen out of global capital markets and slides towards an epic showdown with Europe.
“We’re in a situation of total emergency, the worst crisis … Continue reading
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has admitted that television is “an area of intense interest for us” in comments that are likely to fuel speculation that the company plans to make TVs.
“We’re not a hobby kind of company, as you … Continue reading
William Hague issued an ultimatum to Russia last night to intervene in the Syrian crisis before it was too late, warning that the massacre of at least 108 people, including 32 young children in Houla, had taken the country to … Continue reading
Los Angeles has become the largest city in the United States to ban the use of plastic bags in supermarkets. The bags will be phased out at 7,500 shops over the next year in what environmentalists claimed as a major … Continue reading