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Beatles fans are in for a treat as the BBC reveals that lost footage of the group from the 1960s has been found in a bread bin in Wales.

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Rogue metal detectorists have been stealing artefacts from sections of the 1,900-year-old UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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CAN you believe it? Around 40 million unused gadgets are lying around in UK homes. The BBC reports on a survey by the Royal Society of Chemistry which shows that phones, laptops and digital cameras are among the items piled up. The online survey was completed by more than 2,000 people and revealed that half […]

English In use – ‘Tortal Recrawl’

A selection of headlines from stories in the news. They use English in a way that you might think is intended to confuse but it’s all perfectly clear to the native speaker. ‘Total Recall’ was the title of a hit 1990 sci-film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. The headline writers at The Sun cleverly converted to ‘Tortal […]

English In Use – ‘Pot Luck’

A selection of headlines from stories in the news. They use English in a way that you might think is intended to confuse but it’s all perfectly clear to the native speaker. Pot luck is a phrase used to describe something found by chance, so it was the perfect headline for a Daily Mail story […]