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2014-07-23 16:21:00

RED BAY, NL, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Residents of Red Bay, Labrador and the surrounding Labrador Straits region watched on today during a formal ceremony as three UNESCO plaques - one in English,

2012-05-29 10:04:27

“What people are afraid of is dying badly rather than actually dying”.

2012-04-13 12:01:21

Today, the potato is firmly established in our diet, but in actual fact it has only been with us for little more than two centuries, and at first it was not even appreciated as a foodstuff.

2012-03-13 10:42:43

What is it that turns an ordinary student into an Erasmus student?

2011-12-27 08:44:39

The recent discovery of a pendant at the Irikaitz archaeological site in Zestoa (in the Basque province of Gipuzkoa) has given rise to intense debate: it may be as old as 25,000 years, which would make it the oldest found to date at open-air excavations throughout the whole of the Iberian Peninsula.

2011-09-28 12:53:15

There are no journalists specialized in immigration, neither is there any specific training to this end, nor any thought given to how the media influence public opinion in this matter.

2011-09-02 11:53:01

It is not easy for those school pupils who, besides being adolescents, are immigrants.

2011-08-25 12:11:13

Waste is a term that has taken on new significance – a paradigm of the evolution that has taken place in this matter.

2011-08-11 13:45:13

Far from the industrial nature that has marked it, but not managing to reach the desired goal of what we call the knowledge society, the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country (CAV-EAE) still has some way to go in order to overcome the socio-economic transition that started when it was accepted that industrial decline was irreversible - in the mid-nineties.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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