• A place for love in Cuba: BBC News Review

    A place for love in Cuba: BBC News Review0

    A place for love in Cuba Cuban lovers looking for some privacy can now rent rooms by the hour. So-called ‘love motels’ are opening again after 20 years. The story: Cuba has decided to reopen its state-run love motels, or “posadas” – which is a place lovers can go to rent a room hourly. Cuba

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  • BBC News Review: Bangladesh’s missing millions

    BBC News Review: Bangladesh’s missing millions0

    Hackers have stolen $100m from Bangladesh’s foreign currency reserves, causing the country’s government embarrassment. In this video, Neil and Rob talk about the story and bring you some useful related language which appears on news sites around the world. Learn more about this programme here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/upper-intermediate/unit-15/session-2 source

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  • BBC News Review: Hillary Clinton’s illness

    BBC News Review: Hillary Clinton’s illness0

    Hillary Clinton’s illness is making headlines around the world. Join Sian and Catherine in News Review to find out about this story and the language you need to understand it. You can find out more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/towards-advanced/unit-11/session-2 The story: The democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton has said in an interview that she didn’t disclose her

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  • Canada officially apologises: BBC News Review

    Canada officially apologises: BBC News Review0

    More here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/newsreview/unit-1/session-31 In 1864, five First Nation chiefs were tried and hanged over the killing of 14 white settlers. Now the Canadian prime minister has apologised to the indigenous Tshilhqot’in people. Neil and Dan bring you the language you need to talk about this story. Key words and phrases exonerates officially states someone is

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  • World’s oldest message in a bottle: BBC News Review

    World’s oldest message in a bottle: BBC News Review0

    The story What’s thought to be the world’s oldest message in a bottle has been found in Western Australia. The discovery was made by a woman walking on a beach north of Perth. But far from sending out an SOS, the note inside was part of a German scientific study carried out in 1886. Key

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  • BBC News Review: Hong Kong riots

    BBC News Review: Hong Kong riots0

    Why has an operation to remove food stalls in Hong Kong turned into a riot? Watch and listen to Neil and Catherine discussing this story. Learn the words and phrases you need to talk about the news. [Cover image: GETTY IMAGES] Test your understanding here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/upper-intermediate/unit-10/session-2 source

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