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  • California is in Flames, Santa Ana Winds to Blame
    California is in Flames, Santa Ana Winds to Blame
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    The governor declared a statewide emergency as tens of thousands of acres burned and more than 180,000 people in Northern California were evacuated with many more evacuations and destruction of property expected

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  • Guess what? Brexit is still undecided…
    Guess what? Brexit is still undecided…
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    In case you thought we had heard the last of Brexit, I’m sorry to bring bad news. The original deadline, 31 October (which was already an extension requested by Theresa May to the March deadline), appears to be headed for another extension.

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  • Impeachment: what it is and is not… / B2-C1
    Impeachment: what it is and is not… / B2-C1
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    President of the United States (POTUS) Donald Trump is the subject of an impeachment inquiry. Many people think that the word ‘impeach’ means ‘to remove from office’, as you can see in the photos of protesters with signs. This is not correct. It can lead to removal from office, but the impeachment in itself is not the reason.

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  • A guide to British Politics
    A guide to British Politics
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    There are many major political parties in the UK. The words ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ correspond with the French political system. Here are the seven largest parties and the ‘Brexit Party’ which is not officially recognised, as it was formed solely in reaction to Brexit.

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  • Boris Johnson’s first 24 hours
    Boris Johnson’s first 24 hours
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    Boris Johnson spent his first 24 hours as the new British Tory* Prime Minister trying to convince Parliament and the European Union (EU) to renegotiate the Brexit deal. The EU has repeatedly refused. Now, the October 31 deadline is less than 100 days away and Johnson’s vow to leave seems to be on a three-part collision course between his ideas, the bloc* and Parliament.

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