LONDON — Britain’s second-largest steelmaker SSI UK said on Monday it will mothball its Redcar iron and steelmaking plant in northeast England and will reduce its workforce by about 1,700 employees. Read more here: Bangkok Post – Business News
English is such a wonderfully complex language. When you go shopping in England, you might hear the phrase “Are you being served?” as an enquiry as to whether or not a shop assistant is attending to your interest in buying something. The response might be “Yes, I am being served,[…]
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HARTFORD, Connecticut (AP) — A U.S. brewery says it will no longer use the name and likeness of Mohandas Gandhi on one of its beers following complaints that the marketing was offensive. New England Brewing Co.’s India pale ale is called Gandhi-Bot. It has a label with a cartoon image[…]
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Every November the fifth, we begin to see plenty of pictures of a man with a flowing beard and a somewhat pointed hat, and the name Guy Fawkes everywhere in the UK and some of Australia. We recall what happened in England on that day in England—what is called the Gunpowder Plot—in 1605. For a[…]