Brexit Britain: The more demented our neighbour looks, the saner Ireland appears

As Ireland is one of the most globalised economies in the world, we should pay more attention to global trends than we pay to local or regional ones. Granted, given what is happening in London, this week has been an epoch-changing one in terms of Anglo-Irish relations. No one can be reassured…

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Driverless: Who is in control?

12 June 2019 – October 2020 A free exhibition at the Science Museum For decades, autonomous vehicles have been heralded as a new technology that could change the way we live our lives. Driverless: Who is in control? opening today at the Science Museum will explore how close we are to living…

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The Steepest Street in the World – Ffordd Pen Llech in Harlech

In the ancient and beautiful North West Wales town of Harlech, sited on the Wales Coast Path and famed in legend and song, is a street named Ffordd Pen Llech*. Residents and visitors who drive down it or walk up it all comment on how steep it is. And so too does…

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Differences Between Languages

British vs American English Winston Churchill was once famously quoted as saying, "Great Britain and the United States are separated by a common language." In the early 19th Century, the great American lexicographer, Noah Webster, provided much of that separation. His idea was that a new country should have a new dictionary…

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