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Quebec moves to protect French language and restrict use of English

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Quebec’s government has successfully passed sweeping French language protections that critics warn will reshape all aspects of public life. Bill 96, which passed on Tuesday afternoon in the province’s national assembl...

The fight for the right to roam in the English countryside – podcast

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A campaign to widen access to the English countryside is gathering momentum. However, as Helena Horton reports from a mass trespass event in Devon, there is little sign the government is willing to budge ...

Jacki Weaver: ‘I can be a cow, but I had a very polite English mother who taught me to be kind’

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Father Stu sounds very intense. Did you meet the woman you’re playing in real life? And what was the overall preparation like for this role? TimDelaney I didn’t meet her as she had died. Usually, I do a lot of researc...

The Misfortune of the English review – a stinging exploration of boyhood and patriotism

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What started out as a bit of fun is beginning to turn ugly. The jokes are waning. The cold is starting to bite. It’s 1936 and 27 boys from a school in south London are on a walking tour of the Black Forest in Nazi Ger...

English councils pay £1m per child for places in private children’s homes

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Councils in England are paying more than £1m a year for a single place in privately run children’s homes, with operators citing the cost of living crisis as a reason for raising their prices, the Guardian has learned....

English cricket on back foot after ad watchdog bans junk food campaign

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A controversial multimillion pound tie-up between English cricket and the maker of Hula Hoops and Butterkist to sponsor family-friendly tournament the Hundred has backfired, after the advertising watchdog banned a pro...

Le Monde launches digital English language edition, partly translated by AI

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One of France’s leading newspapers, Le Monde, has launched its first English-language digital edition with articles translated in part by artificial intelligence. The paper said it would start releasing a large range ...

English Heritage brings to life Corbridge Roman town’s lost Edwardian navvies

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His name was Surtees Forster and he is pictured with his bucket directly in front of what was by any standards a sensational Roman discovery. That was in 1907. Nine years later he was dead, killed on the western front...

Zahawi’s English schools white paper leaves many in sector underwhelmed

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Nadhim Zahawi is a minister with a reputation for getting things done, thanks in large part to his involvement in the rollout of the Covid vaccine programme. But the education secretary’s long-awaited schools white pa...

UK to clamp down on libel ‘lawfare’ by the rich in English courts

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Ministers have set out plans to cap the costs of libel lawsuits and force claimants to prove “actual malice” in an attempt to deter legal action often used by Russian oligarchs to intimidate journalists and block publ...

BBC to resume English language reporting in Russia

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The BBC is to resume English language reporting in Russia after it had temporarily suspended its coverage to assess the implications of the country’s new media law. It paused the work of its news reporters and support...

Académie Française denounces rise of English words in public life

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The centuries-old language watchdog the Académie Française has warned that growing use of English by public and private bodies risks poor communication and could even undermine social cohesion. A report by six members...

‘I’m so excited!’: English enjoy lifting of overseas travel restrictions

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At London St Pancras, a ghost station for much of the past two years, the sun was shining through the glass roof and Elton John’s piano, sealed up for Covid, was ringing out again. Happily for Eurostar, the start of t...

Secret site of chequered skipper butterfly’s English revival revealed

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Nature lovers will be able to enjoy the high-speed flight of the chequered skipper butterfly in an English woodland for the first time in more than 45 years this summer. Such is the success of a four-year reintroducti...

Most English teachers want a more diverse syllabus, research finds

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Fifteen months after it was revealed that students could end up leaving school in England without studying a single piece of literature by a Black or minority ethnic author, research has found that teachers are still ...

Tin-eared county chairmen show why English cricket is in trouble

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“The other thing in the diversity bit is the football and rugby worlds become much more attractive to the Afro-Caribbean community. In terms of the south Asian community, we find that they do not want to commit the ti...

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