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  1. elder woman reading newspaper

    Commentary: When did English become a second language and jargon our first?

    Forget about our analysis being read or our proposal approved if readers have to plow through a morass of jargon and gobbledygook, says former ...
  2. Two young women talking.

    Commentary: What’s wrong with the Singaporean accent?

    It is time to own the English language and be proud of what we have made of it. What we need to change is not our Singaporean accent, but our ...
  3. Rugby Union - Rugby Championship - New Zealand vs South Africa

    Boks release duo to English clubs ahead of Australia showdown

    South Africa will be without fullback Willie le Roux and loose-forward Francois Louw for the Rugby Championship clash against Australia in Port ...
  4. confused woman with binoculars

    Commentary: Dear public service, what do you mean by this jargon?

    When public servants use phrases like “we must be future-ready” or words like “opine” and “enthuse”, one member of the Speak Good English Movement ...
  5. Police vehicle light

    Five men charged over acid attack on three-year-old British boy

  6. FILE PHOTO: A Barclays sign outside a branch of the bank in London

    UK's fraud office to reinstate criminal case against Barclays

    Britain's Serious Fraud Office said on Tuesday it was seeking to reinstate criminal charges it brought against Barclays over its 2008 capital ...
  7. Myanmar english classroom

    Commentary: How hard is it to learn English?

    Languages can be complex, but how hard it is to learn them really depends on your starting point, says one observer at the Financial Times.
  8. FILE PHOTO -  Christine Graeff, Director general communications of the ECB (BCE) speaks with Europe

    Monsieur Non - French EU envoy walks out in English row

    France's ambassador has walked out of talks with fellow EU envoys over a lack of French translation, in a new demonstration of Paris pushing to ...
  9. People pass in front of a Volkswagen logo at Shanghai Auto Show during its media day, in Shanghai

    London court set to give go-ahead to 'dieselgate' group driver lawsuit

    A London court has indicated that it will give the green light to a group lawsuit by around 60,000 English car owners against Volkswagen, Europe's ...
  10. Pep Guardiola

    Football: Five things we learned from the Premier League

    Chelsea's title defence looks all but over after a miserable loss at West Ham United, while Wayne Rooney's first Merseyside derby goal earned ...