Spanish Politician plays Candy Crush at work

A Spanish politician has been caught on camera playing Candy Crush on her tablet computer while the President was giving an important speech. Celia Villalobos is the Vice-President of the Congress of Deputies- an important job that is similar to that of Deputy Speaker...

Argentine President insults the Chinese on Twitter

Christina Fernandez de Kirchner, the president of Argentina, has made fun of the Chinese on Twitter. In her tweet she laughs at how the Chinese struggle to pronounce the letter ‘r’. She said that the Chinese can’t pronounce words such as...

Greek election results: good or bad news for Europe?

Vocabulary: general election (n), coalition (n), right/left-wing (adj), debt (n), to write off (v), compromise (v+n). The general election held in Greece yesterday was won by Syriza. Syriza is an acronym which stands for “Radical Coalition of the Left”....