(As of first January 2014 the police in France will have to use the formal "vous" when addressing members of the public.
I'm not sure you can legislate etiquette during an arrest. What do you think +Xeb eke / +Elinor Minotaur ?)
The = sign was invented by 16th Century Welsh mathematician Robert Recorde, who was fed up with writing "is equal to" in his equa...
I have received complaints regarding parents swearing when bringing children to and from school.
Swearing is not permitted on school grounds and I ask all parents to think about the language you use when on school grounds. Thank you for your consideration with this matter.
If you want to get ahead in business and don't speak the Queen's English, it is better to sound as if you are from America, Europe, India or indeed Scotland than from any English region.)
Khalid Aziz, The Aziz Corporation
Thanks to Oana for sharing this video with us.
Today is Saint Nicholas Day, but unlike Christmas, it's not something we celebrate much in the UK.
The video is full of interesting facts of the origin of St Nicholas, who is the forerunner of Santa Claus. If there's a part you don't understand, post a question here, with the time it appears in the video, and we'll see if we can help you out.