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Oxford News

Recycling success.

Local Oxford residents are so enthusiastic about recycling that the Redbridge recycling centre next to the park-and-ride site off Abingdon Road is being forced to close on some occasions. The bins p...
Oxford News

Car park charges to increase.

Oxford city centres car parks are to increase charges for the first time in seven years. The 20 per cent increase which will be effective from August will affect five of the car parks run by the city...
Berlin News

German as a second language

The Eberhard Klein school in the down-market Kreuzberg district of Berlin has recently gained a certain degree of celebrity since the last four German pupils left it has become Germanys only state sc...
Paris News

Paris-Plage.

1,500 tonnes of sand have been poured onto nearly 4 km of the famous Parisian quayside to create Paris-Plage once again this summer. This year is dedicated to Brazil and for the occasion the quays hav...
Berlin News

A virtual walk along the wall.

There is little left of the famous wall that once separated East and West Berlin. Since its celebrated fall in 1989, most of it has been pulled down, souvenired or sold off, and visiting tourists have...
Dublin News

Top ten Irish films.

The Dubliner magazine, with the help of Jameson Whiskey distillers, has run a survey to discover the ten most popular Irish films of all time. Around 10,000 people were asked to cast their votes for t...
Dublin News

Dublins high cost of living.

A recent survey of the cost of living worldwide by Mercer Human Resources Consulting has rated Irelands capital city as the joint 13th most expensive in the world (the first being Tokyo). In Europe, o...
Paris News

A record Baccalaureat.

2005 was a bumper year for French students. Just over 80 per cent of students passed their final school examinations, the Baccalaurat. The results were published on 12 July confirming that 2005s figu...
Paris News

France tightens its frontiers.

The French Interior Minister, Nicolas Sarkozy, has announced that France is reinstating border controls as a response to the London bombings. He made the statement at a meeting in Brussels with his f...
London News

Bonuses at the BBC.

BBC bosses have upset many of their staff, thousands of whom are facing redundancy, by accepting huge bonuses of up to 25 peer cent of their salaries. Mark Thompson the BBC director-general turned d...
Paris News

France marks the passing of Claude Simon.

Winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1985 and a household name in France for over 60 years, Claude Simon, the novelist, has passed away at the age of 91. Simon was considered one of the great...
London News

The 2012 Olympics.

There was jubilation throughout the United Kingdom when it was announced that London had won its bid to host the 2012 Olympics. But then the bombs came and the celebrations for the Olympic victory was...
Madrid News

Madrid launches its Madridcard.

Theres now a new way to see the sights of Madrid. Tourists visiting Spains capital city would be well advised to think about the advantages of buying a Madridcard. This card, which can be bought onl...
Dublin News

Irish economy not all roses.

The Irish economy has for some years now been something of a fairy-tale. Since joining the European Union, the country has seen its economy go from strength to strength, and in fact Ireland has been d...
Rome News

The least pleasant part

When I first came to Rome I was excited because I was here years ago when I was a freshman in highschool and I’ve counted the days until I could study abroad here since. My family and I came for only...
Rome News

Mix of architecture

Getting the opportunity to experience the historic foundation of the Eternal City was one of the things I loved about my stay in Rome. Living in Rome for the past five months has given me the incredi...
Rome News

New types of foods

Studying abroad in Rome has been an amazing journey for me. Being born and raised in Miami, Florida I have always been used to the city life with the ambulance driving by every 5 minutes, having homel...
Rome News

Avoid the Road

Moving to Rome is a dream come true for most college students, the idea of living a fantasy life in accordance to the films we all saw growing up like “Eat, Pray, Love” or the “Lizzie McGuire movie,”...
Rome News

Three Reasons to Study Abroad in Rome

Experience, Experience, Experience: Three Reasons to Study Abroad in Rome As a writer, I believe there are few things that are more important than experience. In the words of Eleanor Roosevelt, “Th...
Rome News

Restaurant service is totally different

Studying for a semester in Rome, I have encountered a culture shock--noticing great differences. As a student who resides in Miami, I yearned for a kind of history that south Florida lacked. While Fl...
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