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How young translators are helping knit European culture together

How young translators are helping knit European culture together

Europeís babel-like patchwork of languages has, on the face of it, made communication and understanding a constant issue. To deal with it the EU has spawned a translation industry, sewing in the stitches of understanding that keep the 28 members together.

Visionary developer breathes new life into historic English manor house

Visionary developer breathes new life into historic English manor house

ˇWith so much focus on the prime London residential market, itís sometimes easy to forget that developers in the regions are busy creating homes that have a special appeal to those who want to experience life away from the hectic pace of the capital.

Move over Wayne, new Batman coming!

Move over Wayne, new Batman coming!

Step aside, Bruce Wayne: Thereís going to be a new Batman fighting crime in Gotham City for DC Comics, and instead of a cape, heíll wear a manga-style suit of armor.

Increased air conditioner use will add to global warming

Increased air conditioner use will add to global warming

Global warming will increase sales of air conditioners, which in turn will increase climate change, according to a forthcoming study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Six writers boycott gala in protest of Charlie Hebdo

Six writers boycott gala in protest of Charlie Hebdo

Six authors withdrew from a literary organization's gala to honor French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the New York Times reported Monday.

Angelina Jolie urges world powers to help Syrian refugees

Angelina Jolie urges world powers to help Syrian refugees

Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees. Jolie brief the council as special envoy for the UN on refugee issues.

Cannes Film Festival 2015 : official selection unveiled

Cannes Film Festival 2015 : official selection unveiled

The official selection for the 68th Cannes Film Festival, which will run from May 13 to 24, was unveiled on Thursday in Paris.

Ben Affleck tried to hide slave-owning ancestry E-mail

Ben Affleck tried to hide slave-owning ancestry E-mail

Hollywood megastar Ben Affleck, also known for his support of liberal causes, asked documentary makers to censor their discovery that one of his ancestors owned slaves, according to a leaked e-mail.

Early Britons ate remains of each other

Early Britons ate remains of each other

New evidence has shown that early Britons engaged in cannibalism, eating each otherís remains and using the skulls as cups.

WikiLeaks publishes hacked Sony emails, documents

WikiLeaks publishes hacked Sony emails, documents

WikiLeaks on Thursday published more than 30,000 documents and 170,000 emails leaked from a cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment last November.