british-airways-inflight-video-thandie-newton-gillian-anderson-chiwetel-ejiofor-ian-mckellen-a7849361 There must be stardust in the air. A week after Air New Zealand launched its latest inflight safety video – which swiftly went viral, clocking up 16 million views on YouTube – British Airways has released its star-studded equivalent. The six-minute film runs through the safety instructions for BA flights, as well as introducing their Flying Start charity, which supports Comic Relief. The video – produced in conjunction with the charity – features the likes of Chiwetel Ejiofor, Gordon Ramsay and Gillian Anderson running through the safety demo. Jim Broadbent, meanwhile, demonstrates how to put his tray table up and down and Rowan Atkinson finishes off the film with some Mr Bean-style capers with the Flying Start donations envelope. Comedian Asim Chaudhry - better known as Chabuddy G, from hit BBC comedy People Just Do Nothing - comperes, in the guise of a director auditioning 10 celebrities for the video.
“Nous sommes à l’asile” : le portrait terrifiant de la Maison-Blanche par Bob Woodward Dans son livre Fear, le légendaire journaliste à l’origine des révélations du Watergate dépeint un président immature, incontrôlable, dont les collaborateurs atterrés recourent à toutes sortes de manœuvres pour éviter le pire. The Washington Post en a publié de larges extraits mercredi 5 septembre. John Dowd était convaincu que Donald Trump n’échapperait pas au parjure s’il s’entretenait avec le procureur spécial, Robert Mueller. Pour en fournir une démonstration concrète, l’ancien avocat personnel du président a organisé un entraînement le 27 janvier. Dans les appartements privés de la Maison-Blanche, John Dowd a bombardé Trump de questions sur l’enquête liée à l’ingérence russe. Le président, après avoir fourni une série de réponses hésitantes, contradictoires ou mensongères, a fini par perdre son calme. “Ce truc est un putain de canular !” Un portrait terrifiant Philip Rucker et Robert Costa Abonnez-vous à partir de 1€
Grounds - White House Museum President's Park The White House sits on an 18-acre plot of land that, together with the Ellipse to the south (52 acres total), is called "President's Park." The White House faces north (top) and sits opposite Lafayette Square Park, which honors the Marquis de Lafayette, hero of the American Revolution. Park Reservation Number One The grounds and exterior walls of the White House are designated Park Reservation Number One and maintained by the National Park Service. The grounds and garden crew consists of 13 regular staff. Click a color hotspot on the image for an in-depth view or continue your tour with the East Wing
Why do we binge-watch (and is it actually good for us)? - BBC Ideas 12 songs to practice the pronunciation of -ED endings - Luiz Otávio Barros As you know, the “-ed” endings of regular past tense verbs can be pronounced in three different ways: /t/, /d/ and /ɪd/, which is the one most students tend to overuse. Click here for an overview of the rules. Over the years, I have found that /t/ and /d/ are easier to notice and to produce if the verb comes immediately before a word beginning with a vowel sound: liked it – /laɪktɪt/dreamed of – /driːmdəv/ To help students get their tongues around the two sounds, I usually ask them to move /t/ and /d/ to the front of the vowel sound. liked it – /laɪk tɪt/dreamed of – /driːm dəv/ Out of all the ideas and techniques I’ve used in class, this has probably been the most effective. So I decided to put together a 7-minute video containing 12 song excerpts you can use to help your students notice how /t/ and /d/ are linked to the vowel sounds that follow. You will notice that the activities do not test whether students can choose between /t/ and /d/. Thanks for reading – and watching.
États-Unis. Une tribune anonyme explosive du New York Times fait trembler la Maison-Blanche Un haut responsable de l’administration Trump témoigne mercredi, sous le sceau de l’anonymat, de l’instabilité du président américain. Il affirme que des conseillers de la Maison-Blanche ont envisagé d’invoquer le 25e amendement qui prévoit d’engager une procédure de destitution du chef de l’Etat. Mais tous y auraient renoncé pour éviter une “crise constitutionnelle”. C’est une véritable bombe qui vient d’exploser en plein cœur de l’administration Trump. Mercredi, le New York Times a créé la stupeur en publiant le témoignage anonyme d’un haut responsable de la Maison-Blanche qui dénonce “l’amoralité” du président américain. L’auteur de ce texte, intitulé “Je fais partie de la résistance au sein de l’administration Trump”, explique notamment que plusieurs de ses conseillers ont envisagé d’invoquer le 25e amendement, qui comme le précise le magazine Newsweek, prévoit d’engager une procédure de destitution du président. “Un couteau dans le dos” sorti de “Gorge Profonde”
The White House by the Numbers: An Inside Look at Donald Trump's Home in Washington It’s nearly 230 years old and home to much history and many secrets. In fact, there’s a lot about the White House that will probably surprise you. Did you know John Adams kept an alligator in a bathroom there, and the basement is like a mini mall with a flower shop, dentist’s office, and more? Here we’ll share fascinating facts about the president’s house and the first family’s life there. See what Donald Trump, Melania Trump, and Barron Trump do at the White House (pages 5-7) and the spooky ghost encounters presidents and guests have reported (page 8). 1. Answer: 132 rooms and 32 bathrooms In addition to its dozens of rooms and bathrooms, the six-level structure contains: 412 doors147 windows28 fireplaces7 staircases3 elevatorsA bowling alley, billiard room, and movie theater for entertainmentA tennis court, jogging track, and swimming pool for fitness In a memoir, the late first lady Barbara Bush recalled when extended family came to stay during inauguration week in 1989. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
Le bulletin météo – The Rich Morning Show - Vidéo Pratiquez l'anglais avec les vidéos The Rich Morning Show. Découvrez aujourd'hui le rapport météo présenté par Pavel le phoque. Titre original : The weather report – The Rich Morning Show For thunderous Thursday, Rich Morning and Pavel the seal give the weather report. RICH: Hey there everyone, this is Rich Morning saying 'good morning'! PAVEL: Uh huh! RICH: Up in the north, it's cold, very cold. PAVEL: Uh! RICH: In the east, you'll see that a storm is coming and there is thunder. Retrouvez the rich morning show sur le site des cours d'anglais Gymglish. Réalisateur : Andrew Arnon, Benjamin Levy Producteur : GymGlish
What Is the 25th Amendment? Anonymous NYT Op-Ed Reports Trump Cabinet Whispering About Invoking Rule In a scathing anonymous op-ed written by a senior official inside the Trump administration, the author wrote that the president's cabinet has whispered about invoking the 25th Amendment, which would jumpstart the lengthy process of removing Donald Trump from the Oval Office. "Given the instability many witnessed, there were early whispers within the cabinet of invoking the 25th Amendment, which would start a complex process for removing the president," the author wrote in the piece, which was published on Wednesday by The New York Times. The source goes on to write that "no one wanted to precipitate a constitutional crisis. So we will do what we can to steer the administration in the right direction until—one way or another—it’s over." The 25th Amendment to the U.S. The amendment, proposed by Congress and ratified by the states after the assassination of President John F.
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100 Women of the Year For 72 years, TIME named a Man of the Year. With a few exceptions, it was almost always a man, usually a President or a Prime Minister or perhaps a titan of industry. Throughout history, these are the kinds of men who have wielded influence over the world. In 1999, Man of the Year gave way to Person of the Year. While the name rightly changed, too often the choice was the same. With this 100 Women of the Year project, we’re spotlighting influential women who were often overshadowed. To recognize these women, we have created 89 new TIME covers, many of which were designed by prominent artists. This process prompted just as many questions as answers: “What does it mean to be a woman?” Opinion | I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration The erratic behavior would be more concerning if it weren’t for unsung heroes in and around the White House. Some of his aides have been cast as villains by the media. But in private, they have gone to great lengths to keep bad decisions contained to the West Wing, though they are clearly not always successful. It may be cold comfort in this chaotic era, but Americans should know that there are adults in the room. We fully recognize what is happening. The result is a two-track presidency. Take foreign policy: In public and in private, President Trump shows a preference for autocrats and dictators, such as President Vladimir Putin of Russia and North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, and displays little genuine appreciation for the ties that bind us to allied, like-minded nations. On Russia, for instance, the president was reluctant to expel so many of Mr. This isn’t the work of the so-called deep state. The bigger concern is not what Mr.