If she were still alive, movie legend Elizabeth Taylor would have turned 85 this month. She was famous for playing Cleopatra and other roles. Read about her eventful life and then try our reading-comprehension quiz.
Bird flu has reappeared in Germany recently, which is worrying. We looked into the Spotlight archives and found this exercise about the vocabulary used to talk about pandemics and public health in general.
Diwali – India's spectacular "Festival of Lights" – starts on 30 October this year. It is celebrated on the Indian subcontinent as both a religious and a secular holiday. Try our quiz on the spices, ingredents and cooking techniques that go into this five-day celebration.
What would Britain be without tea? Many people in the UK are worried that Brexit will make everyday products more expensive – including tea! Our vocabulary exercise this week will teach you how to talk about all things tea-related.