"One man was shot, but 16 million died": Mike Pilewski on the unexpected start of the First World War 100 years ago this weekend.
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The First World War
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The words you need
GLASGOW: Cool city
Have you ever wondered where the names of US states come from? Mike Pilewski has the answer.
Want to travel back in time? The house where William Shakespeare was born 450 years ago is still standing, and a replica of the theatre where most of his plays were performed is as close to the original as one can get.
used to refer to a complaint about a trivial inconvenience (Jammern auf hohem Niveau)
Blue, green or orange?
The organized workers were a powerful force. Then Margaret Thatcher came along. Mike Pilewski describes a turning point in British history 30 years ago.
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