Rescued an English hiker who had fallen in the Green Throat

Ubrique firefighters have rescued a man, 51 years old and of English nationality, who had rushed into the Green Throat, in the Sierra de Grazalema, when making a route. The couple of the disappeared was the one who warned that he had left to go through the aforementioned ravine “alone,…

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Man-Machine Parity in Chinese-English translation achieved [EN]

Microsoft reaches a historic milestone, using Artificial Intelligence to achieve human performance in the translation of news from Chinese to English. Microsoft has created the first machine translation system that can translate sentences from news articles from Chinese to English with the same quality and precision as a person .…

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The young Icelanders are ceasing to speak Icelandic. Guilty? Internet

To this day, Icelandic is almost as rare as Iceland itself. The language is the closest thing to Old Norse that still survives among the Germanic languages. Unlike Norwegian, Danish and Swedish, mutually intelligible, no continental Nordic could engage in conversation with an Icelandic counterpart in their language. It is…

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South Korea prohibits teaching English until 10 years of age [ENG]

South Korea forbids English for elementary and middle school students as it understands that their learning can impede the normal learning of their own language, Korean. Although many parents believe that the sooner a second language is learned, the better the government considers that the correct age to start learning…

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English Federation opens file to Guardiola for Catalan independence tie

The English Federation (FA) of football announced Friday the opening of a file to coach Pep Guardiola for carrying a tie demanding the freedom of imprisoned Catalan separatist leaders. The FA accuses the Catalan coach of “carrying a political message, specifically a yellow ribbon”, which violates the rules of the…

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The British pronounce the number 3 worse and worse [ENG]

The United Kingdom was characterized by its wide variety of accents and dialects. Now that is being lost to the detriment of the south-east accent of England. This in the future will make them understand each other better but at a great cost: lose unintelligible dialects like the Scot. There…

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