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United Kingdom: what will change with the arrival in power of Charles III

e death of the sovereign and the coming to power of Charles III, the words of the British anthem will of course change. The national anthem of the United Kingdom, which is also one of the two national anthems of New Zealand and the royal anthem in many Commonwealth countries, reverts to God Save ...

12
Sep
2022

The Beatles: 5 Things to Know About This Legendary Band

," reached number one on the American market for the first time between February and March 1964. With this hit, the "Beatlemania" that started in the United Kingdom spread across the Atlantic. The phenomenon evolved in various ways, with young people taking to styling their hair and dressing like t ...

17
Apr
2007

Sport: Pilates method in 4 questions

as a boxer, self-defense instructor, and acrobat in a circus. During World War I, German Joseph Pilates was imprisoned in an internment camp in the United Kingdom. It was in the confinement of his prison that he began to develop a method of ground gymnastics requiring few resources. He also teste ...

08
Feb
2007

Mother's Day: 5 commandments for a successful celebration.

in 2023. It is then postponed to the first Sunday of June. In Greece, mothers are celebrated on August 15th, the day of the Assumption, while in the United Kingdom, Mothering Day falls on the fourth Sunday after Lent. In South Korea, Parents' Day is held on May 8th, with Koreans having the particu ...

25
May
2007

I will sleep at your place: 20 years of travels and encounters.

itzerland, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Australia, Vanuatu, Cambodia, China, Japan, India, United Arab Emirates, Romania, France, Belgium, United Kingdom, Israel, Polynesia, Portugal, and Finland. It was in Paraguay that he celebrated the 20th anniversary of this mythical program. Ov ...

03
Oct
2007

The audio cassette: story of a rebirth

hile playing golf... The first Walkman was released in 1979. At the height of its glory in 1989, the cassette sold 83 million copies per year in the United Kingdom alone! Did you know? The audio cassette was also used for a while to store computer data (recorded analogically on the tape). However, ...

11
Apr
2008

Travel to the United States: what are the formalities?

Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom. You are eligible for this visa waiver program as long as you have an e-passport or a Passport that meets certain requirements, as w ...

22
July
2008

European Artistic Crafts Days: three days of free events

on a European dimension: it takes place not only in mainland France and its overseas territories but also in Spain, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Latvia. To view the program for these Days, please visit the official website below. Contact National Institute of Arts and Craf ...

20
Feb
2012

Giving Tuesday: an international day of generosity

t Y association had the idea of creating a day dedicated to giving: Giving Tuesday. This movement born in 2012 then spread internationally, in the United Kingdom, Iralnd, Israel, Australia and New Zealand but also in Latin America, Brazil and even Singapore! In French-speaking countries like Cana ...

01
Dec
2014

Netflix: 5 Things to Know About the Streaming Platform

dren's content for the first time. In the 2010s, the company set out to conquer the world by offering its services in Canada, Latin America, and the United Kingdom. It was in 2014 that the service reached several European countries, including Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, and France. By then, the ...

05
Feb
2019

Côte d'Azur: the city of Nice becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

he first resort on the Riviera, the city welcomed from the end of the 19th century some 150,000 residents each winter. These visitors arrived from the United Kingdom, Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary, then from all over Europe and America! The result of these multiple international influences ...

28
July
2021

The Lord of the Rings: 5 things to know about the Amazon Prime series

ngdom of Númenor. On the other hand, the production has announced that, for the filming of season 2, it will leave New Zealand and relocate to the United Kingdom, to the great displeasure of some fans... 3- This new adaptation will tell new adventures The Lord of the Rings Tv series will be ...

09
Sep
2021

Covid vaccine: what is the difference between Pfizer and Moderna?

tratégie vaccinale. This rebalances the Moderna dosage to only 50 micrograms of messenger RNA per vaccine. According to a study published in the United Kingdom, even with a lower dose, the Moderna vaccine is still very close to Pfizer's effectiveness. Is it risky to mix vaccines? Many Fre ...

14
Dec
2021

Covid-19: is the 5th wave really the last one?

control of the current wave', said Alain Fischer. Other specialists confirm this optimistic prediction, based on the British model. Indeed, in the United Kingdom, the epidemic wave caused by the omicron variant was followed by a rapid decline. We can therefore expect a fairly rapid decay in Fr ...

17
Jan
2022

Wordle: 5 things you need to know about the new hit game

n early 2022. Yet, paradoxically, the Lingo game had flopped when it was launched in 1987. It was its European adaptations in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and France that made the game known and appreciated. In digital form, the browser game has features that make it even more addictive ...

18
Jan
2022

Health: the boom of teleconsultation in France

old for patients and more than 6-fold for general practitioners. Despite this progress, France still lags behind other countries such as Spain or the United Kingdom in this area. A sector with a bright future Originally created to respond to the problem of medical deserts, teleconsultations h ...

31
Jan
2022

Normal people : the series to discover

A love story of today The Normal people series is set in Ireland, in a high school in County Sligo. In this school in the Irish countryside, an unexpected friendship develops between Connell, a popular athlete, and Marianne, a solitary, discreet and reserved girl. The friendship between these tw ...

11
Feb
2022

Monkeypox: should we be concerned?

his vaccine, smallpox was the only viral disease to be completely eradicated worldwide in the 1970s. European governments, including Spain and the United Kingdom, have already ordered thousands of doses of smallpox vaccine. Those who are phobic about needles should be reassured! To slow down t ...

06
June
2022

Trip to England: 10 places to visit in Cornwall

e of the gulf stream, the county of Cornwall enjoys an exceptionally mild climate, conducive to the development of an amazing flora. This region of the United Kingdom, which is often referred to as the English Riviera, is thus home to many lush gardens. As you explore the coast from the Lizard Pe ...

23
June
2022

5 good reasons to go to London in autumn

1- To walk in the Kew gardens Despite its 8 million inhabitants, the English capital is home to many green spaces that take on flamboyant colors in autumn. The Kew Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is undoubtedly one of the city's most beautiful parks. A walk through these 120-hectare botan ...

18
Oct
2022