dimanche 16 mars 2014

Hollande's government admits knowledge of Sarkozy phone tapping

© AFP: Ministers Valls, Taubira and Ayrault
Politics is a very dirty business... French Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, has confirmed that both he and Christiane Taubira, French Minister of Justice, had been made aware of the Sarkozy phone tapping since February 26.

Driving restrictions in Paris to curb air pollution

Air pollution in Paris and its surrounding areas has reached an unusually high level this weekend and is expected to worsen. The air quality is so bad that people can hardly see the Eiffel Tower from a distance.

samedi 15 mars 2014

Big air pollution in Paris

Airparif, a pollution group which takes readings of Paris’ air quality, has announced that the city would experience a potentially dangerous level of air pollution.

samedi 8 mars 2014

Oranges : are they yellow or orange ?

Is an orange named after the colour orange because if it is then it is wrong and should be named after the colour yellow. Except oranges are first green when they are unripe and they become yellow only when they are ripe. And even when they are rotten, they don't turn orange. So why is an orange called orange when they are yellow?