HOW TO LEARN GERMAN? – Liverpudlian students visit an international class at a Cologne grammar school

It’s even a little more international as usual in teacher Mathias Fehn’s class this morning at a Cologne grammar school. Among his students, all refugees or young people coming from foreign countries like Syria, Greece, Italy, Iraq and Spain, are five students from Liverpool University – all of the them future teachers.

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A HISTORIC DECISION: EU REFERENDUM – GREAT BRITAIN DECIDES ABOUT THE “BREXIT” [SOCIAL MEDIA SCAN – UPDATED!]

In or out? June 23 and 24, 2016, are two historic days in the history of Great Britain and Europe. With a lot of questions still un-answered. Will Britain leave the EU? Will Schottland, that mostly like to stay in the EU, leave Great Britain? What about foreign people who live in Britain – many of them for years? Would other European countries follow an exit? … Continue reading A HISTORIC DECISION: EU REFERENDUM – GREAT BRITAIN DECIDES ABOUT THE “BREXIT” [SOCIAL MEDIA SCAN – UPDATED!]

“Talk Talk” – Do you remember one of the great bands of the nineteen-eighties?

It actually is a shame to use that play of words, since “Such a Shame” is one the most famous songs by the band. And the band is Talk Talk. Formed in 1981 they had some major hits before singer Mark Hollis decided to make rather moody music. Almost jazz. Or was it jazz? In the end it was music that could change a life. Very detailed, very melodic, sometimes sounding like it could open a window in the skies.

So now take a walk down memory-lane and remember, or discover, one of the great bands of the nineteen-eighties. We present the ultimate knowledge guide to Talk Talk after the jump and below…

A top three of their most underrated songs (as chosen by the team of the transatlantic diablog) there too. Plus: Audio of a Live-Show, artwork and cool links…

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