A slaughterhouse and a meat firm have been raided by police and food safety officials probing alleged mislabelling of horsemeat as beef.
...Meanwhile, Waitrose withdrew its Essential British Frozen Beef Meatballs after
pork was detected in two batches.
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21434077
There are not many occasions when a reporter needs a grasp of Latin. But one
came on Monday when the Pope made a short announcement.
Most of the reporters present had to wait for the Vatican's official
translations into Italian, English and languages that people actually speak.
But not Italian wire service reporter Giovanna Chirri, who had clearly been
paying attention in secondary school. Her Latin was up to the job and she broke
the story of the Pope's resignation to the world.
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21412604
So, in the interest of learning Latin, (you never know when it will come in handy) here are a few phrases from Wiki.
Auctoritas non veritas facit legem
authority, not truth, makes law
humilitas occidit superbiam
humility conquers pride
in regione caecorum rex est luscus
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
Nihil sine Deo
nothing without G-d
Sydney Smith reports on how the Washington Post was duped by a satirical article and had to issue the following edit.
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this post incorrectly reported that Sarah Palin had signed on as a contributor to the Al Jazeera America news network. The blogger cited a report on the Daily Currant Web site as the basis for that information without realizing that the piece was satirical.
Read more: http://www.imediaethics.org/News/3750/Sarah_palin_joins_al_jazeera_washpost_duped_by_satire_article_.php