For those who are coming to the visit on Friday 4th, we will be meeting at the exit of Urgel metro station at 16:45.
The British cemetery dating back to 1854, when the Madrid City Council gave permission for its construction and was intended for Christians (British) non-Catholics. With time it did not only limit to the British, and allied (Canadians, Australians, Americans), but expanded the list to other religions, such as Lutherans, Orthodox or Jewish. It's really worth visiting for an hour or so and enjoy a British cemetery in Madrid, very evocative and pleasant garden. It also has some burials of great artistic and historical interest. There are many tombs of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries who lived in Madrid: diplomats, artists, engineers, writers, military, nobles, etc.
Six-minute Learning English talks about the experiences of women who attended the recent BBC conference '100 Women: Half the World Speaks'. For these women, learning English was crucial to their success.
This week's question:
According to the World Economic Forum, which one of these countries is best for women? Is it:
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.