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Five questions about Livery Companies – Quick Quiz

The City of London has 108 Livery Companies, many of them tracing their history back to the trade and craft guilds of the Middle Ages, others rather more recent. How much do you know about them?

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Five questions about Egypt – Quick Quiz

We all know that Egypt has a long and distinguished history - after all, you don't get histories much longer than five millennia! But how much more do you know about Egypt?

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Making art in Athens

"They say recessions are good for creativity. With the latest general strike taking place in Athens only last Thursday and news of food queues cropping up on a regular basis, how are the arts faring in the city that gave us Sophocles and Phidias?" Olympia Zographos went along to the cutting-edge Athenian district of Ghazi to find out.

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Five questions about Greece – Quick Quiz

Quick trivia quiz about Greece.

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Five questions about saying “thank you” – Quick Quiz

You may well have been brought up nicely - but would you know how to say "Thank you" if, say, you were visiting Colombo or Tel Aviv?

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