MINELRES: Eurolang newsletter: November 2007

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Mon Nov 26 20:46:50 2007


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Dear Sir / Madam, 
We include a brief summary of the latest articles published on Eurolang.


Top model Doutzen Kroes says: “Praat mar Frysk”

She is one of the official faces of L'Oreal and the best paid model in
the history of the Netherlands. Now, Frisian born and bred Doutzen Kroes
(22) has decided to lend her face to the Frisian language campaign
'Praat mar Frysk' run by the Frisian language institute Afuk.

http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2990&Itemid=1&lang=en


Basque uproar over Wall Street Journal article

Wall Street Journal article creates an uproar in the Basque Country with
writers, academics, journalists and the Basque Government writing in
protest to the newspaper.

http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2988&Itemid=1&lang=en


Basque used for the first time at the EU Council of Ministers

Basque was used for the first time on Friday in the Council of Ministers
of the European Union, the EU’s chief decision-making body. 

http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2987&Itemid=1&lang=en


Ar Redadeg - The Run to support Breton

Inspired by the phenomenal success of the Basque ‘Korrika’, thousands of
runners are expected for the first ‘Redadeg’ (Run). The event aims to
promote Breton language learning, increase language usage, and to raise
money for the chronically underfunded Diwan bilingual schools..

http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2984&Itemid=1&lang=en


BBC criticised over UK’s indigenous languages

The BBC is facing strong criticism from politicians and language
activists alike for recent decisions involving Gaelic, Scots and
Cornish.  

http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2993&Itemid=1&lang=en


Problems for Finnish speakers in Sweden

http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2992&Itemid=1&lang=en


Struggle to find teachers for Sami language classes

http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2991&Itemid=1&lang=en


Sinn Fein take case for Irish language legislation to Brussels

http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2989&Itemid=1&lang=en



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Dr Davyth A. Hicks
Editor-in-Chief
EUROLANG NEWS
Brussels 
davyth.hicks@eurolang.net

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