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Duolingo’s bilingual true crime podcast will entertain you while you learn Spanish

The Verge Thursday, 22 October 2020
Duolingo’s bilingual true crime podcast will entertain you while you learn SpanishLanguage learning app Duolingo is debuting what it says is the world’s first bilingual true crime podcast designed for people learning Spanish. El Gran Robo Argentino (The Great Argentine Heist) tells the story of the 2006 robbery of a Banco Rio bank in Buenos Aires, where five men stole a fortune worth $20 million.

It’s quite the riveting drama; without giving too much away, the robbers became folk heroes in Argentina, and the heist was the subject of a movie — El Robo del Siglo— in Argentina earlier this year. For more, read Josh Dean’s great retelling of the tale in GQ (but obviously, spoiler alerts).

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Buenos Aires Buenos Aires Capital and largest city of Argentina

Maradona's coffin cheered by fans on way to burial [Video]

Maradona's coffin cheered by fans on way to burial

The flag-draped coffin of Argentine footballing hero Diego Maradona is cheeredby tens of thousands of fans in Buenos Aires as it makes its way to his finalresting place. He will be buried at the Bella Vista cemetery on the outskirtsof the Argentina capital.

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Drone shows thousands queue for Maradona farewell [Video]

Drone shows thousands queue for Maradona farewell

Argentines lined up in the streets of Buenos Aires on Thursday to say goodbye to soccer great Diego Maradona. His coffin has been laying in state at the Casa Rosada presidential palace draped in an Argentine flag and his famous no. 10 shirt.

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Crowds gather in Buenos Aires to pay tribute to Diego Maradona [Video]

Crowds gather in Buenos Aires to pay tribute to Diego Maradona

The football star died of a heart attack on Wednesday, aged 60. View on euronews

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Buenos Aires bids farewell to Maradona [Video]

Buenos Aires bids farewell to Maradona

Argentines gathered at the Casa Rosada presidential palace in Buenos Aires on Thursday, where the casket of football icon Diego Maradona lay in state, draped in an Argentine flag and his famous no. 10 shirt.

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Diego Maradona: Thousands of Fans Gather in Buenos Aires [Video]

Diego Maradona: Thousands of Fans Gather in Buenos Aires

Thousands of fans took to the streets of Buenos Aires and Naples to pay their tributes to Diego Maradona. The Argentinian football legend died after suffering a heart attack at the age of 60. His body will lie in state for three days inside Casa Rosada, Argentina’s presidential palace, as the country announced three days of national mourning. A minute of silence to honour his memory will also take place before the start of all European fixtures this week. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Argentina Argentina country in South America

The onscreen lives of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona [Video]

The onscreen lives of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona

Unsusprisingly given his celebrity, the late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has been documented on film many times. Euronews looks at some of the most interesting onscreen depictions. View on euronews

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Football enthusiasts pay homage to Maradona in Kolkata [Video]

Football enthusiasts pay homage to Maradona in Kolkata

Kolkata is known for its love for football and fans hold legends like Maradona in high regards. Sree Bhumi Sports Club paid respect by garlanding giant statue of Argentinean star after his demise. Diego Maradona had also visited the 'football-crazy' city for a charity match. Football fans expressed their admiration for Maradona. Diego Maradona died of heart attack at the age of 60 on Nov 25.

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GQ GQ Men's magazine based in New York City

John Boyega, Marcus Rashford and Michaela Coel among GQ winners [Video]

John Boyega, Marcus Rashford and Michaela Coel among GQ winners

Star Wars actor John Boyega, actress Michaela Coel and England footballerMarcus Rashford are among the people who have been honoured at this year’s GQMen Of The Year awards. Boyega was named winner of the icon award, withChewing Gum star Coel named the creative icon winner and Rashford awarded thecampaigner honour at the virtual ceremony. Manchester United star Rashford,23, has won widespread praise and an MBE following his successful lobbying ofthe Government for the extension of free school meals. GQ’s annual event,which celebrates men and women who have helped to shape the world’s culturallandscape in style, politics, entertainment and sport, was held online thisyear, hosted by Jack Whitehall.

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Trevor Noah covers GQ's Men of the Year issue, talks about depression, 'liberating' year

Trevor Noah is the face of the 2020 GQ Men of the Year issue. He was honored alongside George Clooney and Megan Thee Stallion.

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Southgate 'confident' Euros will go ahead in 2021 [Video]

Southgate 'confident' Euros will go ahead in 2021

England manager Gareth Southgate tells GQ's Stuart McGurk that he expects theEuros to go ahead in 2021, although the format may be forced to change.

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Harry: Living in Meghan’s shoes taught me unconscious bias existed [Video]

Harry: Living in Meghan’s shoes taught me unconscious bias existed

The Duke of Sussex has admitted his privileged upbringing as a member of theroyal family meant he had no understanding of unconscious racial bias. Harrysaid it took him many years – and the experience of “living” in wife Meghan’sshoes – to recognise the issue during a conversation with Black Lives Mattersupporter Patrick Hutchinson. (GQ)

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