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  London Life 2005 / 6  
London Life
 

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- Kylie's costumes

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- Mayor Ken Livingstone

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- Princess Beatrice

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- Fancy a pint?

Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London

This week, we find out about one particular life in London and that's the daily life of Ken Livingstone, the city's mayor. What's it like being in charge of one of the biggest cities in the world? Does he enjoy it? What exactly does he do every day?

You can listen to the full interview with Ken Livingstone and download the script and the programme from the 'Extras' section at the bottom of the page.

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Vocabulary

wall-to-wall
one after another, all day

to live in a bubble
to live without any real connection with the outside world

hostility
unfriendliness, aggression

his proudest achievement
the thing he has managed to do which he is most pleased with

congestion charge
a fee which drivers have to pay when they drive in central London






Extras:
download scriptProgramme script (pdf - 24k)
download audioDownload this programme (mp3 - 1.9 MB)
download audioDownload the full interview with Ken Livingstone (mp3 - 1.5 MB)
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