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FAMOUS ESCAPES

There are many stories of impossible prison breaks in history. Here are three of them.

The Mountjoy Prison helicopter escape

The Mountjoy Prison Helicopter escape of 1973 is an incredible story. On Halloween, three Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) prisoners escaped from the Dublin prison by helicopter. An American man hijacked a helicopter from Dublin Airport, flew it to the prison’s exercise yard, and took off with the inmates. All were eventually recaptured.

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The latest issue of Hot English (166 – the March issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn about the difference between the verbs “make” and “do”. Plus, 10 useful words for describing clothes accessories, 15 home-repairs useful expressions, 8 useful expressions phrasal verbs for talking about sleeping or waking, 8 idioms for talking about the home, 8 useful travel words... plus: • Sport – the Rickshaw Run. • Music – traditional English songs. • Games – wordsearch and crossword. • Fun – useful trivia. • Crime – corny criminals. • Grammar – communication verbs. • Football – the European Championships. • Weddings – wedding films and unusual weddings. • Anniversaries – what happened in March. • Britain – tea rooms. • Justice – famous prison escapes. • Conversation – bar chats. • Language – learn how to speak “Janglish”. • Humour – the Chap Olympics. AND LOTS, LOTS MORE! By reading and listening to all this great content, you'll improve your English reading and listening skills and learn up to 300 useful words or expressions. Plus, you'll get a better job and pass English-language exams more easily. Guaranteed!
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