A terrified burglar hands himself in to the police

  • 20 Juni 2013

Belajar Bahasa Inggris melalui dua berita BBC antara lain tentang seorang maling yang menemukan mayat di rumah yang dibobolnya dan tarif Terowongan Channel.

A terrified burglar hands himself in to the police

Image caption The burglar was arrested by the police but not charged.

A terrified burglar in New Zealand handed himself in to the police after breaking into a house and stumbling across a dead body hanging in the dark.

His screams alerted neighbours in the town of Hamilton, who thought it was a domestic dispute.

Police said the hanged man had died hours before the burglary, but might otherwise not have been discovered for days.

They said they hoped the weird encounter would prove a career-changing moment for the burglar.

Seorang maling yang ketakutan menyerahkan diri ke polisi

Seorang maling yang ketakutan di Selandia Baru menyerahkan diri ke polisi setelah membobol rumah dan menemukan jenazah tergantung di kegelapan.

Jeritannya membangunkan warga di kora Hamilton, yang mengira terjadi sengketa rumah tangga.

Polisi mengatakan pria yang tergantung telah meninggal dunia berjam-jam sebelum pencurian, tetapi mungkin tidak akan ditemukan selama berhari-hari.

Mereka mengatakan mereka berharap peristiwa aneh itu akan menjadi momentum bagi maling untuk mengubah kariernya.

Passengers and freight services are being overcharged

Image caption Eurotunnel insists its prices are not prohibitive and are transparent.

European Union officials say that passengers and freight services are being overcharged for using the Channel Tunnel between Britain and France.

The tunnel's railway track is owned and operated by the private company, Eurotunnel --- and the European Commission says the price it's charging train companies is too high.

Eurotunnel insists its charges are transparent and not excessive. The Commission is expected to call on the British and French governments to investigate.

Penumpang dan jasa angkutan dikenai tarif berlebih

Para pejabat Eropa mengatakan penumpang dan perusahaan jasa angkutan dikenai tarif berlebih ketika menggunakan Terowongan Channel antara Inggris dan Prancis.

Rel kereta terowongan dimiliki dan dioperasikan oleh perusahaan swasta, Eurotunnel --- dan Komisi Eropa mengatakan harga yang dikenakan kepada perusahaan-perusahaan kereta terlalu tinggi.

Eurotunnel menegaskan tarifnya transparan dan tidak berlebihan. Komisi diperkirakan akan meminta pemerintah Inggris dan Prancis untuk melakukan penyelidikan.

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