Mohamed al-Fayed dies – level 1

05-09-2023 15:00

Mohamed al-Fayed is an Egyptian billionaire. He dies. He is 94 years old.

Al-Fayed buys a famous store called Harrods. He sells drinks and sewing machines at the start of his career. He makes money from buildings and ships in the Middle East and Europe. He has famous things in Britain, but people do not like him there. He had fights with the British government about becoming a citizen. He sometimes talks about moving to France, where people like him more. Al-Fayed tries to prove that Princess Diana and his son die in a car crash and that it is a murder. He dies one day before the 26th anniversary of the accident.

Difficult words: citizen (a person who belongs to a town or country), prove (to show that something is true), anniversary (the day on which something happens in the past).

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