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Description
An International News Story of the Previous Seven Days
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-02-22 04:06
last episode published
2019-02-22 12:00
publication frequency
4.21 days
Contributors
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Number of Episodes
174
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22.02.2019

368 - The Eccentric Emperor of Fashion!

This week’s ENW podcast reflects on the death of one of the world’s most iconic and influential people – the fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld. Mr. Lagerfeld sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer aged 85 in Paris this week, but his impact on fashion...
22.02.2019

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15.02.2019

367 - Mobiles to Medals!

Last week’s ENW podcast focused on the damage that plastic is doing to the world’s seas and oceans and examined some initiatives that are attempting to reduce waste. This week’s podcast is keeping with the recycling theme by reporting on plans by the...
15.02.2019

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8.02.2019

366 - Mos Burger: Ditch Plastic Now!

This week’s ENW podcast focuses on one of the most important battles facing our world in the 21st Century – the damage plastic causes our environment. With this in mind, one of Japan’s leading family restaurant chains – Mos Burger has announced that ...
8.02.2019

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1.02.2019

365 - Moose Statue War!

This week’s ENW podcast focuses on one of the more unusual battles raging across the world – which moose statue is the highest? Two towns, one in Canada and one in Norway are in dispute over which giant moose statue is the tallest in the world. The p...
1.02.2019

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26.01.2019

364 - Colour-coded Buildings?

This week’s ENW podcast, the second in January 2019, examines a decree by one North African president who is demanding that his country adopt a unified colour scheme for all its buildings. The idea is simple – to make the country’s homes, offices, sc...
26.01.2019

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18.01.2019

363 - A Train Travel Delay Scarf!

This week’s ENW podcast is the first of 2019 and everyone at ENW hoped that you had a lovely winter holidays and enjoyable New Year. We kick off 2019, our 8th year of the podcast, with a quirky news event from Munich in southern Germany. One rail com...
18.01.2019

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21.12.2018

362 - A Creepy Christmas Carol...

This week's ENW podcast is the last podcast of 2018! In previous Christmas podcasts we have looked at Christmas music, movies, foods, events, sports and many other connections to the Yuletide season. This year we thought we concentrate on one of the ...
21.12.2018

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14.12.2018

361 - 24 hrs, 160km, 7,000m & 3,000 Obstacles!

This week's ENW podcast reports on an epic race held in Iceland than pushes athletes to the very limit of physical endurance. In one race, a competitor will have to complete 160 km through forests, rivers and muddy fields. This route also includes 7,...
14.12.2018

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8.12.2018

360 - Should Museum Artefacts be Returned?

This week’s ENW podcast reports on a controversial subject – should artefacts in famous museums be returned to the places they were originally taken from? A delegation from Easter Island has appealed for the return of several statues that they claime...
8.12.2018

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30.11.2018

359 - ENW...on Easter Island!

In this special edition podcast, and our first recorded from a small island in the Pacific Ocean, ENW visits four locations in one of the most mysterious places on Earth - Easter Island! (PDF) Download MP3
30.11.2018

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24.11.2018

358 - ENW...in Santiago!

In this special edition podcast, and our first in the South America, ENW visits four outstanding locations in one of the most vibrant cities on the continent - Santiago! (PDF) Download MP3
24.11.2018

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16.11.2018

357 - ENW...in Sydney!

In this special edition podcast, and our first in the Sothern Hemisphere, ENW visits four vibrant locations in one of the most picturesque cities in the world - Sydney! (PDF) Image credit: Wikipedia Download MP3
16.11.2018

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2.11.2018

356 - Controversy Hovers over World’s Tallest Statue

This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on the unveiling of the world's tallest statue in northern India. The 182m giant commemorates one of India's independence leaders and is an incredible 50 metres taller than the next highest statue. The ...
2.11.2018

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26.10.2018

355 - The Only $7 Banknote in the World!

This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on the country in the world that issues a $7 banknote. At first this might seem a bit different, but when Zimbabwe once had a $100 trillion banknote then perhaps it isn't that strange! So which country ...
26.10.2018

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19.10.2018

354 - Humans Can Recognise 5,000 Faces!

This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on an insightful new study released by a university in the north of England that has concluded that the average person can recoginse up to 5,000 faces! The University of York’s Psychology Faculty study ...
19.10.2018

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12.10.2018

353 - £1m Graffiti Painting Shredded

This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a bizarre end to a much- anticipated auction for a picture by one of the world's most secretive artists. The UK-based graffiti artist Banksey is well-known for his artwork popping up on buildings aro...
12.10.2018

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5.10.2018

352 - Where the Streets have...Unusual Names!

This week’s English News Weekly podcast reports on street names. OK at first this might not seem to be the most exciting of topics, but actually the city of Brussels has decided to shake up how the Belgian capital names new roads and streets. Instead...
5.10.2018

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21.09.2018

351 - ENW...in Vienna!

In this special edition podcast ENW visits four atmospheric locations from the capital of Austria - Vienna! (PDF) Download MP3
21.09.2018

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7.09.2018

350 - ENW...in Helsinki!

In this special edition podcast ENW visits four captivating locations from the Nordic city of Helsinki! (PDF) Download MP3
7.09.2018

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3.09.2018

349 - ENW...in Nuremberg!

In this special edition podcast ENW visits four fascinating locations from the mediaeval city of Nuremberg! (PDF) Download MP3
3.09.2018

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13.08.2018

348 - China Bans Pooh!

This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on an extraordinary story from China with reports detailing that a new movie centred around the character of Winnie the Pooh will be banned. The new film, which reintroduces Pooh to his grown up owner C...
13.08.2018

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3.08.2018

347 - Sweden’s Crown Jewels Nabbed!

This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a daring jewelry heist of some of Sweden’s royal jewels from a cathedral in the country’s capital of Stockholm. Two thieves organised a lightening raid on a cathedral that held some of the funeral re...
3.08.2018

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27.07.2018

346 - Eunuch Bodyguards on Duty

This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a remarkable story from India. Bihar State, located in the north-east of the country and the third largest by population in India has decided to implement a policy to help protect vulnerable girls an...
27.07.2018

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20.07.2018

345 - The Scorpion Invasion!

This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on scary news from Brazil where a huge increase in the number of people being stung by scorpions in towns and cities have been reported. Brazil is home to four of the deadliest scorpion species in the w...
20.07.2018

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13.07.2018

344 - Are you Afraid of Friday 13th?

This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on something a little bit different from our usual news stories from somewhere around the world. This week our podcast centres on a date, the date this podcast will be released on – Friday 13th. We will...
13.07.2018

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