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Description
An International News Story of the Previous Seven Days
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-05-17 19:43
last episode published
2019-05-17 12:00
publication frequency
4.25 days
Contributors
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Number of Episodes
192
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17.05.2019

377 - A Movie Only 20 People Can Watch!

This week’s ENW podcast reports on a fascinating news story that has emerged from western Canada about a movie filmed in a language that is one of the least-spoken in the world! The movie is called The Edge of the Knife and tells a supernatural story...
17.05.2019

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10.05.2019

376 - Dead Hamster Talks Pink to Ice-Cream

This week’s ENW podcast reports on attempts to regulate an art that almost everyone who watches movies regularly will have encountered – subtitles. Concerns have grown that with the growing popularity of streaming services such as Netflix and Hula th...
10.05.2019

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26.04.2019

375 - 1234567

This week’s ENW podcast reports on concerning news for anyone who uses online passwords...which is probably nearly everyone around the world! A list of the easiest passwords to hack has been released by the UKs National Cyber Security Centre. The lis...
26.04.2019

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19.04.2019

374 - Paris Mourns as Our Lady Burns

This week’s ENW podcast reports on a devastating fire that has destroyed much of the ancient Christian cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. The fire caused massive damage to the nearly 900 old church with most of the roof burnt away. The fire was so sev...
19.04.2019

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12.04.2019

373 - Norway: Nature Trumps Oil Billions

This week’s ENW podcast reports on a decision by the Norwegian government to begin to end the country’s drilling for off-shore oil. The announcement, by Europe’s largest producer of petroleum, is simply because the centre-left opposition wants to red...
12.04.2019

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5.04.2019

372 - From Comedian to President?

This week’s ENW podcast focuses on a developing story from Eastern Europe, where Ukraine is voting to choose a new president. This seems run-of-the-mill, no? If one looked around the world, then most months of the year would find one country holding ...
5.04.2019

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29.03.2019

371 - ENW...in Toledo!

In this special edition podcast, ENW goes to one of the most historic cities in Spain - the charming walled city of Toledo! (PDF) Download MP3
29.03.2019

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15.03.2019

370 - ENW...Back to Madrid!

In this special edition podcast, ENW returns to the vibrant and bustling Spanish capital city - Madrid - for the first time in two years! (PDF) Image credit: Sbharris via Wikimedia. CC BY-SA 4.0. Download MP3
15.03.2019

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1.03.2019

369 - Is Museum Sponsorship Unethical?

This week’s ENW podcast ponders whether museum sponsorship is a necessary evil or an unethical act that destroys reputations? This question comes on the back of growing protests at how some of the world’s most popular and widely-respected museums and...
1.03.2019

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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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