293 - A Red Hot Chilli Pepper!

May 26, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a type of food that might just be the hottest, spiciest and most dangerous that you can eat! A Welsh fruit-grower has accidently developed the world's hottest chilli pepper – the Dragon's Breath. The new chilli pepper would overtake the current hottest pepper the Carolina Reaper created in 2003. But how was the Dragon's Breath created? What happens if you eat one?

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May 26, 2017
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292 - Taxi Drones / Flying Cars..?

May 19, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast is looking towards the skies and will be reporting on two exciting new projects that could revolutionise car travel in the next few years. First ENW will be in the Persian Gulf to report on a new drone taxi service starting in July. And then we will move on to Japan where one company is trying to manufacture a flying car in time for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games! How..? When..? Who..?

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May 19, 2017
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291 - The Ambulance Goes ‘Moo’?

May 12, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a very different type of medical transport – an ambulance for cows! Five new ambulances have been introduced as part of a new special cow ambulance service in the north-eastern part of India. Each ambulance has up-to-date technology, specially trained drivers and an onboard doctor! Why has this service been started? How many cows are treated daily?

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May 12, 2017
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290 - Punch a Shark & Whistle at a Bear..?

May 06, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a new guide that might just help safe your life if you encounter a dangerous wild animal. Thankfully attacks on humans by sharks, bears and crocodiles are infrequent and thankfully on average few people are killed annually by these potentially ferocious animals. But if you do find yourself in front of one of these animals...what should you do to survive?

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May 06, 2017
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289 - The Man Who Ditched Shoes

April 28, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on an unusual decision my one Englishman from London to stop wearing shoes. Trainers. Boots...and any other type of footwear. In fact for the last four years he has worn nothing on his feet at all. This includes when there is snow and ice on the ground and also when the pavements and sidewalks are over 35C! Why does he does this..? What benefits and problems does he incur?

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April 28, 2017
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