304 - The Hidden 8th Continent

August 14, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on fascinating developments from geophysicists who claim to have discovered a new continent. If confirmed, this would be the Earth's 8th and smallest continent. Currently a team of 30 international researchers and scientists are in the Pacific Ocean trying to confirm the 8th continent's existence. What is it called? How large is it? Why is it hidden?

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August 14, 2017
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303 - Sushi: The UK's New Favourite?

August 04, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on developments from the UK where sushi sales in supermarkets are booming. The U.K. has a somewhat underserved reputation for its culinary expertise, but the Japanese fish dish has becoming increasingly popular both in the UK and the rest of Western Europe. Why is this the case and crucially what do Japanese chefs make of British sushi?

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August 04, 2017
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302 - Venice Erupts at Tourist Hordes!

July 29, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on demonstrations and protests from the iconic, lagoon city of Venice as residents once again march. The reason for their anger is the sheer number of tourists that visit the city every day and the huge impact that has had on the lives of ordinary Venetians. The local government says that they city can no longer tolerate current levels of tourism. What is going to happen in Venice?

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July 29, 2017
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301 - The Zombie Master!

July 21, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on the death of the man who was the pioneer for the modern popularity of zombie horror – George A Romero. Mr. Romero wrote and directed his first horror movie in the late 1960s and since then genre has become a staple of popular culture in books, magazines, comics, graphic novels and TV series. Why is his impact so huge?

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July 21, 2017
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300 - Number 300!

July 15, 2017


This is a special anniversary edition of the ENW Podcast, celebrating our 300th episode!

Inside this podcast, ENW will take a special look at some interesting news events that happened around the world 300 years, months, weeks and days ago today! We will start in London in 1717, then move to Yekaterinburg in June 1992, before heading to Copenhagan in the first week of October 2011 - before finishing up in the USA on September 17, 2016 - exactly 300 days ago today... (PDF)


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July 15, 2017
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