Archive for August of 2016

260 - ENW...in Cyprus!

August 28, 2016


In this special edition podcast, ENW visits four fascinating locations from the stunningly beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus!

First, we will be going to Aphrodite's rock; Next, we'll be going to the world's only divided capital - Nicosia; Our third location is Kyrenia Castle, one of the oldest castles in the Middle Eastern region; And finally, ENW will be doing some swimming underwater, as we visit MS Zenobia wreck. We hope you're enjoying these four interesting locations from this sundrenched island. (PDF)


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August 28, 2016
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259 - Snubs & Hugs in Rio

August 19, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on two contrasting incidents that show the sportsmanship in both its best and worst lights. Firstly on the judo mat an Egyptian competitor refused to shake the hand of his opponent. Whilst on the running track a New Zealand 5km runner helped a fellow athlete mid-race after she had fallen injured to the ground. What were the reasons behind these events in Rio?
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August 19, 2016
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258 - £93m, €110m or ¥12bn

August 13, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on the most expensive football (soccer) transfer in history. Manchester United the most successful team in England have signed French midfielder Paul Pogba from Italian giants Juventus for $120m. What is even more surprising is that Pogba was originally a Manchester United youth team player and left the club in 2012 for a fee of just $1.4m. Why is this such an interesting story?
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August 13, 2016
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257 - Disarm the Smartphone!

August 06, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a symbolic gesture that will see a popular emoji character changed forever. Apple, maker of the iPhone, has decided to replace the black and grey pistol emoji with a green water gun. The Californian based company has followed its great rival Microsoft by deleting the pistol emoji character. Why has Apple done this? What has been the reaction to this news?
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August 06, 2016
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