Archive for February of 2017

282 - Nervous Flyer..? Don't Land Here!

February 24, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports a new list that highlights the most dangerous airports to land and take- off in the world! The 13 airports have been selected because they are the most difficult, or scariest airports to depart or arrive at. Some of the airports are high up in the mountains whilst others can only be used at certain times of the day. Why are these the 13 most dangerous?

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February 24, 2017
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281 - The Killer Oxygen!

February 17, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on troubling news from the World Health Organisation which has published a report on air-pollution. In the report, the standard of the air in many countries around the world is decreasing, in some cities to dangerous levels. What is happening? Why is the world's air getting worse? What side-effects will this cause for people?

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February 17, 2017
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280 - 19,032 Days of Non-Stop Running!

February 10, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on an incredible story about a 78 year-old man from England who has been running, every day for 52 years...Until this week. Since 1964 Ron Hill has run 1.6km every day, no matter the weather or how he was feeling. Why did he run every day for more than 50 years? Why happened to break his world record running streak?

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February 10, 2017
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279 - America’s Airport Anger

February 03, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on rising anger at travel restrictions that have been imposed on some travellers entering the United States. The new rules, part of President Trump's immigration policy restricts entry into America for people from seven countries. Why is Pres Trump doing this? Is it working? What has been the fall-out?

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February 03, 2017
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