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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299 - The Twitter Trolls

July 07, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a growing and unpleasant side-effect of social media – Internet trolling. This week has seen another high-profile celebrity quit the social networking service in response to continued online abuse through Twitter. What causes this trolling? What is the fall out from abusive messages? What can be done to stop it?

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July 07, 2017
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298 - Schoolboys Wearing Skirts..?

June 30, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on an unusual news story from England – where schoolboys have gone to school wearing girl's skirts. This was not because of a joke, or a fancy dress day to raise money for charity. The 30+ schoolboys were protesting against the uniform rules of their school. Why did they wear skirts? What happened to the boys afterwards?

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June 30, 2017
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