355 - The Only $7 Banknote in the World!

October 27, 2018


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on the country in the world that issues a $7 banknote. At first this might seem a bit different, but when Zimbabwe once had a $100 trillion banknote then perhaps it isn't that strange! So which country has issued this unusual banknote? The Pacific Island nation of Fiji. The reason that Fiji has issued this unique denomination is not because they are trying to be different – but to celebrate something that Fiji is the best in the world at!
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October 27, 2018
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354 - Humans Can Recognise 5,000 Faces!

October 19, 2018


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on an insightful new study released by a university in the north of England that has concluded that the average person can recoginse up to 5,000 faces! The University of York’s Psychology Faculty study tested volunteers in three separate areas to find out how the brain works when it comes to facial recognition. Why did the university undertake this study? What other conclusions did they find?
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October 19, 2018
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353 - £1m Graffiti Painting Shredded

October 12, 2018


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a bizarre end to a much- anticipated auction for a picture by one of the world's most secretive artists. The UK-based graffiti artist Banksey is well-known for his artwork popping up on buildings around the UK. His anti-establishment views are often reflected in his artwork. Yet this week he did something unexpected - he rigged one of his most famous paintings to shred minutes after it was sold at auction. Why did he do this?
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October 12, 2018
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352 - Where the Streets have...Unusual Names!

October 06, 2018


This week’s English News Weekly podcast reports on street names. OK at first this might not seem to be the most exciting of topics, but actually the city of Brussels has decided to shake up how the Belgian capital names new roads and streets. Instead of honouring illustrious names from the country’s past Brussels has decided to take a more whimsical route to street naming. The city has also decided to name more streets celebrating women. Why have these ideas decided?
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October 06, 2018
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351 - ENW...in Vienna!

September 21, 2018


In this special edition podcast ENW visits four atmospheric locations from the capital of Austria - Vienna! (PDF)


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September 21, 2018
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