326 - Canada Goes Gender-Neutral!

February 16, 2018


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a historic decision by Canada's parliament to alter, slightly but also significantly, the words to the country's national anthem. The vote in the Canadian House of Commons means that O Canada will be the first national anthem to change its words and become Gender- neutral. Why has Canada made this choice? Was there any opposition to the decision? Will other countries follow Canada?
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February 16, 2018
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325 - 4,400 Year Old Priestess Tomb revealed

February 09, 2018


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on an exciting discovery in the desert just outside of Cairo in Egypt. In the historic Giza plateau a 4,400 year old tomb has been discovered near the three pyramids that stand there. The tomb's discovery has thrilled archeologists as it is believed to have belonged to a woman named Hetpet. Why is this discovery important? What happens next? Will more tombs be found?
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February 09, 2018
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324 - Alphabet Soup in Qazaqstan

February 02, 2018


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a momentous decision by the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan. The Central Asian nation has announced that it will ditch the Cyrillic alphabet writing system, used in the country for more than 100 years, in favour of the Latin alphabet. Why has Kazakhstan made this decision? What is the hoped for impact of this huge change?
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February 02, 2018
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323 - Train Ticket Trainers!

January 26, 2018


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a unique gimmick that combines global sporting giant and a public transport network. This week Adidas teamed up with the Berlin Metro Train System to release a specially designed, limited edition trainer that allowed the owner the ability to do something a little different. What was it? How much did the trainers cost? How many were made? Where can you buy them?
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January 26, 2018
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322 - ENW...in Luxembourg!

January 19, 2018


In this special edition podcast ENW visits four adventurous locations from the historic small country of Luxembourg! (PDF)


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January 19, 2018
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