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June 28, 2019
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381 - Illegal Immigrant Crocodiles!

June 21, 2019


This week’s ENW podcast reports on reptilian tale from Timor Leste, where a huge increase in crocodile attacks on humans is being blamed on an unusual culprit. The small maritime Asian nation of Timor Leste, or East Timor in English, is a country that worships crocodiles, so important are the reptiles that it is illegal to kill them – even if being attacked! So a huge increase in deaths caused by crocodiles has concerned Timor Leste so much they are undertaking research to try and find the reason for the increase in attacks. What happened? Did they find out?
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June 21, 2019
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380 - TV Inspires Eerie Tourist Trip

June 14, 2019


This week’s ENW podcast reports on how a massively popular TV series has inspired a sharp increase in tourism to one of the world’s most dangerous places. Chernobyl, a joint US-UK TV series that examines the aftermath of the world’s worst nuclear disaster in northern Ukraine in 1986 has become so popular that local authorities have reported a huge increase in the number of visitors to the disaster zone. Why are people visiting Chernobyl? Is there any fall-out?
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June 14, 2019
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379 - #KuToo

June 07, 2019


This week’s ENW podcast reports on a protest movement from Japan which is attempting to make women’s lives in the workforce both more equal and more comfortable! One activist has decided that the tradition in Japanese offices of women being required to wear heeled shoes has gone on for far too long. Not only is the practice sexist but wearing heels all day is also very uncomfortable! How is the protest being undertaken? Is it successful? What happens next?
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June 07, 2019
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378 - ENW...in Pompeii+!

June 03, 2019


In this special edition podcast, ENW travels back nearly 2,000 years in history to the remarkable, ancient ruined town of Pompeii!
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June 03, 2019
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377 - A Movie Only 20 People Can Watch!

May 17, 2019


This week’s ENW podcast reports on a fascinating news story that has emerged from western Canada about a movie filmed in a language that is one of the least-spoken in the world! The movie is called The Edge of the Knife and tells a supernatural story of death, family and culture set in the 19th Century among the Haida People. But what is more extraordinary is the language used in the film, Haida, can only be spoken by fewer than 25 people. So why was the movie made?
ENGLISH NEWS WEEKLY will try and explain all! (PDF)


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