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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343 - 12-Year Old Sailor Breaks Record

July 06, 2018


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports a remarkable achievement by one French schoolboy who has set a new sailing world record. The 12-year-old set out from southern England in a small single-handed dingy to cross one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world – The English Channel. Why did he sail across the Channel? What was his time? Were there any hazards he had to overcome? What is next?
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July 06, 2018
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337 - Nothing is Impossible!

May 27, 2018


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a remarkable achievement by one extraordinary man who has scaled the highest mountain in the world – despite being a double amputee. The 69-year old climber from China lost both his legs more than 40 years ago in a climbing accident, but that has not disrupted him from climbing Mount Everest. Why was he so determined to reach the top? How did he climb the snow-covered mountain?
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May 27, 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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316 - Stolen Shipwrecks!

November 10, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on troubling news from the South China Sea where World War II shipwrecks from countries including the UK, USA, Australia, Netherlands and Japan are being raided. Almost all of these ships contain the remains of naval servicemen and as such are designated as war graves. Why are these shipwrecks being raided? How many have been stripped? What will happen next?

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November 10, 2017
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