255 - Honour Killing Shock

July 22, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on the serious topic of honour killings. Following the murder of Qandeel Baloch a Pakistani social media personality by a family member. Honour killings are carried out usually by male family members upon female family members who they deem to have brough disgrace upon their families. Why has Miss Balloch's death caused such a big controversy?
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July 22, 2016
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248 - 45m Slaves Worldwide

June 03, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a worrying report published this week on the number of slaves around the world. The Global Slavery Index reports that around 45 million people worldwide are held in slavery. This is an increase of 15 million people since 2012. The organisation behind the GSI has asked richer countries to fight modern slavery more. Which countries are the best and worst?

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June 03, 2016
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179 Free Speech Murdered

January 09, 2015


This week's podcast topic is the first new story of 2015. Usually, English News Weekly would start with a preview of some of the big events that we can look forward to in 2015. However, after the terrible terrorist attack on French magazine in Paris this week, English News Weekly 179 will focus on these terrible events.

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January 09, 2015
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174 Good Samaritan Student Killed

December 05, 2014


This week's podcast looks at a tragic story from Germany where a 22-year-old student teacher was killed whilst defending two teenage girls.

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December 05, 2014
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168 Blade Runner Gaoled

October 24, 2014


This week's podcast looks at the imprisonment of one of the world's most famous sports stars -- South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, "The Blade Runner".

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October 24, 2014
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