317 - The Most Visited City

November 17, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reveals the results of the most visited city in the world – by foreign tourists. The winning city has for the 9th time come out ahead of all other global metropolis with more than 26m tourists stopping by in 2016. Why did this city top the list again? Which other cities have made the list? Did any Japanese cities sneak into the top ten?

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November 17, 2017
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308 - 78 Days...2 Wheels...1 Cyclist!

September 23, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a remarkable achievement by one cyclist from Scotland – Mark Beaumont. Mr. Beaumont has cycled around the world, a distance of 18,000 miles that took him from Paris around the world and back to Paris again! His journey broke the world record for the fastest circumnavigation of the world on a bike! What happened on his journey? Where did he go? Why?

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September 23, 2017
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302 - Venice Erupts at Tourist Hordes!

July 29, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on demonstrations and protests from the iconic, lagoon city of Venice as residents once again march. The reason for their anger is the sheer number of tourists that visit the city every day and the huge impact that has had on the lives of ordinary Venetians. The local government says that they city can no longer tolerate current levels of tourism. What is going to happen in Venice?

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July 29, 2017
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289 - The Man Who Ditched Shoes

April 28, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on an unusual decision my one Englishman from London to stop wearing shoes. Trainers. Boots...and any other type of footwear. In fact for the last four years he has worn nothing on his feet at all. This includes when there is snow and ice on the ground and also when the pavements and sidewalks are over 35C! Why does he does this..? What benefits and problems does he incur?

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April 28, 2017
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270 - A Very Dangerous School Run!

November 25, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on how the most dangerous school run in the world has become a littler safer for school children. Twice a month children from as young as 4 years old in Atuler, China have to climb an 800m cliff to get to and from school. Until this week, the only way up / down the mountain was an ancient wooden ladder. What has happened to make their commute a bit easier?

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November 25, 2016
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