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The Documentary Podcast

Silence would be treason (Sat, 15 Jan 2022)
The last writings of Ken Saro-Wiwa from prison in Nigeria to an Irish nun in the run up to his execution in November 1995. Smuggled out of prison in bread baskets, they are the final testament of a man who gave everything he had in the struggle for social and ecological justice. As Ken Saro-Wiwa continues to inspire people and movements across decades and continents, these letters form part of our living history, and give us an immediate link with the man behind the hero.
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Coronavirus: Athletes and teachers (Sat, 15 Jan 2022)
The vaccination and visa controversy around Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open tournament has made global headlines all week. It has also put focus on how sports around the world deal with vaccines in this pandemic. Professional athletes often follow a rigorous diet and training schedule to achieve optimum fitness. Not surprisingly, athletes care about what they put in their bodies and in some cases they are delaying or avoiding getting a jab against Covid-19. To discuss how this is playing out in different sports, host James Reynolds brings together an American professional basketball player, currently competing in Istanbul, a sports physician in Mumbai, India and a sports writer in the US. They discuss how the stance of the men's world number one tennis player and other sports stars is having an impact and what might be done to offer reassurance around Covid vaccines.
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BBC News - Science & Environment

Why satellites are key to understanding Pacific volcano (Mon, 17 Jan 2022)
When the huge eruption happened over the weekend, a fleet of spacecraft overhead gathered key data.
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Pacific volcano: New Zealand sends flight to assess Tonga damage (Sun, 16 Jan 2022)
Up to 80,000 people could be affected after tsunami waves caused "significant damage" to Tonga.
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How a colossal block of ice became an obsession (Sat, 15 Jan 2022)
Artist Kevin Eason won't ever see his favourite iceberg up close, but he's come to know it so well.
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BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Nadine Dorries: BBC licence fee announcement will be the last (Sun, 16 Jan 2022)
The culture secretary says it is time to discuss new ways to fund and sell "great British content".
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Nino Cerruti: Italian fashion great dies aged 91 (Sat, 15 Jan 2022)
The celebrated designer and businessman once said: "I have always dressed the same person, myself."
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Rust shooting: Alec Baldwin turns phone over to investigators (Sat, 15 Jan 2022)
Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot while filming the movie Rust, starring Mr Baldwin.
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INTERESTING NEWS 2013-2014

Higgs and Englert: winners of Nobel Prize for Physics

Alice Munro: nobel Prize in literature.

"Selfie"- word of the year

Words that should be banned- 

Eurozone crisis in graphics

The eternal Middle-East crisis. Israel-Gaza.

The exodus of Syrian people escaping the civil war

Spy-leaks:Snowden case

Football is not everything: Brazilians protest against World Cup and its high cost. 

Meteors crash in Russia

North African inmigrants crossing Spanish frontier in Melilla

Inflation of the universe proven fact: Dr. Kovac trying to prove Dr. Guth's hypothesis.

The World Wide Web is 25 years old!

Why did the Chinese show up no. 1 in education? 

INTERESTING NEWS 2014-2015

Ebola epidemic

Malaysian plane shot in Ukraine

Ten years after, Rosetta probe meets a comet.

Rosetta: orbitting a comet.

Nobel for literature: French writer Patrick Modiano.

Nobel peace prize for Malala Yousafzai and Kailas Satyarthi

Get further information about the protests asking for democracy taking place in Hong-Kong 

US citizens organize marches to protest against the brutality of security forces.

The rise of militant jihadists: ISIS

Some cities are removing "love locks" from their bridges on security terms.

INTERESTING NEWS 2015-2016

Migrants in Europecausing cold frontiers 

The story of Google: the new Silicon Valley.

Svetlana Alexievich: Nobel Prize in Literature 2015.

Chemistry: Nobel Prize 2015

Neutrinos have mass! Nobel Prize in Physics 2015

Paris attacks.

Zuckerberg gives away 99 % of his fortune to start a foundation which commemorates his daughter's birth.

22 things Donald Trump believes or claims to believe.

Money, money, money, money, money, money, money, money....Can the world get richer and richer and richer and..?

Countries which want to become independent-

A girl threatened to be suspended from school for "unkempt hair".

Climate change: the fight against rising waters.

INTERESTING NEWS 2016-2017

Latest news on Brexit.

Everything you want to know about Zika.

Pokémon Go craze!

Burkini ban in France divides people's minds.

Mars simulation crew is back on earth after a year.

How does it feel after a year in Mars?

Very good news for patients suffering for Alzheimer.

Health has become an obsession. Can we avoid going to the gym?

Smartphone batteries are exploding. What's the problem with lithium?

Bob Dylan: awarded with the Nobel Prize of Literature.

A hundred years later: the story of Mata Hari

INTERESTING CURRENT NEWS 2017-2018

Magaluz and the Brits

Charlie Gard and euthanasia

Usain Bolt: goodbye to athletics.

Catalan crisis.

North Korea:missiles threat

Me too: sexual harassment.

Houston: we've got a problem! Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Irma

Voyager: 40 years old!

Building a complete new world.