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The Documentary Podcast

The travelling speech therapist (Tue, 07 Feb 2023)
When speech disorders affect children, it is speech therapists who assist in helping them find their voice, but therapists are rare and it is thought they are largely absent across 75% of the world. Sean Allsop grew up needing speech therapy in the UK. He travels to Turks & Caicos, a place that has no therapists to help its population. He takes the trip with a travelling speech therapist, Mary Weinder who has been asked by the Turks & Caicos Government for help.
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Living with power cuts (Sat, 04 Feb 2023)
Around the world, millions of people live with daily electricity blackouts. In recent days in South Africa, protesters – angry that the electricity keeps going off – marched through Johannesburg and Cape Town. Three women in South Africa share their experiences of their daily struggles to get everything done before the power goes off. Two business owners, in Sri Lanka and Nigeria, come together to discuss the financial impact of power cuts.
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BBC News - Science & Environment

Millions face threat of flooding from glacial lakes (Tue, 07 Feb 2023)
Just four countries account for half of the total population at risk of catastrophic flooding.
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The Antarctic and Arctic sounds rarely heard before (Mon, 06 Feb 2023)
The poles are not known for being noisy but a project reveals their weird and wonderful sounds.
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How beavers are reviving wetlands (Sun, 05 Feb 2023)
Wetlands are being lost at a faster rate than forests, but in some regions beavers are part of the solution.
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BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Harry Styles' Grammys routine went in wrong direction (Tue, 07 Feb 2023)
Harry Styles and his dancers discover on live TV that the stage didn't just go in one direction.
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Beyoncé tour: UK fans snap up tickets despite Ticketmaster glitches (Tue, 07 Feb 2023)
Some users get an error message on Ticketmaster, others are kicked out of the 500,000-strong queue.
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Oscars: Danielle Deadwyler claims Hollywood is 'deeply impacted by racism' (Tue, 07 Feb 2023)
Danielle Deadwyler and Viola Davis were tipped to be nominated for best actress, but missed out.
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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.