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15 minutes | Sep 23, 2022
S5 E1: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
The NewzKidz return with a new series, and in their first episode report on the life and death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the beginning of the reign of King Charles III, and political developments in the UK.
11 minutes | Jun 24, 2022
S4 E25: Juneteenth, US Gun Control, World Refugee Day, Afghanistan Earthquake
This week the NewzKidz are talking about the US public holiday 'Juneteenth', the changes in legislation around US gun control, World Refugee Day, and report on this week's earthquake in Afghanistan.
9 minutes | Jun 16, 2022
S4 E24: Father's Day, Falklands War, Amazon Drone Deliveries, Bad News
This week the NewzKidz report on the origins of Father's Day, the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War, how Amazon will be starting to make its deliveries by drone, and why sad and upsetting stories are putting people off the news.
9 minutes | Jun 10, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E23: The Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Boris Johnson, World Oceans Day, Planet Parade
This week the NewzKidz review the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, the recent confidence vote on Boris Johnson's leadership, World Oceans Day, and a special lineup of planets in the night sky.
9 minutes | May 26, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E22: Texas Shooting, Book of the Year, Weird Food Mash-Ups, National Thank-A-Teacher Day
This week the NewzKidz report on the tragic shooting that took place this week at a school in Texas, Marcus Rashford who was won the UK Book of the Year award, a chocolate bar flavoured with cheese and onion crisps, and National Thank-A-Teacher Day.
10 minutes | May 13, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E21: VE Day, Wagatha Christie, The Queen's Speech, Shanghai Lockdown
This week the NewzKidz discuss VE Day, what 'Wagatha Christie' is all about, The Queen's Speech, and why Shanghai is in its strictest lockdown yet.
8 minutes | May 6, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E20: Children's Surnames, Rising Cost of Living, Snapchat Selfie Drone, Titan
This week the NewzKidz talk about a recent Italian Court decision that children should take the surnames of both parents, explore why everyone is talking about rising living costs, discuss Snapchat's new flying selfie drone, and report on news that one of Saturn's moons, Titan, could be just the same as Earth.
11 minutes | Apr 28, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E19: French Election, Ukraine War, Lockdown Fines, Film Review: Turning Red
The NewzKidz are back from Spring break and this week discuss the French election results, the latest news on the war in Ukraine, the fines given to UK politicians for breaking lockdown rules, and review the film Turning Red.
8 minutes | Mar 25, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E18: Royal Caribbean Tour, China Plane Crash, Ancient Egypt, Mother's Day
This week the NewzKidz talk about the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s ongoing tour of the Caribbean, a tragic plane crash in China, a new discovery in Ancient Egypt, and Mother's Day.
9 minutes | Mar 18, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E17: British Science Week, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Ukraine update, Film Review: Encanto
This week the NewzKidz report on British Science Week, the return of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to the UK after 6 years' imprisonment in Iran, the latest news on the war in Ukraine, and review the latest Disney film, Encanto.
11 minutes | Mar 10, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E16: Endurance Discovery, International Women's Day, Ukraine, Plastic Pollution
This week the NewzKidz discuss the discovery of Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance, International Women's Day, the latest on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and a new initiative to combat plastic pollution.
12 minutes | Mar 4, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E15: Russia and Ukraine, Pancake Day, World Book Day, Coronavirus
This week the NewzKidz report on Russia's invasion of Ukraine, all about Pancake Day and why it's celebrated, World Book Day, and the dropping of Coronavirus rules and restrictions in the UK.
9 minutes | Feb 10, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E14: Platinum Jubilee, Cristiano Ronaldo, Children's Mental Health Week, Canadian Trucker Protests
This week, the NewzKidz talk about the Queen’s Jubilee, the footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, Children’s mental health week, and why truckers in Canada are protesting at the moment.
10 minutes | Feb 4, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E13: Sue Grey Report, Chinese New Year, Russia & Ukraine, Wordle
This week the NewzKidz talk about Sue Grey's report on parties at 10 Downing Street during Lockdown, Chinese New Year, what's going on between Russia and Ukraine, and why everyone's talking about Wordle.
11 minutes | Jan 27, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E12: Burns Night, Holocaust Memorial Day, Pig's Heart Transplant, Flying Car
This week, the NewzKidz talk about Burns Night, Holocaust Memorial Day, the first transplant of a pig’s heart into a human being, and a new flying car!
12 minutes | Jan 20, 2022
NewzKidz S4 E11: Novak Djokovic, Omicron latest, Covid Sniffer Dogs, Tonga Tsunami
Happy New Year! The NewzKidz are back after their winter break. This week they are talking about Tennis star Novak Djokovic being deported from Australia; the latest on the Omicron variant and how Boris Johnson is dealing with queries about lockdown parties; how some schools in the US are using sniffer dogs to track down Covid cases; and the news of the volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami in Tonga.
10 minutes | Dec 8, 2021
NewzKidz S4 E10: Indonesian Volcano; Tiny Exoplanet; Christmas Traditions; Book Review: Animal Farm
This week we’re talking about the recent volcanic eruption in Indonesia; the discovery of a tiny exoplanet; Christmas traditions, and Zara reviews the classic book, Animal Farm. This is our last podcast of 2021 so we all wish our listeners a very happy and healthy winter holiday - we will be back in January!
10 minutes | Dec 1, 2021
NewzKidz S4 E9: Covid Variant, Migrant Tragedy, World's Newest Republic, Thanksgiving
This week we’re talking about the discovery of a new Covid variant, the tragedy of a migrant boat which sank in the English Channel, the world’s newest republic - Barbados, and the American holiday of Thanksgiving.
9 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
NewzKidz S4 E8: Jessica Watkins; Royal Family; Single-Use Cutlery Ban; Amazon Deforestation
This week we’re talking about the first black female astronaut to go to the International Space Station; an update on the Royal Family; a ban on single use cutlery, and the worsening deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest.
10 minutes | Nov 17, 2021
NewzKidz S4 E7: Delhi Pollution; Covid-19 update; YouTube; Anti-Bullying Week
This week the NewzKidz report on stories including the closure of schools in Delhi due to air pollution, an update on the Coronavirus pandemic, Youtube and likes/dislikes, and Anti-Bullying Week.
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