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NewzKidz - global news and current affairs reported by kids, for kidsDec 02, 2022
NewzKidz S6 E1: Morocco Earthquake, Roald Dahl Day, Book Review: Wonder, Film Review: Barbie
In this episode the NewzKidz team review the recent earthquake in Morocco, tell us about Roald Dahl Day, and review the book Wonder and the film Barbie.
NewzKidz S5 E16: Boris Johnson and Partygate, Titan Submersible, World Refugee Day, Book Review: Lottie Brooks Series
In this episode, we are talking about Boris Johnson’s resignation as a Member of Parliament and the Partygate report; the tragic events on the Titan Submersible; World Refugee Day and the recent devastating sinking of a boat carrying refugees in the Mediterranean; and Aiza reviews the Lottie Brooks Series of books by Katie Kirby.
NewzKidz S5 E15: Coronation of King Charles III, Eurovision 2023, Wind Power, SATS exams
In this episode the NewzKidz discuss the recent Coronation of King Charles III, the Eurovision Song Competition Final, how Wind Power is overtaking gas in the UK as a source of electricity, and why there has been a fuss recently about Year 6 SATS exams.
NewzKidz S5 E14: Coronation Preparation, Good Friday Agreement Anniversary, Vaping, Doctors' Strikes
In this episode the NewzKidz report on plans for the upcoming Coronation of King Charles III, the anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement and Joe Biden's visit to Northern Ireland, all about Vaping and why we should be concerned, and why Doctors and Nurses are on strike in the UK.
NewzKidz S5 E13: Turkey & Syria Earthquakes, Ukraine War Anniversary, Chat GPT, Film Review: Matilda The Musical
This episode the NewzKidz report on the terrible earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, the one year anniversary of war in Ukraine, why there is so much fuss about ChatGPT, and Rose reviews the film Matilda The Musical.
NewzKidz S5 E12: Early Years Campaign, Green Comet, Recession, Book Review: I am Malala
This episode, the NewzKidz cover the Princess of Wales's new Early Years Campaign, the sighting of a rarely visible 'green comet', what it means when we talk about Recession, and Zara reviews the book I am Malala by Malala Yousefzai.
NewzKidz S5 E11: Prince Harry's Book, Teacher Strikes, China's Population, Book Review: You Don't Know What War Is
The NewzKidz return from the winter holidays and in this episode report on Prince Harry's book, 'Spare', why teachers are going on strike in the UK, why China's population is shrinking, and Rose reviews the book 'You Don't Know What War Is' written by 12 year old Ieva Skalietska about her experiences of life in Ukraine whilst at war with Russia.
NewzKidz S5 E10: Killer Robots, China Lockdown Easing, Harry & Meghan, Book Review: 101 Dalmations
This is the last podcast of 2022 - the NewzKidz will be taking a short break for the holidays and will be back in the New Year!
NewzKidz S5 E9: China Protests, FIFA World Cup, Artemis Mission, Harry Potter
This week the NewzKidz report on protests in China, the FIFA World Cup, NASA's Artemis Mission, and a Harry Potter story.
NewzKidz S5 E8: 8 Billion People, Remembrance Day, Anti-Bullying Week, G20 Summit
This week the NewzKidz talk about the world's population growth and passing the 8 billion milestone, Remembrance Day, Anti-Bullying Week, and the G20 Summit of world leaders.
NewzKidz S5 E7: COP27, Sparkle Foundation, US Midterm Elections, FILM REVIEW: Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
This week the NewzKidz discuss COP27, explain about the Sparkle Foundation, update listeners on the US Midterm Elections, and review the new children's movie 'Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile'.
NewzKidz S5 E6: South Korea Halloween Crush, UK Border, Taylor Swift
This week the NewzKidz report on last week's tragedy in South Korea, migrants entering the UK, and how Taylor Swift has taken over the US Top 10.
NewzKidz S5 E5: New UK Prime Minister, Ukraine War, Roblox, Adidas
This week the NewzKidz report on the UK's latest Prime Minister, the situation in Ukraine, why Roblox is becoming a concern for some children, and why Adidas is no longer working with Kanye West.
NewzKidz S5 E4: Liz Truss Resigns, Black History Month, Why Sleep Matters, Halloween
This week the NewzKidz report on the resignation of UK Prime Minister Liz Truss; why we celebrate Black History Month; why it's important we all get enough sleep; and the origins of Halloween.
NewzKidz S5 E3: Ed Sheeran, UK Tax U-Turn, Dart Mission Trail, World Mental Health Day
This week the NewzKidz report on Ed Sheeran's copyright court case, the U-turn on planned tax cuts in the UK, how NASA's DART mission has left a giant asteroid trail in the sky, and World Mental Health Day which is on 10th October.
NewzKidz S5 E2: Asteroid Crash, Pakistan Floods, the Falling Pound, TikTok
This week the NewzKidz report on NASA's DART mission to practice diverting an asteroid by crashing a space rocket into it, the devastating floods in Pakistan, what's happening with the UK's currency, and some news from TikTok.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
NewzKidz S4 E6: Bonfire Night; Poppy Appeal and Remembrance Day; Plastic Particle Pollution; Book Review: The Lion Above The Door
This week the NewzKidz talk about plastic particle pollution, the Poppy Appeal and Remembrance Day, Bonfire Night, and Rose reviews the book The Lion Above The Door by Onjali Rauf.
NewzKidz S4 E5: COP26, HM The Queen, Roblox Outage
This week the NewzKidz cover the events at COP26, report on The Queen's speech to world leaders and her recent health updates, and cover last week's 4-day outage of the gaming site Roblox.
NewzKidz S4 E4: Film Set Shooting, Halloween, NASA Space Mission, Book Review: The Kid Who Came From Space
This week the NewzKidz talk about the accidental shooting of Halyna Hutchins on a film set, the meaning of Halloween, a new NASA Space mission, and Rose reviews her latest read, the book The Kid Who Came from Space by Ross Welford.
NewzKidz S4 E3: World Food Day, Colin Powell, Sir David Amess MP, Earthshot Prize, Banksy Artwork, Micro Art
This week the NewzKidz report on the death of Colin Powell and the murder of Sir David Amess MP, World Food Day, the winners of the new Earthshot Prize, and some interesting news from the art world.
NewzKidz S4 E2: Energy Shortages, Prince Charles and Climate Change, World Mental Health Day, Filming in Space
This week the NewzKidz report on global energy shortages, Prince Charles's recent comments on climate change activism, World Mental Health Day, and a new movie being filmed at the International Space Station.
NewzKidz S4 E1: UK Fuel Crisis, Facebook outage, National Poetry Day, Volcanoes
The NewzKidz are back! After a long summer break, the NewzKidz are back reporting on a round-up of the week's top news and current affairs stories. This week, they cover the UK fuel supply crisis, why Facebook went offline on Monday, National Poetry Day, the discovery of the world's largest underwater volcano and the latest on the volcanic eruption in the Canary Islands.
NewzKidz S3 E34 Series Finale: G7 Summit, Leftover vaccines, Plastic Pollution, Film Review: Cruella
This is the last episode of Season 3 as the NewzKidz will be taking a break for the summer holidays! They will be returning in September for Season 4. This week the NewzKidz discuss what's going on at the G7 Summit, what's happening with leftover vaccines, the ongoing problem of plastic pollution in seas and rivers, and Zara reviews the new film, Cruella.
NewzKidz S3 E33: Coronavirus latest news, NASA mission to Venus, Baby Squid in Space, Film Review: Peter Rabbit 2
This week the NewzKidz cover the latest news on the Coronavirus pandemic including travel restrictions and the new names for Covid variants, they report on NASA's new plan for a space mission to Venus and this week's voyage of baby squids to the International Space Station, and Rose reviews the recent movie release Peter Rabbit 2.
NewzKidz S3 E32: Boris Johnson's Wedding, Origin of Covid-19, Global Temperatures, Eric Carle
This week the NewzKidz talk about Boris Johnson’s secret surprise wedding, the possible origin of Covid-19, how the temperature of the world is increasing, and the death of Eric Carle, the author who created The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
NewzKidz S3 E31: Israel Palestine Conflict, Artificial Intelligence, Plastic Waste, The Queen's Trees
This week the NewzKidz update listeners on the Israel Palestine conflict, report on the news that Google has launched a new AI app to help diagnose skin conditions, how plastic waste from the UK has ended up in Turkey, and lastly about a new campaign to mark The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in 2022 by planting trees.
NewzKidz S3 E30: Israel Palestine conflict, Covid vaccinations, Mental Health Awareness Week, Toy Recycling
This week the NewzKidz talk about the conflict between Israel and Palestine, the latest on Covid vaccinations, Mental Health Awareness Week, and a new Toy recycling scheme.
NewzKidz S3 E29: Covid Travel Restrictions, Trump Social Media Ban, Space Tourism, NYC Snow Days
This week the NewKidz report on the latest news from the pandemic including the UK's recent update on travel restrictions, Donald Trump's ban from social media, Jeff Bezos' plan for space tourism, and the banning of snow days in New York City.
NewzKidz S3 E28: Pink Supermoon, Covid-19 pandemic, Space Junk, Book Review: The Night Bus Hero
This week the NewzKidz report on the recent pink supermoon, the latest news on the Covid-19 pandemic, the problem with space junk, and Zara reviews the book The Night Bus Hero by Onjali Rauf.
NewzKidz S3 E27: The Queen’s Birthday, India Covid Crisis, First Pandemic-Proof School, Earth Day
This week the NewzKidz report on the birthday of Her Majesty the Queen, the worsening Covid-19 crisis in India, the construction of the world’s first pandemic-proof school, and Earth Day.