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Learn the language you need to understand news stories in English.
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    Georgia's 'foreign agent' law passed

    Georgia's 'foreign agent' law passed

    (Images: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
    TRANSCRIPT
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    Brazil floods

    Brazil floods

    Southern Brazil has been hit by the worst flooding in 80 years. Beth and Georgie discuss this news story. For more great language tips and programmes visit bbclearningenglish.com (Image: Carlos Macedo/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
    TRANSCRIPT
    Find the language from this episode and more programmes to help you with your English at:
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    • 7 min
    Healthy living and DNA

    Healthy living and DNA

    Scientists believe a healthy lifestyle could increase life expectancy, despite genes.
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    Milan ice cream ban

    Milan ice cream ban

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    Banning smoking for life

    Banning smoking for life

    The UK government has voted to ban the sale of tobacco to anyone born after 2009. Beth and Neil discuss the language in the news headlines.
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    Hottest March ever

    Hottest March ever

    Last month was the world's warmest March on record.
    TRANSCRIPT
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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/newsreview-2024/unit-1/session-15.
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