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English, Education, 1 seasons, 443 episodes, 1 day 3 hours 17 minutes
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Podcasts in English is for students/learners of English who want to improve their speaking and listening skills. The pie team have over 20 years of EFL (English as a Foreign Language) and ESL (English as a Second Language) teaching experience with the British Council in Asia, Africa and Europe. As well as the podcast listenings there are transcripts of the podcasts and worksheets which will provide comprehensive help for all four language skills to aid your learning.
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Level 0.15 Who does what?

Who does the cooking? Who drives the car?
22/02/20241 minute 46 seconds
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Level 2.187 How to make a billion

A start up company that became a huge success
25/01/20243 minutes 59 seconds
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Level 0.14 Christmas markets

Find out what there is to buy and see!
14/12/20232 minutes 2 seconds
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Level 1.186 The nativity scene

Who is there along with Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus?
07/12/20233 minutes 39 seconds
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Level 2.186 Buyer beware

What to look out for when buying online
23/11/20234 minutes 8 seconds
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Level 3.186 The new normal

How has life changed after the pandemic?
09/11/20234 minutes 17 seconds
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Level 0.13 Happy or sad?

How are you feeling today?
26/10/20231 minute 54 seconds
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Level 1.185 The funfair

Jackie and Richard talk about all the fun at the fair
12/10/20232 minutes 17 seconds
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Level 2.185 Leaving home

The challenges of learning to live away from home
28/09/20234 minutes 6 seconds
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Level 3.185 Hair-raising!

Some great body idioms to talk about how we feel
21/09/20233 minutes 15 seconds
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Level 0.12 London transport

What's the best way to travel around the capital?
31/08/20232 minutes 16 seconds
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Level 1.184 Cash in the attic

Why do the British love their antiques?
03/08/20233 minutes 15 seconds
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Level 2.184 Lost in translation

Just how easy is it to translate from one language to another?
20/07/20233 minutes 45 seconds
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Level 3.184 Flying high

The incredible story of bird migration
06/07/20234 minutes 22 seconds
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Level 0.11 What shape is that?

What shapes do we see on the world's flags?
22/06/20233 minutes 13 seconds
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Level 1.183 Adult learning

Is it true you can't teach an old dog new tricks?!
08/06/20233 minutes 32 seconds
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Level 2.183 Back of the net

Some fun football jargon before the season finishes
25/05/20233 minutes 41 seconds
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Level 3.183 AI

It's not only humans making the decisions; is that a problem?
11/05/20233 minutes 48 seconds
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Level 0.10 Daylight hours

What time do we get up in the morning?
27/04/20232 minutes 26 seconds
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Level 1.182 The coronation

We compare the coronations of Elizabeth and Charles
13/04/20233 minutes 52 seconds
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Level 1.181 The Beano

Jackie and Richard remember reading comics
02/02/20233 minutes 29 seconds
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Level 2.180 Do protests work?

Do governments actually listen to protestors?
17/11/20223 minutes 46 seconds
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Level 3.180 Dark days

How to stay cheerful during the winter months
03/11/20224 minutes 3 seconds
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Level 1.177 The river

Join Jackie and Richard on a lovely river walk
14/07/20222 minutes 22 seconds
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Level 2.178 British icons: Robin Hood

Jackie and Richard talk about a popular British legend
30/06/20223 minutes 35 seconds
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Level 2.177 Take the train not the plane

But aren't train journeys long, slow and boring?
16/06/20223 minutes 39 seconds
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Level 1.176 Spanish seaside rules

Going to a Spanish beach? There are lots of things you can't do!
26/05/20223 minutes 52 seconds
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Level 1.175 British icons: two great British meals

A breakfast and lunch: both famous and delicious!
21/04/20223 minutes 18 seconds
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Level 2.175 The Commonwealth

A very British institution, but what exactly is it?
07/04/20223 minutes 13 seconds
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Level 3.174 Beijing 2022

Skating, skiing, snowboarding: are we watching the Winter Olympics?
03/02/20223 minutes 53 seconds
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Level 2.173 Do look up!

Jackie and Richard talk about the amazing James Webb space telescope
20/01/20223 minutes 36 seconds
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Level 3.173 Unwanted gifts

Why are women so often disappointed with their presents?
02/12/20213 minutes 41 seconds
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Level 2.172 Life before the internet: Letter writing

How did we keep in touch before emailing and social media?
04/11/20214 minutes 6 seconds
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Level B.87 The bull and the bear

Richard explains to Jackie the workings of the stock market
3 minutes 56 seconds
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Level 0.9 Scotland the brave

Jackie and Richard talk about the land of the Scots
15/02/20232 minutes 2 seconds
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Level 3.181 The 2022 quiz

How much does Richard remember about last year?!
09/01/20232 minutes 17 seconds
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Level B.90 Digital nomads

A laptop and the Internet is all you need
4 minutes 10 seconds
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Level 3.182 Birdlife

How have 10 birds shaped the lives of humans?
09/03/20234 minutes 42 seconds
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Level 0.8 C'mon the reds

Jackie and Richard talk about World Cup football kits
01/12/20222 minutes 57 seconds
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Level 1.179 Beer 'n' pizza

Is this the best food and drink combination?!
06/10/20222 minutes 47 seconds
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Level 3.178 Heroism

Just who are the real life heroes, and what makes them so?
04/08/20224 minutes 7 seconds
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Level 0.4 The family wedding

Richard talks about a wedding, and a surprise guest!
12/05/20222 minutes 11 seconds
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Level 2.176 What did you learn at school today?

We think some more practical skills should be taught
05/05/20223 minutes 38 seconds
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Level 0.3 Fruit'n'veg

There are many colourful things growing in the garden!
31/03/20222 minutes 1 second
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Level 3.175 Ukraine

Some facts about the country that's in the headlines
17/03/20223 minutes 42 seconds
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Level 1.172 Clutter!

Why are we throwing all our stuff away?!
18/11/20213 minutes 36 seconds
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Level 3.172 The golden web

Spiders' webs: not just for Hallowe'en!
28/10/20214 minutes 29 seconds
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Level 1.171 At the pictures

Jackie and Richard remember the first films they saw at the cinema
07/10/20213 minutes 27 seconds
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Level 3.171 A tourist hot spot

Richard talks about an amazing volcano he visited
30/09/20214 minutes 7 seconds
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Level 2.171 Orange tea

The names of a fruit and a drink have a fascinating history!
16/09/20213 minutes 59 seconds
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Level 1.168 You are what you wear

Is it strange where we get our clothes from?
03/06/20213 minutes 8 seconds
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Level B.94 Wine decline

It's been a tough year for the industry in more ways than one
29/04/20214 minutes 27 seconds
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Level 3.167 Would I lie to you honey?

Can you tell if someone said something that wasn't true?
08/04/20214 minutes
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Level 2.167 How did they survive?

Two situations you wouldn't want to experience
25/03/20215 minutes 32 seconds
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Level 1.165 Children's stories

Jackie and Richard talk about their favourite books when they were young
04/02/20213 minutes 42 seconds
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Level 2.165 Before the internet: buying records

There was a time when people left their homes and went to the shops to buy their music
14/01/20213 minutes 48 seconds
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Level 2.163 The big five

Meet Europe's five most impressive wild mammals
29/10/20204 minutes 13 seconds
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Level 1.162 The trip

Jackie and Richard go on a short road trip
08/10/20203 minutes 44 seconds
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Level 1.161 Hats off!

Jackie and Richard talk about what people wear on their heads
27/08/20203 minutes 44 seconds
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Level 2.160 Once upon a time

There are some very unpleasant people in fairy tales!
18/06/20203 minutes 29 seconds
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Level B.86 The company

What does it mean to start a company, and what happens when it makes a loss?
30/04/20203 minutes 56 seconds
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Level 3.159 No gym? No problem!

Burn calories, lose weight and feel great – at home!
16/04/20204 minutes 3 seconds
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Level 3.158 Techno car

So how are Jackie and Richard getting on with their new, modern car?
12/03/20204 minutes 25 seconds
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Level B.85 Product Placement

Just how advantageous is it for your product or brand to appear in a film?
05/03/20204 minutes 18 seconds
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Level B.84 Sponsorship: the best bet?

Why the gambling industry is enjoying the football
30/01/20204 minutes 11 seconds
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Level B.82 Michelin stars

The stress for chefs behind both winning or losing a Michelin star
31/10/20194 minutes 19 seconds
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Level 2.153 Life in the UK

Jackie and Richard take the UK citizen test, but do they pass?!
22/08/20193 minutes 55 seconds
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Level 1.151 Creepy-crawlies

It's not just the sun we see more of in the summer...
06/06/20194 minutes
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Level 1.150 Who is Greta?

Just who is the young woman making the headlines?
02/05/20194 minutes 21 seconds
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Level 1.149 New arrivals

We welcome the baby animals appearing in the countryside this spring
07/03/20193 minutes 56 seconds
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Level 2.149 Green is the fashion

How can you be stylish and save the planet at the same time?
28/02/20194 minutes 27 seconds
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Level 3.148 Just say no

There's no Planet B: some practical advice on how to make your life more plastic free
17/01/20195 minutes 29 seconds
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Level 3.146 My family tree

Does Richard have any interesting or famous ancestors? Listen and find out!
25/10/20184 minutes 44 seconds
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Level B.75 Cash or card?

In this digital age which businesses benefit most from a cashless society?
30/08/20183 minutes 53 seconds
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Level 2.143 Milestones

Which are the events that Jackie and Richard see as special in their lives?
28/06/20183 minutes 56 seconds
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Level B.73 The artisan economy

From homemade bread to craft beer, locally made products are on the increase.
07/06/20183 minutes 45 seconds
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Level B.72 Fake Facebook

Should individuals or businesses continue to trust this popular website now?
26/04/20184 minutes 34 seconds
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Level 2.141 Being crafty

Jackie talks about two craft courses she went on recently
05/04/20184 minutes 48 seconds
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Level 1.140 It doesn't add up! .

Which school subject sent Jackie running away from the school gates?
01/03/20183 minutes 58 seconds
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Level 3.140 On the piste

Jackie and Richard go on a ski trip for the first time in many years.
15/02/20184 minutes 1 second
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Level B.70 There's something wrong with the chips

Jackie and Richard talk about the importance of customer feedback
01/02/20183 minutes 57 seconds
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Level 2.139 Where's our package?!

Jackie and Richard start the new year by complaining about couriers
11/01/20183 minutes 25 seconds
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Level 3.139 Ask me another

It's the 2017 quiz! How much can you remember, and can you beat Richard?
04/01/20183 minutes 44 seconds
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Level 3.137 Plastic fantastic?

The omnipresent material we can't live with or without.
05/10/20174 minutes 23 seconds
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Travelogue: Varanasi

Find out what makes this India's oldest and holiest city.
17/08/20174 minutes 5 seconds
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Level 3.136 My left hand

Pam talks about living in a right-handers' world for International Left Handers Day
03/08/20173 minutes 55 seconds
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Level 2.134 Four-legged friends

40% of households in the UK have pets. Listen to Jackie and Richard talking about their pets, past and present.
01/06/20173 minutes 22 seconds
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Level B.65 Ransomware

We talk about the latest cybercrime to affect computers all around the world
18/05/20174 minutes
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Level 2.133 May Day

Join Jackie and Richard as they talk about the May 1st celebrations.
27/04/20173 minutes 43 seconds
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Level B.63 The rise of the machine

The fourth industrial revolution sees the robot replacing humans.
23/02/20174 minutes 2 seconds
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Level 2.131 Hair today, gone tomorrow!

Jackie and Richard talk about their hair and which products they use.
02/02/20173 minutes 31 seconds
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Level 3.131 Culture shock

Jackie and Richard share their experiences of being in a different culture
26/01/20173 minutes 25 seconds
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Level 1.130 All the threes. The 2016 quiz

Can you remember what happened last year better than Richard?
12/01/20172 minutes 32 seconds
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Level 2.128 Knife, fork and spoon

Or perhaps something else; how do you eat your food?
06/10/20163 minutes 57 seconds
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Level 3.127 The streets of Kolkata

Join Richard among the hustle and bustle, taste and sounds of this amazing city.
28/07/20163 minutes 23 seconds
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Level 3.126 Chocolate, yay!

We celebrate World Chocolate Day with a podcast about the world's favourite flavour
07/07/20164 minutes 2 seconds
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Level 1.123 Chalk and cheese

Our two dogs, Jussi and Betty, are very different. Listen, or watch our video and find out how.
31/03/20163 minutes 6 seconds
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Level 3.122 Shaken not stirred

British icons: James Bond, the world's favourite spy
14/01/20163 minutes 39 seconds
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Level B.53 Selling nostalgia

The marketing secret behind some 'traditional' customs and products
26/11/20154 minutes 4 seconds
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Level 2.119 Fly the flag

New Zealand is thinking about changing their flag - so why is that?
03/09/20153 minutes 47 seconds
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Level 3.119 The ballot box

We look at the pros and cons of three different voting systems
20/08/20154 minutes 26 seconds
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Special competition video!

Watch our special video and try your luck at winning one year's free pie membership
25/06/20153 minutes 6 seconds
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Level 3.113 Blowin' in the wind (video)

Where is the windiest place in the world? Watch a BBC video and find out.
11/12/20143 minutes 58 seconds
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Level B.45 Black Friday UK

From over there to over here, how successful was the American sales day in the UK?
04/12/20143 minutes 57 seconds
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Level 1.112 Thanksgiving

and Black Friday: Richard talks about his time in the United States
27/11/20142 minutes 49 seconds
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Level 2.112 Real Madrid

Join Richard with Real Madrid supporter Al before a Champions' League match.
20/11/20143 minutes 32 seconds
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Level 3.112 Knit 1, purl 1

Get out your needles and yarn, Jackie and Helen are talking about knitting!
13/11/20143 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 1.110 Nice holiday?

Jackie and Richard talk about their last holiday, and now you can talk about yours!
25/09/20143 minutes 6 seconds
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Level B.42 The bitcoin

Baffled by bitcoins? Confused by the cyber-currency? You're not alone!
28/08/20143 minutes 14 seconds
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Level 2.108 The Great War

Listen to some facts about the First World War which started a hundred years ago (video)
03/07/20143 minutes 16 seconds
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Level 1.107 Brazil: not just a country

One country, two trees and lots of interesting facts!
12/06/20143 minutes 35 seconds
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Level 1.106 The Merry Month of May

Lots of information about the year's prettiest month - it's not just about flowers!
08/05/20143 minutes 47 seconds
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Level 2.106 Holy Week (video)

For the Easter festival the pie team tell the story of Jesus' last days
03/04/20143 minutes 22 seconds
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Level B.37 Modern innovations: sugru

A very small thing is going to make a very big difference to many people's lives!
20/03/20143 minutes 23 seconds
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Level 3.105 That sinking feeling

What could be worse than the Earth opening up and swallowing you?
06/03/20143 minutes 52 seconds
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Level 3.104 Don't look down

Don't look down and hold on tight as Nicky talks about her new hobby
20/02/20143 minutes 44 seconds
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Level B.36 The café conundrum

Come and have a cup of coffee with the pie team in a new style of café
13/02/20143 minutes 21 seconds
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Level B.35 Booking.com part 2

What are the advantages for travellers choosing this online travel agency to book their holidays?
16/01/20143 minutes 22 seconds
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Level 3.101 Poetry

Powerful or pointless? The pie team wonder if there's a place for poetry these days
14/11/20133 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 1.99 Back to school

Do Jackie and Richard have good memories of their schooldays?
05/09/20133 minutes 32 seconds
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Level 1.98 The little prince

William and Kate show off their baby boy, but will he be King George VII one day?
26/07/20133 minutes 25 seconds
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Level 2.98 The Grand Prix

Montreal, Monte Carlo, Melbourne - Formula 1 racing can now be seen all around the world
04/07/20134 minutes 4 seconds
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Level 1.97 The tipping point

Unfortunately, it's not just snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest
13/06/20133 minutes 20 seconds
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Level 3.94 Samba sensation

Put your dancing shoes on and join us at the world's biggest carnival!
14/02/20133 minutes 49 seconds
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Level 3.93 The tube (video)

Happy anniversary: The London Underground is 150 years old this week
10/01/20134 minutes 5 seconds
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Level B.24 Profits? What profits?

Starbucks' coffee is leaving a bitter taste but it's got nothing to do with the drink
15/11/20124 minutes 3 seconds
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Level B.23 The cycling commuter (video)

People should drive or take public transport to work rather than cycle, shouldn't they?
18/10/20123 minutes 23 seconds
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Level 1.90 Fearless Felix

The amazing story of the man who fell to Earth
11/10/20123 minutes 59 seconds
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Level 3.90 Harvest moon

Autumn's full moons are cause for celebration in both the East and West
27/09/20123 minutes 34 seconds
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Level 1.89 Let's go to Rio!

Jackie and Richard are already looking forward to future sporting events in Brazil
13/09/20123 minutes 27 seconds
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Level 2.88 The Paralympics

Some interesting facts about the other half of London 2012
26/07/20123 minutes 49 seconds
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Level 2.86 Mad or what?

A British skydiver has jumped from a helicopter without a parachute - and survived!
30/05/20123 minutes 44 seconds
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Level B.18 The accountant

Vaughan talks about being a fund accountant for BNP Paribas
10/05/20123 minutes 24 seconds
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Level 1.85 Follow the flame

The Olympic torch relay starts its long journey this month
03/05/20123 minutes 2 seconds
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Level 3.85 The long-distance runner

Jemma talks about how wonderful it feels running a marathon
19/04/20123 minutes 20 seconds
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Level 1.84 Please, sir

A day in the life of a schoolteacher
29/03/20123 minutes 47 seconds
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Level B.16 Starting a business 2

Why is starting a new business easier in the US?
01/03/20123 minutes 17 seconds
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Level 2.83 Creature comforts

Which comforts from home is Helen missing while she's living abroad?
16/02/20123 minutes 25 seconds
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Level 1.82 I am sailing

Is Laura's round-the-world solo trip at 16 fantastic, or not?
26/01/20123 minutes 28 seconds
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Level 1.81 In a lather (video)

The pie team have found themselves a new hobby - soap making
15/12/20113 minutes 49 seconds
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Level B.13 False claims

Not all companies get away with exaggerating what their products can do
27/10/20113 minutes 50 seconds
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Level 1.79 Mine's a Mars bar

The pie team look back on their favourite chocolate bars
20/10/20113 minutes 27 seconds
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Level 2.79 Let's bake!

Bread, pies and tarts; there's more to baking than making a cake!
13/10/20113 minutes 44 seconds
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Level 3.79 The big mac

Are Apple computers the best designed in the world?
06/10/20113 minutes 52 seconds
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Level 2.78 Come camping! (video)

Join the pie team in their tent, and never mind the rain!
25/08/20113 minutes 42 seconds
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Level 3.77 Ironman!

He's fit and he's tough; James tells us what he does to become an Ironman!
14/07/20113 minutes 39 seconds
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Level 1.76 Penela: our local town

The pie team talk about what to see in their town up the road
30/06/20113 minutes 12 seconds
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Level 0.1 The first week

Jackie and Richard are in the garden.
1 minute 21 seconds
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Level B.92 Clickbait

What you’ll learn about clickbait will shock you (don't miss #3)!
4 minutes 49 seconds
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Level 2.182 Left or right?

Do you have a problem telling left from right?
30/03/20233 minutes 56 seconds
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Level 2.181 Being kind

The simplest way to make you, and others, feel better
19/01/20233 minutes 45 seconds
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Level 0.7 The shopping basket

Can Richard and Jackie remember what is in the shopping basket?
20/10/20223 minutes 28 seconds
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Level 2.179 Dinosaurs

Amazing creatures from a prehistoric world
29/09/20223 minutes 50 seconds
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Level 3.179 The corgis

Queen Elizabeth loved her faithful, furry friends
15/09/20223 minutes 38 seconds
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Level 0.6 Feel at home

Find out all about Jackie and Richard's new home
01/09/20221 minute 58 seconds
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Level 1.178 Commuting

Journeys to work: dull, fun or dangerous perhaps?!
18/08/20222 minutes 57 seconds
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Level 0.5 Our next holiday

Jackie and Richard talk about what they like doing on holiday
28/07/20221 minute 46 seconds
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Level 3.177 Vital vitamins

But how necessary are vitamin supplements really?
02/06/20224 minutes 38 seconds
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Level 3.176 Tilting towers

An ancient and modern building that share the same problem...
28/04/20224 minutes 37 seconds
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Level 1.174 The patron saints

We talk about David, Patrick, George and Andrew.
03/03/20223 minutes 20 seconds
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Level 2.174 Street life

What's happening in the street outside your house?
24/02/20223 minutes 19 seconds
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Level 0.2 Good morning!

Richard talks about his first meal in the morning.
17/02/20221 minute 26 seconds
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Level B.100 The business world today

The way we work has changed considerably since 2000
27/01/20223 minutes 48 seconds
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Level B.99 Marketing buzzwords

Are labels describing food honest and legal or a con?
25/11/20214 minutes 3 seconds
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Level B.98 the Dragons' Den

How a business dream can be shattered, or made a reality
21/10/20214 minutes 15 seconds
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Level B.97 What a waste!

A big problem, a great solution
02/09/20214 minutes 14 seconds
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Level 1.170 I'm all ears!

Don't say Richard has another health problem..?!
26/08/20213 minutes 20 seconds
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Level 2.170 Cheap, expensive, more expensive

How much money do you need to be an Olympian?
12/08/20214 minutes 11 seconds
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Level 3.170 Mind your language

Everyone's happy to be speaking the same now, right?
29/07/20214 minutes 2 seconds
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Level B.96 The human touch

Which jobs can only be done by people?
22/07/20214 minutes 15 seconds
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Level 1.169 Accident prone

Richard needs the first aid box again...
08/07/20212 minutes 44 seconds
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Level 2.169 What is Britishness?

How do the people of England, Scotland and Wales identify themselves?
30/06/20213 minutes 57 seconds
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Level 3.169 It's footie time!

Jackie and Richard are enjoying the 16th UEFA European Championship
17/06/20214 minutes 4 seconds
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Level B.95 Not in front of the children

No more chocolate adverts? Really?!
27/05/20213 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 3.168 The dig

Jackie and Richard go underground in search of the past
20/05/20213 minutes 46 seconds
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Level 2.168 Hard cash

So is Richard a penny-pincher or a big spender?!
06/05/20213 minutes 43 seconds
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Level 1.167 Farewell, Philip

Who was the world's most famous husband?
15/04/20214 minutes 1 second
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Level 1.166 What a whiff!

Losing your sense of smell: does it matter?!
11/03/20213 minutes 45 seconds
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Level B.93 What is Patreon?

Do bloggers deserve any payment for their work?
04/03/20214 minutes 10 seconds
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Level 2.166 Animals, humans and diseases

Some interesting reasons why we fall sick
25/02/20213 minutes 42 seconds
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Level 3.166 P@$$word$

Have you forgotten your password yet again?!
11/02/20214 minutes 7 seconds
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Level 3.165 Lockdown

How to talk about the Covid-19 rules and restrictions
07/01/20213 minutes 59 seconds
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Level 2.164 Before the Internet: travelling

Jackie and Richard recall how they organised their travels in the past
10/12/20204 minutes 5 seconds
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Level 3.164 Honesty is the best policy

How would the world look if everyone did the right thing?
26/11/20204 minutes 8 seconds
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Level B.91 Stand out!

How to highlight your product over others in a sea of choice
19/11/20204 minutes 17 seconds
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Level 1.163 Would you like to dance?

How keen are we to put our dancing shoes on?!
05/11/20203 minutes 20 seconds
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Level 3.163 Waterways

Jackie and Richard enjoy the slow life on the canals
22/10/20203 minutes 50 seconds
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Level 2.162 The collectors

It's not just people who like to find and keep things
17/09/20203 minutes 51 seconds
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Level 3.162 A wall, a bridge and a tower

Three British icons that define our history
03/09/20204 minutes 5 seconds
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Level B.89 E-business means business

Big or small, should all businesses be online?
13/08/20204 minutes 19 seconds
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Level 2.161 Hobbies at home

Interesting things to do when you're indoors all day
30/07/20203 minutes 47 seconds
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Level 3.161 A walk in the woods

Can mother nature help us when we're feeling down?
16/07/20204 minutes 47 seconds
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Level 1.160 The summer hols

Jackie and Richard look back on their family holidays
02/07/20203 minutes 5 seconds
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Level B.88 Going underground

There's a big surprise in some Paris underground car parks!
25/06/20202 minutes 24 seconds
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Level 3.160 There will be blood

Why giving blood is a small thing that makes a big difference
04/06/20204 minutes 14 seconds
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Level 1.159 Bands of gold

Jackie and Richard talk about the jewellery they wear
14/05/20203 minutes 56 seconds
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Level 2.159 Facebook fun

Jackie and Richard recommend a couple of sites to raise a smile
07/05/20204 minutes 27 seconds
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Level 1.158 Take a seat

Where do we eat our main meal of the day? What about you?
02/04/20203 minutes 18 seconds
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Level 2.158 the long arm of the law

Jackie and Richard talk about their experience with the police...
26/03/20203 minutes 46 seconds
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Level 1.157 Belly up

Not the best of weeks for Jackie and Richard; what went wrong?
27/02/20203 minutes 12 seconds
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Level 2.157 The big top

Acrobats, trapeze artists and animals: we are at the circus!
13/02/20204 minutes 20 seconds
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Level 3.157 Which car?

Jackie and Richard are thinking about getting a new car, but which one?!
06/02/20203 minutes 59 seconds
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Level 1.156 2020: the future?

What does the year 2020 look like? Richard has a guess
16/01/20204 minutes 37 seconds
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Level 2.156 Happy hols?

Jackie and Richard had the perfect Christmas, or maybe not...
09/01/20203 minutes 44 seconds
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Level 1.155 You are perfect

This year's Christmas advert; try not to cry!
12/12/20192 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 3.156 Open Sunday's

The English language is going downhill; does it matter?
05/12/20194 minutes 17 seconds
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Level B.83 A picture paints a thousand words

Just how relevant is Instagram for the business world?
28/11/20194 minutes 26 seconds
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Level 2.155 TV or not TV?

Is television still the most popular home entertainment?
21/11/20193 minutes 56 seconds
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Level 3.155 Location, location, location

Jackie and Richard talk about the difficulty of buying a new home
07/11/20193 minutes 59 seconds
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Level 1.154 Our favourite things

Jackie and Richard talk about the things which are special to them
17/10/20193 minutes 44 seconds
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Level 2.154 What's cooking?

Richard talks about the things he can make in the kitchen
03/10/20193 minutes 42 seconds
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Level 3.154 Off the beaten track

There's just one problem when Richard and Jackie go on a countryside walk...
26/09/20194 minutes 18 seconds
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Level 1.153 Going to the shops

Jackie and Richard talk about where they do their regular shopping
12/09/20193 minutes 46 seconds
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Level B.81 The vegan market

How are businesses responding to the rise in veganism?
05/09/20194 minutes 21 seconds
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Level 3.153 A regency gentleman

Meet Zack, a very unusual young man indeed.
08/08/20192 minutes 51 seconds
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Level 1.152 The wedding

Jackie and Richard talk about a family wedding they went to recently
25/07/20193 minutes 5 seconds
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Level 2.152 Then and now

Jackie returned to the UK after 10 years, what changes did she see?
18/07/20194 minutes 15 seconds
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Level 3.152 Privacy: have we lost it?

Everybody now knows everything about our private lives
27/06/20194 minutes 13 seconds
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Level B.80 One euro homes?

How radical strategies are saving rural towns from depopulation
20/06/20194 minutes 24 seconds
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Level 2.151 TT week

Join Richard on the Isle of Man for the ride of your life!
30/05/20194 minutes 27 seconds
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Level 3.151 Food for free

A feast of plants can be found when foraging!
16/05/20194 minutes 3 seconds
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Level B.79 Riding in a driverless taxi

Would you take a spin around Las Vegas in an autonomous car?
25/04/20194 minutes 13 seconds
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Level 2.150 Big Machines

See why our village has turned into a building site
07/04/20193 minutes 4 seconds
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Level 3.150 Playing pranks

With April 1 coming up we talk about fooling people
28/03/20194 minutes
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Level B.78 The best restaurant in London

In 2017 The Shed became the top-rated restaurant in the capital. There was only one problem...
21/03/20195 minutes 5 seconds
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Level 3.149 The good drone

Following the negative press here's just one example of a positive use for drones
21/02/20195 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 1.148 Local beauty spots

There are some lovely places near and far to visit; where do you like to go?
06/02/20194 minutes 1 second
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Level B.77 Customer loyalty

Who should a company favour: existing or new customers?
31/01/20195 minutes 1 second
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Level 2.148 The 2018 quiz

Which stories made the headlines last year? And can Richard remember them?!
03/01/20193 minutes 51 seconds
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Level 1.147 The market stall

Jackie has a go at having a market stall, how does she get on?
13/12/20183 minutes 39 seconds
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Level 3.147 Look before you eat

The festive period can be a nightmare for those who have food allergies
06/12/20184 minutes 33 seconds
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Level 2.147 Filming the wild

We look at the amazing technology that makes wildlife programmes so great.
29/11/20184 minutes 52 seconds
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Level 1.146 Come and gone

There are some things which were new in our lives, but are no longer here.
15/11/20183 minutes 50 seconds
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Level 2.146 Life v films

We look at some of the differences between our lives and those we watch at the cinema
01/11/20183 minutes 27 seconds
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Level B.76 The four-day week

Why one company are happy for their staff to take an extra day off
18/10/20184 minutes 14 seconds
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Level 1.145 Good morning!

Jackie and Richard talk about their morning routine.
04/10/20182 minutes 55 seconds
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Level 2.145 The golden section

The wonder of a mathematical formula found in nature.
27/09/20183 minutes 58 seconds
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Level 3.145 Tutor YouTube

Is the popular website as good a learning resource as school or university?
13/09/20184 minutes 20 seconds
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Level 1.144 Summer jobs

Jackie and Richard talk about the summer jobs they did when they were students.
16/08/20184 minutes 3 seconds
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Level 2.144 The land of the red dragon

We talk about Wales, one of the smallest countries that makes up the UK.
02/08/20183 minutes 51 seconds
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Level 3.144 Feeling hot, hot, hot!

Jackie and Richard compare this year's sweltering heatwave to that of 1976
26/07/20184 minutes 44 seconds
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Level B.74 The sportswriter

Simon talks about his profession as a freelance sportswriter
19/07/20184 minutes 27 seconds
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Level 1.143 Sun and sandals

What are Jackie and Richard wearing on their feet right now?
05/07/20183 minutes 12 seconds
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Level 3.143 British icons: Stonehenge

Why are a circle of prehistoric stones the place to be for the summer solstice?
21/06/20184 minutes 20 seconds
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Level 1.142 Our sisters

Jackie and Richard both have one sister, listen and find out if they are different to them, or similar
31/05/20183 minutes 15 seconds
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Level 2.142 A clash of continents

So will there be any surprises at the World Cup this time?
17/05/20184 minutes 20 seconds
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Level 3.142 No smoking

It's over a decade since the no smoking ban; has it made a difference?
03/05/20184 minutes 13 seconds
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Level 1.141 Liverpool the city.

There's more to Liverpool than its football clubs, or is there?
12/04/20183 minutes 46 seconds
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Level 3.141 British icons: Stephen Hawking

Jackie and Richard celebrate the life of the Master of the Universe.
29/03/20184 minutes
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Level B.71 A new design for pie!

Jackie and Richard talk about giving the website a whole new look
15/03/20184 minutes 15 seconds
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Level 2.140 The shooting

Another tragic event in the US, we talk about what happened and the case for gun control
22/02/20184 minutes 39 seconds
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Level 1.139 Home sweet home.

Jackie and Richard talk about their home and if they are happy living there.
25/01/20183 minutes 10 seconds
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Level 1.138 Paddington and the Christmas Visitor.

Another fun end to the year: watch one of the most popular Christmas adverts in the UK
14/12/20171 minute 35 seconds
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Level B.69 The economics of Christmas

Just how important is the lead up to the holiday for the retail sector?
07/12/20173 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 2.138 Mind games

Experiments show there's more to making up our minds than we think
30/11/20173 minutes 55 seconds
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Level 3.138 A podcast about poo!

Jackie and Richard talk about the smallest room in the house for World Toilet Day
16/11/20173 minutes 53 seconds
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Level B.68 We are electric

Keep up to date with the latest on electric cars and how they're leading the way.
02/11/20173 minutes 44 seconds
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Level 1.137 Spooky nights

Watch our video and find out what we traditionally do in Britain for Hallowe'en
26/10/20172 minutes 47 seconds
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Level 2.137 Pick up the pieces

Jackie and Richard have discovered a new way to spend time: doing jigsaws!
19/10/20173 minutes 35 seconds
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Level B.67 Death of diesel?

The car industry is responding to car pollution, what is their solution?
21/09/20173 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 1.136 Dream on

Richard talks to Jackie about the dreams he has at night.
14/09/20173 minutes 14 seconds
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Level 2.136 That's funny!

Jackie and Richard talk about what makes them laugh, hee hee!
01/09/20173 minutes 55 seconds
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Level 1.135 Keep left

In the car, on your bike or while walking, road signs are everywhere.
27/07/20173 minutes 42 seconds
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Level B.66 Pets at work

Nestle think you would be barking mad to leave your pet at home, bring it to work
20/07/20173 minutes 59 seconds
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Level 2.135 Bugbears

Jackie and Richard have a moan about those everyday things that annoy them.
05/07/20173 minutes 21 seconds
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Level 3.135 The firefighters

We salute the men and women who do one of the the world's toughest jobs
29/06/20174 minutes 10 seconds
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Level 1.134 Whoops!

We all have minor accidents. Listen to Richard talk about something that happened to him
15/06/20173 minutes 31 seconds
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Level 3.134 The light fandango

Are LED bulbs the bright future, or a dull headache?
25/05/20174 minutes 13 seconds
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Level 1.133 The mighty oak

Jackie and Richard talk about the best known and most loved of Britain's native trees
04/05/20173 minutes 14 seconds
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Level 3.133 Looking is seeing

Jackie and Richard talk about wearing glasses and visiting the optician's
20/04/20173 minutes 44 seconds
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Level B.64 The rise of the machine 2

Part 2 wonders if we are all going to lose our jobs to automation
06/04/20173 minutes 29 seconds
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Level 1.132 The road to nowhere

What's the best way of driving from A to B without getting lost?
30/03/20172 minutes 35 seconds
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Level 2.132 the Taj Mahal

Travel to India and join Richard at a truly magical place.
16/03/20173 minutes 31 seconds
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Level 3.132 Stand and sing

Jackie and Richard talk about national anthems; how much do you like yours?
02/03/20173 minutes 56 seconds
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Level 1.131 Sing, sang, sung

So just how keen are Jackie and Richard on singing? Listen and find out!
16/02/20173 minutes 44 seconds
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Level B.62 Career change

Listen to Johnny talk about the reasons he moved from one occupation to another, level 2/3
19/01/20174 minutes
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Level 2.130 Buster the boxer

A fun end to the year: watch the most popular Christmas advert in the UK
19/12/20161 minute 9 seconds
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Level 3.130 Forza Italia

Linda talks about holidaying in Italy, listen and find out what she likes so much
08/12/20163 minutes 34 seconds
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Level B.61 Airbnb

It has changed the holiday scene, but is it also a victim of its own success? level 2/3
01/12/20165 minutes 9 seconds
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Level 1.129 Stop me and buy one!

Jackie and Richard are amazed by the different things that are carried on Vietnamese bicycles.
24/11/20162 minutes 59 seconds
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Level 2.129 The Trump card

Love him or loathe him, Trump's speeches have always made the headlines.
10/11/20163 minutes
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Level 3.129 Parkrun, what's that?

Listen to Jemma talk about an event that's becoming more popular by the week
03/11/20163 minutes 56 seconds
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Level B.60 Hacked off!

How a cyber-attack disrupted Internet service across Europe and the US; level 3
27/10/20163 minutes 45 seconds
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Level 1.128 Feed the world

Here's some things for you to do for World Food Day.
13/10/20163 minutes 34 seconds
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Level 3.128 Fear of flying

Listen to Sue talk about her experience on a long haul flight to South Africa.
29/09/20163 minutes 40 seconds
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Level 1.127 Win a prize!

Find out why Di enters so many competitions each year.
15/09/20163 minutes 34 seconds
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Level B.59 The hashtag

Twitter is 10 years old this year, so some top tips for businesses.
01/09/20163 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 2.127 Collecting things

Butterflies, beads or buttons, people collect many different things. So what does Richard collect?
25/08/20163 minutes 39 seconds
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Level 1.126 London's burning

The Great Fire of London was 350 years ago. Watch our video and find out more
04/08/20163 minutes 18 seconds
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Level B.58 The line

Britain's Team Sky stand out both for their cycling and for their branding
21/07/20163 minutes 45 seconds
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Level 1.125 Iceland: the land of fire and ice.

Listen to some amazing things about Iceland, including their football team of course!
30/06/20163 minutes 41 seconds
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Level 2.126 Not just a phone

Karin talks to Jackie about her favourite apps on her mobile.
16/06/20163 minutes 34 seconds
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Level B.57 The supermarket man

Alan talks about his responsibilities as Technical Director for Tesco
02/06/20164 minutes 31 seconds
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Level 2.125 The Euros

Four weeks of fun and football to look forward to with the UEFA European Championship!
26/05/20163 minutes 44 seconds
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Level 3.125 The dancing queen

Listen to Nora talk about her unusual life as a professional dancer.
19/05/20164 minutes
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Level 1.124 Breakfast

We talk about what we eat for the most important meal of the day. What do you have?
05/05/20163 minutes 4 seconds
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Level B.56 The Panama papers

While many benefit from offshore finances, there are also those who are victims.
28/04/20164 minutes 18 seconds
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Level 2.124 All around the world

Helen tells Richard about the different places she has lived, and which is her favourite.
14/04/20163 minutes 44 seconds
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Level 3.124 British icons: Yorkshire

Join Pam and Jackie in one of the nicest parts of the UK.
07/04/20164 minutes 13 seconds
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Level B.55 Brexit

Britain in Europe: should we stay or should we go?
03/03/20164 minutes 13 seconds
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Level 2.123 Call the midwife

Meet Naomi who is training to become the most important person on the maternity ward!
25/02/20163 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 3.123 No news is good news

Why is our daily dose of news always dominated by gloomy headlines?
18/02/20163 minutes 38 seconds
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Level 1.122 Chinese New Year

Decorations, dragons and dancers - welcome to Chinatown!
04/02/20163 minutes 59 seconds
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Level B.54 Going down

We look at why the price of oil is tumbling and who is benefitting from this
28/01/20163 minutes 52 seconds
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Level 2.122 No idea! The 2015 quiz

How much does Jackie know about 2015 and can you do any better?
06/01/20163 minutes 46 seconds
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Level 1.121 Toys, toys, toys

Which are the most popular UK toys over the last 50 years?
10/12/20153 minutes 33 seconds
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Level 2.121 The calendar

Attractive as well as useful, calendars also have an interesting history!
03/12/20153 minutes 58 seconds
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Level 3.121 Ashes to ashes

Everybody goes to a funeral, even if it's only their own!
12/11/20153 minutes 45 seconds
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Level B.52 The VW scandal

So it seems there's no such thing as clean diesel after all
05/11/20153 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 1.120 City life

For UN World Cities day Jackie and Richard talk about cities far and wide
22/10/20153 minutes 36 seconds
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Level 2.120 Cowboy country (video)

Join Jackie and Richard with the cowboys, horses and shoot-outs
15/10/20153 minutes 29 seconds
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Level 3.120 The refugees

Thousands are travelling but where are they from and where do they want to go?
01/10/20153 minutes 34 seconds
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Level B.51 Crowdfunding part 2

What a lot of money can be raised for small businesses!
24/09/20154 minutes 6 seconds
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Level 1.119 The delivery van

So many things can be delivered straight to your house, you don't need to go shopping!
10/09/20153 minutes 10 seconds
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Level B.50 The amalgamation

An employee's personal experience of three companies merging
06/08/20153 minutes 56 seconds
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Level 1.118 Portugal all year round

There are interesting places to visit in Portugal every season of the year
30/07/20153 minutes 14 seconds
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Level 2.118 Once in a blue moon

This month we see a blue moon, but what is that exactly?!
16/07/20153 minutes 12 seconds
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Level 3.118 Rain stopped play

Richard explains how to play one of the UK's most popular sports - cricket, of course!
02/07/20154 minutes 5 seconds
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Level 1.117 Why yoga?

World Yoga Day is 21 Jun so we talk to Jim about why he does yoga everyday
17/06/20153 minutes 25 seconds
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Level 2.117 Jaws

Why the "teeth of the sea" is one of Hollywood's most frightening films
04/06/20153 minutes 55 seconds
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Level 3.117 The Hatton Garden heist

Over the Easter weekend in London nine thieves made a daring raid and stole millions
28/05/20153 minutes 43 seconds
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Level B.49 Consumer choice

Buyers today can choose between many varieties when buying a product, but how good is that really?
21/05/20154 minutes 15 seconds
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Level 1.116 Thanks for the memory

How good are Richard and Jackie about remembering things? How good are you?!
07/05/20153 minutes 6 seconds
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Level 2.116 The old grey matter

Get your thinking hats on for this podcast which is all about the brain!
30/04/20153 minutes 56 seconds
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Level 3.116 Below the line

Do you comment online? Do you use your real name? Why not?!
16/04/20154 minutes 7 seconds
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Level B.48 Import and export part 2

What is the point of countries importing and exporting the very same product?
09/04/20154 minutes 6 seconds
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Level 1.115 Wild orchids (video)

Jackie and Richard show you the wonderful wild flowers growing near their home
26/03/20153 minutes 39 seconds
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Level 2.115 Baking soda

There's something quite amazing on the shelf in the kitchen!
12/03/20153 minutes 42 seconds
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Level 3.115 A place in the sun

The pie team talk about their experience of being on a TV show.
05/03/20153 minutes 47 seconds
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Level B.47 Crowdfunding part 1

We look at a growing industry in the business world and ask what it is and how it works
25/02/20153 minutes 43 seconds
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Level 1.114 Hot wok! (2 videos)

Two videos from Ken Hom to celebrate Chinese New Year this month
12/02/20152 minutes 3 seconds
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Level 2.114 The 5:2 diet

What success, if any, have the pie team had with their dieting?
05/02/20153 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 3.114 You are what you eat

Do you want to lose weight? We talk about diets and dieting.
29/01/20154 minutes 8 seconds
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Level B.46 Import and export part 1

Who dictates what food we import: consumers, farmers or retailers?
15/01/20153 minutes 56 seconds
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Level 1.113 The 2014 quiz

Once again Jackie tests Richard on events from last year, can you do better than him?
08/01/20152 minutes 23 seconds
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Level 2.113 Whose turn is it?

There are lots of reasons why you should sit down with family and friends and play a board game this holiday!
18/12/20143 minutes 21 seconds
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Level B.44 Mood music

In-store marketing says it can turn browsers into buyers, but does it work?
06/11/20143 minutes 31 seconds
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Level 1.111 The fall

Winter, spring, summer and now autumn, it's the cold but colourful season
30/10/20142 minutes 45 seconds
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Level 2.111 Useful or useless?

That's the question we ask about some household gadgets
23/10/20143 minutes 37 seconds
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Level 3.111 Cool blue

The blue LED won the Nobel Prize for Physics. What's so special about that?
16/10/20143 minutes 58 seconds
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Level B.43 It's a bargain! Or is it?

Supermarkets have lots of special offers, but are they always better value?
02/10/20144 minutes 3 seconds
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Level 2.110 Dennis the Menace

Jackie and Richard talk about comics and their favourite comic characters
18/09/20143 minutes 49 seconds
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Level 3.110 Jo's motors

Jo talks about cars and driving; buckle up and enjoy the ride!
04/09/20143 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 1.109 Bad habits

What bad habits do Richard and Jackie have? Listen and find out!
21/08/20142 minutes 59 seconds
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Level 2.109 Drive, drove, driven

A podcast about driving and learning to drive. Beep! Beep!
07/08/20143 minutes 51 seconds
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Level 3.109 The picnic

When the sun shines there's nothing better than eating outside!
31/07/20143 minutes 56 seconds
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Level B.41 How can I help?

What a difference good customer service makes - if you can find it!
23/07/20143 minutes 20 seconds
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Level 1.108 Can you swim?

Jump in the water and listen to Jackie and Richard talk about learning to swim
10/07/20143 minutes 13 seconds
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Level 3.108 No more umpires!

With modern technology there's no need to have umpires or referees anymore, is there?
26/06/20144 minutes 1 second
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Level B.40 Taxi!

How a modern technology angers taxi drivers and brings cities to a standstill
19/06/20144 minutes
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Level 2.107 The World Cup

Facts and fun about one of the most coveted trophies in sport
05/06/20144 minutes 1 second
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Level 3.107 Dial 999

Join Sue in her kitchen and find out why she called the fire brigade
29/05/20143 minutes 50 seconds
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Level B.39 FIFA scores

For many football is a passion, for FIFA it's purely a financial affair
15/05/20144 minutes 5 seconds
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Level 3.106 No connection

How did Jackie and Richard survive without the Internet?
01/05/20144 minutes
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Level B.38 Techno kitchen

High-tech products have revolutionised the way we cook
24/04/20143 minutes 55 seconds
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Level 1.105 The Easter egg

There's more to Easter eggs than just eating them, listen and find out!
10/04/20143 minutes 42 seconds
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Level 2.105 The tramp

The pie team celebrate 100 years of Charlie Chaplin and his famous tramp
27/03/20143 minutes 53 seconds
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Level 1.104 Dear diary

There are some good reasons for writing a diary about your everyday life
13/03/20143 minutes 42 seconds
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Level 2.104 A mouse in the house

Jo talks about some uninvited guests that are making themselves feel at home
27/02/20143 minutes 14 seconds
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Level 1.103 Paintings not photos

Join the pie team in putting something more artistic on Facebook
06/02/20143 minutes 40 seconds
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Level 2.103 Giddy up!

Jackie and Richard share their riding experiences to celebrate the Year of the Horse
30/01/20143 minutes 48 seconds
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Level 3.103 The Winter Olympics

You don't need to come from a snowy country but you're unlikely to win a medal
23/01/20143 minutes 47 seconds
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Level 1.102 A poem for Christmas

The pie team want you to celebrate the festive season with poetry
09/01/20141 minute 25 seconds
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Level 2.102 British icons: Doctor Who

The pie team celebrate 50 years of Doctor Who
19/12/20133 minutes 53 seconds
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Level 3.102 That was the year 2013

We look back at last year with a quiz, how many questions can you answer?
12/12/20131 minute 36 seconds
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Level B.34 Power to the people

Since the Mandela era boycotts have been a powerful tool
05/12/20133 minutes 40 seconds
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Level 1.101 Figgy pudding

Hear about some Christmas meals eaten in different parts of the world, mmm!
28/11/20132 minutes 49 seconds
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Level 2.101 Mushrooms

Delicious and deadly, the pie team take care when picking their favourite free food
21/11/20133 minutes 57 seconds
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Level B.33 All of a twitter

Not just for fun and socialising, Twitter is great for business too
07/11/20133 minutes 49 seconds
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Level 1.100 Bonfire Night (video)

Richard explains the reason behind this traditional Nov event
31/10/20132 minutes 17 seconds
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Level 2.100 Catching up

Jackie hasn't see Sue for a while, what's the news from her and the family?
23/10/20133 minutes 24 seconds
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Level 3.100 Citizenship

Why Gareth decided he wanted to be French as well as British
03/10/20133 minutes 56 seconds
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St James Way (Travelogues video)

Pilgrims talk about their journeys along el camino de Santiago
26/09/20133 minutes 1 second
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Level B.32 Social media at work

How one manager deals with his staff using Twitter and Facebook
12/09/20133 minutes 41 seconds
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Level 2.99 Whale watching (video)

Jackie sails into the Mediterranean in search of marine life
29/08/20134 minutes 1 second
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Level 3.99 Pick a pocket or two...

How to survive your holiday from the increasing number of pickpockets in town
15/08/20134 minutes
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Level B.31 Booking.com part 1

Just how useful is the online website for hotel owners?
01/08/20133 minutes 49 seconds
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Level 3.98 The yellow jersey

Pelotons, polka-dots and Paris - it's the Tour de France. Allons-y!
27/06/20134 minutes 1 second
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Level B.30 The G8

What's the point of some powerful world leaders getting together for a few days?
20/06/20133 minutes 50 seconds
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Level 2.97 On top of the world

60 years ago this week 2 men stood on Mount Everest for the very first time
30/05/20133 minutes 36 seconds
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Level 3.97 Boy George

Rob talks about the challanges of being a father with a young son
22/05/20133 minutes 46 seconds
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Level B.29 Designing a website

The pie team give 5 top tips for designing a successful website
09/05/20133 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 1.96 British icons: the cuppa

Sit down, put your feet up and have a nice cup of tea!
02/05/20133 minutes 14 seconds
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Level 2.96 Say 'cheese'! (video)

Jackie discovers that making cheese from scratch comes with some surprises
25/04/20134 minutes 3 seconds
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Level 3.96 Yummy umami

Helen and Jackie get their tongues around a new taste sensation
18/04/20133 minutes 51 seconds
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Level B.28 The perfect office part 2

Drawing on her experience, Jo tells us what works best for her
11/04/20133 minutes 47 seconds
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Level 1.95 A room with a difference

Now Richard finds three more unusual places to stay the night
04/04/20133 minutes 14 seconds
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Level 2.95 The people's pope?

The Catholic church says goodbye Benedict, hello Francis
21/03/20133 minutes 37 seconds
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Level 3.95 Trial by jury

Is having 12 strangers decide if someone is innocent or guilty the best way to resolve a criminal case?
14/03/20134 minutes 5 seconds
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Level B.27 The perfect office part 1

Your working space affects your work, so what makes a good office?
07/03/20133 minutes 22 seconds
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Level 1.94 What a place to stay!

Jackie has found some very unusual places to stay the night
28/02/20133 minutes 55 seconds
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Level 2.94 Under the weather

Richard's not feeling very well. Oh dear, what's the matter?
21/02/20132 minutes 47 seconds
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Level B.26 Horsemeat, anyone?

There's a nasty surprise for some as they tuck into their beef burgers...
07/02/20133 minutes 52 seconds
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Level 1.93 Animal odd couples

Some animals simply don't understand that they are not meant to be friends!
31/01/20133 minutes 22 seconds
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Level 2.93 Lucky 2013

or not? A podcast about 'magic dates' and why they're disappearing
24/01/20133 minutes 37 seconds
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Level B.25 The disappearing high street

The way we shop now could see the face of our town centres changing forever
03/01/20134 minutes 12 seconds
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Level 1.92 Winter blues

Neither Jackie nor Richard are looking forward to the long winter season ahead
13/12/20122 minutes 52 seconds
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Level 2.92 O Christmas tree!

Why is the 'queen of the forest' part of the Christmas decorations?
06/12/20123 minutes 57 seconds
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Level 3.92 Coffee break

Richard has several ways of getting his caffeine fix in the morning...
22/11/20124 minutes 8 seconds
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Level 1.91 What a wonderful world (video)

David Attenborough sees amazing things on planet Earth
08/11/20122 minutes
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Level 2.91 Good boy!

Guide dogs help blind people to enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else
01/11/20123 minutes 7 seconds
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Level 3.91 On yer bike!

Helen and Jackie share past and present memories of getting on their bikes
25/10/20123 minutes 35 seconds
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Level 2.90 The octogenerian

How does Robert feel about being 80 years old?
04/10/20124 minutes 5 seconds
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Level B.22 Buyer beware

How can Poundland increase its profits by 50% when everything it sells costs £1?
20/09/20124 minutes 23 seconds
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Level 2.89 Students abroad

Scott offers advice to ESL/EFL students at UK universities
06/09/20123 minutes 58 seconds
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Level 3.89 The Eagle has landed

We recall the amazing Apollo 11 mission to commemorate the death of Neil Armstrong
30/08/20123 minutes 56 seconds
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Level B.21 Sunday trading

The UK doesn't have a 24/7 shopping culture... yet
23/08/20123 minutes 54 seconds
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Level 1.88 Beside the seaside

There are some big changes to the traditional British summer holiday beside the sea
02/08/20123 minutes 59 seconds
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Level 3.88 London Olympics

It's here at last, but not everyone's greeting the Games with flag-flying enthusiasm
19/07/20125 minutes 43 seconds
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Level B.20 The Shard

Will Europe's tallest building be a financial failure or an investment success?
12/07/20123 minutes 41 seconds
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Level 1.87 Fingers and thumbs

Helen has a problem when she tries to make things...
05/07/20123 minutes 14 seconds
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Level 2.87 The Fab Four

Fifty years later you can still hear The Beatles' songs being played on the radio - why is that?
28/06/20123 minutes 48 seconds
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Level 3.87 20/20 vision

Jemma can see clearly now - but that hasn't always been the case
20/06/20124 minutes 1 second
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Level B.19 What money can't buy

Is it acceptable that there's a market for almost anything, or should some things not be for sale?
14/06/20123 minutes 58 seconds
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Level 1.86 Ice cream mmm (video)

Jackie makes some ice cream, the taste of summer
07/06/20122 minutes 57 seconds
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Level 3.86 Douze points

The UK wants Baku to vote for 'The Hump' at the Eurovision Song Contest
18/05/20124 minutes 48 seconds
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Level 2.85 The winner takes it all

The lottery part 2: is life always better after winning a lot of money?
26/04/20124 minutes 19 seconds
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Level B.17 Nike station

Big company sponsorship deals are usually welcomed, but not always...
11/04/20123 minutes 43 seconds
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Level 2.84 Money money money

The lottery part 1: it seems everyone's dreaming of winning the jackpot
15/03/20123 minutes 53 seconds
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Level 3.84 Sisters are doin' it for themselves

Or are they? We talk about International Women's Day
08/03/20123 minutes 22 seconds
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Level 1.83 Lost and found

The amazing underground world of London's Lost Property Office
23/02/20123 minutes 12 seconds
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Level 3.83 A garden bench

Richard needs his saw, drill and lots of patience for this woodworking project
09/02/20123 minutes 18 seconds
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Level B.15 Starting a business 1

Why not start your own business, even if there is a recession...
02/02/20123 minutes 56 seconds
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Level 2.82 2011 The headlines

Natural disasters, revolutions and a new country: 2011 had it all!
19/01/20124 minutes 2 seconds
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Level 3.82 British icons: the panto

Actor David talks about one of Britain's winter highlights
11/01/20124 minutes 5 seconds
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Level 2.81 Scott of the Antarctic

100 years ago the race to the South Pole was won, but not by Captain Robert Scott
08/12/20113 minutes 55 seconds
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Level 3.81 Lord of the lip (video)

How has Adam been fundraising for the Movember campaign?
01/12/20112 minutes 16 seconds
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Level B.14 Ms marketing

Helen from Jersey Heritage talks about the importance of target audience
24/11/20114 minutes 3 seconds
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Level 1.80 Why Occupy? (video)

Amanda from Occupy Wall Street gives her reasons for being part of the protest
17/11/20111 minute 23 seconds
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Level 2.80 Poppy Day

How a simple red wildflower can have so much meaning
10/11/20113 minutes 57 seconds
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Level 3.80 Fire! Fire! (video)

Peter describes his narrow escape from a forest fire
03/11/20113 minutes 33 seconds
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Level B.12 Customer service

What has a smiling dinosaur got to do with providing good service?
22/09/20113 minutes 58 seconds
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Level 1.78 Double act

Meet Ana-Louisa, a language teacher with two hats!
15/09/20113 minutes 26 seconds
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Level 3.78 Going Dutch!

Meet Hendrik, who doesn't come from Holland!
18/08/20114 minutes 7 seconds
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Level B.11 Welcome to Wales (video)

where the business world meets
11/08/20114 minutes 15 seconds
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Level 1.77 Return to the blue house (video)

What a lot of changes since the pie team bought their house!
28/07/20112 minutes 39 seconds
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Level 2.77 How to serve (video)

Top tennis tips for the summer months ahead
21/07/20113 minutes 16 seconds
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Level B.10 The Greek crisis

How are the beautiful Greek islands coping with the economic crisis?
07/07/20112 minutes 14 seconds
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Level 2.76 Let's twist again!

like we did 50 years ago! The pie team celebrate the ever popular dance
23/06/20114 minutes
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Level 3.76 Festival fun

Are the pie team going to be joining the festival crowds this summer?
16/06/20113 minutes 40 seconds
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Level B.9 Running a small business

Simon talks about some of the challenges he faces
02/06/20113 minutes 48 seconds
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Level 3.187 Starlink

There's something strange in the night sky...
01/01/00014 minutes 15 seconds
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Level 1.187 What is a dragon?

Jackie and Richard talk about mythical creatures
01/01/00013 minutes 47 seconds