In the News, May 10th, 2019

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This is a podcast which picks up a few interesting things that have appeared in the news in recent weeks. In this episode we have two stories from world news, and one on politics.

In our first world news story, we learn about the change of emperor in Japan.

You can find out more about this here:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/apr/30/japan-emperor-akihito-abdicate

In politics, we take a look at the national election in Spain. There is quite a lot of confusion in Spanish politics these days. You can read more about this here:

https://elpais.com/elpais/2019/05/08/inenglish/1557300125_683203.html

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/apr/28/spain-elections-voters-heads-to-polls-for-third-time-in-four-years

And finally, in world news again, we learn about a silly mistake by the Reserve Bank of Australia. They have misspelt a word on the new $50 note. You can read more about this here:

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/may/09/australian-50-note-typo-spelling-mistake-printed-46-million-times

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Q761INgLEw

https://banknotes.rba.gov.au/

Worksheet Answers:

  1. D 2. C 3. B

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