This edition of BTN Newsbreak explains why the coronavirus has been renamed COVID-19. We also find out about a newly discovered apex predator dinosaur and in sports news there’s a wrap of the Asian Championships football league competition.
BtN explains how professional sports are shaping professional esports at the FIFA eClub World Cup. Matt talks to the brothers who made their own stop motion animated version of Toy Story and we get to see a world record breaking firework.
Wild weather hits the east coast of Australia and Cyclone Damien reaches land in Western Australia. There's a wrap up of the 92nd Academy Awards, plus night ski racing, llama racing in Ecuador and a heart stopping soccer penalty shoot out in the Japanese Super Cup.
Astronaut Christina Koch touches down on Earth after her record breaking, almost year long space flight, her achievements include an all female space walk and growing plants in space. The AFLW season and the Women’s cricket T20 World Cup are launched. Syrian refugees get to compete in an esports tournament in Jordan. In animal rescue news, there’s a wallaby, koalas and a mountain pygmy possum at Kosciuszko National Park.
BTN gives us the wrap up on the US presidential impeachment and the east coast floods. Astronaut Christina Koch completes the longest ever space flight by a woman, baby pandas have become the star attraction at Berlin Zoo and there's an amazing glass bottle music rendition of Tones and I's hit Dance Monkey.
In this edition of BTN Newsbreak the UK announces a future ban of petrol and hybrid cars. A German artist tricks Google Maps. Plus, a range of new emojis are released, a baboon kidnaps a lion cub and capybaras in a zoo get special treatment due to it being the year of the rat.
Topics covered in this edition of BTN Newsbreak include crops in Africa being decimated by locusts, Greta Thunberg's Nobel Peace Prize nomination, the AFLW launch, carnevale celebrations in Italy and more.
This edition of BTN Newsbreak explains what coronavirus is, gives us an Australian Open Tennis finals wrap up and all the 54th Super Bowl news. In animal news there's a groundhog, chinchilla and puppy dogs.
This episode wraps up all the big stories from 2019 including natural disasters, elections, protests, sporting achievements and popular culture.
Researchers find children using social media apps are more likely to develop body image issues. The AACTA awards take place in Sydney, with Bluey winning best cartoon. Young women take part in a workshop for entrepreneurs called Enterprising Girls and learn what it takes to develop a product. Japan launches a satellite specifically for the 2020 Olympics.
Greta Thunberg arrives in Europe for the COP25 climate conference in Spain. Spotify reveals the most streamed artists of the decade. E-Sports makes its official debut at the 2019 South East Asian games and Cale wraps up all the year’s quirkiest sports.
Many teenagers are not getting enough sleep, BtN gives us the reasons why this is so. Lionel Messi wins the Ballon D'Or for the sixth time, Ash Barty wins the Newcombe Medal and Carissa Moore wins the world surfing title. In animal news there's lions, tigers and teddy bears.
The government cracks down on protein powder labelling and Greta Thunberg’s arrival in Europe is delayed. In sports news, there’s cricket and surfing.
The BtN team asks ‘What’s the deal with Black Friday?’. School students strike for Climate Change, spurred on by the recent bushfires. School kids in Darwin mark the centenary of the Great Air Race with an attempt to break a paper plane making record.
In this episode of BtN Newsbreak, we find out who the winners were at the ARIA Awards and also who are the top AFL draft picks for 2019. The BtN team visits a school vegetable garden full of native Australian edible plants. We also get to see how astronauts celebrate Thanksgiving in a space station.
A storm in Sydney causes destruction and power blackouts, Donald Trump pardons two Thanksgiving turkeys and Leela visits some kids and teachers at hospital school. In light hearted news there’s a hedgehog cafe and a camera hogging pig.
Taylor Swift cleans up at the American Music Awards and Poland wins the Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Jordan Anthony coming in 8th place. Robbers raid a museum in Dresden, Germany and the US President pardons two turkeys for Thanksgiving.
In this episode of BtN Newsbreak, The World Health Organisation reveals how much, or little, teenagers exercise, Tesla showcases its new cybertruck, Aussie indigenous surfing champion Jasmine heads to the US and BTN asks 'Is Greta Thunberg a time traveller?'. In wildlife news there's a baby giraffe, gibbons and some ancient animal mummies in Egypt.
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