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BtN Newsbreak: February 25, 2020

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The UK bans heading in soccer for children after research reveals the risk of brain injury. Victoria introduces cash for recycling in an aim to reduce landfill and Leela tells ...

The UK bans heading in soccer for children after research reveals the risk of brain injury. Victoria introduces cash for recycling in an aim to reduce landfill and Leela tells us all about Shrove Tuesday.

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BTN Newsbreak: February 26, 2020

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Baboons escape a hospital in Sydney, leading to publicity around the use of primates in medical research. Oil exploration abandoned in the Great Australian Bight an the global ...

Baboons escape a hospital in Sydney, leading to publicity around the use of primates in medical research. Oil exploration abandoned in the Great Australian Bight an the global seed vault in the Arctic receives its 1 millionth variety of seed.

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BTN Newsbreak: February 13, 2020

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The BTN Newsbreak team covers food wastage and the Westminster Dog Show. Plus there’s baby bear cubs, a beard competition and the world’s oldest man.

The BTN Newsbreak team covers food wastage and the Westminster Dog Show. Plus there’s baby bear cubs, a beard competition and the world’s oldest man.

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BTN Newsbreak: February 27, 2020

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With concerns growing over the impact of COVID-19 on the Tokyo Olympics, BTN looks at other times in history when the games have been moved or cancelled. In other news, a ...

With concerns growing over the impact of COVID-19 on the Tokyo Olympics, BTN looks at other times in history when the games have been moved or cancelled. In other news, a tennis champ retires, we find out why seagulls want to eat our chips and a pet snake has a towel removed from its stomach.

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BTN Newsbreak: February 28, 2020

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The BTN team explains why we have a leap day every four years. Japan takes drastic measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In sports news, there’s the latest from the ...

The BTN team explains why we have a leap day every four years. Japan takes drastic measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In sports news, there’s the latest from the women's T20 World Cup and high school female wrestler Heaven Fitch beats the boys to become State champion.

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BtN Newsbreak: March 2, 2020

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In this episode of BTN Newsbreak there's a wrap up of some very different events; the National Plastics Summit, Mulletfest 2020 and a wife carrying competition. Plus, a baby ...

In this episode of BTN Newsbreak there's a wrap up of some very different events; the National Plastics Summit, Mulletfest 2020 and a wife carrying competition. Plus, a baby hippopotamus is named at the San Diego Zoo.

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BTN Newsbreak: March 3, 2020

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This BTN Newsbreak gives us the latest on COVID-19 and the measures we should be taking to reduce infection. Researchers reveal that the growing danger of coastal erosion due ...

This BTN Newsbreak gives us the latest on COVID-19 and the measures we should be taking to reduce infection. Researchers reveal that the growing danger of coastal erosion due to rising sea levels could lead to the loss of beaches. In sports news, there's the T20 World Cup and NBL finals. Plus, Korean superstars BTS top the US music charts.

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BTN Newsbreak: March 4, 2020

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In today's BTN Newsbreak, two massive tornadoes hit the US state of Tennessee and we meet an aspiring Paralympian. An 11-year-old receives a bionic arm in the style of R2D2 ...

In today's BTN Newsbreak, two massive tornadoes hit the US state of Tennessee and we meet an aspiring Paralympian. An 11-year-old receives a bionic arm in the style of R2D2 and gets to show it off to Star Wars actor Mark Hamill.

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BTN Newsbreak: March 5, 2020

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BTN takes a trip around the world to see how countries are dealing with and affected by COVID-19. University of Canberra Capitals win the WNBL championship for the second year ...

BTN takes a trip around the world to see how countries are dealing with and affected by COVID-19. University of Canberra Capitals win the WNBL championship for the second year running. NASA is taking applications for places on the International Space Station.

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BTN Newsbreak: March 6, 2020

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A 13-year-old student wins a NASA essay writing competition to name their newest Mars rover; his choice of name was Perseverance. A team of scientists will be exploring the ...

A 13-year-old student wins a NASA essay writing competition to name their newest Mars rover; his choice of name was Perseverance. A team of scientists will be exploring the midnight zone of the Indian Ocean with a deep sea explorer called Nekton. In sports news there's the T20 World Cup, NBL finals and a daredevil walks on a tightrope across an active volcano.

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BTN Newsbreak: March 9, 2020

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BtN has all the latest news on the T20 Women's cricket world cup final and International Women's Day. We meet performers from the Pilbara getting crowds up and moving at ...

BtN has all the latest news on the T20 Women's cricket world cup final and International Women's Day. We meet performers from the Pilbara getting crowds up and moving at Womadelaide. Plus, there's some inspirational veteran athletes.

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BTN Newsbreak: March 10, 2020

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The whole of Italy goes into lockdown in an attempt to prevent further spread of COVID-19. BtN gets up close and personal with a baby thorny devil at the Alice Springs Desert ...

The whole of Italy goes into lockdown in an attempt to prevent further spread of COVID-19. BtN gets up close and personal with a baby thorny devil at the Alice Springs Desert Park. Eleven year old skateboarder Sky Brown is on track to be Britain's youngest ever Olympian.

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BTN Newsbreak: March 11, 2020

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Led Zeppelin wins a copyright case around the song Stairway to Heaven. A new discovery has been made which explains why dogs have such a powerful sense of smell. In sports ...

Led Zeppelin wins a copyright case around the song Stairway to Heaven. A new discovery has been made which explains why dogs have such a powerful sense of smell. In sports news Grand Prix driver Daniel Riccardo and NBA basketball star Tacko Fall are put through their paces by primary school children.

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BTN Newsbreak: March 12, 2020

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As the World Health Organisation declares COVID-19 a pandemic, America closes its borders to flights from Europe and the NBA suspends the basketball season. The Matildas ...

As the World Health Organisation declares COVID-19 a pandemic, America closes its borders to flights from Europe and the NBA suspends the basketball season. The Matildas qualify for the Olympics. Katy Perry puts on a concert in Bright, Victoria. A tiny flying dinosaur skull, the smallest ever found, has been discovered in Myanmar. It is called the Oculudentavis khaungraae and resembled a hummingbird.

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BTN Newsbreak: March 13, 2020

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The Prime Minister discourages any overseas travel and the Formula One Grand Prix is cancelled, along with a string of other large festivals, conferences and sporting events. ...

The Prime Minister discourages any overseas travel and the Formula One Grand Prix is cancelled, along with a string of other large festivals, conferences and sporting events. Some school students and teachers prepare for online learning at home in the case of schools being closed in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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BtN Newsbreak: March 16, 2020

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BtN gives us the latest news on COVID-19. Students get creative when learning from home and Tame Impala wins the hottest 100 of the decade. In sports news, some matches are ...

BtN gives us the latest news on COVID-19. Students get creative when learning from home and Tame Impala wins the hottest 100 of the decade. In sports news, some matches are going ahead but without crowds. People around the world are using music and dance to fight the boredom of being in quarantine and also spread the message of how to prevent infecting others.

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BtN Newsbreak: March 17, 2020

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BtN looks at both sides of the school closure debate. We also learn about the origins of St Patrick's Day. An aquarium in America lets its penguins take a look at the rest of ...

BtN looks at both sides of the school closure debate. We also learn about the origins of St Patrick's Day. An aquarium in America lets its penguins take a look at the rest of the enclosures.

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BtN Newsbreak: March 18, 2020

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The Prime Minister announces a ban on overseas travel and large gatherings in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. Remains of the dead sea scrolls in an American museum are ...

The Prime Minister announces a ban on overseas travel and large gatherings in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. Remains of the dead sea scrolls in an American museum are deemed to be fakes. Celebrities come up with creative ways to make hand washing more fun.