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Behind the News: November 10, 2020
November 10, 2020
ABC Me  |  November 10, 2020

US Election
All eyes are on the US this week as the country heads to what some say is its most important election in recent history. We find out what happened and what we can expect in the weeks and months to come.

England Lockdown
The UK’s Prime Minister is the latest European leader to announce a new lockdown to try to deal with a devastating second wave of COVID-19. We meet some kids in England and find out how they’re coping.

Conscription
For Remembrance Day we find out more about conscription; an issue which divided Australians during the First World War and during subsequent conflicts.

Ned Kelly
Next Tuesday marks 140 years since Ned Kelly was hanged at Melbourne Gaol. Matt scores an exclusive interview with the famous bushranger to find out more about his life, his crimes, his death and his legend.

Butterfly Migration
The skies of south-east Queensland have been taken over by Caper butterflies! Millions of the winged insects are taking part in a mass migration which only happens at this scale every six to 10 years. We find out more about the phenomenon and why scientists are asking Brisbane residents to help them count butterflies.

US Election
All eyes are on the US this week as the country heads to what some say is its most important election in recent history. We find out what happened and what we can expect in the weeks and months to come.

England Lockdown
The UK’s Prime Minister is the latest European leader to announce a new lockdown to try to deal with a devastating second wave of COVID-19. We meet some kids in England and find out how they’re coping.

Conscription
For Remembrance Day we find out more about conscription; an issue which divided Australians during the First World War and during subsequent conflicts.

Ned Kelly
Next Tuesday marks 140 years since Ned Kelly was hanged at Melbourne Gaol. Matt scores an exclusive interview with the famous bushranger to find out more about his life, his crimes, his death and his legend.

Butterfly Migration
The skies of south-east Queensland have been taken over by Caper butterflies! Millions of the winged insects are taking part in a mass migration which only happens at this scale every six to 10 years. We find out more about the phenomenon and why scientists are asking Brisbane residents to help them count butterflies.

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