Have you ever wondered why the news is full of death and destruction?
Kaz and Finn decide to take a look at some good news in this week's 6 Minute English
This week's question:
According to the BBC, three of the top ten most followed stories of 2012 were about the weather in the UK.
But what kind of weather? Was it:
a) snow storms
c) heat waves
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.
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- the seedier side of life
aspects of life that are morally degraded, for example, sex scandals and corruption
the human race
have an effect on or influence
sudden, dramatic, and important discoveries or developments, especially in science and medicine
newspapers of small format giving the news in condensed form, usually with lots of pictures and often providing sensational material
serious newspapers with a larger page format
crude and rough
- don't do it justice
don't give it the credit it deserves
- a grimace
a twisted facial expression that shows distaste or disgust