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  Weekender 2006 / 7  


- Water


- Straw Bear Festival


- Friday the 13th


- World of Wonders

The desert

This month find out about:

The focus of this week's programme is water. The United Nations Environment Programme has said that water is probably the most serious environmental problem we face apart from climate change.

Straw Bear Festival
Here in Britain there are many festivals. There are national celebrations of course, but you will also see festivals that only happen in one town.

Friday the 13th
Does the phrase "Oh no, it's Friday the 13th!" mean anything to you? Does this date fill you with fear, anxiety and foreboding - or is it simply another day on the calendar? Whether you're superstitious or not, join us as we try to find out why Friday the 13th is such an infamous date.

World of Wonders
This week's programme is all about the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Industry leaders in electronic goods, from Microsoft and Yahoo to Google and Sony are showing off their latest products.
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