Zuckerberg admits Facebook failings: BBC News Review

Zuckerberg admits Facebook failings: BBC News Review

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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has acknowledged that his company didn't do enough to prevent data misuse. Dan and Catherine teach you the language the world's media is using to discuss this story. Key words and phrases ramifications results or consequences shoot down destroy, prevent or ruin the stakes are high the risks are significant [Cover image: GETTY IMAGES] Find out more here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/newsreview Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

California boards must have women: BBC News Review

California's requirement that companies listed on the stock market have at least one woman on their board was fought hard by business lobby groups. Well, now th

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Exercise helps the brain: BBC News Review

Your brain will work better if you take regular exercise, according to a study. Vocabulary: sharp mentally quick and intelligent keep (something) at bay prev

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Human embryo DNA editing OK, says study

Is it ethical to alter the DNA of human embryos? News Review from BBC Learning English looks at the vocabulary that's making the headlines in this story Quiz:

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South African power outages continue - News Review

The story South Africans are facing a fourth day of severe power cuts. The troubled, state-run firm, Eskom, has appealed to customers to turn off all non-essent

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Trump says 'no' to migrants: BBC News Review

The story The Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador has urged the authorities in southern Mexico to protect the thousands of migrants making the

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"Will you marry me?" proposal at the Emmys: BBC News Review

Actress Claire Foy won her first Emmy for playing the Queen. The big drama and comedy awards went to the fantasy Game of Thrones and 50s period piece The Marve

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Minimum alcohol price: BBC News Review

A minimum unit price for alcohol has come into force in Scotland. The Scottish government believes it will reduce the harm caused by excessive drinking – lea

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Talk about taking risks in 6 minutes!

[Images: GETTY IMAGES] Rob and Neil discuss risk and how different people react to different levels of risk in different ways. See our webapge http://www.bbc.

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BBC News Review: Greenest summer ever for UK

Neil and Catherine teach you how to use language in the news in your everyday English. The story: The British National Grid – that's the system of wires that

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Instagram founders quit: BBC News Review

The story The founders of the popular photo-sharing app Instagram have announced their resignations from the company's executive board with immediate effect.

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US-China trade war: Deal or no deal? - BBC News Review

The story The deal brought relief, temporarily at least, with the US postponing moves to increase tariffs on China in the new year. But now there is widespread

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Stopping the cyber-criminals: BBC News Review

The story The British authority tackling cybercrime is giving details of the extent to which the country is facing constant threats. The National Cybersecurity

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South Africa: Is this the end for President Zuma? BBC news Review

Reports from South Africa say that the ANC have asked President Zuma to step down. Dan and Catherine teach you the language the world's media is using to discus

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World's oldest message in a bottle: BBC News Review

The story What's thought to be the world's oldest message in a bottle has been found in Western Australia. The discovery was made by a woman walking on a beach

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BBC News Review: US gun laws to change

US President Obama wants to make it more difficult for Americans to buy guns. And he's using special powers to do it. Watch the programme and then see what you

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Bees develop 'smoker-like' addiction: News Review

Bumblebees have developed a 'smoker-like' addiction to food laced with neonicotinoids. This pesticide covered food contains nicotine. Bees seem to prefer it eve

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BBC News Review: Study into women's drinking habits

A worldwide study into women's drinking habits has been carried out. Women now drink nearly as much alcohol as men. Join Neil and Sian to discover the language

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Trump apologises to Kavanaugh: BBC News Review

The story President Trump has apologised on behalf of the American people to the newly appointed US Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh for what he called the

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Body clock linked to breast cancer: BBC News Review

British scientists have discovered that women who naturally get up early are less likely to develop breast cancer. After an eight-year study, research has concl

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Bedroom DJ is finally famous: News Review

The story A British Radio DJ who has held the unofficial distinction of broadcasting to the smallest audience in the country, has hit the big time after 44 yea

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Global pollution: seeking solutions: BBC News Review

An international delegation meet to avert environmental catastrophe. Dan and Catherine teach you how to use language from this news story in your everyday Engli

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Neymar dive confession: BBC News Review

One of Brazil's star players – Neymar – was criticised by many during the World Cup because he seemed to react very dramatically after being fouled. Now he'

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BBC News Review: Poor diet brings back historical disease

In Sydney, Australia, doctors have been seeing patients with a disease called scurvy. Scurvy is a disease caused by a lack of vitamin C, which you find in fruit

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BBC News Review: Sharapova's failed drugs test

The Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has failed a test for a banned drug and one of her sponsors, Nike, has ended its relationship with her. In this video, N

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'Latte levy' - a tax on coffee cups? BBC News Review

Billions of coffee cups are thrown away every year in the UK alone. Now a group of British politicians want to raise money for recycling by adding an extra char

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BBC News Review: Flying fox bats invade Australian town

Hundreds of thousands of bats have arrived in the Australian town of Batemans Bay. The people who live there are fed up with the noise and mess they make and wa

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Racial inequality in the UK: BBC News Review

British Prime Minister Theresa May will today challenge public bodies to explain or change sweeping inequalities between different ethnic groups in areas such a

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Pope's first official visit to Santiago: BBC News Review

Pope Francis has begun his first official visit to Chile and Peru. Thousands of Chileans greeted the pontiff, who is from Argentina, as his motorcade travelle

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BBC News Review: World's longest hunger strike ends

Irom Sharmila hasn't eaten anything for 16 years as a protest against army powers in India. Join Neil and Catherine in News Review as they bring you this story

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Can ageing be delayed, stopped or even reversed? BBC News

Is ageing a disease? One that can be 'cured'? BBC's Gabriela Torres meets the self-experimenters and scientists who are trying to dramatically extend our lives.

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