David and Russell would like to welcome you to Old News! In each episode we'll be discussing news items from the past, sometimes recent past, sometimes much older. News items that might make people think “I wonder what happened about…?” We’re new to podcasting so constructive feedback is always welcome. Please get in touch with us by using the comments section, using our email oldnewspodcast@gmail.com or Tweet @oldnewspod


We'd like to thank: Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music Peter Kitson for the use of his voice.


Episode 4: Kosovo

November 26, 2016 @ 10:41 am

In this episode we talk about the Kosovo war, it's aftermath and the existance (or not) of an independent state of Kosovo. We try to be as even handed as possible but please feel free to deedback in the usual ways, remembering that we aren't historians or journalists.

We also discover the Russell has to get out of the country for "tax reasons"...

We try to explain where Kosovo is but just in case anyone is still wondering, here is a link:

Kosovo on Google Maps

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Episode 3: Cloning and Dolly the Sheep

November 1, 2016 @ 5:05 pm

We tell the story of Dolly the Sheep, talk about cloning, woolly mammoths, the concept of marsupial frogs (yes, we know...), Jurassic Park, spare parts for your body and for some reason ballet. Barnard Castle and New Zealand also raise their comedic heads again.

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Episode 2: The UK Alternative Vote Referendum

October 19, 2016 @ 7:25 pm

We're trying a new half hour, single subject format this time ands its about the UK's AV referendum in 2011. What? Which referendum? Exactly.

Note: We had some technical difficulties recording this one so if you notice anything unusual in the sound quality we apologise.

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Episode 1: The Space Shuttle and North Korea

October 3, 2016 @ 10:22 pm

Sub-titled "Right, we're not going to start with the word right are we?"
In this episode we introduce ourselves and talk about the Columbia disaster and then move on the North Korean nuclear program.

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