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Closed-captioning is coming to Google Podcasts

January 14, 2019 · 3.4 minutes to read

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Local to Global with Nick Hewer is a new podcast from the UK Government. Released on the same week as a Parliamentary vote on Britain's future relationship with the European Union, the press release claims that it will "explore why exporting is great for UK businesses", with all those trade agreements that the UK now has with... oh. (Acast)
The Australian Open tennis started today. The AO Show is a daily show following the biggest storylines and goes behind-the-scenes; James Parkinson is producing (Omny Studio).
It's Tintin's 90th anniversary, and Les Aventures de Tintin is three French radio adaptations, now in podcast form, of Hergé's classic. Alas, it's French language only. "Billions of bilious blue blistering barnacles!" as Captain Haddock would say, except he'd actually say "Mille millions de mille milliards de mille sabords!" instead.

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