Rob and Roy look back at some of the most interesting stories that we’ve discussed on BBC News Review and revisit some of the vocabulary that was used. Will your favourite story be among them?

Video chapters:
0:00​​​​​​​​​​ – Introduction
1:26 – Harry and Meghan’s interview
5:20 – Climate crisis: Last warning for humanity?
8:50 – Abba – Pop superstars are back
12:40 – Language summary

describes a shocking event or piece of news

a wake-up call
a shocking event which can cause changes in behaviour or attitude

damp squib
something less impressive than expected

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