The Week Junior Show

Hosted ByBex Lindsay

Join the team behind The Week Junior and Bex from Fun Kids to find out about the week's news.


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CBBC on live TV and flights to Rwanda

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about the arguments surrounding some flights to Rwanda, an innovative plan to cool down the Spanish capital and what goes on at the world’s most famous tennis tournament. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether CBBC should be moved from live TV.

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The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK’s children’s radio station, Fun Kids. There’s a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week’s issue.

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Refugees and rewilding

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show, we’ll find out about an exciting shipwreck discovery, a special protest in Sweden and a change to plans for rewilding in the UK. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether rich countrie…

Vote of No Confidence and reading for fun

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about a special vote about the Prime Minister, the winner of the UK City of Culture award and what charity Save the Children has said about the generosity of young people. Plus, …

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Downing Street Parties and World Environment Day

In this week’s The Week Junior Show…
We’re finding out about the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
A final report into the Downing Street Parties.
And World Environment Day.
Plus, we’ll have a debate about whether E-scooters should remain banned.
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Farting footballers and finishing food

Should you finish all of your food? That’s what Bex, Ben, James and Eve are chatting about in this week’s Big Debate. We also find out what’s inside the pages of this week’s issue of The Week Junior magazine. 
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Eurovision and bee-friendly bus stops

Bee-friendly bus stops, new rules for healthy eating, and the results of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest are all featured in this episode of The Week Junior Show, packed with everything you need to know. 
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The Big Plastic Count and orange juice cereal

James, Ben, Vanessa and Bex talk through the latest issue of The Week Junior including news of a new Doctor Who, a Greenpeace campaign to count plastic waste, and Tropicana making special cereal. 
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Inspirational astronauts and Eid

Bex, Ben, Eve and Augustus break down the biggest stories of the week including Eid celebrations, an inspirational astronaut, and young people being thanked for helping the world.
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French elections and Taylor Swift’s millipede

French elections and something about Taylor Swift and a millipede… Eve, Michael, Bex and Augustus recap the big stories of the week.
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