• Read along with STOR14S: Matty Hides in Midgeton
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    Read along with STOR14S: Matty Hides in Midgeton

    Read along with your favourite STOR14S podcast releases: a full transcript of Matty Hides in Midgeton written by Dee McLellan and read by Chiwetel Ejiofor.

  • Asia needs more, and better, sex education
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    Asia needs more, and better, sex education

    As a sign that many Asian cultures are changing, recently there have been a number of young Asian women making use of various platforms to speak out about why their countries need more, and better, information about sex. 

  • Read along with STOR14S: Mr Oviarty's Mysterious Bookshop
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    Read along with STOR14S: Mr Oviarty's Mysterious Bookshop

    Read along with your favourite STOR14S podcast releases: a full transcript of Mr Oviarty's Mysterious Bookshop written by Eleanor Launchbury and read by Jeff Daniels.

  • Read along with STOR14S: The Emperor's Daughter
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    Read along with STOR14S: The Emperor's Daughter

    Read along with your favourite STOR14S podcast releases: a full transcript of The Emperor's Daughter, written by Michael Jituboh and read by David Oyelowo.

  • Hear Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan and More Read Kids Stories for New Yahoo Podcast (Exclusive Audio)
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    Hear Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan and More Read Kids Stories for New Yahoo Podcast (Exclusive Audio)

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan, Russell Brand and Zoe Saldana are reading children’s stories for a good cause — to raising money for coronavirus relief in Africa.The stars are part of Yahoo’s new podcast “STOR14S,” which launches Thursday in partnership with the GEANCO Foundation “to take families on an adventure that transports them out of their homes to exciting, new places,” the company said.New episodes will premiere every Monday on Thursday on all traditional podcast platforms as well as the Yahoo Life and Yahoo Style UK pages. The foundation is donating gloves, face masks, soap, sanitizer and disinfectant to hospitals and maternity centers in Nigeria, and training maternity nurses and traditional birth attendants to prevent the spread of the virus in maternity clinics, while also donating tablets preloaded with hundreds of books to children quarantined in their villages.Starting Thursday and going through August, celebrities and influencers will read kids’ stories chosen through a Yahoo writing competition for the public that was held throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.Also Read: Stars Who Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus (Photos)Cumberbatch will kick off the episodes, reading “Jack’s Dream.” David Oyelowo is next with “The Emperor’s Daughter,” followed by Jeff Daniels with “Mr. Oviarty’s Mysterious Booksthop” and Megalyn Echikunwoke with “The Diary of Primerose Goldie Gold.”In July, Aldis Hodge will read “The Sunshine Cake” and Brand will read “Aargh! There’s a Monster in My School!” Then, Chiwetel Ejiofor will perform “Matty Hides in Midgeton,” Rachel Brosnahan will take on “The Dog That Would Be a Prince,” Edi Gathegi will do “Flying Colours,” and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith will do “Polly Tumpkin’s Pumpkin.” After those, Thandie Newton is next with “Magic Squirrels,” followed by Sam Adegoke with “Being Mean” and Saldana with “The Runaways.”The single August episode will be Lonnie Chavis performing “Dragons Like Shiny Things.”“Focusing on our mental health has never been more urgent, and we hope ‘STOR14S’ will inspire families during this very difficult time,” said Verizon Media CEO Guru Gowrappan in a statement. “We are committed to continue to use our platform to drive change, bring stories that should be told to life and amplify awareness for voices and organizations like GEANCO, and their efforts that are making a true difference in people’s lives.”Check out the exclusive audio trailer above.Read original story Hear Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan and More Read Kids Stories for New Yahoo Podcast (Exclusive Audio) At TheWrap

  • Read along with STOR14S: Jack's Dream
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    Read along with STOR14S: Jack's Dream

    Read along with your favourite STOR14S podcast releases: a full transcript of Jack's Dream written by Chantal Jackson-Barchan and read by Benedict Cumberbatch.

  • Meet Afam Onyema, the man responsible for helping to change lives in Nigeria
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    Meet Afam Onyema, the man responsible for helping to change lives in Nigeria

    Afam Onyema has been running the GEANCO Foundation since 2007.

  • STOR14S shortlist announced: Yahoo short story contest voting is now open
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    STOR14S shortlist announced: Yahoo short story contest voting is now open

    Cast your vote in the inaugural Yahoo short story writing contest.

  • BBC to continue 'Wittertainment' with Kermode and Mayo despite coronavirus closing cinemas
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    BBC to continue 'Wittertainment' with Kermode and Mayo despite coronavirus closing cinemas

    Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo will continue to say "hello to Jason Isaacs", despite the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Top 10 Badass British broadcasters for banishing Christmas boredom
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    Top 10 Badass British broadcasters for banishing Christmas boredom

    May we recommend – for your entertainment or rescue or soothing – 10 of the best British podcasts on offer.

  • Meghan and Harry 'need' their six-week break from royal duties, says royal expert
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    Meghan and Harry 'need' their six-week break from royal duties, says royal expert

    This is according to royal correspondent Omid Scobie, who was talking on the latest episode of his podcast The HeirPod.

  • How to speak to transgender people with respect
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    How to speak to transgender people with respect

    In a nutshell: don’t be a schmuck. But if you need more information than that, here are five tips for treating your fellow humans with the dignity and respect you would want to be treated with.

  • This is why we love dogs so much, according to an expert
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    This is why we love dogs so much, according to an expert

    The latest episode of Yahoo UK's podcast Britain Is a Nation Of... discusses why we love dogs so much.

  • Why is owning a home so important to British people?
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    Why is owning a home so important to British people?

    The latest episode of Britain is a Nation Of... looks at why we put such huge importance on owning our own home.

  • How many of the possession in our homes really 'spark joy'?
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    How many of the possession in our homes really 'spark joy'?

    A YouGov poll for Yahoo UK asked people what items they would be willing to get rid of if they embarked on a Marie Kondo tidy of their home.

  • Lessons in recovering a lost friendship from Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams
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    Lessons in recovering a lost friendship from Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams

    Loose Women co-hosts Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams have been friends for over 20 years, but there was a point where they thought they'd never speak again.

  • Why do so many people think God is a man?
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    Why do so many people think God is a man?

    Rev Kate Bottley explains why so many people think God is a man on the latest issue of Yahoo UK's podcast Britain Is a Nation Of...

  • Why you don't have to take the bible literally - according to a priest
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    Why you don't have to take the bible literally - according to a priest

    Gogglebox's Rev Kate Bottley tells Yahoo UK's podcast Britain is a Nation Of... why you don't need to take everything in the bible literally.

  • Here's why so many people still believe Princess Diana's death was a conspiracy
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    Here's why so many people still believe Princess Diana's death was a conspiracy

    The latest episode of Yahoo UK's podcast Britain Is a Nation Of... looks at the Royal family - and why so many people think there was a conspiracy behind Princess Diana's death.

  • What exactly do the Royal family do?
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    What exactly do the Royal family do?

    The latest edition of Yahoo's podcast Britain is a Nation Of... looks at exactly what the job of being a member of the Royal family entails.

  • Should we bother with marriage or is it an outdated institution?
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    Should we bother with marriage or is it an outdated institution?

    The latest episode of Yahoo UK's podcast Britain Is a Nation Of... looks at the issue of marriage and whether it's outdated.

  • Does it matter if you feel like you're less attractive than your partner?
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    Does it matter if you feel like you're less attractive than your partner?

    Dr Becky Spellman, psychologist and relationship expert, helps look at how we view our partner's attractiveness and whether it really matters.

  • Do we want to know how and when we'll die, and what makes us scared of dying?
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    Do we want to know how and when we'll die, and what makes us scared of dying?

    The latest episode of Yahoo UK's podcast Britain is a Nation of... unpacks statistics around death.

  • Why can we plan for a Zombie Apocalypse but not for our own death?
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    Why can we plan for a Zombie Apocalypse but not for our own death?

    What you would do in a Zombie Apocalypse is one of the topics up for discussion in the latest episode of Yahoo UK's podcast Britain is a Nation of...

  • Can you actually cure a hangover?
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    Can you actually cure a hangover?

    Yahoo UK's podcast Britain is a Nation Of... discusses the best cures for a hangover.