A selection of useful resources to improve your listening skills

                                                  VIDEO  

BBC : http://www.bbc.com/news/video_and_audio/international
CNN : http://edition.cnn.com/videos
The Guardian : http://www.theguardian.com/video
The Telegraph : http://www.telegraph.co.uk/telegraphtv/

Aljazeera : http://video.aljazeera.com/channels/eng
Voice of America : http://www.voanews.com/media/video/latest.html The Financial Times : http://video.ft.com/4704505424001/Wall-Street-Bounce/Editors-Choice
Euronews : http://www.euronews.com/news/streaming-live/
        The same topic can be listened to in different languages - a good         way to check the translation of words currently used in the media
English Central : https://www.englishcentral.com/videos
        Free registration. You can choose to view the script or not and you may use the repetition tool - twice a month for free - to improve your pronunciation skills.


AUSTRALIA

ABC (Australian TV Channel) : http://iview.abc.net.au/

NEW ZEALAND
Radio NZ : http://www.radionz.co.nz/

IRELAND 
RTE : http://www.rte.ie/news/
The Irish Times : http://www.irishtimes.com/news/news-videos

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                                                      AUDIO
BBC : http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio
NPR (National Public Radio) : http://www.npr.org/sections/news/               With script
VOA (Voice of America) : http://www.voanews.com/info/podcast/1356.html

Podcasts :
The Guardian's podcasts : http://www.theguardian.com/world/world+content/audio