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Kids Kurrents Jan 19-23, 2009

What’s happening in the world this week – with a Kidzworld spin!

News and events for January 19-January 23, 2009.

  • Space Polluters: Scientists are sending two new satellites into space to discover the world’s worst-polluting countries.

  • Hudson Hero: The pilot who safely landed a passenger plane in the Hudson River in New York last week has been given a hero's welcome home.

  • School Scanners: New technology is being introduced to change the way some schools run.

  • Happy Chinese New Year!: People across the world are celebrating the start of the Chinese New Year.
  • Chinese Horoscopes 2009: Find out what your Chinese horoscope animal is in for this year!

  • Pandamonium! Two pandas that were given as a gift from China to Taiwan have been appearing in public for the first time.

  • Royal Split Prince Harry and his girlfriend Chelsy Davy have ended their relationship, it's been reported.

  • If you didn't catch last week's edition of Kids Kurrents, check it out here!

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