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Germany tops poll of nations seen as having a 'positive influence'

Germany tops poll of nations seen as having a 'positive influence'

Germany is the most popular country in the world despite well-publicised protests against its insistence on austerity measures within the European Union, according to an annual poll for the BBC World Service.

Saturday, 25 May, 2013, 4:17am

BBC journalists go on strike over job cuts

BBC journalists began a 24-hour strike at midnight. Photo: EPA

BBC journalists on Monday began a 24-hour strike in protest at compulsory redundancies, causing possible disruption to the broadcaster’s television and radio output.

Members of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) walked out at midnight local time over job cuts which are expected to affect BBC Scotland, Five Live, the Asian Network and the World Service.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

John Paul II - Man of History

John Paul II - Man of History

by Edward Stourton

Hodder & Stoughton, HK$160

4 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Emotional Rollercoaster - A Journey Through the Science of Feelings

Emotional Rollercoaster - A Journey Through the Science of Feelings

by Claudia Hammond

Harper Perennial, $128

5 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

CDS

Various Artists

Fabriclive .07/John Peel

(Fabric Records)

5 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

RTHK censorship claims unfounded

Your reader S. J. Broadhead (South China Morning Post, May 20) alleged that the problem with the BBC World Service on May 16 was not, as we said at the time, a technical breakdown but an attempt by RTHK to censor a story on Taiwan.

29 May 2000 - 12:00am

No sinister connotations

The letter from Sarah Carmichael headlined, 'Problems on parade' (South China Morning Post, October 12), asked about the technical problems which affected RTHK's relay of the BBC World Service news on October 1.

14 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

The world loves a drama

Notting Hill isn't the only corner of West London that has been discovered by international audiences recently. There are about 35 million people around the world who have never actually been to Westgrove Park, but tune in to the BBC World Service every week just to find out more about the place.

20 Jul 1999 - 12:00am