Notting Hill Carnival

The Notting Hill Carnival, Europe’s largest street festival, takes place every August Bank Holiday when the whole of West London comes alive. On the Sunday and Monday of the August Bank Holiday weekend, over 1 million Londoners and tourists will join the street party, which every year becomes bigger, brighter and wilder.  

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Cuts to BBC World Service Language Programmes

The BBC World Service, which started broadcasting in 1932, is to close five of its language services.  The Albanian, Macedonian, Serbian, English for the Caribbean and Portuguese for Africa services will all be axed.

An end to radio programmes in another seven languages has also been announced [Read more…]

Carnival In London’s Notting Hill!

The Notting Hill Carnival, Europe’s largest street festival, is taking place on 30 and 31 August 2009 when the whole of West London will come alive.   On the Sunday and Monday of the August Bank Holiday weekend, over 1 million  Londoners and tourists  will join the street party, which every year becomes bigger, brighter and wilder.   [Read more…]