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Dave Lee | 17:02 UK time, Friday, 6 May 2011

This week on Over to You we have been reflecting on two momentous but very different global events.

We wondered what listeners felt about the World Service's coverage of the Royal Wedding in London - and how you rated the reporting of the other big story of the week - the killing of Osama Bin Laden.

The Over To You inbox had praise and some dissent about the BBC's coverage of the marriage of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge ...William and Kate to you and me.

One satisfied listener was K. Jameel Ahmed.

He describes himself as "an ardent listener" to the BBC since 1973 and wanted to thank all concerned for the coverage of the wedding.

But Audrey from Nairobi in Kenya, who calls herself," a disappointed fan of Network Africa says she was "disgusted" by a breakfast report from Congo where people there were asked what they thought of the Royal wedding.

"The wedding is not African, not an African son, not an African daughter - if you have to tell us something about this wedding, then justify how it should concern me... other than the fact that the BBC is British and hopes the whole world will one day be."

I spoke to the BBC's Acting Global News Editor Jamie Angus who was responsible for the coverage to put this point to him and get his post match analysis on the Royal wedding - and I asked him did it all go as planned?

You can find out if it did on the podcast.

We also asked Jamie about the other big story of the last week or so- the death of Osama Bin Laden which provoked a range of opinions from listeners including this observation:

"For hours today on long wave, Bin Laden's killing filled airtime as the only story run.

"Gaddafi's forces bombing Misrata and al-Assad's thugs arresting rebels went unreported.

"Not a word on another vital Middle East story - peace hopes via a bid for Palestinian unity.

"At such times, listeners will ask why the station's name remains the WORLD Service."

All in all a momentous week! Keep you emails and calls coming to Over to You.


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