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  • Asisat Oshoala wins BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year

    Asisat Oshoala wins BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year

    Nigerian and Liverpool footballer Asisat Oshoala has won the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year. The 20-year-old forward is the first player to win the new award from the BBC World Service, which is voted for by football fans around the world.

  • 'Wales' leaders must shout louder' McAllister to tell audience at Hay

    'Wales' leaders must shout louder' McAllister to tell audience at Hay

    Wales’ leaders need to be more ambitious if the country is to stand a chance of realising its huge potential. That’s the challenge to be set out by Professor Laura McAllister when she delivers BBC Radio Wales’ Patrick Hannan Lecture 2015 in the BBC tent on Tuesday May 26 at the Hay Festival.

  • BBC’s combined global audience revealed at 308 million

    BBC’s combined global audience revealed at 308 million

    New figures unveiled today show the BBC has a weekly global audience of 308 million people. This represents the combined measured reach of international BBC content – both news and entertainment – for the year 2014/15 and is the first time this figure has ever been measured in this way.

  • Radio 2 2015/16 second commissioning round opens

    Radio 2 2015/16 second commissioning round opens

    BBC Radio 2 have launched the second commissioning round for 2015/16 covering commissioning for Christmas, The Year of Literacy and Shakespeare and Radio 2 at 50.

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