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BBC English

 (bē′bē-sē′)
n.
A pronunciation of British English based on the speech of the upper class of southeastern England, formerly used as a broadcast standard in British media.
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Controller of BBC English Regions, David Holdsworth, said: "This is a major advance in the partnership which will significantly improve the reporting on councils and public institutions, leading to greater public accountability for our local politicians.
David Holdsworth, Controller of BBC English Regions, said: "This is a major advance in the partnership which will significantly improve the reporting on councils and public institutions, leading to greater public accountability for our local politicians.
The figures, obtained by the BBC English Regions data journalism team, showed that 343 libraries have shut since 2010 and another 111 closures are planned this year.
Landor says BBC's Arabic language service is not the "replica" of BBC English, or any of the 28 language services for that matter.
Many of these people are fluent in English, but still have a strong accent that impedes clear understanding, so Speak Easily has released the eBook as a practical way to learn how to speak with a Received Pronunciation (RP) accent, which is sometimes known as Standard English, or BBC English.
Fahmy met with reporters from the BBC English language service, Reuters and Euronews, as well as with a number of American, Japanese, Chinese and German news networks, in order to avoid "misinformation in the foreign media", the statement continued.
The reporter of the BBC English service is covering the election in Iran," Mohammad Nasser Haqiqat told reporters in Tehran on Friday.
The email was sent to all BBC English regions' staff by BBC West Midlands' senior human resources official Rani Randhawa.
The BBC English language news operation does have an office in Tehran.
Egyptians watched the event on satellite channels BBC English, MBC, Saudi-based TV Al-Arabiya and local English-language channel Nile TV, while commenting on it via the social-networking sites.
The research, commissioned by BBC English Regions, looked at four key themes: business, community, people and place.
The research, conducted by Experian and commissioned by BBC English Regions, comes just weeks before the Government unveils its Comprehensive Spending Review.