HC Deb 14 May 1941 vol 371 cc1203-4
35. Captain Dugdale

asked the Minister of Information the languages in which the European news service is broadcast?

Mr. Cooper

I will circulate in the Official Report particulars of the 25 European languages in which the B.B.C. now broadcasts.

Following are the particulars:

In the European service, news bulletins are broadcast daily in the following languages:

In addition, news is broadcast in Icelandic (newsletter once a week), Slovak (irregular broadcasts in Czech bulletins) and Luxembourg patois (newsletter once a week). A weekly newsletter in Maltese is included in the B.B.C.'s Empire service.