Liz Holliday

Communications Specialist

Radio Work: Foreign newspapers removed from London libraries

Newham Libraries remove non-English newspapers from shelves. Photo by Entressen Kirjasto

One of London’s most culturally diverse boroughs has removed foreign language newspapers from its libraries. The initiative is being backed by Newham’s elected mayor, Sir Robin Wales. He says removing the papers will encourage people to speak and learn English. But members of the voices for the library team doubt removing foreign newspapers will promote the English language. Our reporter Liz Holliday has more.

Radio Work: Foreign newspapers in London libraries

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