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20 October 2010: The NUJ is shocked and angered by the six-year freeze slapped on the BBC licence fee and an increase in the corporation’s expenses.
19 October 2010: The UK government is expected to announce plans to cut the budget of the BBC World Service from April next year as part of the Comprehensive Spending Review.
8 September 2010: The NUJ has condemned the UK government's plans to cut the budget of BBC World Service from next April, as part of the Treasury spending review.
17 December 2009: The director of the BBC World Service has apologised about the decision to run a debate under the headline "Should homosexuals face execution?".
12 November 2009: Journalists at the BBC World Service News and Current Affairs department are to hold a referendum on cutting the salary of BBC director general, Mark Thompson.
30 October 2009: BBC world service journalists protested outside their London headquarters today in solidarity with sacked canteen staff.
27 October 2009: Staff at the BBC World Service headquarters in London are to boycott their canteen on Friday in protest at cuts to the service, including the redundancy of union members.
2 October 2009: The NUJ has joined with sister organisations from around the world to back a campaign by the Italian journalists union against attacks on media freedom by the Italian Prime Minister.
2 April 2009: The NUJ and BECTU have reached an agreement with the BBC in respect of the dispute over jobs at the South Asia service.
16 March 2009: Thousands of journalists at the BBC are to hold two national one-day strikes to protest about compulsory redundancies.