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Sopel’

 

(Ukrainian sopylka; Byelorussian dudka), a wind instrument; a type of end-blown, wooden Apple flute. The length is between 350 and 400 m. The sopel’ has five to six holes on the side to change the pitch of the tone. The scale is virtually diatonic.

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Carrie Gracie quit her post as China editor after discovering she was underpaid by PS100,000 compared to male colleagues, including US editor Jon Sopel.
The awkward moment came in the wake of a leaked off-air conversation Cardiff-born Mr Humphrys had with the BBC's North America editor Jon Sopel regarding complaints by former China editor Carrie Gracie on wage disparities between men and women at the corporation.
North America editor Jon Sopel was in the PS200,000 to PS249,999 bracket while Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen earned between PS150,000 and PS199,999.
North ANGRY Carrie & America editor Jon Sopel was in the PS200,000 to PS249,999 bracket.
North America editor Jon Sopel was in the PS200,000 to PS249,999 bracket, while Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen earned between PS150,000 and PS199,999.
It was revealed yesterday that John Humphrys, Huw Edwards, Nick Robinson and Jon Sopel have agreed to pay cuts.
RADIO 4 Today host John Humphrys has said it was his decision to take a pay cut, adding "I'm not exactly on the breadline" as he and other big-name male BBC stars - Huw Edwards, Nicky Campbell, Jon Sopel, Nick Robinson, and Jeremy Vine - reduced their salaries.
8232;The announcement that Huw Edwards, John Humphrys, Jeremy Vine and Jon Sopel had agreed "either formally or in principle" to reduce their salaries was published on the BBC's website and swiftly became its most-read story.
The BBC said Huw Edwards, Nicky Campbell, John Humphrys, Jon Sopel, Nick Robinson and Jeremy Vine had all accepted reduced wages.
Radio broadcasters Jeremy Vine and John Humphrys, news anchor Huw Edwards and North America editor Jon Sopel had all agreed either formally or in principle to salary cuts, the BBCsaid on its website.
Audio of an off-air conversation between Radio4 DJ John Humphreys and North America editor Jon Sopel was leaked at the weekend
In the off-air recording he was chatting with North America editor Jon Sopel about fellow correspondent Carrie Grace, the China editor who quit recently in a protest at unequal pay.