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Light-hearted Peppa Pig video clip hogs Internet and wins hearts in China

A trailer for an animated film on Peppa Pig has become a surprise overnight hit in China. The story of an elderly man's quest to find his grandson a present has touched hearts.
A trailer for an animated film on Peppa Pig has become a surprise overnight hit in China. The story of an elderly man's quest to find his grandson a present has touched hearts. PHOTO: YOUTUBE, FACEBOOK/PEPPA PIG

Separately, Canada air traffic controllers' pizza diplomacy finds favour with US counterparts

Last week, US President Donald Trump ordered burgers and pizzas for a visiting football team, as a partial government shutdown forced White House chefs to stay home without pay.

Air traffic controllers across the United States were also treated to lots of pizzas - but it wasn't Mr Trump who picked up the tab.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 20, 2019, with the headline 'Light-hearted video clip hogs Internet and wins hearts in China'. Print Edition | Subscribe