Panda mania hits Germany as China’s cuddly envoys arrive

Meng Meng and Jiao Qing, a pair of highly-anticipated furry ambassadors from China, arrive at Berlin’s Schönefeld airport, accompanied by two Chinese panda specialists, the Berlin Zoo’s chief vet and a tonne of bamboo. The pair are poised to be Berlin zoo’s new stars, and have been dispatched as a symbol of close relations between China and Germany.