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Losing it

this morning (monday 15th), 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
losing it (3rd episode, 2nd series, of josh howie’s losing it) (comedy, starring josh howie, pippa evans, margaret cabourn-smith, gavin ford, and alexei sayle)

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this morning (monday 15th), 5.46-5.49am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by jewish chaplain alex goldberg

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”

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last friday evening (12th october), 10.05-10.06pm (repeated 12.18-12.19am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by julian worricker) includes …

“Health officials in Gaza say 7 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli troops during protests on the border with Israel, Around 250 people were injured. The demonstrations, involving around 1000 Palestinians, have prompted the Israeli defence minister Avigdor Lieberman to order an immediate halt in fuel deliveries to Gaza.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
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last sunday morning, 10.06-10.30am (repeated from 10.06pm saturday 6th), on bbc world service radio
inge ginsberg (presented by emily webb) (in the outlook series)

Inge Ginsberg has had many lives. After escaping the Holocaust, she ended up as a songwriter to the stars in Hollywood. Now, with perhaps her most unlikely incarnation yet, she performs heavy metal music to screaming fans.”

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sunday 30th september, 2.06-3.00pm (repeated 9.06am wednesday 3rd october), on bbc world service radio
the chidren of belsen (presented by mike lanchin) (in the the documentary series)

“Reporter Mike Lanchin accompanies Hetty Verolme, now in her 80s, and her family, back to the site of the former Nazi camp. Together, they listen to the original 1945 recordings of the teenage Hetty, and visit the place where she and the other children were held until liberation.
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P4t: Young-Somers 10/10/2018

last wednesday morning (10th october), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi debbie young-somers

“The planet just doesn’t need all this extra stuff.”

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Newshour: Bourj el-Barajneh

this evening (tuesday 9th), 9.51-9.56pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

What can Palestinian refugees expect from Donald Trump’s ‘deal of the century’? An estimated half a million of them live in refugee camps in Lebanon.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter paul adams
claudio cordone, director of unrwa in lebanon
• professor sari hanafi, american university of beirut
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