last tuesday morning (27th november), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by laura marks
”My immigrant grandparents brought the gift of traditions.”
this evening (wednesday 28th), 9.36-9.42pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …
”The Netherlands’ state-run rail company has agreed to compensate Holocaust survivors and their relatives for transporting Jews to a Nazi transit camp.”
last thursday morning (november 22nd), 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio
leila shahid: the last days of yasser arafat (interviewed by louise hidalgo) (in the witness series)
“• Leila Shahid was the Palestinian ambassador to France in 2004, and was with Yasser Arafat during his final days.
French doctors treating him at the military hospital in France where he died said Arafat had an unidentified blood disorder and gave the cause of death as a stroke. Since then there have been allegations that he was poisoned.”
tomorrow morning (monday 26th), 4.30-5.00am (repeated from 12.30am, and from 12.30am on friday 23rd), on bbc news tv (and repeated 3.06am and 3.06pm tomorrow, on bbc world service radio)
naftali bennett – israeli education minister and leader of jewish home (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)
“Israel’s seemingly indestructible Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dodged another political bullet. After the recent flare up of violence in Gaza, his defence minister quit and another key cabinet hawk – Naftali Bennett, said he would go too if he wasn’t given the defence portfolio.
The prime minister called his bluff, and Mr Bennett has decided to stay put after all.
What’s behind the chaos in Israeli politics? Are the right wing factions putting their own interests before those of the nation?”
this morning (saturday 24th), 6.40-6.41am, and 6.43-6.45am, on bbc radio 4
farming today (presented by charlotte smith) includes …
“We believe that all animals should be properly stunned, so we would like to see a ban on religious slaughter without stunning. But let’s also be aware that ordinary so-called humane slaughter often is going badly wrong.”
including contributions from …
• peter stevenson, lawyer, compassion in world farming
• john fishwick, president, british veterinary association