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Twt: Moon crash

this evening (thursday 11th), 10.06-10.07pm, and 10.36-10.40pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“An Israeli spacecraft with British-made engines which was hoping to be the first privately-funded mission to the moon has crash-landed. The unmanned probe suffered a number of technical failures during its final descent.”

including contributions from …

ª bbc reporter yolande knell

• planetary scientist suzie imber

rob westcott, senior propulsion engineer, nammo

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47879538)

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Twt/MN: Netanyahu wins

last night (wednesday/thursday 10th/11th), 10.27-10.34pm, and 12.27-12.34am, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) and midnight news include …

“For Israel’s prime minister, a record-breaking fifth term beckons, albeit one with a shadow of a possible indictment on corruption charges hanging over it. In Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, there were mixed feelings about the result.”

including contributions from …

• new blue and white mk yoaz hendel, military historian and journalist

journalist noga tarnopolski

bbc reporter yolande knell

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Newshour: Netanyahu wins

this afternoon (wednesday 10th), 2.06-2.19pm, and 3.36-3.49pm, on bbc world service radio (partly repeated from today on bbc radio 4)

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) leads with …

“Israel: PM Netanyahu set for record fifth term

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter lyse doucet

• bbc reporter tom bateman

blue and white candidate #13 yael german mk

• journalist eylon levy, i24 tv

• new blue and white mk yoaz hendel, military historian and journalist

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Newshour: Today’s elections

this afternoon (tuesday 9th), 2.24-2.29pm, and 2.51-2.54pm, on bbc world service radio (partly repeated from today on bbc radio 4)

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“It was an early call, but was it the right one for him? Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be finding out whether his decision to hold an early election today will secure him  his record-breaking fifth term in office.”

What has happened to Israel’s left-wing? The Labour Party there grew out of the movcment which founded the state of Israel, so why has it lost its way?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter lyse doucet

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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Newshour/Twt: Rocket injures 7

yesterday evening (monday 25th), 9.07-9.14pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.02-10.02pm on bbc radio 4

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) lead with …

“Hours after a rocket hit a house near Tel Aviv and injured seven people, Israel is carrying out strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip. Could this be the start of a full-scale conflict?”

including contributions from …

• idf spokesperson, captain libby weiss

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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6ocn/Newshour: Pius XII inquiry

this evening (monday 4th), 6.18-6.19pm on bbc radio 4, and 9.14-9.19pm on bbc world service radio
six o’clock news and newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) (repeated on the world tonight) include …

Pope Francis is to open some of the Vatican’s secret archives in an attempt to shed further light on the actions of one of his predecessors during the Second World War. Pius XII, who led the Roman Catholic Church from 1939 to 1958, has been accused of not doing enough to protect Jewish people during the Holocaust.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter james reynolds
john cornwell, author of hitler’s pope
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Twt: Tom Watson criticised

yesterday evening (friday 1st), 10.04-10.05pm (repeated 12.09am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“There are further signs tonight of tensions within Labour over the party’s handling of anti-semitism allegations. Its general secretary, Jennie Formby, has criticised the deputy leader Tom Watson for asking members to contact him with concerns.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter nick eardley
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