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Nh: Third election

yesterday afternoon (thursday 12th), 2.51–2.53pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Israel is facing its third election in less than a year, after two polls since April have failed to produce a new government.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher


Nh: Netanyahu finished?

this afternoon (wednesday 11th), 2.24–2.29pm (repeated 9.20pm), on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Is Benjamin Netanyahu’s time now up, or can the master magician of Israeli politics pull another last rabbit out of the hat?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• journalist gil hoffman 

gideon sa’ar mk

• journalist dana weiss


Nh: The Ephrussis

this afternoon (thursday 21st), 2.55-2.59pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez) concludes with …

“In front of me is a glass case containing a small carved ivory hare with amber eyes. It’s one of a collection of netsukes, Japanese carvings, collected by the Ephrussi family, and their descendant Edmund de Waal has given them as a long-term loan to the Jewish Museum in Vienna.”

including contributions from …

• historian bethany bell

edmund de waal

danielle spera, director of vienna jewish museum

(see also


Nh/6ocn: Halle terrorism

this afternoon (wednesday 9th), 2.36-2.40pm on bbc world service radio, and 6.15-6.17pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by james menendez) and six o’clock news include …

“At least two people have been killed in a shooting at a synagogue in the German city of Halle, where up to 80 people were marking Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.“

including reports from …

• bbc reporter damien mcguinness

• bbc reporter jenny hill


Nh: Coalition?

this evening (saturday 21st), 9.43-9.48pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Politicians of all stripes are trying to work out if they can form the next government or whether they’ll be part of it.”

including interview with …

aida touma-suleiman mk


Nh: Election deadlock

this afternoon (thursday 19th), 2.15-2.18pm, and 9.06-9.18pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez and tim franks) includes …

Netanyahu and Gantz compete over leadership in Israeli election.”

including interviews with …

• journalist bel trew 

ofer shelah mk

journalist noga tarnopolsky


Nh: Nazi design exhibition

this evening (sunday 8th), 9.24-9.28pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“It sounds like a recipe for disaster – an exhibition about Nazi design in a Dutch city that during the Second World War played host to a notorious SS concentration camp. The exhibition, at the Design Museum in Den Bosch, is called Design of the Third Reich, and it features artwork architecture and media from Nazi Germany, and it has faced opposition: there was a small protest at the opening today, accusing the museum of glorifying fascism.”

including interview with …

• museum director timo de rijk

(for the case against, see

(see also


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