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Posts tagged ‘Midnight news’

MN: Ellman resigns

this morning (thursday 17th), 12.00am and 12.13-12.14am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news includes …

“The Labour MP Dame Louise Ellman has left the party after more than five decades, accusing Jeremy Corbyn of posing a threat to the country.“

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jason kaye

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MN/BH: Hodge targeted

this morning (sunday 29th), 12.07-12.09am, 9.02-9.03am, and 9.57-9.58am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news and broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) include …

“The veteran Labour MP and former minister Dame Margaret Hodge, a fierce critic of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, is facing a deselection challenge in her East London constituency. Party activists in Barking in Dagenham voted to trigger a contest in a series of branch meetings.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter caroline davies

mike katz, chair of jewish labour movement

• baroness margaret prosser

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MN: Netanyahu chosen

this morning (thursday 26th), 12.18-12.19am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news includes …

“The president of Israel, Reuben Rivlin, has asked the country’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to try to form a new government after last week’s election ended in deadlock. Accepting the mandate, Mr Netanyahu urged his rival, Benny Gantz, who’s the leader of the Blue and White alliance, to join him in a unity government, but Mr Gantz has rejected the offer.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

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MN: Exit polls

this morning (wednesday 18th), 12.07-12.10am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news includes …

“There have been calls for a government of national unity in Israel, as exit polls suggest there’s no clear winner in yesterday’s general election.“

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• likud spokesman eli hazan 

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W@1: Iran sentences Briton

this afternoon (tuesday 27th), 1.04-1.05pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 1.03pm on pm and 12.17am on midnight news)

world at one (presented by edward stourton) includes …

Iran has sentenced an British-Iranian dual national to ten years in prison for spying for Israel. Anousheh Ashouri was convicted of passing information to Israel’s Mossad spy agency.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter james robbins

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MN: Teenager murdered

this morning (saturday 24th), 12.17-12.18am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news includes …

An Israeli teenager has been killed, and her father and brother injured, in a suspected Palestinian militant attack near a settlement in the occupied West Bank. The Israeli military says an improvised bomb was used.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

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6ocn: LGBTQ oppression

yesterday evening (monday 19th), 6.14-6.16pm (repeated 12.20am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news (presented by charles carroll) includes …

Gay activists in the West Bank have been threatened online after the Palestinian police announced a ban on their cxampaigns and meetings, and called for help to arrest them. The prohibition of the main local LGBTQ group was announced despite the Palestinian Authority having signed up to various international human rights treaties.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

• activist mohammed abu ramilla

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