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Newshour/PM/6ocn: Labour MPs quit

this afternoon (monday 18th), 2.36-2.40pm on bbc world service radio, and 5.16-5.30pm, 6.05-6.15pm, and 6.28-6.30pm, on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by paul henley) and pm and six o’clock news (partly repeated on midnight news) include …

Seven MPs for Britain’s Labour opposition have resigned from the party in protest over leader Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism.”

including contributions from …
chris leslie mp
• bbc reporter rob watson
luciana berger mp
janet mobbs of stockport momentum
charlie stewart, labour chair, stockport
martin jameson, former stockport labour member
ann coffey mp
angela rayner mp
mike gapes mp
• bbc reporter norman smith
angela smith mp
mike gapes mp
chuka umunna mp
• bbc reporter alex forsyth
john mcdonnell mp
• lord david blunkett
vince cable mp
• bbc reporter john pienaar
markus keaney, labour chair, luton south
• bbc reporter laura kuenssberg


Newshour: French anti-semitism

this evening (sunday 17th), 9.51-9.55pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by paul henley) includes …

“France’s Yellow Vests movement is in the spotlight again – this time for allegations of anti-Semitism.”

including interview with …
shimon samuels, of the simon wiesenthal centre, paris

Newshour: Aid reduced

yesterday evening (wednesday 19th), 9.20-9.25pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by paul henley) includes …

“The World Food Programme is to cut food aid next year to nearly 200,000 Palestinians in Gaza and in the occupied West Bank because of a shortage of funds.”

including interview with…
raphael du boispeans of the world food programme

Newshour: Gaza aftermath

this afternoon (saturday 17th), 1.13-1.19pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated repeated 9.20pm, and 5.21pm on pm on bbc radio 4)
newshour (presented by paul henley) includes …

“Hundreds of rockets were fired from Gaza, killing a Palestinian man in southern Israel, while there were widespread Israeli airstikes on the strip leavinsg 7 people dead.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• dr adnan al-wahedi, gaza city
kim phillips, israeli resident one mile from border
yuval, israeli resident

Newshour: Lieberman resigns

today (wednesday 14th), 2.36-2.42pm and 9.40-9.45pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez and paul henley) includes …

“The defence minister, Avigdor Lieberman, has resigned from the government, pulling his right-wing Yisrael Beiteinu party out of the coalition. Why? Because of the cabinet’s decision to accept a truce ending what’s been the most intense fighting there for four years.”
Can a ceasefire in Gaza hold?

including interview with…
amos harel of haaretz
jamie mcgoldrick, un humanitarian coordinator

Newshour/6ocn: Uri Avnery dies

this afternoon (monday 20th), 2.44-2.48pm, on bbc world service radio, and 6.24-6.26pm, on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by paul henley) and six o’clock news include …

“A peace campaigner, famous as one of the very first Israelis to advocate a Palestinian state, has died at the age of 94. Uri Avnery caused controversy by meeting and interviewing tha Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat at the height of the 1982 war with Lebcanon.”

including contributions from …
• journalist and friend sarit yishai-levi
• bbc reporter tom bateman
(if you missed them, available from 0:38:15 to 0:42:30 at and from 0:24:15 to 0:26:15 at

Newshour: Eurovision win

this afternoon (sunday 13th), 1.36-1.44pm (partly repeated 9.54pm), on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“Israel wins this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter paul henley
• israeli writer dorit rabinyan

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