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Today/PM: Eurovision

today (saturday 18th), 8.09-8.10am, 8.20-8.22am,  8.48-8.53am, and 5.23-5.27pm, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) and pm (presented by carolyn quinn) include …

“The final of the 64th Eurovision song contest takes place in Tel Aviv this evening, following Israel’s victory in last year’s competition. The event has become highly political after dozens of artists called for a boycott because of Israel’s treatment of the occupied Palestinian territories.”

“But if Israel likes Eurovision-the-competition, its relationship with Europe-the-continent is more ambiguous.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter david sillito 

• bbc reporter paddy oconnell 

• bbc reporter james landale 

• pollster dahlia scheindlin 

ilan issacson, head of security at eshkol

nour odeh, media consultant, spokesperson for the palestinian authority

alistair burt mp

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Newshour: 200 Gaza rockets

this evening (saturday 4th), 9.06-9.10pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by julian marshall) leads with …

Three dead in Gaza as Israel retaliates after a serious escalation of Palestinian rocket attacks which cause injuries in Israel:

Militants in the Gaza Strip have fired more than 200 rockets into Israel, the army says, prompting air strikes and tank fire on the Palestinian territory.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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Newshour/PM: Tomorrow’s election

this afternoon (monday 8th), 2.20-2.29pm (partly repeated 9.43pm) on bbc world service radio, and 5.42-5.46pm on bbc radio 4

newshour (presented by razia iqbal) and pm include …

Israeli elections

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

baruch marzel, kahanist, candidate for otzma yehudit

ahmad tibi mk

ayelet shaked mk

• bbc reporter lyse doucet

journalist noga tarnopolski

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News/PM/6ocn: Gaza border anniversary

this afternoon (saturday 30th), 1.07-1.09pm, 5.02-5.03pm, and 6.05-6.07pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 9.07pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)

news, pm (presented by jonny dymond), and six o’clock news include …

Tens of thousand of Palestinians have been taking part in protests along the boundary between the Gaza strip and Israel. They’ve been throwing stones and petrol bombs, and attempting to reach the perimeter fence. Israeli forces have used live ammunition and tear gas. Health officials in Gaza say three protesters have been killed.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• gaza spokesman bahaa abu shamala

• idf spokesman jonathan conricus

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PM: Israeli election

yesterday afternoon (thursday 28th), 5.46-5.49pm, on bbc radio 4

pm (presented by jonny dymond) includes …

Israel goes to the polls in 12 days time, and it’s an eventful campaign. Prime Minister Netanyahu faces corruption charges, but has not let that deter him from running against a main opponent, a former military chief of staff, Benny Gantz. This week, President Trump has said he’ll recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights … There was a rocket strike from Gaza on Monday, and retaliation of dozens of air raids on Hamas targets.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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PM/6ocn: Falconer “whitewash”

this afternoon (tuesday 5th), 5.03-5.04pm and 6.08-6.11pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by evan davis) and six o’clock news include …

Labour’s plan to appoint Lord Falconer to head an investigation into anti-semitism in the party is facing mounting opposition from its leading Jewish MPs. They’ve warned that any inquiry led by the former Lord Chancellor could be a fiasco, and invite allegations of a whitewash because he’s not from outside the party.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nick eardley
• bbc reporter norman smith
margaret hodge mp
clive lewis mp
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PM: Tom Watson rebuked

this afternoon (saturday 2nd), 5.01-5.02pm, and 5.05-5.14pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by evan davis) leads with …

“It is a bitter and public row that has broken out between the most senior official of the Labour Party and its deputy leader. In response to deputy leader Tom Watson’s suggestion that Labour MPs and peers send complaints about anti-semitism his way, the party’s general secretary Jennie Formby wrote a stinging rebuke.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom barton
catherine mckinnell mp
• journalist patrick maguire, new statesman
lord blunkett
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