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6ocn/Twt: Peers call on Corbyn

this evening (monday 15th), 6.11-6.12pm and 10.03-10.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

Labour peers have written to Jeremy Corbyn calling for complaints of anti-semitism in the party to be handled independently in future. They also offered to help set up the new system.”

“Labour has announced that there’ll be a meeting of the shadow cabinet next Monday to discuss the handling of complaints of anti-semitism. Jeremy Corbyn is then expected to address the parliamentary party, which has been talking about the issue this evening.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter ian watson

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6ocn/Twt/Newsnight: Williamson let off

this evening (wednesday 26th), 6.09-6.10pm, 10.02-10.03pm, and 10.28-10.32pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

“The MP for Derby North, Chris Williamson, has been allowed back into the Labour Party after an investigation into comments he made about the Party’s handling of anti-semitism allegations.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick eardley

• bbc reporter chris mason

ruth smeeth mp

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Newshour/Twt: US plan

yesterday evening (tuesday 25th), 9.07-9.19pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.03-10.04pm and 10.18-10.25pm on bbc radio 4

newshour (presented by tim franks) and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

“White House officials say they’re unmoved by that show of intransigence: they’re interested instead in appealing to ordinary Palestinians keen to improve their parlous economic prospects.”

including contributions from …

 • david makovsky, director of the washington institute for near east policy projecton the middle east peace process

• prime minister mohammad shtayyeh

• analyst jon lerner

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Twt: Netanyahu’s problems

this evening (tuesday 28th), 10.28-10.32pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) includes …

Benjamin Netanyahu may have declared himself the winner of last month’s Israeli elections, but coalition negotiations are proving to be protracted and tricky. He has until the end of play tomorrow to form a government or Israel may be forced to rerun elections later this year. Complicating the picture for Mr Netanyahu is the possibility that he could be indicted on fraud and bribery charges in the coming months.”

including interview with …

• journalist lahav harkov, jerusalem post

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Twt: Polls close

this evening (tuesday 9th), 10.01-10.02pm, and 10.07-10.19pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) leads with …

Exit polls suggest there’s no clear winner in Israel’s election following the most closely-fought campaign in years.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

chaim levinson, of haaretz

sharren haskel mk

einat wilf, former mk

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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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Twt: Labour anti-semitism

this evening (monday 4th), 10.23-10.26pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) includes …

Labour MPs and peers tonight unanimously passed a motion calling for the party leadership to do more to tackle anti-semitism, and the MPs accused the party’s general secretary, Jennie Formby, who was at the meeting, of ignoring their demands and refusing to give the answers they wanted.”

including contributions from …
chris williamson mp
• bbc reporter jonathan blake
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