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MN/BM: Polls close

this morning (wednesday 10th), 12.06-12.08am on bbc radio 4, and 1.07-1.15am on bbc world service radio

midnight news and business matters (presented by roger hearing) include …

Exit polls suggest that Israel’s general election is too close to call, with both of the main candidates saying they’ve won. Neither the prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor the centrist candidate Benny Gantz looks likely to have enough seats to form a government without the support of smaller parties.”

including contributions from  … 

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• journalist lahav harkov, jerusalem post

catherine yeung, fidelity international, hong kong

ralph silver, silver network, toronto


Joe’s violin

last saturday morning (28th january), 1.16-1.24am, on bbc world service radio
business matters (presented by roger hearing) includes …

“One Oscar nomination this year, for best documentary short, is ‘Joe’s Violin’
It’s about a holocaust survivor in his 90’s, who donates his old violin to a New York schools project, where it ends up in the hands of young girl from one of the city’s poorest districts.”

including interview with …
• director kahane cooperman. (more…)

Ice cream in Gaza

this morning (thursday 18th), 11.24-11.30am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) ends with …

“… our correspondent makes a discovery in war-ravaged Gaza City — the very best ice cream he’s ever tasted!”

• bbc reporter roger hearing
ashraf abushaban, owner of the famous kazem ice cream parlour in gaza city (more…)

Business behind the blockade

tuesday 19th may, 1.05-2.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
live from gaza: business behind the blockade (presented by roger hearing) (in the business matters series)

“How does the economy work in what some have described as the world’s biggest prison?
Presenter Roger Hearing is live from the seafront in the Gaza Strip at the start of a week of coverage from Israel and the Palestinian territories.
He hears from the man who arguably makes Gaza’s best ice-cream, the factory owner rebuilding from bombed out rubble and the singer of a band that can’t tour because they can’t leave.”

including interviews with …
nasser elhelo who has a business making steel doors and is also on the board of the gaza chamber of commerce
muhammed al alamy, who runs the future tech IT company in gaza city, and is on the board of the pal trade association
ashraf abushaban, owner of the famous kazem ice cream parlour in gaza city
• bbc reporter marie keyworth
• colonel grisha yakubovich, head of the civil department of COGAT
• hamas deputy foreign minister ghazi hamad
hattem hassouna, factory owner
mohammed zohud, of fusion band typo (more…)

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