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W@1/MN: Gonen Segev guilty

this afternoon (wednesday 9th), 1.05-1.06pm, and 12.15-12.17am, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague) and midnight news include …

“A former cabinet minister in Israel has admitted to spying for Iran. Gonen Segev, who served in the government in the 1990s, struck a plea bargain with prosecutors, who dropped the more serious charge of treason.”

including reports from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
(see also


W@1: Paul Willer

this afternoon (wednesday 21st), 1.38-1.44pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague) concludes with …

Clement Attlee, the Labour prime minister whose government founded the welfare state, looked after a child refugee who escaped from the Nazis in the months leading up to the second world war. Testimonies and letters show that Attlee invited Paul Willer, who was then 10 years old. to stay with his family for 4 months.”

including interview with …
paul willer
jo roundell greene, granddaughter of clement attlee
(nb he was not a kindertransport child: his mother accompanied him out of germany in the usual way)
(see also

W@1: Labour anti-semitism

this afternoon (wednesday 5th), 1.19-1.28pm, and 1.32-1.35pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

Labour’s anti-semitism row rambles on. Ian Austin, the MP under investigation by the party for complaining of anti-semitism, tells us he thinks he’s been deliberately targeted for speaking out on the issue.“

including contributions from …
ian austin mp
stephen bush of the new statesman
peter dowd mp

Today/W@1: Labour NEC to vote

this morning (tuesday 4th), 6.01-6.02am, 6.33-6.36am, 7.00-7.02am, 7.09-7.15am, 8.00-8.02am, and 8.10-8.23am, and this afternoon, 1.03-1.05pm, and 1.25-1.32pm, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain and john humphrys) and world at one (presented by sarah montague) lead with …

Labour’s ruling body meets today to consider whether to adopt in full an international definition of anti-semitism, the issue that has plunged the party into turmoil and led to widespread criticism of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ben wright
• bbc reporter norman smith
• professor david feldman, vice-chair of the chakrabarti enquiry
• bbc reporter laura kuenssberg
stephen kinnock mp
• journalist and activist michael segalov
tom watson mp
mike gapes mp

W@1/PM/6ocn: Corbyn ‘From Auschwitz to Gaza’

this afternoon (wednesday 1st), 1.03-1.05pm, 5.03-5.04pm, and 6.04-6.07pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague), pm (presented by eddie mair), and six o’clock news include …

Leading Jewish campaigners have rejected a personal apology from Jeremy Corbyn for hosting an event at which a Holocaust survivor compared Israeli policy to Nazism.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter norman smith
john mcdonnell mp
gideon falter. chairman of campaign against anti-semitism

W@1/PM/6ocn: Pete Willsman

this afternoon (tuesday 31st), 1.05-1.06pm, 1.25-1.26pm, 5.25-5.30pm, and 6.11-6.13pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague), pm (presented by eddie mair), and six o’clock news include …

“A member of the ruling body of the Labour Party, the National Executive Committee, has been recorded at a meeting talking about the party’s Jewish critics. Pete Willsman, who is a supporter of Jeremy Corbyn, suggested ’Jewish Trump fanatics’ were behind accusations of anti-semitism in the party. He expressed amazement when others in the room indicated they had witnessed anti-semitism in Labour.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter norman smith
yvette cooper mp
• bbc reporter ben wright
luciana berger mp

W@1/Newshour: Philip Roth dies

this afternoon (wednesday 23rd), 1.39-1.45pm, on bbc radio 4, and 2.06-2.19pm (partly repeated 9.44pm), on bbc world service radio
world at one (presented by sarah montague) and newshour (presented by razia iqbal) lead with …

”That giant of American letters, Philip Roth, has died aged 85”

including interviews with …
• novelist philip hensher
• critic jonathan mcaloon
• professor hermione lee
max rudin, president, library of america

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