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Posts tagged ‘The World Tonight’

Twt: Forbes antisemitism

last friday evening (7th june), 10.18-10.23pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“Labour’s new MP for Peterborough hasn’t enjoyed much of a honeymoon period. Lisa Forbes has been criticised by some of her new colleagues for liking social media posts with anti-semitic content.”

including interview with …

• lord falconer 


Newshour: Jerusalem gay pride

yesterday evening (thursday 6th), 9.44-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 10.26pm on the world tonight on bbc radio 4)

newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

Jerusalem Gay Pride parade”

including report from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell


Twt: Spurs fan flies to Israel

yesterday evening (friday 31st), 10.41-10.44pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

Tottenham famously has one of the largest Jewish followings, given its location in North London, but for Orthodox supporters who have to respect the sabbath, or shabbat, it means they can’t watch the game live, so we tracked down one loyal fan who’s gone to rather extreme lengths to circumvent the problem.”

including interview with …

• tottenham fan alon pinhas


Twt/MN: Willsman suspended

yesterday evening (friday 31st), 10.27-10.34pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) and midnight news include …

A member of Labour’s ruling body has been suspended after apparenly blaming the Israeli embassy for the party’s anti-semitism row.”

including interview with …

lara mcneill, youth representative, national executive committee


Newshour: Kushner visit

this evening (thursday 30th), 9.36-9.43pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.07-10.14pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by tim franks) and the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) include …

“I think the peace plan is more or less on ice for the next six months.”

Palestinians and Israelis mean different things when they talk about two states.“

including interviews with …

hanan ashrawi 

• former us ambassador daniel shapiro 

martin indyk 


Twt: Netanyahu fails

this evening (wednesday 29th), 10.24-10.29pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by julian worricker) includes …

“As we came to air, the deadline passed for prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new coalition government.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

sharren haskel mk


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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