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Today: Jerusalem hotels

this morning (thursday 22nd), 6.43-6.48am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Church leaders and Palestinians in Jerusalem are calling for international pressure on Israel to stop Jewish settlers taking over two historic properties at the main entrance to the Old City’s Christian Quarter. The Greek Orthodox church has filed a new lawsuit to try to overturn a Supreme Court ruling on the sale of the hotels, saying it was clear proof of corruption.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

daniel luria of ateret cohanim

abu walid dajani, manager, imperial hotel

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Today: Smeeth on Corbyn

this morning (tuesday 23rd), 7.03-7.04am and 7.23-7.27am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Critics of Jeremy Corbyn’s attempts to deal with anti-semtism have dismissed his latest attempts to deal with the issue.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick eardley

ruth smeeth mp

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Today: Labour decision day

this morning (monday 22nd), 6.02-6.03am and 6.42-6.43am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Members of the shadow cabinet will meet this afternoon to consider Labour’s handling of anti-semitism. Labour peers will discuss several options, including a vote of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn.“

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick eardley

carolyn harris mp

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Today: de Piero resigns

yesterday morning (saturday 20th), 7.08am, and 7.20-7.22am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

“The Labour MP Gloria de Piero has resigned from her role as shadow justice minister, and announced that she won’t contest her seat in the next election. She said she was worried by a lack of tolerance of different points of view within the party.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter ross hawkins 

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Nn/Today: Peers condemn Corbyn

yesterday evening (tuesday 16th), 12.38-12.40am, on bbc 2 tv, and this morning (wednesday 17th), 6.09-6.10am and 8.03-8.04am, on bbc radio 4 

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) and today (presented by john humphrys) include …

“Around a third of Labour peers have put their name to an advert in today’s Guardian, accusing Jeremy Corbyn of having failed the test of leadership. More than 60 of them say he has yet to accept responsiblity for allowing anti-semitism to grow in the party.”

including contributions from  …

• journalist tim montgomerie

• bbc reporter chris mason 

(see also https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jul/16/tom-watson-backs-labour-motion-auto-exclude-racism)

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MN/Today: 120 shun Williamson

this morning (friday 28th), 12.01-12.04am, and 6.03-6.04am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news and today (presented by nick robinson and john humphrys) include …

“There’s growing anger within Labour over the decision to re-admit Chris Williamson, the MP who said the party had given too much ground over accusations of anti-semitism. More than 120 Labour parliamentarians have now signed a statement demanding the ruling is overturned.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter jessica parker

tom watson mp

jeremy corbyn mp

chris williamson mp

jess phillips mp

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Today: Book enquiry

this morning (monday 17th), 8.38-8.43am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Penguin has undertaken what it calls a thorough review of one of its own books. It’s highly unusual step for a publisher to take. The book’s called How they Rule The World, it’s been written by a Spanish writer, Pedro Banos, and it has been criticised for being anti-semitic.”

including interview with … 

• rabbi julia neuberger

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