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Today: Long-Bailey sacked

this morning (friday 26th), 6.08-6.10am, 6.33-6.36am, 6.48-6.53am, 7.11-7.18am, and 7.52-7.58am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and mishal husain) includes …

“Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey over her sharing an article with an anti-semitic conspiracy theory.

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ian watson 

marie van der zyl, president of the board of deputies

jon lansmann of momentum 

margaret beckett mp

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Today: Steven Frank

this morning (tuesday 5th), 8.22-8.28am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb) includes…

VE Day marked the end of quite unbelievable suffering, and for many it was not the end of their ordeal. Steven Frank had been sent to the concentration camp at Theresienstadt in Czechoslovakia. His father had been taken to another camp and killed.”

including interview with …

• theresienstadt survivor steven frank 

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/46932823)

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Today: Tracking coronavirus

this morning (tuesday 17th), 8.08-8.09am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and justin webb) includes…

Israel’s government has approved measures for its security agencies to use mobile phone data to track the location of suspected coronavirus patients. The move has led to criticism from civil rights groups.”

including report from … 

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

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Today: Gantz invited

this morning (monday 16th), 8.08-8.09am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and justin webb) includes…

Benny Gantz, the main political rival to the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has been given the chance to form a government after winning the support of two key parties.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

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Today: Neale Hanvey

this morning (wednesday 4th), 8.08-8.09am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and justin webb) includes…

“An MP who was suspended by the Scottish National Party for using anti-semitic language on social media is to be readmitted to the party in May. Neale Hanvey, who represents Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, was suspended on the day of the general election last December, and has been sitting as an independent since being elected. He’ll have to complete an education course at a Holocaust Centre before being allowed back after six months’ suspension.”

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-51723096)

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Today: Holocaust Memorial Day

this morning (monday 27th), 6.10-6.12am, 6.43-6.48am, 7.14-7.19am, 7.44am, 8.01-8.03am, 8.01-8.03am, 8.00-8.02am, and 8.21-8.28am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and justin webb) includes…

Ceremonies have begun at Auschwitz to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp. More than a million people, most of them Jews, were murdered at the camp during the German occupation of Poland.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter kevin connolly 

ronald lauder, chairman, auschwitz-birkenau memorial foundation, president, world jewish congress, and us ambassador to austria

• survivor jeanette spiegel 

• survivor henri kichka, b. 1926, brussels, author of une adolescence perdue dans la nuit des camps 

• daughter irene kichka

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-51204090)

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Today: Mateusz Morawiecki

this morning (thursday 23rd), 6.13-6.16am, 7.04-7.06am, 7.36-7.40am, and 8.06-8.07am, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated 9.41pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)

today (presented by justin webb and mishal husain) includes…

World leaders are gathering in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in Poland, where more than a million people, mostly Jews, were murdered by the Nazis. The Russian and French presidents are attending, as well as the Prince of Wales, making his first visit to the Holy Land. But the ceremony has been overshadowed by the decision of Poland’s president not to attend.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• bbc reporter jonny dymond

• polish prime minister mateusz morawiecki

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-50743973)

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Today/Nd: Netanyahu confirmed

this morning (friday 27th), 6.33-6.36am and 7.03-7.04am (repeated 8.05am) on bbc radio 4, and 7.20-7.24am on bbc world service radio

today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) and newsday (presented by karnagie sharp) include …

“Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared a huge victory after winning a leadership contest in the ruling Likud party.. Mr Netanyahu, who faces a corruption indictment easily defeating his rival, Gideon Sa’ar. The win gives him a boost in the country’s third general election in twelve months, but could prolong the political uncertainty.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

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Today/ND/Nh: Likud election

this morning (thursday 26th), 7.01-7.03am (repeated 8.01am) on bbc radio 4, and 8.01-8.05am and 2.06-2.10pm on bbc world service radio

today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson), newsday (presented by karnagie sharp and alex ritson), and newshour (presented by james menendez) include …

“Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces his biggest political threat in a decade today when his Likud party votes to decide who will lead it into the next general election.”

including interviews with …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• journalist noga tarnopolsky

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Today: US okays settlements

this morning (tuesday 19th), 6.07-6.08am, 7.02-7.03am, 8.02-8.03am, and 8.31-8.34am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

Palestinians have expressed anger after the Trump administration said it no longer considers Israeli settlements built in the occupied West Bank to be illegal, The move, announced by the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, reverses a 40-year-old US policy, and puts Washington at odds with virtually all other countries, as well as Security Council resolutions.”

including contributions from …

saeb erekat

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• bbc reporter jon sopel

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