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Today: San Diego killing

this morning (monday 29th), 8.39-8.43am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb) includes …

  “Police investigating the shooting at a San Diego synagogue on Saturday say they believe the gunman was acting alone, he wasn’t part of any organised group. He killed a woman and injured three others.”

including contributions from …

• rabbi yisroel goldstein

chloe colliver, institute for dialogue

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48085514)

(see also https://www.timesofisrael.com/poway-chabad-rabbi-had-asked-border-patrol-agent-to-pray-armed-just-in-case/ and https://www.timesofisrael.com/for-vetran-israeli-medic-a-california-heaven-shattered-by-familiar-bloodshed/ and https://www.timesofisrael.com/i-saw-lori-fall-eyewitness-watched-killer-enter-synagogue-gun-down-a-friend/)

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Today: Palestinian autonomy?

this morning (tuesday 16th), 6.37-6.40am, and 7.34-7.42am, on bbc radio 4 

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

Post-election talks are continuing in Israel, with Benjamin Netanyahu expected to be formally named prime minister for a fifth term tomorrow. And then, most likely in June, President Trump is expected to unveil what he’s called ‘the deal of the century’ between Israel and the Palestinians. The Washington Post reports that the plan will involve Palestinian autonomy rather than a sovereign state, and ahead of its publication, a group of thirty senior European figures including former prime ministers and former foreign ministers, have said Europe should reaffirm its commitment to to a two-state solution.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

• signatory douglas alexander, ex-mp

sharren haskel mk

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Today: New Labour leader?

this morning (monday 15th), 7.21-7.26am, and 8.43-8.44am, on bbc radio 4 

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

“And at what point, what would push you over the edge, where you would say it is not happening, what we want to happen, what we need to happen, rooting out anti-semitism, is not happening, therefore we have to take a look at having another election for leader?”

including interviews with …

louise ellman mp

john healey mp

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MN/Today: Moon crash

this morning (friday 12th), 12.22-12.24am, and 7.06-7.07am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news and today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) include …

The first privately-funded mission to the moon has ended in failure. The small unmanned Israeli spacecraft suffered engine and communication problems during the final descent, and apparently crashed onto the lunar surface.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

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Today: The Librarian of Auschwitz

yesterday morning (friday 5th), 7.41-7.46am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated tuesday 9th, 7.29am on newsday, and 2.51pm and 9.44pm on newshour, on bbc world service radio)

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

“With about a dozen books, it may well have been the smallest library in the world, but its influence was huge. Incredibly, amd despite the strict surveillance, this secret library flourished inside the Auschwitz concentration camp. One 14-year-old prisoner was entrusted with the task of looking after the books that had been smuggled into the camp. Her name was Dita Kraus. A new book, The Librarian of Auschwitz, tells her extraordinary story.”

including contributions from  … 

• bbc reporter rebecca jones 

• auschwitz survivor dita kraus, 90

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Today: Gaza border anniversary 2

this morning (saturday 30th), 7.05-7.06am, 8.06am, and 8.57-8.59am, on bbc radio 4 

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

Thousands of Palestinians are gathering along the Israel-Gaza border to mark the start of weekly protests a year ago. Israeli forces have killed nearly 200 Palestinian demonstrators during that time, while one Israeli soldier has died. And a Palestinian is reported to have been shot dead this morning. The leader of Hamas, which controls Gaza, has called for a million people to join today’s action.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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BBC – Gaza and elections

this morning (wednesday 27th), 6.10am and 6.13-6.16am, on bbc radio 4 

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

Israel has carried out further airstrikes in the Gaza Strip. It’s a response, say the Israeli army, to Hamas rockets fired into Israeli territory, all this in an intense build-up to elections in Israel.”

including report from … 

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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