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Posts tagged ‘Midnight news’

Nh/MN: Netanyahu immunity?

this evening (wednesday 1st), 9.06-9.11pm on bbc world service radio, and 12.11-12.13am on bbc radio 4

newshour (presented by james reynolds) and midnight news include …

“The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will seek parliamentary immunity from prosecution in three cases in which he’s charged with bribery and fraud.“

including contributions from  …

• journalist noga tarnopolsky

• bbc reporter katharine cracknell

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MN: Hampstead anti-semitism

this morning (monday 30th), 12.03-12.04am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news includes …

“Detectives in North London are trying to establish who sprayed anti-semitic graffiti on nearly a dozen shopfronts and a synagogue. The star of David appeared on properties in Hampstead and Belsize Park last night, alongside a reference to the September 11th terror attacks.”

including contribution from …

• councillor oliver cooper

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MN: Monsey attack

this morning (monday 30th), 12.00-12.03am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news leads with …

President Trump has urged people to come together against anti-semitism after several people were stabbed at the house of an orthodox rabbi in New York state.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter chris buckler

• eye-witness joseph gluck 

steve gold, jewish federation and foundation of rockland county

• governor andrew cuomo 

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-50938507)

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MN: Merkel at Auschwitz

this morning (saturday 7th), 12.24-12.26am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news includes …

Angela Merkel has made her first visit as German chancellor to the Auschwitz death camp in Poland. She said Germany had an unending responsiblity to remember war crimes committed by the Nazis. She also warned of a resurgence in intolerance.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter jenny hill

(see also https://www.timesofisrael.com/merkel-at-auschwitz-remembering-nazi-crimes-inseparable-from-german-identity/)

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MN/Today: 70 Labour witnesses

this morning (thursday 5th), 12.00-12.01am, 12.06-12.08am, 6.03-6.04am, 6.46-6.51am, 7.03-7.04am, 7.13-7.16am, and 8.02-8.03am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news and today (presented by justin webb and martha kearney) include …

Seventy serving and former Labour officials have given sworn statements to an equalities investigation that the party is not dealing effectively with claims of anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ian watson

• solicitor james libson

• john healey mp

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MN: No Corbyn apology

this morning (wednesday 27th), 12.00-12.07am and 12.26-12.27am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news leads with …

“Jeremy Corbyn has refused to apologise to the UK’s Jewish community, and has defended Labour’s handling of anti-semitism in its ranks after scathing criticism of the party’s leadership by the Chief Rabbi.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter norman smith

lord falconer 

• bbc reporter alex strangways-booth

• rabbi jonathan romain 

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MN/Today: Mirvis intervenes

this morning (tuesday 26th), 12.00-12.05am, 6.00-6.03am, 6.08-6.09am, 6.12-6.14am, 6.31-6.34am, 7.00-7.04am, 7.09-7.15am, 8.00-8.05am, and 8.10-8.22am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news and today (presented by nick robinson) both lead with …

“The Chief Rabbi has condemned Labour’s claims to be tackling anti-semitism as ‘mendacious fiction’, and questioned whether Jeremy Corbyn is fit to be prime minister.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter martin bashir 

jenny manson, co-chair, “jewish voice for labour”

• bbc reporter chris mason

• bbc reporter norman smith

• rabbi julia neuberger

lord dubs

• bbc reporter laura kuenssberg

(more…)

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