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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: Netanyahu wins

this morning (wednesday 10th), 6.02-6.03am, 6.48-6.53am, 7.03-7.04am, 7.33-7.40am, and 8.03-8.04am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

Benjamin Netanyahu is on course for a fifth term as Israeli prime minister, after elections ended in a dead heat. With 97% of the votes counted, his Likud Party and the Blue and White coalition of the centrist challenger Benny Gantz both have 35 seats in parliament, but Netanyahu is considered to be in a stronger position to form a government.”

including contributions from … 

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• bbc reporter martha kearney

blue and white candidate #13 yael german mk

• bbc reporter lyse doucet

• journalist allison kaplan sommer of haaretz

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Today: Hezbollah examined

this morning (saturday 9th), 7.35-7.43am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

Alistair Burt has come to Beirut straight after the government’s decision to ban the political wing of Hezbollah.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter mishal husain
• professor amal saad
alistair burt mp
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Today: Tom Watson attacked

this morning (saturday 2nd), 7.00-7.02am, 7.51-7.59am, and 8.00-8.04am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain leads with …

“A row has erupted between two of Labour’s most senior figures, over how allegations of anti-semitism are handled.”
“The party’s general secretary, Jennie Formby, has delivered a fierce attack on the deputy leader Tom Watson, after he asked MPs to contact him directly on their allegations of anti-semitic behaviour. Ms Formby said Mr Watson’s intervention was completely unacceptable, and could undermine the current system for dealing with complaints. But Mr Watson said people have lost trust in the party’s ability to investigate allegations.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nick eardley
• bbc reporter tom barton
catherine mckinnell mp
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Today/W@1: Williamson not suspended

yesterday morning (wednesday 27th), 8.04-8.05am (repeated from 6.01am and 7.01am), and 1.04-1.05pm and 1.20-1.26pm, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and mishal husain) and world at one (presented by edward stourton) include …

“A staunch ally of Jeremy Corbyn has been filmed telling left-wing activists the party has been too apologetic over anti-semitism within the party. The footage of the Labour MP Chris Williamson at a Momentum event in Sheffield is understood to have been recorded last week, after 8 Labour MPs quit the party because of Brexit and anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jonathan blake
• bbc reporter norman smith
margaret hodge mp
tony lloyd mp
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Today: David Hare “wall”

yesterday morning (wednesday 27th), 8.28-8.33am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“That’s part of an animated film following the playwright and screenwriter David Hare as he travels through Israel and the West Bank looking at the route and the effect of a barrier that is still under construction. It is called Wall and it will be screened tonight at the British Film Institute.”

including interview with …
• playwright david hare
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Today: Labour backs down

this morning (saturday 9th), 7.22-7.25am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney and mishal husain) includes …

Two motions of no confidence against Luciana Berger from members of her constituency Labour party in Liverpool have been dropped. She’s faced sustained anti-semitic abuse, and been critical of the Labour leadership both in its action against anti-semitism and on Brexit.”

including interview with …
andrew gwynne mp
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