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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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Corbyn v Johnson

yesterday evening (friday 6th), 8.49-8.53pm, on bbc 1 tv (partly repeated 10.31-10.32pm on newsnight on bbc 2 tv)

prime ministerial debate (chaired by nick robinson) includes …

“[NR] Jeremy Corbyn, it is extraordinary isn’t it that the leader of a religious community has to warn people about you and your party?”

“[NR] What Jewish members of the Labour Party say is if this was black or asian people who were victims of racism, you would listen to them but when Jews say that your party under your leadership is infected with anti-Jewish hatred, you say no no I know better?

“[BJ] His unwillingness to take a stand, to stand up for Jewish people in the Labour Party, his unwillingnes to protect them, to put an arm round them, is in my view a failure of leadership.”

including contributions from …

jeremy corbyn

boris johnson

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Today: No Corbyn apology

this morning (wednesday 27th), 6.34-6.35am, 6.48-6.50am, 7.15-7.17am, 8.02-8.03am, and 8.54-9.00am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by nick robinson) includes…

“In his interview with Andrew Neil, the Labour leader declined four times to say sorry, but Nia Griffith who speaks on defence later told a BBC Wales debate the party’s handling of the issue was ‘a shame on us’.”

including contributions from …

richard burgon mp

• journalist ayesha hazarika  

• journalist michael segalov

(nia griffith’s answer on the bbc radio wales election debate podcast is from 0:53:45 to 0:54:36 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p07vt1t9)

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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

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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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Today: Gaza ceasefire

this morning (thursday 14th), 7.05-7.06am (repeated 8.06am), on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by nick robinson and martha kearney) includes…

“The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad says a ceasefire has been reached with Israel, after two days of violent clashes in Gaza. More than thirty people have died … Paramedics in Israel say around eighty people have needed treatment for minor injuries, including from shrapnel, after militants fired hundreds of rockets and mortars from Gaza.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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