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MN/Today: Exit polls

this morning (monday 27th), 12.17-12.19am, 6.13-6.17am, 7.02-7.03am, and 8.03 to 8.05am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news and today (presented by nick robinson and jon sopel) include …

Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed victory in the country’s third election in only a year.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

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Today: Trump plan today

this morning (tuesday 28th), 6.10-6.13am, 8.02-8.04am, 8.10-8.23am, and 8.49-8.53am, on bbc radio 4

today (presented by nick robinson) includes…

President Trump is due to unveil his long-awaited plan to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians later today. He’s called it the deal of the century. Israel’s prime minister will be at his side in the White House, while the Palestinians have already said they’ll reject the proposals.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 

• former israeli security advisor yaakov amidror 

• ambassador husam zomlot 

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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

(more…)

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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