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Today: Tracking coronavirus

this morning (tuesday 17th), 8.08-8.09am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and justin webb) includes…

Israel’s government has approved measures for its security agencies to use mobile phone data to track the location of suspected coronavirus patients. The move has led to criticism from civil rights groups.”

including report from … 

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

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Today: Gantz invited

this morning (monday 16th), 8.08-8.09am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and justin webb) includes…

Benny Gantz, the main political rival to the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has been given the chance to form a government after winning the support of two key parties.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

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Today: Neale Hanvey

this morning (wednesday 4th), 8.08-8.09am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and justin webb) includes…

“An MP who was suspended by the Scottish National Party for using anti-semitic language on social media is to be readmitted to the party in May. Neale Hanvey, who represents Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, was suspended on the day of the general election last December, and has been sitting as an independent since being elected. He’ll have to complete an education course at a Holocaust Centre before being allowed back after six months’ suspension.”

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-51723096)

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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: Today’s election

this morning (monday 2nd), 6.05-6.06am and 6.47-6.52am, on bbc radio 4

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

Polls in Israel have opened in the country’s third election in a year.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• christian evangelist ray armstrong

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 

israel medad of shiloh

ofer alter, general manager of lipski plastics 

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Today: Justus Rosenberg

this morning (saturday 15th), 7.23-7.28am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“He’d been part of a network helping prominent Jews escape Nazi-occupied Europe. He is himself Jewish, and had several narrow escapes. Today, he is one of the last surviving members of the French Resistance, and has published his memoir”

including interview with …

• survivor justus rosenberg, author of the art of resistance 

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Today: Anti-semitism rise

this morning (thursday 6th), 7.05-7.06am and 8.05-8.06am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and mishal husain) includes …

“A charity which has been monitoring anti-semitism since 1984 says it received a record number of complaints last year. The Community Security Trust, which uses data from police forces and community organisations, says it logged 1,805 incidents, a 7% rise on 2018.”

including contributions from …

mark gardner, community security trust

• bbc reporter martin bashir 

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