Police have opened an investigation into a BBC radio caller who made antisemitic accusations throughout a 13-minute on-air conversation.
The caller, referred to as “Andy from St. Margaret’s”, told BBC Radio London host Simon Lederman that “Zionists” were “trying to control us more and more and more” and that Britain was dominated by “the Jewish financial system”.
The BBC has ruled that a Radio 4 report on Israel breached accuracy guidelines.
The BBC received a number of complaints about a Today programme on violence in the Middle East on 19 October which, according to listeners, implied that all of the casualties of the renewed wave of violence in the region were Israeli.
He's no stranger to The Apprentice - the BBC programme has billed him as the fiercest interviewer in Britain - but now businessman Claude Littner has the chance for a little stardom, He has been upgraded from Lord Sugar's occasional adviser to his right-hand man.
The BBC has apologised for causing offence after an "antisemitic" illustration was included in a BBC Proms programme.
Gillian Stern, from Finchley, said she was shocked that a "hideously and very obviously antisemitic cartoon" of the violinist Leopold Auer appeared in the programme for a Proms performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.