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Analysis by Simon Israel
Senior Home Affairs Correspondent Simon Israel on the identity of the attacker.
Mark Regev tipped to become Israeli ambassador to UK
Mark Regev, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s spokesman, is expected to become his country’s next ambassador to the UK, according to widespread reports.
Regev’s return: the Israeli government’s official spokesman
Three weeks into the conflict in Gaza, one person has become the face of the Israeli government: Mark Regev, official spokesman for the prime minister. Who is he?
How do people view Israel now?
Jon Snow talks to Jake Wallis Simons and Lavie Tidhar, both Jewish authors who have written about Israel, to discuss what the cultural implications are for the current conflict in Gaza.
Simon says Paralympic gold ‘definitely do-able’
Simon Munn, a record-breaking wheelchair basketball player, tells Channel 4 News why he is “bored” telling people how he lost his leg and that gold in London 2012 is “definitely do-able”.
How Channel 4 News has shone a light on the issue of immigration and deportation over the last decade
Immigration, and our attitude to it, has rarely been out of the headlines, as these revelatory Channel 4 News reports by Simon Israel from the last decade show.
Could there be more security at UK Jewish schools?
Channel 4 News learns that the education secretary is considering stepping up security around Jewish schools in the UK. Simon Israel reports on the threat Jewish communities face in the country.
Is anti-Semitism on the rise in Britain?
As a crop of Hitler-related hashtags emerge on social media over the past month, Simon Israel asks whether there is a rise in anti-Semitism in Britain.
Need for change: the Police Federation explained
The Police Federation, which represents police officers in England and Wales, has had a bruising week. Our Home Affairs Correspondent Simon Israel explains what happened and how it plans to change.
Lynette White: no further action for police
As the police watchdog gives the all-clear to the South Wales force’s investigation of corruption claims over the Lynette White murder case, Simon Israel looks back at the history.
Spotlight on police training as Taser use doubles
As new figures reveal police use of Tasers more than doubled between 2009 and 2011, Simon Israel describes how Met officers are trained, and talks to a mother whose son died after being Tasered.
‘I miss my family,’ says asylum seeker
The court of appeal quashes the convictions of five asylum seekers said to have used false passports to travel to the UK. Simon Israel has been hearing from one of those wrongly convicted.
One thousand refugees could have been ‘wrongly convicted’
In a ruling which could affect thousands of refugees, the court of appeal quashes the convictions of five asylum seekers said to have used false passports to travel to the UK. Simon Israel explains.
‘No attempt to smear Lawrence family’
Special Branch officer Roger Pearce refutes claims there were attempts to smear the family of the murdered black teenager, Stephen Lawrence. Paraic O’Brien reports, with analysis by Simon Israel.
After Woolwich, public fear and a lack of reassurance
The fear of a backlash in the wake of the Woolwich attack is real among communities – but no-one has come forward to ease public concerns, writes Simon Israel.