Britain's death toll from coronavirus rises to 463

Total number of coronavirus cases in the UK has risen to 9,529.Ben Ariel, 3/26/2020, 2:12 AM

Senior British rabbi dies of coronavirus

Rabbi Yehuda Yaakov Refson, senior Chabad emissary in city of Leeds, passes away from coronavirus.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 3/24/2020, 8:11 PM

'Working to get the message out' to Britain's haredim

British gov't tightens guidelines to combat coronavirus, but many Brits still don't grasp the gravity of the situation.Nisan Tzur, 3/24/2020, 12:22 PM

'You must stay at home or risk being fined'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposes curbs on everyday life in a bid to fight the spread of coronavirus.Ben Ariel, 3/23/2020, 11:43 PM

Britain orders pubs and restaurants to close

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson orders pubs, restaurants, theaters, cinemas and gyms to shut their doors.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/20/2020, 11:08 PM

British synagogues close amid coronavirus epidemic

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis says Torah obligation to protect life transcends other considerations in closing of synagogues throughout BritainGary Willig, 3/17/2020, 11:00 PM

British health minister tests positive for coronavirus

British MP Nadine Dorries, a minister in the health department, tests positive for coronavirus, is in self-isolation.Elad Benari, 3/11/2020, 3:56 AM

UK: Jerusalem construction 'undermines future Palestinian state'

Britain condemns Israel’s announcement of new construction in the Givat Hamatos and Har Homa neighborhoods in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 2/26/2020, 6:41 AM

Princess Diana’s niece converting to Judaism

Kitty Spencer, the cousin of Princes Harry and William, is converting to Judaism ahead of her marraige to fashion tycoon Michael Lewis.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/16/2020, 9:08 PM

British PM supports US peace efforts

British PM Boris Johnson tells PM Netanyahu he supports for US efforts for peace but also underlines importance of two-state solution.Elad Benari, 2/7/2020, 3:33 AM

Anti-Semitic incidents in Britain rise for 4th straight year

Community Security Trust annual report finds that 1,805 cases of anti-Semitism were reported in Britain in 2019.Ben Ariel, 2/6/2020, 4:29 AM

Brother of Manchester suicide bomber goes on trial for murder

Younger brother of suicide bomber who killed 22 people at Ariana Grande concert in 2017 accused of conspiring with his brother.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2020, 5:44 AM

London attacker was recently released from prison

Man who was shot dead by police after attacking people in London was recently released from prison after serving time for terror offenses.Elad Benari, 2/3/2020, 1:08 AM

Terror attack in London leaves 3 wounded, terrorist eliminated

Three people wounded in terrorist stabbing attack in London, including one victim in serious condition. Terrorist eliminated.David Rosenberg, 2/2/2020, 7:24 PM

Britain warns Israel against annexation

UK foreign office expresses concern over possible Israeli application of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/31/2020, 9:49 PM

Johnson to Corbyn: Don't be so negative about US peace plan

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson responds to outgoing Labour leader who denounced US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan.Elad Benari, 1/30/2020, 6:30 AM

European Parliament ratifies Brexit deal

Britain’s departure from the European Union set in law, to take effect at midnight on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2020, 2:29 AM

UK: Trump peace plan a 'serious proposal'

Secretary Dominic Raab welcomes release of Trump's 'Deal of the Century,' calls on Israel, PA to give plan 'genuine consideration.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2020, 10:45 PM

BBC slammed for linking Israeli security to Holocaust complex

British Jewish groups blast BBC for apparently linking Israel's treatment of Arabs to a Holocaust complex.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/24/2020, 7:45 AM

UK Labour rivals take on anti-Semitism at first debate

Five Labour party hopefuls discuss anti-Semitism and their thoughts on British PM Johnson.Dmitry Zaks, AFP, 1/18/2020, 7:50 PM

Britain adds all of Hezbollah to list of terrorist organizations

Britain's finance ministry adds entire Hezbollah organization, including military wing, to its list of terrorist groups.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/17/2020, 9:20 PM

Trump threatened Europe with tariffs over Iran deal violations

Germany says US made secret 'threat' to European powers, demanding they hold Iran accountable for violation nuclear deal.David Rosenberg, 1/16/2020, 8:13 PM

UK Ambassador to Iran arrested during protests in Tehran

Britain's Ambassador to Iran detained for an hour. Foreign Secretary: A flagrant violation of international law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 2:27 AM

Britain: Labour candidate promises to end anti-Semitism

Keir Starmer, candidate for Labour party leader, says he supports 'chucking out' anti-Semitic party members.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2020, 6:56 PM

British chief rabbi disinvited from London Siyum Hashas event

UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis invited, then disinvited from London event marking completion of study of the Talmud.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/10/2020, 12:02 PM

Prince Harry, Megan want to break away from royal family

Royal couple say they want to operate independently, split their time between the UK and North America.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 9:27 PM

Uri Geller offers UK govt his 'psychic powers' in job bid

Israeli illusionist Uri Geller applies for work in the British gov't, after PM's adviser calls for 'weirdos and misfits' to apply for jobs.AFP, 1/8/2020, 2:05 PM

Germany, France and Britain to Iran: Abide by nuclear deal

Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson urge Iran to abide by 2015 deal.Ben Ariel, 1/6/2020, 1:42 AM

British woman in Cyprus rape claim case appeals to PM

'All I want to do is clear my name,' says British woman who lied about being attacked by 12 young Israelis.AFP, 1/3/2020, 1:36 PM

Cyprus defends courts after UK slams conviction of British woman

After Cyprus court convicts British woman who falsely accused Israeli teens of gang-rape, UK voices 'serious concern' about trial.AFP, 12/31/2019, 3:06 PM

British Labour MPs: Anti-Semitism among reasons for failure

British Labour MPs who lost their seats cite party's "unwillingness" to stand up to anti-Semitism as one issue that led to election loss.Elad Benari, 12/30/2019, 5:44 AM

Anti-Semitic graffiti mars London synagogue, storefronts

Graffiti on London synagogue and storefronts apparently blames Jews for September 11th attacksArutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 12/29/2019, 7:34 PM

UK: Fire that destroyed yeshiva - caused by Hanukkah candles

Students at British yeshiva left campus for Hanukkah party - leaving candles unattended, resulting in massive fire that destroyed the schoolDavid Rosenberg, 12/25/2019, 12:39 PM

Ham products dumped in kosher section of British supermarket

Tesco apologizes after open ham products are thrown in kosher section of one of its stores.Ben Ariel, 12/25/2019, 5:26 AM

UK: Yeshiva destroyed in blaze, Torah scrolls burned

Fire rips through yeshiva in eastern England, destroying Torah scrolls and prayer books.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2019, 8:20 AM

British MPs back Brexit plan

British lawmakers vote 358 to 234 in favor of PM Johnson's plan for the UK to leave the EU on January 31.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/20/2019, 9:14 PM

UK confirms it will ban local councils from boycotting Israel

British government confirms it will proceed with legislation banning local councils from boycotting Israel.Ben Ariel, 12/20/2019, 6:07 AM

More anti-Israel stalwarts blame Zionists, Jews for Corbyn loss

European anti-Israel activists lament defeat of British Labour party, blame 'Zionist' attacks on Jeremy Corbyn.Cnaan Liphshiz/JTA, 12/17/2019, 8:04 PM

British politician urged to apologize for anti-Semitic remark

Nearly 90 peers call on Jenny Tonge to apologize for post claiming the Chief Rabbi “must be dancing in the street” after Labour defeat.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2019, 6:37 AM

Irish journalist apologizes for anti-Semitic tweet

Irish Times journalist Kitty Holland apologizes after tweeting that Corbyn's defeat in Britain was "a great result for Zionism".Elad Benari, 12/17/2019, 5:40 AM

French far-left leader blames Likud for Corbyn's defeat

Jean-Luc Melenchon blames "networks of influence from Likud" for British Labour leader's loss in last week's election.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2019, 4:09 AM

Johnson to pursue anti-BDS agenda as British PM

Conservative Party endorses legislation to ban public bodies from pursuing their own boycotts of foreign countries.Sam Sokol/JTA, 12/16/2019, 7:06 PM

'Corbyn is leaving, but his followers are still in power'

Former Labour MPs who resigned in protest of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership discuss the party's future following election defeat.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2019, 10:51 AM

British politician: Chief Rabbi must be dancing in the street

Baroness Jenny Tonge says "pro-Israel lobby" won the British election by lying about Labour leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2019, 5:53 AM

Johnson: Let the healing begin

British PM speaks on Downing Street following "extraordinary" election win, urges closure to Brexit and healing for society.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/13/2019, 9:20 PM

'Corbyn's defeat is a victory in fight against anti-Semitism'

Israeli Foreign Minister lauds 'British values', calling Labour's defeat a 'milestone in the fight against hatred.'Arutz Sheva and AFP, 12/13/2019, 11:54 AM

PM Johnson: We defeated Jeremy Corbyn and we'll deliver Brexit

Prime Minister Johnson hails 'stonking' victory, says Brexit will be implemented no later than January 31st.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2019, 10:24 AM

'European Jews are breathing a sigh of relief after Corbyn lost'

Chief of European Jewish Association celebrates Corbyn's election defeat. 'This election wasn't about right vs left, it was right vs wrong.'Yoni Kempinski, 12/13/2019, 9:58 AM

Conservatives win big in UK with largest majority in decades

PM Boris Johnson trounces Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, leads party to biggest win since 1992, gaining nearly 70 seats, paving way for 2020 BrexitDavid Rosenberg, 12/13/2019, 8:43 AM

Israeli politicians congratulate Boris Johnson

Israeli politicians from across the spectrum on congratulate British PM's victory.Elad Benari, 12/13/2019, 7:37 AM

How did Britain’s Labour Party become a hotbed of anti-Semitism?

Labour's moderate elites lost control of their own party to radical fringe elements following attempts to 'democratize' the party.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/13/2019, 7:28 AM

Former London Mayor: The Jewish vote wasn't very helpful

Ken Livingstone, who was ousted from Labour over anti-Semitic remarks, hints Jewish vote contributed to Labour's defeat.Elad Benari, 12/13/2019, 6:03 AM

Corbyn to step down following election defeat

Labour leader says it was a "disappointing night" after party projected to win just 191 seats, its worst showing since the 1930s.Elad Benari, 12/13/2019, 5:36 AM

Johnson headed for victory in British election

Exit polls predict 368 seats for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Labour projected to win just 191 seats.Elad Benari, 12/13/2019, 12:03 AM

'Senior haredi rabbi was duped into signing pro-Corbyn letter'

Orthodox Jewish group says one of its senior rabbis was deceived into signing letter defending Jeremy Corbyn from anti-Semitism accusations.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/11/2019, 2:57 PM

Thousands rally in London against anti-Semitism

More than 3,000 demonstrators gather in London to protest anti-Semitism days before British general election.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/10/2019, 2:58 PM

Anti-Semitism stokes fear, election angst in UK's 'bagel belt'

Jewish Labour candidate says British Jews 'frightened' as UK heads to new elections, with Labour dogged by accusations of anti-Semitism.James Pheby, AFP, 12/9/2019, 7:57 AM