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News and updates about Britain

British national election:

Jeremy Corbyn to run as independent candidate

The former Labour leader was ousted from the party following a damning report on his handling of antisemitism within the party.

Jeremy Corbyn to run as independent candidate

With families of hostages:

British Deputy PM views massacre footage for the first time

British Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dowden met with families of the hostages in London yesterday and viewed the videos of the abduction of soldiers from Nahal Oz for the first time since it happened.

British Deputy PM views massacre footage for the first time

British PM Sunak calls election for July 4

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak calls national election that his Conservatives are widely expected to lose to the opposition Labour Party.

British PM Sunak calls election for July 4

Russia's message to Britain

Russia is threatening to strike British military facilities and has started practicing the use of nuclear weapons.

Russia's message to Britain

Britain:

'Moderate' Imam compares Jews to Nazis

The Imam also calls to publicly shame politicians with Jewish family members.

'Moderate' Imam compares Jews to Nazis

Britain:

Blow to the Right, Labour loses votes because of war in Gaza

Local elections in Britain reflected polls indicating a loss to the Conservative party in next year's elections | Labor Party also loses votes after refusing to call on Israel to reach a permanent ceasefire.

Blow to the Right, Labour loses votes because of war in Gaza

Britain:

Candidate shouts 'Allahu Akbar' in front of Palestinian flag

Mothin Ali promised that his tenure would focus on 'raising the voice of Gaza.'

Candidate shouts 'Allahu Akbar' in front of Palestinian flag

British comedian:

'Britain is a dying society. I’ll be fine in Israel'

Lee Kern reflects on the country where he was raised and looks forward to leaving it for the Jewish homeland: 'I’ll be fine in Israel. It’s the most dynamic, creative, and positive place I’ve ever been.'

'Britain is a dying society. I’ll be fine in Israel'

Sanctioned Israeli:

'I have been included in the new White Paper'

Elisha Yered, one of the individuals sanctioned today by Britain for alleged abuses of Palestinians, reacted to the news: 'Just like it was eighty years ago'.

'I have been included in the new White Paper'

UK sanctions Lehava and individuals for 'settler violence'

The sanctions target two groups and four individuals alleged to have committed abuses of Palestinian human rights.

UK sanctions Lehava and individuals for 'settler violence'

Forgot his photo ID

Boris Johnson turned away from local polling station

Former British Prime Minister turned away from his local polling station forgetting to bring the required photo identity. He was eventually allowed to vote.

Boris Johnson turned away from local polling station

Report:

British troops could be tasked with delivering aid to Gaza

With US troops refusing to come ashore in Gaza, troops from a third nation would be needed to move the supplies from the floating pier to the coast.

British troops could be tasked with delivering aid to Gaza

Comedian protests Cabinet decision:

'Commit rape and receive a state'

Comedian Guy Hochman protests against the decision of the War Cabinet to allow British observers to meet with Nukhba terrorists: 'A knife in all of our backs.'

'Commit rape and receive a state'

After British demand:

Nukhba terrorists to receive humanitarian visits, hostages won't

Israeli government accedes to British demand to be allowed to visit terrorists who committed October 7 massacre without the hostages receiving any humanitarian visits in return.

Nukhba terrorists to receive humanitarian visits, hostages won't

Ben-Gvir opposes visits to captured Hamas terrorists

Minister Ben-Gvir to the Prime Minister: 'The British probably did not internalize that the mandate has ended - their demand for an inspector's visit is an infringement on state sovereignty'.

Ben-Gvir opposes visits to captured Hamas terrorists

London:

Blood-covered horses run loose

Two blood-covered cavalry horses were seen galloping through central London when, according to reports from the British capital, at least four people were injured.

Blood-covered horses run loose

Britain:

Illegal immigrants to be deported to Rwanda this summer

After months of political wrangling, British PM announced that deportations of illegal immigrants will begin within 10-12 weeks.

Illegal immigrants to be deported to Rwanda this summer

Watch:

Jewish man threatened with arrest for crossing London road

A policeman in London was recorded warning a Jew wearing a yarmulke not to cross the road to the area of an anti-Israel protest, even threatening that if he did, he would be arrested.

Jewish man threatened with arrest for crossing London road

UK and US sanction leading Iranian military figures

UK government announces sanctions on 7 individuals and 6entities who have enabled Iran to conduct destabilizing regional activity, including Iran's recent attack on Israel.

UK and US sanction leading Iranian military figures

First time in 100 years:

Soldiers of the King's Guard in Britain permitted to grow a beard

Several soldiers in the Welsh Guards started growing beards after King Charles gave the green light, 100 years after growing beards was prohibited.

Soldiers of the King's Guard in Britain permitted to grow a beard

Chief of Staff thanks UK army for aid in deflecting Iran attack

'Relationship between the two militaries has strategic importance for maintaining regional stability and security in the Middle East,' IDF stresses.

Chief of Staff thanks UK army for aid in deflecting Iran attack

For condemning attack:

Iran summons ambassadors of Britain, France, and Germany

Director for Western Europe at Iran’s foreign ministry accuses the three countries of "double standards" after they condemned Iran's drone and missile attack on Israel.

Iran summons ambassadors of Britain, France, and Germany

Amid Iranian threats:

Countries issue travel warnings to Israel

France, India, Russia, Poland and the United Kingdom warn citizens against travelling to Israel and, in some cases, the wider region.

Countries issue travel warnings to Israel

British PM:

'We fully support Israel’s right to defend itself against Iran'

PM Sunak called Iran's threats against Israel 'unacceptable' and noted that 'we are taking action ourselves to make sure we can protect the UK against threats from Iran.'

'We fully support Israel’s right to defend itself against Iran'

UK:

3 charged for pro-Palestinian protest outside Labour head's home

Three activists were charged with public order offenses after they demonstrated outside the home of Sir Keir Starmer calling for an arms embargo on Israel. PM Sunak: 'No MP should be harassed at their own home.'

3 charged for pro-Palestinian protest outside Labour head's home

Australia:

‘We will recognize a Palestinian state’

Australia's foreign minister announced that Canberra would consider recognition of a Palestinian state, to promote a two-state solution as an end to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Britain considers the same.

‘We will recognize a Palestinian state’

British Foreign Secretary:

'We will not suspend arms exports to Israel'

Despite pressure on the British government, Foreign Secretary David Cameron says the UK’s position on export licenses to Israel remains “unchanged”.

'We will not suspend arms exports to Israel'

British Prime Minister:

'This terrible war must end'

Six months since the start of the war between Israel and Hamas, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says the war between Israel and Hamas is "terrible" and "must end".

'This terrible war must end'

Poll:

British right at an all-time low, Labour at its peak

A new poll in Britain predicts a collapse for the Conservative party, showing it plummeting from 365 seats to only 155.

British right at an all-time low, Labour at its peak

Report:

UK threatens to declare Israel in violation of intl. law

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak threatens in conversation with Netanyahu to declare Israel in violation of international law unless more aid allowed into Gaza.

UK threatens to declare Israel in violation of intl. law

Britain:

Suspects in stabbing of Iranian journalist fled the country

British police say three suspects involved in stabbing of Iran International journalist left the country within hours of the attack.

Suspects in stabbing of Iranian journalist fled the country

Britain:

Iranian TV host stabbed outside his London home

A presenter for London-based Iran International, which is affiliated with the Iranian opposition, stabbed outside his home in the city's south.

Iranian TV host stabbed outside his London home

UK imposes sanctions on Hamas media network

Sanctions target two individuals active in promoting Hamas's public relations efforts.

UK imposes sanctions on Hamas media network

US and Britain sanction Hamas fund-raising network

US Treasury Department says the punitive measures target two individuals and three entities described as key financial facilitators involved in fundraising for Hamas.

US and Britain sanction Hamas fund-raising network

Is Britain next?

Will the UK also halt arms sales to Israel?

More than 130 British MPs signed a letter calling on Foreign Secretary David Cameron to halt arms sales to Israel.

Will the UK also halt arms sales to Israel?

For the first time:

UK airdrops over 10 tons of food supplies into Gaza

British Defense Ministry says the aid consists of water, rice, cooking oil, flour, tinned goods and baby formula and will support the people of Gaza.

UK airdrops over 10 tons of food supplies into Gaza

Survivors of Nova massacre demeaned at UK airport

Footage from the incident shows Border Force officer telling two Israelis who survived the Nova massacre to "knock the attitude off". UK Home Secretary in response: We do not tolerate antisemitism.

Survivors of Nova massacre demeaned at UK airport

The British plan to end the war

Deportation of Hamas leaders

A Lebanese newspaper claims that the plan presented by Foreign Secretary David Cameron during a visit to Oman includes Israel-Saudi normalization in return for a diplomatic process to create a Palestinian state.

Deportation of Hamas leaders

Britain's ultimatum:

Israel must allow Red Cross visits to terrorists

If the demand is not met, Britain will end arms sales to Israel and support a similar embargo for all of Europe.

Israel must allow Red Cross visits to terrorists

Britain's Foreign Secretary:

Remove Hamas leaders & infrastructure from Gaza

Britain's Foreign Secretary David Cameron: ‘Turn pause into a permanent, sustainable truce, but get Hamas leaders out of Gaza; we have to dismantle the terrorist infrastructure.’

Remove Hamas leaders & infrastructure from Gaza

After diplomatic incident

Israel advocacy superstar Eylon Levy suspended

UK government enraged after Israeli government spokesman says Foreign Secretary Cameron 'factually incorrect' in appeal for more trucks to enter Gaza.

Israel advocacy superstar Eylon Levy suspended

King Charles seen in London after rumors of death

King Charles was filmed leaving Windsor Castle after rumors circled on social media of his death.

King Charles seen in London after rumors of death

Former BBC Director:

'There is institutional racism against Jews'

Danny Cohen, who used to be the BBC director of television, points out the network's most serious issues when it comes to reporting on Israel.

'There is institutional racism against Jews'

Report:

UK Conservatives seek to replace Sunak with Johnson

Conservative MPs in Britain launch a new drive to remove Rishi Sunak as Prime Minister, with former Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the top of their list as his replacement.

UK Conservatives seek to replace Sunak with Johnson

Britain:

Pro-Palestinian activists deface portrait of Balfour

Pro-Palestinian Arab protesters deface painting of Lord Balfour, who gave his name to the 1917 declaration on the creation of a Jewish homeland in then-Palestine.

Pro-Palestinian activists deface portrait of Balfour

Fallen soldier's brother

'Sanctions from Britain? They only make us stronger'

Moshe Sharvit, brother of fallen soldier, Harel, spoke to Arutz Sheva: 'If Britain has recognized my endeavors, it seems that this is a sign that we must take action and increase our work."

'Sanctions from Britain? They only make us stronger'

UK:

Foreign Office seminar describes Hamas as 'moderate'

A lecture given to British diplomats claimed that Hamas's political department is a moderate group and that Israel is at fault for the October 7th massacre for its treatment of Palestinians.

Foreign Office seminar describes Hamas as 'moderate'

Houthis vow:

'We will continue targeting British ships'

Yemen's Houthis say they will continue targeting British ships in the Gulf of Aden following the sinking of a UK-owned vessel on the weekend.

'We will continue targeting British ships'

Antisemitic politician elected to British parliament

'Gaza George Galloway', who has in the past declared his constituencies 'Israel-Free Zones,' has been reelected to the British parliament.

Antisemitic politician elected to British parliament

London:

Jewish man verbally accosted on Underground

A Muslim passenger on the London Underground told a Jewish man, 'Your religion kills Muslims,' sparking a heated debate between the two.

Jewish man verbally accosted on Underground

Due to spike in antisemitism:

UK increases security funding for Jewish community

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announces 54 million pounds in new funding to protect Jewish communities against antisemitism over the next four years.

UK increases security funding for Jewish community

British PM:

'Mob rule is replacing democratic rule'

British govt. announces millions in funding for increased security for MPs, new regulations empowering police as politicians face growing threats from anti-Israel extremists.

'Mob rule is replacing democratic rule'

Navalny's lawyer arrested in Russia

The attorney representing Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who died suddenly while in prison, has been arrested by Russian authorities.

Navalny's lawyer arrested in Russia

US and Britain sanction Houthi supporters

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels targeted in sanctions imposed by the US and the UK.

US and Britain sanction Houthi supporters

Lord Jacob Rothschild passes away at 87

He is remembered as one of the most prominent members of the famous banking dynasty, a patron of the arts, and a philanthropist who supported many causes in Israel.

Lord Jacob Rothschild passes away at 87

Iran:

'US and Britain seek to escalate tensions'

Iran criticizes US and British strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen, says the two countries seek to "escalate tensions and crises" in the region.

'US and Britain seek to escalate tensions'

Grime music icon stripped of award for antisemitism

The notable musician Wiley was stripped of his Member of the British Empire award following a series of antisemitic posts on social media.

Grime music icon stripped of award for antisemitism

'ISIS bride' loses appeal to regain UK citizenship

Shamima Begum, a British teen who left home to join ISIS, was stripped of her British citizenship in 2019. On Friday, the Court of Appeal rejected her latest bid to recover it.

'ISIS bride' loses appeal to regain UK citizenship

UK and Jordan air-drop aid into Gaza

The aid includes four tons of supplies which were floated down to the Tal Al-Hawa Hospital in northern Gaza.

UK and Jordan air-drop aid into Gaza

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Chaos at UK House of Commons over Gaza vote

UK House Speaker Lindsay Hoyle comes under fire after allowing a Labour motion on the Gaza ceasefire to be voted on.

Chaos at UK House of Commons over Gaza vote