British celebrities reject boycott of Eurovision

British celebrities sign letter speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year’s Eurovision song contest which will be held in Israel.Elad Benari, 5/1/2019, 6:39 AM

Corbyn under fire for endorsing anti-Semitic book

British media reveal Labour leader endorsed a book which argued that Europe’s banks and press were controlled by Jews.Ben Ariel, 5/1/2019, 4:34 AM

Labour suspends member who called for march against UK synagogue

Party suspends member who called for march on synagogue to protest punishment of fellow Labourite disciplined over anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/30/2019, 2:19 PM

London Jewish siblings among Sri Lanka bombing victims

Teenage brother and sister with dual US-UK citizenship eulogized in British Parliament after being murdered in Sri Lanka bombings.Cnaan Lipshitz,JTA, 4/24/2019, 10:25 PM

UK Labour makes faux pas with Passover greeting

British Labour Party wishes Jews a happy Passover, but includes an illustration of bread in the greeting.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/19/2019, 10:43 PM

British Chief of Defense Staff visits Israel

British army chief of staff hails cooperation with IDF, meets IDF Chief of Staff Aviv, visits Yad Vashem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 11:30 AM

Corbyn: Children should hear from Warsaw Ghetto vandal

Labour party leader revealed to have defended schools' decision to send children to festival featuring woman who vandalized Warsaw Ghetto.Gary Willig, 4/11/2019, 6:24 PM

BDS supporter gets 6 months in jail for racist rant on flight

Pro-BDS activist from the UK sentenced to 6 months in prison over drunken, racist tirade on Air India flight.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/7/2019, 8:55 PM

Uber dumps London driver who refused to take Jews

London Uber driver tells customers he 'won't take Jews' after spotting their kippahs.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/5/2019, 7:50 AM

Britain condemns Trump’s Golan recognition

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt: We should never recognize the annexation of territory by force.Elad Benari, 4/3/2019, 6:10 AM

Ex PM Gordon Brown: Labour party has let British Jews down

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announces that he has joined the Jewish Labour Movement, laments tolerance for anti-Semitism.Marcy Oster/JTA, 4/2/2019, 5:41 PM

Ex-PM: Labour has failed British Jews

Former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown slams current Labour leadership, accuses party of 'letting Jews down' on anti-Semitism.David Rosenberg, 4/2/2019, 12:18 PM

British lawmakers reject four Brexit alternatives

Britain expected to leave EU on April 12 without a deal, after lawmakers reject four alternatives to the government's Brexit plan.Ben Ariel, 4/2/2019, 1:11 AM

London police launch manhunt after string of stabbing attacks

Authorities in British capital searching for serial stabber after four people wounded in series of attacks in north London.David Rosenberg, 3/31/2019, 3:22 PM

'It's not anti-Semitic to hate the Jews of Israel'

Ken Livingstone says allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party are “lies and smears” meant to bring down party leader Corbyn.Elad Benari, 3/31/2019, 6:23 AM

Again: British lawmakers reject Brexit deal

For the third time, British lawmakers reject PM May's Brexit deal.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/29/2019, 8:20 PM

Holocaust survivor Vera Schaufeld awarded top British honor

Survivor who escaped on kindertransport wins British award for helping Holocaust education.Emily Burack, JTA, 3/29/2019, 7:22 AM

Three ex-Labour members arrested over anti-Semitism

British police arrest three people near London suspected of inciting anti-Semitic hatred in the Labour Party’s ranks.Ben Ariel, 3/29/2019, 3:06 AM

Passenger plane lands safely - in the wrong country

British Airways passengers shocked to find out they had landed in the wrong country on Monday.David Rosenberg, 3/26/2019, 11:40 AM

US: Labour Party's record on anti-Semitism a national disgrace

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasts Britain's Labour Party over its anti-Semitism record, calling it a 'national disgrace'.AFP, 3/26/2019, 10:05 AM

Israeli-American rabbi barred from entering UK

Rabbi Yosef Mizrachi, a controversial Israeli-born lecturer living in Monsey, barred from entering the UK for speaking tour.David Rosenberg, 3/14/2019, 2:19 PM

Ex-Scottish MP blasted over anti-Israel cartoon

Ex-Labour MP caught in scandal after sharing cartoon portraying Israel as a dog, just days after local leaders vowed to fight anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2019, 8:58 AM

British university rejects IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Leeds University Union votes against motion calling on the British institution to fight anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2019, 5:04 AM

Saudi Arabia welcomes British ban of Hezbollah

Saudi Arabia says British decision to outlaw the political wing of Hezbollah is an "important and constructive" step.Elad Benari, 3/6/2019, 6:38 AM

Iran denounces Britain for blacklisting Hezbollah

Iran’s foreign ministry says British government’s move to ban Hezbollah's political wing is “irresponsible”.Elad Benari, 3/3/2019, 4:58 AM

UK Labour suspends MP over anti-Semitism comments

Chris Williamson, a close ally of Jeremy Corbyn, suspended after saying Labour was "too apologetic" over anti-Semitism allegations.Elad Benari, 2/28/2019, 2:04 AM

Labour MP: We're too apologetic about anti-Semitism

British MP close to Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn says his party has has 'given up too much ground, been too apologetic' about anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/27/2019, 2:56 PM

London: Elderly Jewish man assaulted in apparent hate crime

'Are you Jewish?' assailant checked if elderly man was Jewish before punching him in the face.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/27/2019, 10:56 AM

British Labour party against Hezbollah terrorism designation

Labour party demands British Home secretary provide more evidence Hezbollah is a terrorist organization after government blacklists group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2019, 10:04 PM

Israel welcomes British move to ban Hezbollah 'political wing'

Foreign Minister Katz praises Britain's decision to outlaw Hezbollah terror organization in its entirety, calling on UN to follow suit.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2019, 10:19 AM

Lebanon: British decision on Hezbollah won't impact relations

Lebanon’s Foreign Minister says Britain’s decision to blacklist Hezbollah's political arm will not impact bilateral relations.Elad Benari, 2/26/2019, 1:05 AM

'No difference between Nasrallah and Iranian threat'

Acting Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz praises British government decision to recognize all of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 4:04 PM

UK announces ban on Hezbollah terror group's political wing

British government announces plans to extend ban of Hezbollah to group's 'political wing'.David Rosenberg, 2/25/2019, 1:23 PM

Britain to ban Hezbollah's political wing

British Home Secretary reportedly to ban the political wing of Hezbollah to prevent its supporters from parading its flag on UK streets.Elad Benari, 2/25/2019, 4:13 AM

UK Labour MP apologizes for blaming Israel for party split

After Labour MP suggested it was 'possible' Israel was behind departure of 8 MPs from the party, lawmaker walks back comments.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/20/2019, 2:37 PM

Eighth British Labour MP resigns over anti-Semitism

Joan Ryan quits Labour Party, citing a "culture of anti-Jewish racism".Elad Benari, 2/20/2019, 1:45 AM

Britain and Israel sign trade agreement

New continuity agreement will see British businesses and consumers benefitting from continued trade with Israel after the UK leaves EU.Ben Ariel, 2/18/2019, 11:37 PM

Britain: BDS activists protest Israel hosting of Eurovision

Dozens of BDS activists protest in Manchester against Israel hosting the Eurovision Song Contest this year.Elad Benari, 2/10/2019, 5:33 AM

Britain: Anti-Semitism at record high for third straight year

Number of anti-Semitic incidents recorded in the United Kingdom rose to 1,652 in 2018, according to annual CST report.Ben Ariel, 2/7/2019, 3:36 AM

British Jewish historian Simon Schama knighted

UK Jewish historian, best-known as host of popular documentary series and author of 18 books, awarded knighthood at Buckingham Palace.Emily Burack, JTA, 2/6/2019, 2:34 PM

Labour MPs demand data on anti-Semitism within the party

Labour lawmakers pass motion demanding leaders reveal data regarding complaints of anti-Semitism within the party.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/5/2019, 7:52 AM

Britain's Chief Rabbi defends Israel's right to host Eurovision

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis warns BDS activists could harm peace by calling to boycott Eurovision in Israel.Elad Benari, 2/4/2019, 1:10 AM

Despite star power, boycotting Israel has little appeal in UK

Just 10% of Brits back BDS agenda against Israel, despite backing of celebrities like Roger Waters and Brian Eno.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/31/2019, 10:37 PM

British Foreign Secretary: 1939 White Paper a 'black moment'

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt slams British policy which prevented Jews from being able to flee the Holocaust.Gary Willig, 1/30/2019, 10:16 PM

British cultural figures call for boycott of Eurovision

Group of British cultural figures sign letter calling on BBC to cancel Eurovision coverage because it is taking place in Israel.Elad Benari, 1/30/2019, 6:47 AM

'The Church can do more to fight anti-Semitism'

Former Archbishop of Canterbury says growing anti-Semitism not just due to Muslim immigration. 'Christians are to blame as well.'i24NEWS, 1/28/2019, 12:08 PM

British Labour reinstates MP suspended over anti-Semitism

Former MP Jim Sheridan reinstated following investigation into comments about Jews made online.Ben Ariel, 1/28/2019, 3:19 AM

Poll: Five percent of British citizens deny the Holocaust

New poll finds more than 2.6 million British people think the Holocaust is a myth.Elad Benari, 1/28/2019, 1:03 AM

British spiritual leaders urge unity on Holocaust Day

Archbishop of Canterbury, British Chief Rabbi and prominent imam sign joint letter on the occasion of International Holocaust Memorial Day.Ben Ariel, 1/27/2019, 1:38 AM

May: Corbyn willing to sit with Hamas but not with me

British PM rips Labour leader over his refusal to discuss Brexit, takes jab at him on comments on Hamas and Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 1/24/2019, 3:03 AM

British Labour official: Reverse Malaysian ban on Israelis

Deputy leader of British Labour party says Paralympic qualifiers in Malaysia should be cancelled if the country refuses entry to Israelis.Elad Benari, 1/22/2019, 6:37 AM

Holocaust victims laid to rest in Britain

Remains of six Holocaust victims killed in Auschwitz laid to rest 22 years after being sent to Imperial War Museum in London.AFP, 1/20/2019, 7:32 PM

Queen of England's husband in traffic accident

Duke of Edinburgh not injured in collision while driving a Range Rover.Gary Willig, 1/17/2019, 8:51 PM

IAF, British Air Force to hold joint training exercise

Israel's air force invited to joint training exercise with UK.Gary Willig, 1/17/2019, 4:14 PM

Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

British government holds on by 19-vote margin one day after crushing defeat in vote on Brexit deal.Gary Willig, 1/16/2019, 9:58 PM

British Parliament votes down Brexit deal

Brexit deal defeated by record-breaking 230 vote margin in stinging rebuke to PM May.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2019, 9:41 PM

'Jew Ghetto': Vandals target Jewish community in small UK town

Locals shocked to discover vandals spray-painted 'Jew Ghetto', Star of David in small English town with significant Jewish population.David Rosenberg, 1/8/2019, 12:01 PM