News and updates about UK

Jewish MP: I feel safer in Israel than in London

Tory MP Andrew Percy says in the House of Commons that 'Nobody in this house has any business telling Israel where to operate to rescue hostages.'

Jewish MP: I feel safer in Israel than in London

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

UK to consider suspending arms exports to Israel

The Guardian reports that, as the humanitarian situation in Gaza has worsened, diplomatic pressure has been mounting on the UK to suspend arms exports to Israel.

UK to consider suspending arms exports to Israel

Jewish MP suspended for calling Hamas 'death cult'

Midland Heart Housing Association suspends House of Lords Peer Ian Austin over tweet criticizing UNRWA for claiming to not know of Hamas digging tunnels under its facilities.

Jewish MP suspended for calling Hamas 'death cult'

Comedian riled audience to yell anti-Israel rhetoric

London theater apologizes after comedian allegedly berates Israeli audience member who did not applaud Palestinian flag.

Comedian riled audience to yell anti-Israel rhetoric

UK to sanction four Israeli citizens

UK has announced sanctions against four Israelis it referred to as 'extremist settlers' accusing them of 'human rights abuses' against Palestinian Arabs.

UK to sanction four Israeli citizens

Iran recruiting British Muslims to spy on Jews

Iran is recruiting British Muslims on pilgrimages to spy on Jews and dissidents upon their return to the UK, the Daily Mail says.

Iran recruiting British Muslims to spy on Jews

UK Chief Rabbi composes prayer for King Charles

The prayer beseeches G-d to prolong the King's days, 'so that he may continue to rule over our nation in good health and happiness.'

UK Chief Rabbi composes prayer for King Charles

Pro-Israel MP forced to leave politics after threats

British MP Mike Freer announced he would not seek reelection following an arson attack on his office and numerous death threats by Islamists.

Pro-Israel MP forced to leave politics after threats

UK against plans for Jewish 'resettlement of Gaza'

The UK Foreign Office published a statement expressing alarm over the conference held in Jerusalem which called to restore Jewish communities in the Gaza Strip.

UK against plans for Jewish 'resettlement of Gaza'

Countries follow US' lead in suspending UNRWA funds

Several countries follow US' lead, announce pause in funding for UNRWA following 'deeply concerning' reports that UNRWA employees participated in the Oct. 7 massacre.

Countries follow US' lead in suspending UNRWA funds

UK to proscribe Hizb ut-Tahrir a terror organization

If Parliament agrees, the order will come into force on 19 January 2024. This means that belonging to, inviting support for, and displaying articles in a public place in a way that arouses suspicion of membership or support for the group will be a criminal offense.

UK to proscribe Hizb ut-Tahrir a terror organization

'Ceasefire only with removal of Hamas'

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak responds to demand of GreenPary MP that the UK call for immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas by listing his conditions for such a ceasefire.

'Ceasefire only with removal of Hamas'

UK to ban Islamist group for supporting Hamas terror

British Home Secretary James Cleverly announces Islamist organization which called October 7 perpetrators "heroes" will be banned, declared a terrorist organization.

UK to ban Islamist group for supporting Hamas terror

Pro-Palestinian plot against Stock Exchange foiled

Six activists from the Palestine Action group allegedly intended to target the London Stock Exchange on Monday morning, causing damage and 'locking on' to prevent the building from opening for trading.

Pro-Palestinian plot against Stock Exchange foiled

Thousands rally for Israel in central London

Thousands of pro-Israel supporters gathered in Trafalgar Square to mark 100 days since Hamas's attack on Israel and to demand the return of the hostages.

Thousands rally for Israel in central London

'Idea behind advocating for Israel is to never stop'

In an interview with Arutz Sheva, Ambassador Tzipi Hotovely, explains the importance of holding media outlets accountable when they publish harmful inaccurate information.

'Idea behind advocating for Israel is to never stop'

Israel advocacy superstar lands in London

Eylon Levy arrived in London where he will present Israel's case to 10 of Britain's foremost media outlets.

Israel advocacy superstar lands in London

UK House of Commons votes for Anti-BDS Bill

The bill, referred to as the anti-BDS bill, seeks to prevent public bodies, including councils, from boycotting, disinvesting, or sanctioning a particular international territory, unless supported by the government's foreign policy.

UK House of Commons votes for Anti-BDS Bill

UK Minister's daughter drops uni course due to antisemitism

The daughter of Defense Secretary Grant Shapps says she felt unsafe following anti-Israel protests at the University of Leeds.

UK Minister's daughter drops uni course due to antisemitism

Pro-Israel MP targeted in arson attack, told he deserves to burn

Golders Green MP Mike Freer says suspected arson at his office likely due to his pro-Israel views, his security has been increased.

Pro-Israel MP targeted in arson attack, told he deserves to burn

'10/7 sexual violence must be investigated to ensure justice'

Lord Tariq Ahmad called on the international community to condemn Hamas and on Israel to take all measures to protect civilians.

'10/7 sexual violence must be investigated to ensure justice'

UK Defense Sec. joins Israeli DM for Hanukkah candlelighting

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant hosts UK Secretary of State for Defence Grant Shapps exactly 2 months after Hamas massacre.

UK Defense Sec. joins Israeli DM for Hanukkah candlelighting

UK joins efforts to find hostages in Gaza

British Ministry of Defense announces its surveillance craft will participate in efforts to locate where Hamas is holding its hostages.

UK joins efforts to find hostages in Gaza

Prisoner swap 'crucial step' toward relief of crisis

UK Foreign Sec. says prisoner swap offers 'important opportunity' to ensure aid reaches Gaza, urges 'all parties' to follow through.

Prisoner swap 'crucial step' toward relief of crisis

British Labour Party in upheaval over Israel ceasefire vote

SNP's bid to get MPs to call for a ceasefire was knocked down with a 293-125. Nine Labour shadow ministers have resigned.

British Labour Party in upheaval over Israel ceasefire vote

'Demonstrations do not represent UK street'

Israeli Amb. to the UK says the British govt. understands the magnitude of the Hamas massacre, public does not support Islamic extremists.

'Demonstrations do not represent UK street'

Suella Braverman removed from post as UK Home Secretary

The staunchly pro-Jewish secretary was accused of undermining the operational independence of - and public confidence in - the police.

Suella Braverman removed from post as UK Home Secretary

Jewish families targeted by anti-Israel activists at synagogue

500,000 people turn out to protest Israel on streets of London on Armistice Day.

Jewish families targeted by anti-Israel activists at synagogue

London: Holocaust library defaced with anti-Israel graffiti

London Holocaust library defaced in latest incident of pro-Palestinian graffiti on Jewish site.

London: Holocaust library defaced with anti-Israel graffiti

UK stands with Israel, there is Jihad in the streets of London

Amb. Hotovely: "This is a war of civilization vs barbarism. Hamas had the same ideology Al Qaeda had when it attacked the Americans in 9/11"

UK stands with Israel, there is Jihad in the streets of London

Jewish schools to remain closed due to antisemitism

Torah Vodaas in Edgware and Ateres Beis Yaakov in Colindale both informed parents on Thursday evening they would not reopen until Monday.

Jewish schools to remain closed due to antisemitism

UK: Palestian flags may be banned after pro-Hamas rallies

Home Secretary Suella Braverman instructs police that Palestinian flags 'may not be legitimate' after antisemites celebrate Hamas massacre.

UK: Palestian flags may be banned after pro-Hamas rallies

Kosher restaurant vandalized

Several bridges in the predominantly Jewish neighborhood of Golders Green were vandalized by Hamas supporters.

Kosher restaurant vandalized

'All the people with antisemitic views didn't go away'

ADL CEO: The British Green Party is looking like the next hub of antisemitism in British politics.

'All the people with antisemitic views didn't go away'

Festival drops documentary denying Jeremy Corbyn antisemitism

Glastonbury festival drops pro-Jeremy Corbyn documentary after outcry from Jewish groups.

Festival drops documentary denying Jeremy Corbyn antisemitism

British bill would bar localities from boycotting Israel

Minister Michael Gove says BDS campaigns lead to antisemitism as he raises anti-BDS bill this week.

British bill would bar localities from boycotting Israel

UK: Three dead, three injured in ramming attacks

31-year-old suspect arrested after running down pedestrians in Nottingham, UK.

UK: Three dead, three injured in ramming attacks

Three British soldiers faint from London heat

In UK, three guardsmen faint during 'Colonel's Review' parade. Prince William tweets 'big thank you, you all did a really good job.'

Three British soldiers faint from London heat

Delegates from House of Lords visit Israel on four-day trip

Largest-ever British House of Lords delegation visits Israel to talk trade.

Delegates from House of Lords visit Israel on four-day trip

UK haredi community slams gov aim to regulate yeshivas

Community leaders push back against renewed attempt to insert secular curriculum into Orthodox schools.

UK haredi community slams gov aim to regulate yeshivas

How the Orwellian UK surrenders to Islamists

You can't make this up. The paradoxes of living with Islam in the once-democratic UK of 2023 bring Orwell's 1984' to life. Op-ed.

How the Orwellian UK surrenders to Islamists

Home Secretary announces new steps to combat antisemitism

According to the plan, the grant to Synagogues and religious schools will increase by 1 million GBP, and a new task force will be formed.

Home Secretary announces new steps to combat antisemitism

Protests expected as Netanyahu flies to London

Prime Minister Netanyahu leaves for state visit to Britain and meetings with his UK counterpart, Rishi Sunak.

Protests expected as Netanyahu flies to London

'Pro-Palestinian protesters surrounded us, shouting curses'

Tzipi Hotovely describes anti-Semitism in the heart of London, need for constant security detail.

'Pro-Palestinian protesters surrounded us, shouting curses'

Welsh lawmaker slammed for Holocaust event without Jews

Invitation to Holocaust Memorial Day event by minister in Welsh government mentions only "Gypsies, Roma and Travellers."

Welsh lawmaker slammed for Holocaust event without Jews

UK PM to visit Israel to mark 75 years of UK-Israel relations

PM Netanyahu speaks with British PM Rishi Sunak, thanks him for British vote on ICJ, decision to declare IRG a terror org.

UK PM to visit Israel to mark 75 years of UK-Israel relations

​​​​​​​UK caterer slammed for ‘Anne Frankfurter’ vegan hot dog

Caterer faces intense backlash for offering plant-based hot dog named after Anne Frank.

​​​​​​​UK caterer slammed for ‘Anne Frankfurter’ vegan hot dog

UK Charity Commission rules against student union BDS motion

Ruling described as 'historic' forces union to repeal BDS measures it took after passing motion.

UK Charity Commission rules against student union BDS motion

UK gov to compel social media companies to tackle antisemitism

Proposed laws would force platforms to follow policies on online hate or face fines of up to 10 percent of their annual revenue.

UK gov to compel social media companies to tackle antisemitism

Man who attacked three Jews in north London found guilty

British man convicted for string of attacks in heavily Jewish area of north London.

Man who attacked three Jews in north London found guilty

Ex-British PM Liz Truss has bank card declined at restaurant

Truss embarrassed after friend forced to pay for meal when her card was declined several times.

Ex-British PM Liz Truss has bank card declined at restaurant

The future of the Islamicized UK as set in Leicester

Afghanistan was returned to the Taliban. Leicester was given over to their way of rules and regulations. Op-ed.

The future of the Islamicized UK as set in Leicester

Watch: Environmentalists smear King Charles wax statue

Activists are demanding that the UK cut all oil and gas extractions.

Watch: Environmentalists smear King Charles wax statue

Boris Johnson will not run for Conservative Party leadership

Former PM says he had broad support for bid to return as Conservative leader, but decided it would "not be the right thing to do".

Boris Johnson will not run for Conservative Party leadership

Boris Johnson to resign Tuesday

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves for Scotland to formally offer the Queen his resignation, with Liz Truss set to replace him.

Boris Johnson to resign Tuesday

UK national student union pres. suspended over anti-Jewish posts

Shaima Dallali, set to serve 2-year term, suspended as head of union representing 95% of UK students after investigation into tweets.

UK national student union pres. suspended over anti-Jewish posts

Britain's next prime minister - Liz Truss

Foreign Affairs Secretary wins Conservative Party internal election, is poised to become Britain's next prime minister.

Britain's next prime minister - Liz Truss

UK union launches ‘Jewish faith workers branch’

One of Britain's biggest trade unions creates new unit for Jewish community employees.

UK union launches ‘Jewish faith workers branch’

Jewish Scrabble player one letter short of UK championship

63-year old longtime Scrabble competitor's final match comes down to the wire.

Jewish Scrabble player one letter short of UK championship