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UK: 12-year-olds can get COVID shots even if parents object

Government regulations allow for "competent" children between ages of 12 & 15 to overrule parental objection to be vaccinated.

UK: 12-year-olds can get COVID shots even if parents object

Noam Chomsky: Apology for anti-Semitism 'serious blow to academic freedom'

Noam Chomsky says Scottish university newspaper shouldn’t apologize for article it deemed ‘anti-Semitic.’

Apology for anti-Semitism 'serious blow to academic freedom'

Belfast City Council: Expel Israeli ambassadors

City Council of Belfast passes motion calling on UK and Ireland to expel Israel’s ambassadors to those countries.

Belfast City Council: Expel Israeli ambassadors

FM Ashkenazi: World must work together to weaken Hamas

FM Ashkenazi to British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab: We will work in cooperation with international community to weaken Hamas's power

FM Ashkenazi: World must work together to weaken Hamasplayer

UK Jewish groups, peers urge government not to attend Durban IV

Government urged to boycott commemoration of 2001 Durban anti-racism conference that turned into an anti-Israel and anti-Semitic hatefest.

UK Jewish groups, peers urge government not to attend Durban IV

UK: 400-person Jewish wedding in Stamford Hill broken up by police

UK Chief Rabbi: "A shameful desecration of all that we hold dear. Such illegal behaviour is abhorred by majority of the Jewish community"

UK: 400-person Jewish wedding broken up by police

Dr. Anthony Fauci apologizes for saying UK approval of Pfizer vaccine was rushed

Fauci had accused UK's FDA-equivalent of "joining the marathon in the last mile."

Dr. Fauci apologizes for saying UK vaccine approval was rushed

Boris Johnson: It's time to go back to school

Watch: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says that it's vital kids go back to school in September

Boris Johnson: It's time to go back to schoolplayer

New report to focus on prejudice and difficulties faced by black Jews in the UK

The largest UK Jewish group has commissioned a report on the prejudice black Jews face.

New report to focus on difficulties faced by black Jews

£2.8 million awarded to joint British-Israeli medical research

BIRAX grant awarded to 7 bilateral research projects in the field of ageing.

£2.8 million awarded to joint British-Israeli medical research

London: A mix of foreign tourism and Islamic tribalism

London: A mix of foreign tourism and Islamic tribalism

Homeowners choosing home improvements over moving due to Brexit

More and more UK homeowners are looking to revamp their current property instead of moving and finding a new home altogether.

Homeowners choosing home improvements over moving due to Brexit

Watch: PM Boris Johnson makes first speech in Parliament

New UK PM Boris Johnson makes his first speech in Parliament as prime minister.

Watch: PM Boris Johnson makes first speech in Parliamentplayer

67 Labour MPs blast Corbyn over anti-Semitism crisis

One third of all Labour MPs sign public letter accusing Jeremy Corbyn of 'failing to defend anti-racist values' amid anti-Semitism scandals.

67 Labour MPs blast Corbyn over anti-Semitism crisis

Jeremy Corbyn calls emergency meeting over Labour anti-Semitism

Labour UK chief to convene shadow cabinet amid ongoing crisis over anti-Semitism within the party, following BBC expose.

Jeremy Corbyn calls emergency meeting over Labour anti-Semitism

Corbyn: Anti-Semitism in Labour has been 'ignored or mislaid'

In a first, Labour UK chief Jeremy Corbyn admits failures in party's handling complaints regarding anti-Semitism.

Corbyn: Anti-Semitism in Labour has been 'ignored or mislaid'

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.

Despite star power, boycotting Israel has little appeal in UK

Orthodox Jewish teen found dead in Manchester was not murdered

Police rule out murder after 16-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl found dead in abandoned building in Manchester.

Orthodox Jewish teen found dead in Manchester was not murdered

'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.'

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

Labour UK threatens anti-Semitism whistle-blowers

'Labour leadership intimidating those trying to fight anti-Semitism', group affiliated with Labour claims.

Labour UK threatens anti-Semitism whistle-blowers

Haredi school in UK rated 'inadequate' for teaching in Yiddish

Jewish private school for boys near Manchester rated inadequate by Britain’s education watchdog, citing how pupils not taught in English.

Haredi school in UK rated 'inadequate' for teaching in Yiddish

Watch: Racist tirade on London flight goes viral

Footage of man verbally abusing elderly woman with racist epithets on flight to London goes viral, drawing outrage.

Watch: Racist tirade on London flight goes viralplayer

Sharp rise in UK hate crimes targeting religious minorities

Number of hate crimes based on religion jumps 40% in England and Wales.

Sharp rise in UK hate crimes targeting religious minorities

It's official: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle expecting first child

Five months after their wedding at Windsor castle, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say they're expecting first child in spring of 2019.

It's official: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle expecting first child

Jewish journalists barred from Labour event in London

Jewish activists and journalists barred from Labour UK event in London.

Jewish journalists barred from Labour event in London

UK to ban Hezbollah, despite Labour opposition

British Home Secretary expected to announce full ban on Hezbollah terror group, despite objections of Labour Party.

UK to ban Hezbollah, despite Labour opposition

UK union leader: Anti-Semitism scandals invented by Israel

Leader of one of UK's largest trade unions says anti-Semitism 'doesn't exist' in Labour Party, suggests Israel invented scandals.

UK union leader: Anti-Semitism scandals invented by Israel

86% of UK Jews say Jeremy Corbyn is anti-Semitic

Overwhelming majority of British Jews believe chief of UK Labour Party is an anti-Semite, new poll shows.

86% of UK Jews say Jeremy Corbyn is anti-Semitic

Anti-Israel posters in London after Labour anti-Semitism vote

Posters accusing Israel of racism appear on London bus stops day after Labour Party adopts definition of anti-Semitism.

Anti-Israel posters in London after Labour anti-Semitism vote

UK teacher who hailed anti-Semitism deemed 'not anti-Semitic'

British math teacher who said Israel 'should be wiped off the map' and praised anti-Semitism deemed 'not anti-Semitic' by review panel.

UK teacher who hailed anti-Semitism deemed 'not anti-Semitic'

UK names Russian suspects in poisoning

British police identify Russian nationals suspected in poisoning of ex-spy and his daughter in UK - but no extradition likely.

UK names Russian suspects in poisoning

Rabbi Sacks: Labour anti-Semitism an existential threat to Jews

Former Chief Rabbi of Britain says UK Jews may leave country if Labour's Jeremy Corbyn becomes PM, says anti-Semitism 'existential threat'.

Rabbi Sacks: Labour anti-Semitism an existential threat to Jews

UK ignored rise of anti-Semitism in WWII, documents show

Newly-released documents show British authorities ignored massive increase in anti-Semitism in UK during World War II.

UK ignored rise of anti-Semitism in WWII, documents show

Bodyguards to protect Jewish Labour members from Corbyn backers

Jewish lawmakers and members of UK Labour Party to be assigned bodyguards at party conference to protect them from Corbyn's supporters.

Bodyguards to protect Jewish Labour members from Corbyn backers

Corbyn in 2013: Zionists don’t understand British culture

UK Opposition Leader filmed saying 'Zionists don't study history, don't understand English irony,' offers to help them learn lessons.

Corbyn in 2013: Zionists don’t understand British culture

UK Labour leader hosted Hamas members in Parliament

Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn welcomed Hamas members and other extremists who called for attacks on Royal Navy.

UK Labour leader hosted Hamas members in Parliament

Labour group says leaders censored material on anti-Semitism

Jewish group affiliated with Labour accuses leaders of censoring material regarding link between anti-Israel radicalism and anti-Semitism.

Labour group says leaders censored material on anti-Semitism

Labour MP quits party in protest of anti-Semitism code

Following decision by Labour UK to redefine anti-Semitism, MP quits party in protest.

Labour MP quits party in protest of anti-Semitism code

Trump to UK: Don't negotiate with EU - sue them

British PM says President Trump advised her not to negotiate with EU over Brexit - but to sue.

Trump to UK: Don't negotiate with EU - sue them

UK Jews blast Labour for attempt to redefine anti-Semitism

'Insulting for Labour to tell Jews how to define anti-Semitism.' UK Jews criticize Labour's new definition of anti-Semitism.

UK Jews blast Labour for attempt to redefine anti-Semitism