Britain

Britain warns it citizens of risk of arbitrary detention in China

"China's authorities have under certain circumstances detained foreigners citing 'endangering national security'," the British Foreign Office said in its latest advice posted on its website.

By REUTERS
15/09/2020
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
British-Iranian aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces new charge - state TV

Zaghari-Ratcliffe was temporarily released from jail in March amid concerns over the spread of the new coronavirus in Iran's prisons but is barred from leaving the country.

By REUTERS
08/09/2020
BBC journalist sets up anonymous Twitter account to bash Israel

Thaker’s account tweeted that Israel is “racist” and a “white supremacist state.”

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
03/09/2020
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement, also known as BDS.
UK police arrest Pro-BDS Palestinian activist on terrorism charge

The paper said that Hijjawi was arrested at Heathrow airport and the 62-year-old's house in the Blackhall area of Edinburgh was searched by Scottish police.

UK Foreign Secretary arrives to push for Israeli-Palestinian talks

“It is now time for both sides to come together and engage in the dialogue to deliver the negotiated two-state solution."

Sandwich
Brits bid farewell to their beloved lunchtime sandwiches

Sandwich consumption is considered to be a national habit, as Brits eat around 11.5 billion sandwiches a year. This means that a single British adult consumes some 200 sandwiches a year.

A general view at the House of Lords in London, Britain January 21, 2020.
Britain reaffirms position of Holocaust-era property restitution

In April, Poland’s parliament sent draft legislation aimed at blocking restitution of property lost or stolen during the Holocaust to a committee.

British rapper Wiley
Police probes UK rapper Wiley after antisemitic Twitter tirade

"Antisemitic? Are u stupid? Do you know what these people do to the world?" Wiley wrote.

26/07/2020
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