England

US fighter jet crashes off English coast, pilot found dead

In 2014, a US military helicopter crashed on the coast of eastern England, killing all four crew on board.

By REUTERS
15/06/2020
Google Maps updates slave trader statue location to bottom of Avon River

This weekend, protests swept Europe in capital cities including Rome, Copenhagen, Budapest and Madrid and across Britain in solidarity with US protesters.

09/06/2020
Four people, including child, injured in London shooting

Shots were fired in Energen Close, Harlesden, Brent, at 2145 local time.

By REUTERS
04/06/2020
London city worker secures Jewish funeral for 95-year-old who died alone

The rabbi who officiated at the funeral, which was paid for by the local Jewish community, conducted it alone according to social distancing protocol.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
09/05/2020
UK shadows Italy as worst hit in Europe: virus death toll passes 28,000

The United Kingdom is just short of surpassing Italy as the worst hit European country with coronavirus.

By REUTERS
02/05/2020
Boris Johnson names his newborn after doctors who saved his life

Nicholas was a nod to Nick Price and Nick Hart - two doctors who the couple have praised for saving Johnson's life at St Thomas' hospital last month.

By REUTERS
02/05/2020
Pittsburgh
London’s Jewish Chronicle saved from extinction

A consortium from the Jewish community and beyond has reached an agreement with the paper’s former owners, the Kessler Foundation, to take over The Chronicle.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
25/04/2020
TMI: Too much information can be a bad thing

It told of a priest, 700 years ago making his way to a distant and lonely parish in England. After a few pages, he arrived at his destination, packed his pipe with tobacco and lit it.

Philip Carmel, seen outside a Jewish cemetery in Russia during a work trip in 2018
Jews in the UK prepare for distancing as Britain adapts to coronavirus

This week, the British government finally introduced some drastic measures in managing the coronavirus crisis.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/03/2020
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