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UK gov't denies corruption accusations about Conservative Party donors

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government has been embroiled in a corruption row over the past week after allegations that major party donors were offered seats in parliament.

By REUTERS
07/11/2021

On This Day: The Gunpowder Plot to assassinate the King of England is foiled

A gang of Catholics conspired to blow up Parliament with the king inside to protest his treatment of Catholics in England.

'Act of terror': Man charged with killing British lawmaker Amess

The killing, just five years after another law-maker Jo Cox was murdered, shocked Britain's political establishment and has prompted calls for increased safety for members of parliament.

By REUTERS
21/10/2021

Kosher food made available at British parliament

The move was approved in 2020 but implementation was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/10/2021
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UK bill change would make it easier to punish Jewish divorce refusers

If convicted of coercive behavior, recalcitrant spouses may face up to five years in jail.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
09/03/2021
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UK parliament approves Brexit trade deal with EU, both look to future

Britain and the European Union signed the deal on Wednesday and the British parliament will finalize its implementation, ending over four years of negotiation.

By REUTERS
31/12/2020

Winning back Britain’s Jews – Sir Keir Starmer makes a start

Well before Jeremy Corbyn became leader of Britain’s Labour Party in September 2015, worrying symptoms of a contagious antisemitism had begun to manifest themselves within its left wing.

UK MPs urge Johnson gov’t to enforce Hezbollah ban

The letter came after UK Security Minister James Brokenshire said that the government did not collect data on the number of people in the UK investigated or charged with supporting Hezbollah.

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John Bercow says antisemitism is a conservative issue, not a Labour one

When Bercow asked if that was because he was Jewish or working class, the lawmaker responded “both.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
04/02/2020
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A Jew, running away from gangsters

Until 1939, Australia was a mere outpost of Anglo-Jewry, subservient to the British chief rabbi, wedded to minhag anglia (English custom), and in love with the royal family.

By RABBI RAYMOND APPLE
24/12/2019
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