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  • Cameron sitting out nonbinding Parliament vote on recognizing Palestine

    October 13, 2014 | 8:42 am

    Prime Minister David Cameron will abstain from a vote in the British Parliament on recognizing the State of Palestine.

    The nonbinding but highly symbolic vote is expected to take place Monday in the House of Commons. There are 650 voting members of the lower house of Britain’s...

  • British lawmaker who vilified ‘the Jews’ ordered to take language course

    February 28, 2013 | 6:38 am

    David Ward, a British lawmaker who made negative generalizations about “the Jews” has been ordered to take language classes by his party bosses.

    The sanction was meted out at a meeting this week between Ward and his superiors: the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party Nick Clegg,...