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  • Jewish British lawmaker under police protection following anti-Semitic death threat

    September 6, 2016 | 11:45 am

    A Jewish member of the British Parliament was put under police protection following an anti-Semitic death threat on Facebook.

    The message from July repeatedly called Ruth Smeeth a “Yid” and said “the gallows would be a fine and fitting place” for the Labour Party lawmaker to...

  • Suspected killer of British lawmaker had history with US neo-Nazi group

    June 17, 2016 | 12:34 pm

    The man whom authorities believe killed British lawmaker Jo Cox Thursday is said to have a history of involvement with an American neo-Nazi organization.

    The New York Times reported Friday that hate group watchdog the Southern Poverty Law Center, said the suspect, who has been...

  • 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,...