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  • On last visit before vote, British PM Cameron appeals to Scots to keep Britain intact

    September 15, 2014 | 11:49 am

    British Prime Minister David Cameron used his last visit to Scotland before a historic independence referendum this week to implore Scots to remain part of the United Kingdom, warning on Monday that a breakaway vote would be irreversible.

    With opinion polls suggesting the...

  • Scottish police arrest 6 over anti-Semitic Facebook page

    May 17, 2012 | 11:14 am

    Six people have been arrested in Scotland for creating an anti-Semitic Facebook page.

    The five men and a 15-year-old boy from Glasgow and East Renfrewshire were arrested on May 11, according to reports on Wednesday.

    They were arrested after complaints from the Jewish community in...

  • Scottish municipality votes down pro-Palestinian motion

    June 15, 2011 | 11:02 am

    A Scottish municipality voted down a motion comparing Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians to apartheid.

    The Dundee City Council at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday did, however, note with concern the “ongoing situation in Israel/Palestine” and called for “a just and lasting...

  • Scottish municipality bans Israeli books

    May 24, 2011 | 10:18 am

    A Scottish municipality has banned from its libraries books by Israeli authors and that were printed or published in Israel.

    The West Dunbartonshire Council, consisting of towns and villages west of Glasgow, ordered new books by Israeli authors to be banned from the council’s...

  • Scottish burial society employee makes landmark bias claim

    January 13, 2011 | 3:17 pm

    In a landmark case, a Jewish burial society employee in Scotland says he was fired for becoming involved with the Masorti movement.

    It marked the first case of a Jewish individual claiming discrimination against a Jewish employer in Scotland, according to the Herald Scotland...