#TheUk

News | Antisemitism Watch

UK Jewish Groups Decry Election of ‘Antisemitic’ Labour Candidate to Parliament

British Jews protesting in London against Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: antisemitism.uk Jewish groups in the UK have expressed …

History | History

'Rare' WWII bomber lifted from sea 75 years after crash - BBC News

The Fairey Barracuda Torpedo Bomber was discovered by electrical engineers surveying the seabed.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

15 Huge Facts About Big Ben | Mental Floss

You may have snapped a photo of England’s most iconic clock, but how well do you really know the United Kingdom’s towering timepiece?

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

15 Huge Facts About Big Ben | Mental Floss

You may have snapped a photo of England’s most iconic clock, but how well do you really know the United Kingdom’s towering timepiece?

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

‘We Salute You’: Hamas Sends BFF Message to UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: Reuters / Pierre Albouy. Ten years after UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn …

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Antisemitism, Israel-Hatred Rife at Pro-Palestinian Demonstration Endorsed by UK Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn | Jew

Antisemitic placards at a pro-Palestinian demonstration in London. Photo: courtesy Campaign Against Antisemitism. Antisemitism and virulent Israel-hatred were rife on …

Politics | Antisemitism

Top UK Jewish Group Urges Labour to 'Look Itself in Mirror' After Party Member's Call for March on Hove Synagogue

Brighton and Hove. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. A top British Jewish group has called out the local Labour branch in the …

Politics | Action Items

Petition against the Co-op boycott of Israeli companies - We Believe In Israel

We, the undersigned, deplore the Co-op Group’s discrimination against Israeli suppliers. Egregious human rights abuses by dictatorships around the world do not trigger a boycott under the Co-op Group’s Human Rights and Trade policy. However, compa

News | Antisemitism Watch

Bristol University Student Officer Tells Jewish Peer to 'Be Like Israel and Cease to Exist' | Jewish & Israel News

The Bristol University campus. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. A student union officer at Bristol University in England has been placed under …

News | News

Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder arrested in London - BBC News

He took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault.

News | The News

EU leaders offer to delay Brexit until the end of October

Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, said he was taking the offer to Prime Minister Theresa May for approval from the U.K. government.

News | Fun With Islam

Feminists Couldn't Get Trans Out Of Public Schools, But Muslims Did

The parents' protests included pulling more than 600 Muslim children from school, and were incredibly effective. The LGBT lessons have stopped.

News | Antisemitism Watch

After ‘Shocking’ Exposé, Top UK Jewish Group Says Labour Party Has Treated Antisemitism Complaints With ‘Utter Contempt’

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers the keynote speech at a Labour conference in Liverpool, Britain, Sept. 26, 2016. …

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Ex-London Mayor Ken Livingstone: "It’s not anti-Semitic to hate the Jews of Israel"

The former Mayor of London said anti-Semitism allegations were a smear by the elites who are afraid of Corbyn bringing an end 'to their tax dodging in the Cayman Islands'.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Britain: The Labour Party’s Response To Anti-Semitism Charges Seems To Confirm Them

A recording leaked from a Labour Party meeting reveals the depth of the party’s depravity, and the challenges it will face as it attempts to correct course.

News | Antisemitism Watch

UK Newspaper Investigation Uncovers Links Between Top Corbyn Aide and Anti-Israel Terror Groups

Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn (R) and Seumas Milne, the Labour Party’s Executive Director of Strategy and Communications (L), …

News | Fun With Islam

England: Muslim school will not allow girls to eat lunch until after boys have finished, Ofsted chief says

A Muslim school will not allow girls to eat lunch until after boys have finished, an Ofsted chief has told MPs.

Travel | Travel

20 best new pubs in Britain: from restored Victorian drinking holes to family-run micro-pubs - inews.co.uk

Looking for somewhere different to go for a pint this year? These brand new pub and bar launches are bound to give you some food for thought.

News | News

British Jewish TV Presenter Rachel Riley Says Antisemitic Attacks Have Made Her Jewish Identity Stronger

Rachel Riley during an interview with Britain’s Channel 4 News. Photo: Screenshot. Rachel Riley, co-host of the British television game …

Politics | BDS

UK Education Union Backtracks After Promoting BDS and Pledging to Blacklist Ads From Israeli Companies

The largest education union in the United Kingdom backtracked on a pledge to boycott advertisements from Israeli companies, with its co-head...

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Jordanian MP Who Praised Murder of Seven Israeli Schoolgirls Feted in UK Parliament

A Jordanian Member of Parliament who hailed the murder of seven Israeli schoolgirls in 1997 was feted in the British...

News | Antisemitism Watch

University of Sussex Professor Emeritus Claims ‘Israelis Blew Up Twin Towers With Help From Zionists’

An emeritus professor at the University of Sussex in England has blamed the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Israelis and American Zionists,...

Politics | Media Bias

British media blame Israel for Gaza’s economic woes. Gazans blame Hamas and the PA

These counterintuitive findings offer a rare honest glimpse into what Palestinians living under Hamas’s despotic rule in Gaza actually believe, providing a “compelling corrective”…

News | News

Why is Germany silent on Corbyn’s praise of Munich terrorists?

Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel and her Foreign Minister Heiko Maas have remained silent about Corbyn’s 2014 visit to Tunisia to commemorate the Black September Palestinian terrorists.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Palestinians Fight for Their Right to Be Antisemitic – Israellycool

A group of palestinians in the UK have put out a video urging UK Labour not to adopt the IHRA definition of “antisemitism”

News | News

(Ignorant) Anti-Israel activist shares 1939 clip of ‘Palestinian’ Jewish soccer players

George Galloway posts video of Maccabi Tel Aviv, in blue and white with Star of David logo

News | News

Elkin slams UK's referral to East Jerusalem as 'occupied'

Israel's Minister of Jerusalem Affairs said he expects Prince William's aides to rephrase a statement listing the Old City of Jerusalem as

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

In Britain, poll indicates, 23% ‘unwilling’ to have a Jew in the family

Similar number found in Italy, Germany and Austria in survey of 15 countries in Western Europe; the Dutch found to be most accepting

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

I'm British, and I experienced the biggest culture shock when I started working in the US

The UK and the US are not all that different. But as a British person living and working in America, I experienced a huge culture shock at work.

History | History

8 Amazing Things Discovered During the Expansion of the London Underground

Europe’s largest engineering project uncovered countless historic treasures, ranging from bones to Tudor bowling balls.

News | News

How Princess Diana's Humanitarian Causes Have Fared, 20 Years On

Princess Diana harnessed the media frenzy around her for good by raising awareness on a number of progressive causes.

Music | Music News

Elvis Presley Could Extend U.K. Albums Chart Record

Elvis Presley is in striking distance of what would be the late rocker's 14th U.K. chart crown.

Politics | Politics

The U.K. has voted for Brexit. Here’s what happens next. - The Washington Post

The referendum vote will destabilize British politics, strengthen nationalists and be devastating for the European Union.

News | News

EU referendum: BBC forecasts UK vote to leave - BBC News

The UK has voted by a narrow margin to leave the European Union after 43 years in an historic referendum, a BBC forecast suggests.

Music | Music

Half of UK Vinyl Buyers Don't Actually Listen to Their LPs, Survey Finds

Only 52% of UK adults who reported buying vinyl in the last month said they had a turntable they currently use

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Why Do British Pubs Have Illustrated Signs Outside?

The traditional British pub is part of the landscape of British life. At a recent count, there are around 50,000 of them in the UK, some of which claim to trace their lineage back as far as the 5th and 6th centuries...

Books | Books

UK bookseller takes Kindles off shelves to make room for books

A large book retailer in the UK has decided to pull Kindles from its shelves after "pitiful" sales to put physical books back in their places.

News | News

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Honors President of Ben Gurion University

Earlier this week, the President of Israel’s Ben Gurion University, Professor Rivka Carmi, was proclaimed an honorary Commander of the British Empire in the name of Queen Elizabeth II. Carmi was honored by Buckingham Palace for her significant work

News | News

Simon Schama tells UK Jewry to stop living in a bubble | The Times of Israel

United Jewish Israel Appeal dinner raises £3.8 million for Birthright and programs in Israel's poorest areas

History | History

Uncovered: U.K. intel encouraged Arab armies to invade Israel in 1948

Intelligence obtained by the French secret services in the Middle East sheds new light on Britain’s role in the Arab-Israeli War of Independence.

News | In The News

Scots Independence Genie Fires Separatist Dreams of EU Statehood - Bloomberg

A short walk from Edinburgh Castle, past tourist stores hawking kilts and tartan scarves, a church hall is about to become a patch of Barcelona for the day.

News | In The News

Cameron to head to Scotland as independence campaign gathers steam - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: By Angus MacSwan and Guy Faulconbridge EDINBURGH/LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron implored Scots on Tuesday not to vote for independence in next week's referendum after an opinion poll showed a surge in support for a break

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The end of the 300 year union? Scottish independence: Poll puts Yes in lead - The Scotsman

THE YES CAMPAIGN is ahead in the Scottish referendum battle for the first time, according to a poll, amid signs of infighting among senior figures backing the union.

News | The News

UK TERROR THREAT LEVEL 'SEVERE' - Business Insider

Britain's government has raised the country's terror threat level to "severe," Home Secretary Theresa May said Friday.

News | Fun With Islam

The Horrific Muslim Infiltration Of Britain - Luton 2012 - YouTube

SHOCKING footage of the incredible transformation that the UK is experiencing.

News | Antisemitism Watch

The kosher controversy at Sainsbury's speaks to a profound problem: acquiescence

Photo: Bloomberg News Were you outraged by a Sainsbury's store's decision over the weekend to hide away its kosher foods in an attempt to placate anti-

News | News

Oops! Damaging boycott is cost of Glasgow flag stunt

PLANS to bring 600 US visitors to Glasgow have been abandoned because of the city council’s decision to fly the Palestinian flag.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Sainsbury's removes kosher food from shelves amid fears over protesters

Manager of supermarket's Holborn branch under fire after ordering move as protesters called for boycott of Israeli goods

News | News

UK Consul General Wears Arab Keffiyeh Branding Israel as 'Free Palestine', MP Calls for Heads to Roll

A picture has emerged of the British Consul General to Jerusalem wearing an Arab Keffiyeh (scarf) with the Palestinian flag draped over the entirety of the State of Israel and the Palestinian territories. The image depicted on the scarf is the one used by

Travel | Travel

14 Places You'd Never Believe Were In Scotland

Snow-capped mountains, palm trees, turquoise seas... Scotland really does have it all. If it wasn't for the midges, it would be pretty much...

Politics | BDS

Are Britain's students allowed to be Jewish any more? | Sam Gross | The Blogs |

Today, the National Union of Students in Britain voted to adopt a policy of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions. Perhaps when universities re-start in the autumn, we should return with yellow stars sewn onto our clothes.

Travel | Travel

Old and New Taste--All Good--in London, Part One

London is--far more than Paris, Rome or Berlin--the epitome of the international city, as much a melting pot of cultures now as the United States....