Tag archive for ‘Politics of the United Kingdom’
News Brief On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

[UK] David Miliband-failure to take in refugees an abandonment of UK’s humanitarian traditions

  David Miliband has called on the British government to take in its fair share of refugees fleeing the war in Syria and other conflicts, and said continued failure to do so would represent an abandonment More...

News Brief On Sunday, July 26th, 2015

London mayoral race: Tories shortlist four candidates

Four men have been shortlisted to be the Conservative Party’s London mayoral candidate in 2016. They are Richmond Park and North Kingston MP Zac Goldsmith, London Assembly Member Andrew Boff, MEP Syed More...

News Brief On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Profile: Zac Goldsmith MP, the outsider leading the race to become Tory candidate for Mayor of London

Zac Goldsmith is an outsider. His independence from the party machine has helped to make him, according to a poll carried out in recent days by ConservativeHome, the front-runner in the race to become the More...

Niva Goldberg On Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Ed Miliband threatens Libel over Anti-Israel Charge

Britain’s former Labor Party leader ED Miliband has threatened legal action against the Jewish Telegraph if it publishes comments made by media mogul Richard Desmond. The Jewish Telegraph says that the More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Hate Monger George Galloway Enters London Mayoral Race

– – The upcoming election for the new Mayor of London has taken a twist. The hate filled anti-Israel former member of the British Parliament George Galloway has entered the race. The former MP for More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Anti-Israel Brittish MP George Galloway Loses Seat

– – Vehemently anti-Israel British Parliament member George Galloway lost his seat in yesterday’s elections. He, of course, blamed the Jews for his defeat. The leader of England’s Respect More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, May 8th, 2015

No Jewish PM for England: Miliband and Labor Lose Big

– – In spite of polls yesterday which suggested a last minute surge in his party’s favor, Ed Miliband and the British Labor Party were rebuked by the British public yesterday. According to More...

Kurt Tucholsky On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Prospect of A Jewish PM in 10 Downing Not Swaying Jewish Votes

  The prospect of seeing a Jewish prime minister in 10 Downing Street – as Britain goes to the polls on May 7th – has failed to catch the imagination of the British Jewish community. According to a More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Former editor-in-chief of The Economist, Bill Emmott: Britain’s Silent Election

Other people’s elections are usually baffling and boring, which is certainly true of the United Kingdom’s coming vote on May 7; indeed, many Britons share the sentiment. The longest election campaign More...

British candidate: I’ll never back Miliband ‘the Jew’

  Gulzabeen Afsar, candidate for a local council in Derby, made the comment on her Facebook page: I’ll never back Miliband ‘the Jew’. After someone suggested that  she should show Miliband more More...

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