David Cameron

Bafta winner to record survivors' testimonies for David Cameron’s Holocaust Foundation

By Marcus Dysch, November 27, 2015

A Bafta award-winning production company has been appointed to record the testimony of Holocaust survivors as part of David Cameron’s Shoah education initiative.

Atlantic Productions, makers of shows including Inside the Commons, David Attenborough Meets President Obama, and Kingdom of Plants, will collect the stories of up to 100 survivors in early 2016.


Cameron and Sturgeon hail volunteer army

November 19, 2015

David Cameron has given a ringing endorsement to Mitzvah Day, hailing it as "a powerful movement for change, harnessing the enthusiasm of thousands of people who want to give their time to make a difference in their communities.

"It is remarkable that, this year, over 37,000 volunteers will support hundreds of causes, from transforming local community spaces to supporting elderly and vulnerable


Government to give millions to groups fighting extremism, says David Cameron

By JC Reporter, October 18, 2015

Anti-extremist groups are to be given £5 million by the government, David Cameron has announced.

The money will fund campaigns and charities helping to prevent the "seed of hatred being planted in people's minds", he said.

The move is part of the government's counter-extremism strategy to be launched on Monday.


David Cameron pledges more protection for places of worship after surge in hate crime

By Josh Jackman, October 13, 2015

A significant rise in religious hate crime has led Prime Minister David Cameron to pledge more protection for synagogues, mosques and churches.

Religious hate crime has risen by 43 per cent over the last year, according to Home Office statistics.

Speaking on Tuesday, Mr Cameron said: “Rising hate crime is unacceptable – we must do more to fight it”.


David Cameron and Benjamin Netanyahu announce package worth millions to boost UK-Israel trade

By Marcus Dysch, September 10, 2015

Millions of pounds are to be invested in new bilateral economic, high-tech and scientific projects, it has been revealed.

Prime ministers David Cameron and Benjamin Netanyahu announced at least £3 million of funding for the schemes following talks in London on Thursday.

There will be new co-operation in cyber security, science research and medical work.


Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in Downing Street for talks with David Cameron

By Marcus Dysch, September 10, 2015

David Cameron and Benjamin Netanyahu have met for talks in Downing Street as the Israeli Prime Minister begins the second day of his visit to Britain.

Mr Netanyahu was greeted outside Number Ten by his counterpart.

The men then began discussions on issues expected to include the Iran nuclear deal and the terror threat in Europe.


Parliament may debate Netanyahu arrest as petition gains 105,000 signatures

By Marcus Dysch, September 7, 2015

A petition calling for the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he arrives in London this week has passed 100,000 signatories, meaning a parliamentary debate could be held on the issue.

Opponents of the Israeli leader have campaigned for him to be detained on suspicion of war crimes.


80,000 sign petition, but Benjamin Netanyahu will not be arrested during UK visit

By Marcus Dysch, August 25, 2015

The government has defended its decision to host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in London next month and said that he will not be arrested when he arrives in this country.

Reiterating Britain’s position as a “close friend of Israel”, the government responded to a petition calling for Mr Netanyahu to be arrested “for war crimes”.


Netanyahu to visit UK for bilateral talks

By Josh Jackman, July 30, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit London in September to speak with David Cameron.

Mr Netanyahu, who was re-elected in March, will discuss issues with the British Prime Minister including the Iran nuclear deal and the Israel-Palestinian peace process.


Pro-Israel activists in London protest against Iran deal

By Josh Jackman, July 27, 2015

Activists opposing the nuclear deal between Iran and western powers have delivered a letter outlining their objections to 10 Downing Street.

After a demonstration in Whitehall on Sunday attended by more than 30 supporters, pro-Israel grassroots group Campaign For Truth (C4T) handed over the message, which compared the agreement to appeasement of the Nazis.