Politics

David Cameron says far-right Golders Green protesters should feel ‘full force of the law’

By Marcus Dysch, June 10, 2015

David Cameron has said activists who engage in an antisemitic demonstration planned for Golders Green next month should face “the full force of the law”.

He was responding to a question from Finchley and Golders Green MP Mike Freer during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons.

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Scottish police investigate Lord Janner over abuse claim

By Marcus Dysch, June 9, 2015

Scottish police are investigating claims that Lord Janner abused a teenage boy in the country in the 1970s.

The decision by Police Scotland to look at the allegations – made almost a quarter of a century ago – comes two months after the Crown Prosecution Service in London decided not to charge the peer over similar claims.

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Sheldon Adelson faces accusations of corruption and links to organised crime

By Sebastien Malo, May 27, 2015

A lawsuit against American casino mogul Sheldon Adelson involving accusations of graft and ties to organised crime will be heard in the United States after the businessman lost a bid to force the case out of the country.

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John Bercow re-elected as House of Commons Speaker

By Rosa Doherty, May 18, 2015

John Bercow has been re-elected unopposed as Speaker of the House of Commons as MPs returned to Parliament after the election.

His appointment was the first act of the new Parliament before MPs are sworn in.

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Ex MP Lee Scott says antisemitic abuse cost him his seat

By Marcus Dysch, May 10, 2015

Ousted Conservative MP Lee Scott has said antisemitic abuse cost him his job in Parliament.

Mr Scott was beaten by Labour’s Wes Streeting in Ilford North, missing out by 589 votes.

During the campaign he was the target of death threats and anti-Jewish hatred.

He said there was “no question in my mind” that the attacks on him had contributed to his defeat.

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Review: The Audience (starring Kristin Scott Thomas)

By John Nathan, May 8, 2015

Is it me or is the decision by director Stephen Daldry to cast Kristin Scott Thomas as the Queen in this revival of Peter Morgan's play an odd one? Facially, they couldn't be more different. Yet Scott Thomas makes up for being more beautiful than our monarch with a panoply of mannerisms and gestures that are spot-on.

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Congratulations you losers. You're free!

By Jeremy Brier, May 8, 2015

I've heard it said that not many people are sorry to say goodbye to Luton. But the night I drove away, at around 4am five years ago, there was a lump in my throat. I was leaving the count of the 2010 General Election where I had been roundly defeated in my first attempt to be elected to Parliament, following three years of street-pounding, door-knocking and after-dinner-speaking in Luton North.

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Jewish journalist claims he was ‘throttled’ and abused outside Respect rally

By Marcus Dysch, May 6, 2015

A Jewish journalist claims he was racially abused and assaulted outside a Respect party election rally in Bradford.

Ben Judah was in the city preparing a report for the Politico website when he says he was called a “****ing Jew” and ejected from the event.

The alleged incident, on Sunday, has been reported to police and the Community Security Trust.

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Nick Clegg on the Board of Deputies' Jewish Manifesto

By Rosa Doherty, April 30, 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg have responded to the Board of Deputies’ Jewish Manifesto. See Nick Clegg’s video response here.

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David Cameron on the Board of Deputies' Jewish Manifesto

By Rosa Doherty, April 30, 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg have responded to the Board of Deputies’ Jewish Manifesto. See David Cameron’s video response here.

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