Your cause is fabulous too

By Jessica Elgot, July 9, 2009

Israel's envoy to the UK, Ron Prosor, with actress Joanna Lumley.

Mr Prosor decided to present the Gurkha Welfare Trust, for which Ms Lumley has long been a campaigner, with £300 rejected by the Edinburgh Film Festival after it refused to accpet money from Israel.

Gurkhas, said Mr Prosor, were another worthy cause.

Last updated: 4:53pm, July 9 2009