Israel’s deputy prime minister opened the London Stock Exchange on Thursday.
Silvan Shalom, who is also Israel’s interior minister and responsible for Palestinian relations in the cabinet, was joined by business leaders from the UK and Israel as he opened the London trading market.
An 83-year-old grandmother has received the Prime Minister’s Point of Light award for her voluntary work.
Barbara Waterman, from Hendon, north-west London, received the award, which recognises outstanding volunteers, for her work at Stepney Jewish Community Centre in east London – which has a declining Jewish community.
You might recognise Natalie Joel from Channel 4's award-winning reality TV show, Made in Chelsea.
She walked into the show, which follows the lives of south-west London's trendy folk in their twenties, as the 5ft 2ins girlfriend of the much taller show favourite Hugo Taylor, who towers above her at 6ft 3ins.
A hotel in Eilat which has long been a favourite with British tourists and celebrities is under threat of closure.
The British-owned Princess Hotel could shut down in October. Marlon Tesler, the son of philanthropist Alexander Tesler, who built the hotel in 1992, said "over-bureaucracy" was at the heart of the problem.
Pro-Israel activists were forced to pack up their stand at a trade union event in Bournemouth after being harassed by supporters of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign.
Members of the Bournemouth Action for Israel (Bafi) grassroots group have claimed that their stand was defaced and they were verbally abused by PSC supporters at the Tolpuddle Martyrs’ festival last weekend.