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British Holocaust denier David Irving planning to lead tours of Nazi camps

British Holocaust denier David Irving is planning to lead a tour of Nazi death camps. Irving is taking deposits on his website for the tour of Nazi historical sites scheduled for September.

Leeds University Union rejects motion on fighting antisemitism

The students' union of Leeds University failed to pass a motion combatting antisemitism - triggering a campus-wide referendum on the issue.

UK watchdog expected to launch enquiry into Labour antisemitism

Britain’s Equalities and Human Rights Commission has launched an inquiry into antisemitism in the Labour party.

UK MPs approve government decision to ban Hezbollah

British MPs have approved the government's decision to proscribe Hezbollah’s political wing as a terrorist organisation.

Labour Party suspends MP over antisemitism

The Labour Party has suspended MP Chris Williamson after the emergence of a speech in which he stated that the party had been "too apologetic" on antisemitism.

Month-long celebration of impact of British Jews on TV and cinema

The Jewish Historical Society of England will explore the Jewish impact on the big and small screen with a series of screenings, tours, discussions and lectures.

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