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British opposition leader tells party summit he had to rip antisemitism out

United Kingdom Labour leader Keir Starmer told the party’s annual conference that he’d had “to rip antisemitism out [of the party] by its roots” after assuming leadership, to loud applause from the gathered audience.

National Union of Students President suspended after investigation into ‘anti-Jewish slur’

The president of the British National Union of Students has been suspended for alleged antisemitism. Shaima Dallali was stood down from the role after an investigation was launched into ‘very serious’ allegations.

Memorial of British Teacher that saved Jewish children during the Shoah unveiled

A British hero of the Holocaust has received a recognition in his home town of Swanage, Dorset, where a bronze statue has been unveiled by his grandson.

Jewish remains found in Norwich well were medieval pogrom victims

The remains of children and adults found in a disused well in Norwich have been identified as victims of a bloody medieval pogrom, researchers have revealed.

Survey says one-third of British population believe in antisemitic conspiracies

A recent survey has found that antisemitic attitudes among British youth are “shockingly” high, amid an upsurge in anti-Jewish incidents in Britain perpetrated by minors.

Coventry Councillor suspended amid antisemitism row

A councillor has been suspended by her local Labour group following comments made in a post about antisemitism.  Christine Thomas - who serves Coventry City Council - had already voluntarily self-suspended.

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