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British school to change 95-year-old logo over antisemitic myth

A British school has said that it will change its 95-year-old logo after it was pointed out to them that it symbolises an antisemitic myth about a Lincoln boy being murdered by Jewish people.

Virtually all British MPs sign up to IHRA definition of antisemitism

A total of 639 of the 643 MPs who sit in Britain’s House of Commons have personally signed up to the IHRA working definition of antisemitism in what has been called "largest collective parliamentary support for any non-parliamentary document in modern times".

UK adds entire Hezbollah movement to terror blacklist and freezes its assets

Britain’s finance ministry said it had added Lebanon’s entire Hezbollah movement to its list of terrorist groups subject to asset freezing.

UK Labour leadership candidates back BoD ’10 pledges’ to combat antisemitism

Labour’s leader and deputy leadership contenders have demonstrated their commitment to tackling antisemitism in the party by backing a series of pledges set out by the Board of Deputies of British Jews.

Jewish boy punched on London bus, attacker shouts “Jews think they own the world”

A boy, 13, was punched in the stomach on a London bus by an attacker who shouted, “You stupid Jews think you own the world.”

Prince Charles will meet with British Holocaust survivors during Israel visit

Prince Charles is to make his first official visit to Israel where he will meet with British Holocaust survivors.

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