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Day: April 3, 2018

Corbyn in fresh anti-Semitism row
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Corbyn in fresh anti-Semitism row

    The Labour leader was photographed at a Passover Seder hosted by Jewdas, a satirical group which describes itself as radical and is highly critical of mainstream Jewish organisations. Last week Jewdas attacked the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Jewish Leadership Council’s response to the Labour anti-Semitism scandal as playing a dangerous game with people’s lives. It also reportedly described the row as the work of cynical manipulations by people whose express loyalty is to the Conservative Party and the right wing of the Labour Party. MPs and campaigners warned Mr Corbyn's decision to attend the group's meeting amounted to a blatant dismissal of concerns about anti-Semitism in the party because of its controversial views on other Jewish organisations. ...
Skripal’s daughter secret £150K in bank account
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Skripal’s daughter secret £150K in bank account

    The daughter of a Russian spy poisoned with a nerve agent had allegedly gained access to a £150,000 secret bank account just days before she was attacked. Yulia Skripal had collected the proceeds from a house sale in Britain, which belonged to her brother Alexander who died in mysterious circumstances in St Petersburg last year. She had been given power of attorney over the cash in late February from her father, double agent Sergei Skripal, who was also poisoned by nerve agent Novichok alongside her on March 4 in Salisbury. The cash now in an unknown Russian bank - was from the sale of the house he had shared in Britain with his ex-wife, Natalia, like Yulia, 33, the daughter of a GRU military intelligence colonel. Natalia now married to a tennis coach from Wales s...