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Day: August 11, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn accused of arrogance by former Scottish Labour leader
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Jeremy Corbyn accused of arrogance by former Scottish Labour leader

    A former Scottish Labour leader has accused Jeremy Corbyn of being arrogant and inept in his handling of the row over anti-Semitism which has engulfed the party. Jim Murphy has taken out a full page advert in the Glasgow edition of the Jewish Telegraph to offer an apology to British Jews and to accuse Corbyn of failing to do enough to throw anti-Semites out of his party. The former Cabinet minister’s comments comes as Corbyn faced fresh criticism after footage emerged of him drawing comparisons between the Nazi occupation of wartime Europe and Israeli actions in the West Bank. Murphy said that under Corbyn, Labour appeared to have deliberately turned its back on British Jewry. It’s as inexplicable as it is destructive, he said. And when in a hole of its own making...
Muslim convert admits terror plot targeting Disney Store in London
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Muslim convert admits terror plot targeting Disney Store in London

    Disney Store in London A Muslim convert has admitted plotting to kill around 100 people in a terror attack outside the Disney Store on Oxford Street. Lewis Ludlow, 26, swore allegiance to Islamic State as he prepared to drive a van through London’s shopping district or Madame Tussauds. Between March 15 and April 19, he bought a phone under a false name and wrote down his attack plans which were later found ripped up in a bin. He also researched potential targets around the capital, van rental and hotel accommodation. He identified Oxford Street as an ideal target, writing: It is expected nearly 100 could be killed in the attack. Ludlow, from Rochester, in Kent, formulated his plan after being stopped by police at Heathrow airport in February as he attempted to bo...