Record number of anti-Semitic incidents blamed on ‘mood of racism’ in UK following Brexit

Record number of anti-Semitic incidents blamed on ‘mood of racism’ in UK following Brexit

Tensions surrounding Brexit have been partially blamed on the record number of anti-Semitic incidents in the UK in 2016. The Community Security Trust, a charity which protects British Jews from anti-Semitism and related threats, reports that more than 1,300 incidents took place last year. This includes anything from Jews receiving abuse in the street, to being violently assaulted because of their religion. The charity also says the controversy surrounding anti-Semitism in the Labour Party contributed to this rise. Feb 2, 2017
One person killed and three injured at stabbing near CNN headquarters

One person killed and three injured at stabbing near CNN headquarters

One person is dead and another three others were injured after a stabbing attack on 31st January in Los Angles, California, near the CNN news headquarters. Margaret Stewart, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Fire Department, told the Los Angeles Times three people suffered injuries ranging from gunshot to stab wounds and taken to local hospitals. Feb 1, 2017