NTD UK News Full Broadcast (Nov. 23)

Jane Werrell
By Jane Werrell
November 23, 2023NTD UK News

British Foreign Secretary David Cameron visited Israel Thursday following the announcement this week of a cease-fire, which is due to commence on Friday afternoon. Mr. Cameron met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, and visited communities affected by the Hamas terrorist attack. He expressed his hope that the truce between Israel and Hamas could facilitate aid getting into Gaza—and Israeli hostages getting out.

New figures show net migration into the U.K. hit a record 745,000 in 2022. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is facing calls from Tory MPs to act now to bring numbers down. The home secretary says the government needs to eliminate exploitation of the visa system.

Populist Geert Wilders says he wants to be the Netherlands’ next prime minister, and that he would focus his efforts on curbing immigration. His party has scored a landmark election win that will have reverberations not just in the Netherlands, but across Europe.

The International Cricket Council this week banned athletes from international women’s matches if they have been through male puberty. It follows similar moves from other sporting bodies, including cycling and swimming.

The European Medicines Agency this week acknowledged there’s no evidence that mRNA vaccines are effective in preventing transmission of the COVID-19 virus. This casts doubt over the British government’s encouragement of widespread vaccine uptake during the pandemic.

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