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North Wales fire service employee quits amid investigation into alleged posts on far-right website

Daily Post by Jez Hemming | Friday, 28 August 2015

A North Wales fire service employee has quit amid an investigation into alleged anti-Islamic posts made on a far-right website during work time. The clerical worker, who was based in Colwyn Bay, was being probed over allegations they uploaded material onto a Norway-based website which is described by its critics as more...

UKIP trying to ‘block’ gay candidate from running for Mayor of London?

Pink News by Nick Duffy | Friday, 28 August 2015

The UK Independence Party has been accused of attempting to ‘block’ a bid by an openly gay candidate to run for Mayor of London. Richard Hendron, who organised the party’s controversial contingent at the Pride in London parade, confirmed to PinkNews earlier this month that he will seek the party’s nomination more...

UKIP suspends candidate for posting on Facebook that immigrants should be gassed

Caerphilly Observer by Gareth Hill | Wednesday, 26 August 2015

A candidate for the upcoming Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen by-election has been suspended by UKIP and resigned from the party after posting on Facebook that immigrants should be gassed. Bobby Douglas made the comments after posting about how UKIP leader Nigel Farage would refuse to give benefits for immigrants until they more...

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Junaid Hussain: British hacker for Isis believed killed in US airstrike

The Guardian by Spencer Ackerman | Thursday, 27 August 2015

A US airstrike is believed to have killed a British citizen who rose to prominence within the Islamic State, officials have told the Guardian. The Birmingham-born Junaid Hussain, who adopted the nom de guerre Abu Hussain al-Britani, had been a key figure within Isis’ so-called “Cyber Caliphate” before being killed in more...

France train gunman was known Islamic extremist

The Scotsman by Elaine Ganley | Monday, 24 August 2015

A MAN who boarded a high-speed train in Europe with an assault rifle before being subdued by passengers was known to intelligence services in three countries and had ties to radical Islam, authorities believe. Ayoub El-Khazzani’s lawyer said he told her he was homeless and only wanted to rob passengers to more...

Girl Lived In London With Beheading Pictures

Sky News by . | Friday, 21 August 2015

Mr Justice Hayden said the girl, who cannot be named because of her age, has been left suffering psychological and emotional harm from her radicalisation akin to that seen in sex abuse cases. She has already tried to travel to Syria to become a "jihadi bride", being removed from a Turkey-bound more...

World news

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GERMANY | German media and celebs rally for refugees after ugly protests

Sunday, 30 August 2015, 22:55 | Source: world bulletin.net | | Click here for original article

Germany may have witnessed violent anti-refugee protests this week -- but the message from the country's media and celebrities is a loud and determined welcome for people fleeing the horrors of war. "We're helping," Germany's Bild newspaper splashed in large letters on its front page on Saturday. The tabloid, which has launched more...

HUNGARY | Migrants crisis: Hungary police use tear gas at protest

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 11:43 | Source: BBC | | Click here for original article

Most of the migrants are heading for Western Europe, especially Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting a shelter for asylum seekers after it became the focus of violent anti-immigrant demonstrations. Mrs Merkel, who condemned the protests as "repulsive", is expected to meet residents of the centre in Heidenau. Record numbers Germany expects more...

HUNGARY | Migrants cut through border fence again

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 21:10 | Source: Hungary Today | | Click here for original article

A desperate group of asylum-seekers cut through the temporary security border fence on Hungary’s border with Serbia once again last night, this time near to the border settlement of Röszke, according to information obtained by the public news channel M1. The migrants throw their bags and packs over the fence more...