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Cheers to Spanish civil war heroes

Sunday World by Steven Moore | Tuesday, 19 April 2016

A NEW beer to be launched dedicated to the memory of those who fought against fascism in the Spanish Civil War is hoping to be sold in Ulster pubs. Brigadista Ale is currently being brewed and is launching across the UK over the next couple of months. Profits from the beer will more...


British National Party to field London mayoral candidate

BBC Online by BBC News | Wednesday, 21 October 2015

The British National Party (BNP) has announced it is putting forward a candidate for the Mayor of London, after "scaling down" at the last General Election. The candidate will be David Furness, the party's organiser in west London, who stood in the 2011 Feltham and Heston Parliamentary by-election. A spokesman for the more...


Cambridgeshire BNP pensioner who kept gun under bed in court for dealing in illegal firearms

Cambridge News by Raymond Brown | Tuesday, 6 October 2015

A pensioner and British National Party (BNP) supporter who kept a loaded shotgun under his bed in Cambridgeshire has been sentenced over dealing in illegal firearms. Peter Frenette, 73, a master gunmaker who has been a British National Party organiser for South Cambridgeshire, was formerly a firearms dealer but his licence more...


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Anzac Day terror plot: Blackburn boy sentenced to life

BBC by . | Saturday, 3 October 2015

A 15-year-old British boy who plotted to behead police officers at an Anzac Day parade in Australia has been sentenced to life imprisonment. The Blackburn teenager will serve at least five years for inciting terrorism and will only be released once he is no longer considered to be dangerous. He sent thousands more...


Spain jails 11 jihadists for sending suicide bombers to Syria

Euro Weekly by . | Saturday, 3 October 2015

ON Friday October 2 Spanish judges convicted 11 jihadists who were gang related to Islamic State extremists who recruited fighters for suicide bombings in Syria. The men received sentences of between 10 and 12 years after the judges found them guilty of sending "numerous jihadists to Syria", many of whom died more...


Islamist militant group's kill-list targets nine UK-based writers

The Independent by Caroline Mortimer | Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Nine UK based bloggers have been named on a 'kill list' issued by a Bangladeshi Islamist militant group. A list of 20 secular bloggers, writers and activists around the world was published by the Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) group with a warning that they will be killed if they continue to more...


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CYPUS | Nazi party enters Greek-Cypriot parliament

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 18:59 | Source: HOPE not hate/Greek Helsinki Monitor |

From Panayote Dimitras for Greek Helsinki Monitor in Athens The near-victory of the extreme-right in the Austrian presidential elections on 22 May overshadowed the results of the elections for the 56 Greek-Cypriot seats in the divided island’s parliament that saw a first ever success for the nazi ELAM (National People’s Front) more...


CYPRUS | Right-wing gains in Cyprus vote may provide spur for peace process: analysts

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 09:34 | Source: Reuters | | Click here for original article

The success in Cyprus's parliamentary elections of a far-right party opposing the island's fragile peace process should spur on those aiming for a deal this year before more momentum is lost, analysts said. The right-wing ELAM party took two seats in the 56-member chamber in the Greek Cypriot parliamentary elections on more...


AUSTRIA | Van der Bellen is the new president of Austria

Monday, 23 May 2016, 17:01 | Source: HOPE not hate |

From Martin Jordan in Vienna Alexander van der Bellen has won the Austrian presidential election in a dramatic finish with only 31,026 votes (0.6%) ahead of far right Freedom Party (FPÖ) candidate Norbert Hofer. It is the narrowest win ever in a presidential election since the end of World War II and more...