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This Ukip official thinks the Taliban are running a whiplash insurance scam in Leicester

The Independent by Jon Stone | Friday, 27 February 2015

The Islamist sect that ran the Afghan government for five years has now turned its attention to running a whiplash insurance scam in Leicester, a Ukip official has claimed. Richard Crouch, the branch secretary of a Leicestershire Ukip constituency association, said the former Afghan ruling party was car staging accidents and more...


Ukip candidate appears to campaign in wrong constituency in Bury

Manchester Evening News by Todd Fitzgerald | Thursday, 26 February 2015

A Ukip candidate has been mocked after appearing to campaign in the wrong constituency. Bury South hopeful Séamus Martin’s picture hangs on a party banner above a Ukip office in the town centre, along with the words ‘Telling the truth for Bury South’. But Labour councillors gleefully pointed out the party office more...


Shepway mayor quits Ukip

Folkestone Herald by Antony Thrower | Thursday, 26 February 2015

THE mayor of Lydd has announced he has quit the Ukip party and will not be standing in this year’s district elections. Councillor Tom Dawes says he intends to stand for Lydd Town Council as an independent in May. He said: “I, Cllr Thomas Dawes, mayor of Lydd, would like to confirm more...


Jihad news

Round-up of militant jihadism in the news.

IS militant 'Jihadi John' named as Mohammed Emwazi from London

BBC by BBC | Thursday, 26 February 2015

The Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John", who has been pictured in the videos of the beheadings of several Western hostages, has been named. The BBC understands he is Mohammed Emwazi, a British man believed to be from West London, who was known to British security services. They chose not to more...


Three missing London schoolgirls 'travelling to Syria to join Isil'

The Telegraph by Martin Evans | Friday, 20 February 2015

Police are appealing for help to find three schoolgirls who have gone missing and are thought to have travelled to Turkey with the intention of crossing the border into Syria. They are Shamima Begum, 15, who could be using the name Acklina Begum, and 16-year-old Kadiza Sultana. The third girl, 15, more...


Woman guilty of terrorism charge after ‘Al Qaeda magazine’ found in Plaistow house

Newham Recorder by Ramzy Alwakeel | Thursday, 19 February 2015

A woman has been found guilty of a terrorism charge after 10 issues of an alleged Al Qaeda magazine were found in her Plaistow home. Afsana Kayum, 22, of Stock Street, was convicted today of one count of possessing material of a kind likely to be useful for the commission or more...


World news

Round-up of news from around the world.

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT | European Parliament keeps employee who made racist postings

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 17:03 | Source: neurope.eu | | Click here for original article

In mid February, Martin Schulz was called to investigate a large number of racist and anti-Semitic postings made on the internet by Carl Joel Ankar, who has been working with Kristina Winberg MEP. Ankar has been cleared of wrongdoing by the European Parliament authorities. Cecilia Wikstrom MEP, (ALDE, SE) responded to the more...


GREECE | Amnesty International warns over racism Incidents and police brutality in Greece

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 12:06 | Source: GreekReporter.com | | Click here for original article

ts annual global report on the state of human rights for 2014 published Non Governmental Organization (NGO) Amnesty International that focuses on human rights and currently has more than seven million members and supporters across the globe. The report highlighted that increased allegations of police brutality were monitored in Greece that more...


NORWAY | “Allah hu akbar,” cried the rebbe...

Monday, 23 February 2015, 20:52 | Source: HOPE not hate/vepsen |

By Tor Bach for vepsen in Oslo “YOU MUST SAY to the young Muslims in Norway that they have given me hope. They have given me a reason to continue living. Maybe it was a meaning to my son’s death. Maybe it gives reason to life for the future. This message more...