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Fury as Nigel Farage rules out minimum wage rise as it will see 'surge' in Romanian immigrants

The Mirror by Ben Glaze | Sunday, 19 April 2015

Nigel Farage has sparked outrage for attacking plans to raise the minimum wage – and for saying it would only fuel a surge in Romanian immigrants. The UKIP chief ruled out improving the lives of millions of Britons by boosting the £6.50 hourly rate. TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady accused Mr Farage more...

NUJ slams Richard Desmond's 'sick-making' £1.3m donation to Ukip

Mediaweek by Arif Durrani | Sunday, 19 April 2015

The decision by the Daily Express owner, Richard Desmond, to donate £1.3 million to Nigel Farage's UK Independence Party has been slammed as "sick-making" by the National Union of Journalists (NUJ). The high-profile intervention into this year’s general election campaign by the media tycoon comes as journalists working on the Express more...

Nigel Farage is on course to lose in South Thanet and Ukip faces wipeout, experts predict

The Independent by Caroline Mortimer | Sunday, 19 April 2015

Nigel Farage is on course to fail in his bid to become South Thanet’s first Ukip MP and the party is expected to lose half its seats in the upcoming general, experts have predicted. The Election Forecast website, run by three university election experts, has predicted Ukip will win just one more...

Jihad news

Round-up of militant jihadism in the news.

Radical Islamist group al-Muhajiroun linked to half of British terror attacks in past 20 years

The Independent by LOULLA-MAE ELEFTHERIOU-SMITH | Thursday, 26 March 2015

The 7/7 attacks, the murder of fusilier Lee Rigby, the plot to blow up planes with liquid bombs and the plot to blow up the Ministry of Sound nightclub are among the 23 planned terrorist attacks that have been linked to one single radical group operating in the UK  more...

Islamist fanatic jailed for 22 years over plot to behead British soldier

The Telegraph by Tom Whitehead | Friday, 20 March 2015

A teenage follower of Anjem Choudary was “within hours”of beheading a British soldier on the streets of London in another “Lee Rigby”, a judge said. It was only “sheer fortune” that 19-year-old Brusthom Ziamani was prevented from carrying out an “act of horrifying savagery” when a counter-terrorism officer stopped him by more...

Hizb ut-Tahrir: should Britain ban radical Islamist group?

The Week by . | Thursday, 19 March 2015

Australia and Denmark are debating whether or not to outlaw the radical Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir, which operates freely in the UK, but is banned in a number of countries including Germany, Russia, China and Egypt. It has been described as "one of Britain's most shadowy political parties", but the UK more...

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Round-up of news from around the world.

FRANCE | Extremist past mars makeover of France's far right party

Sunday, 19 April 2015, 13:04 | Source:abcnews | | Click here for original article

The timing could not have been worse. Daggers were already drawn in a father-daughter duel within the far-right National Front when a judicial investigation began circling closer and closer to the party leadership. The probe, one of three currently targeting the National Front or its alliances, has reawakened images of anti-Semitism more...

HUNGARY | "There is no limit to Jobbik's expansion": Does Hungary's future belong to the far right?

Friday, 17 April 2015, 17:05 | Source: vice.com | | Click here for original article

It has been denounced by opponents as a stain on Hungary, an alarming reflection of rising nationalism and xenophobic sentiment. But to far right party Jobbik, the victory of its first ever directly elected parliamentarian is a sign that it is the movement of the future. Jobbik candidate Lajos Rig narrowly more...

GERMANY | Invasion of the eco-nazis

Friday, 17 April 2015, 16:45 | Source: Jewish Chronicle | | Click here for original article

German Nationalists are settling villages and towns in Lower Saxony and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in order to spread their hateful ideology among local communities. With the recent rise of Pegida, an openly xenophobic movement, and the extreme-right Alternative for Germany party, the phenomenon of supremacists settling in former East Germany is attracting more...