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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...

UKIP leader stands down following leadership style disagreement

Boston Target by . | Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Boston borough councillor Sue Ransome has stood down as leader of the UKIP party. Mrs Ransome, who was elected in the May elections and serves on the environment and performance committee, planning committee, Boston town area committee (BTAC), and the internal councillors development group, stood down over a 'disagreement over leadership 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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HUNGARY | Radical Nationalist Jobbik Party Fails To Maintain Voter Support

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 22:45 | Source: Hungary Today |

The number of Jobbik supporters in Hungary has decreased by one-third compared to the level registered in September, Budapest-based pollster Nézőpont Institute said, drawing the conclusion that the radical nationalists’ efforts to become a people’s party have clearly failed recently. Although Jobbik was supported by 17 percent of the population in more...

BELGIUM | French comedian Dieudonné given prison sentence for hate speech

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 22:31 | Source: Guardian | | Click here for original article

The controversial French comedian, Dieudonné M’bala M’bala, has been sentenced to two months in jail by a Belgian court for incitement to hatred over racist and antisemitic comments he made during a show. Dieudonné, who has faced similar cases in France, was also fined €9,000 (£6,300) by the court in more...

USA | Boy Donates Savings to Mosque, Muslim Community Responds with a Surprise

Monday, 23 November 2015, 14:24 | Source: | | Click here for original article

When 7 year old Jack Swanson heard that the Islamic Center of Pflugerville in Texas had been vandalised, he decided to donate all of his savings – $20 dollars – to the mosque. Vandals had torn pages of the Qur’an, covered it in faeces and left it outside the entrance of more...