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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...

Nigel Farage Faces Investigation For Using European Union Money To Fund 'Say No To EU' Tour

Huffington Post by Kathryn Snowdon | Monday, 5 October 2015

Nigel Farage faces an investigation for using taxpayer money to fund an anti-European Union tour around Britain. The leader of the UK Independence Party has been reported to Brussels authorities after his Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy group (EFDD), which champions the 'Say No To EU' campaign, reportedly received £4.7million 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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FRANCE | Right-wing 'new reactionaries' stir up trouble among French intellectuals

Friday, 9 October 2015, 19:26 | Source: Guardian | | Click here for original article

From Emile Zola’s J’accuse to Jean-Paul Sartre’s Left Bank politics, France is credited with inventing the figure of the public intellectual: the writer as a spiritual guide for society. But the nation whose vast scope of thinkers has ranged from Enlightenment heroes to Bernard-Henri Lévy, in his white shirt unbuttoned more...

ISRAEL | Right-wing Protesters March in Jerusalem, Chant 'Death to Arabs'

Friday, 9 October 2015, 19:23 | Source: Haaretz | | Click here for original article

Hundreds of people, including right-wing extremists, rallied in Jerusalem Thursday evening against what they called government inaction and capitulation in Israel's capital, chanting "death to Arabs" and "police state." Four were arrested during the demonstration, including Bentzi Gopstein, head of the far-right Lehava organization. A group of demonstrators entered the more...

GREECE | Supreme Court asks parliament to lift immunity of Golden Dawn leader for new charge

Friday, 9 October 2015, 19:18 | Source: ANA-MPA | | Click here for original article

A Supreme Court prosecutor sent to parliament on Friday a case file on Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos, requesting the lifting of his immunity, so that he can be charged with incitement to commit crimes. The case file concerns recorded conversations between Michaloliakos and members of his office from 2011, more...