Officer to face misconduct panel

BBC | Tuesday, 23 December 2008

A Merseyside police officer is to face a misconduct panel over allegations that he is a member of the British National Party (BNP). Pc Steve Bettley was on holiday when a document listing details of 12,000 BNP people was published online. Merseyside Police has conducted an investigation into the allegation and has passed the matter to its solicitors for further consideration. The officer... Read more

UKIP Paedophile royal butler jailed for 12 years

Metro by . | Monday, 22 December 2008

A paedophile royal butler who took one of his victims for tea with the Queen Mother has been jailed for 12 years today for a string of historic sexual offences against young boys. Described by police as a “brilliant groomer”, Paul Kidd, 55, of Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, even took one of his victims for tea with the Queen Mother. Judge Mushtaq Khokhar... Read more

BNP lose out in ‘knife-edge’ council by-elections

24 Dash | Friday, 19 December 2008

The last 2008 council by-elections produced a night of high drama with mainstream parties holding off the BNP by knife-edge majorities in two contests and the outcome in a third being decided by drawing lots. The only change was a gain by Liberal Democrats at Newchurch, Isle of Wight where the previous councillor, elected as a Tory, had become independent. The BNP,... Read more

Colchester: BNP ‘not welcome in town’

Gazette (Colchester and North Essex) | Monday, 15 December 2008

A PLEDGE has been made by councillors to fight to keep the British National Party out of Colchester. A meeting of Colchester Council heard how the far-right political group had been canvassing in the area, and held a stall outside Angel Court in the town’s High Street one weekend. Tim Young (Lab, St Andrews) said the ruling parties would be working with... Read more

BNP leader’s speaking tour postponed

ABC News | Monday, 15 December 2008

The Australian Protectionist Party says it has had to postpone a planned speaking tour this week featuring the leader of the far-right British National Party (BNP), Nick Griffin. A spokesman for Immigration Minister Chris Evans says Mr Griffin had lodged an electronic visa application earlier this year. But he says Mr Griffin has been asked to submit a full written application, as... Read more

Neo-Nazi who waged hate campaign against mixed-race couple is jailed for seven years

Daily Mail | Saturday, 13 December 2008

A neo-Nazi found with bomb-making materials at his home and who harassed a mixed-race couple has been jailed for more than seven years. A jury at Grimsby Crown Court took just three-and-a-half hours to find Nathan Worrell, 35, guilty of possession of material for terrorist purposes and racially aggravated harassment. He was described by anti-terror police today as a 'dangerous individual'. During the... Read more

Injunction sought against former Burnley council candidate

Lancashire Telegraph | Friday, 12 December 2008

A FORMER council candidate could be barred from town hall meetings if an application for a county court injunction is successful. Borough council chiefs in Burnley have formally applied for a court order which would prevent British National Party member John Rowe, 52, from attending the local authority’s meetings in future. The announcement comes as Rowe, of Tennis Street, Burnley, was convicted... Read more

Terror trial: He’s no terrorist, but ‘slightly sad loner’, say defence

Grimsby Telegraph | Thursday, 11 December 2008

"HE is not a terrorist," the man defending Grimsby terror suspect Nathan Worrell has told the jury. In his summing up at Grimsby Crown Court, defence barrister William Harbage QC, said the prosecution case was "completely over the top", accusing them of throwing "everything, including the kitchen sink" at the case. As reported, Worrell (35), of Cromwell Road, Grimsby, denies possessing articles... Read more

Whitehaven leafleting on Sunday 14th December

by Whitehaven Against Fascism | Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Whitehaven Against Fascism have called for anti-fascist leafleting of Kells and Sandwith in Whitehaven for the by-election coming up on Thursday 18th December, where the Fascist BNP are standing. The date for the anti-fascist leafleting in Whitehaven is: Sunday 14th December Time: 12.00 noon Meeting place in Whitehaven is to be confirmed, a... Read more

‘Sworn enemies’ bar BNP man from school governor job

Stoke Sentinel | Tuesday, 9 December 2008

MOVES to install a BNP member on the board of governors at a primary school have been blocked by councillors. The far-right party had suggested that councillor Anthony Simmonds join the board of governors at Park Hall Primary School, in Weston Coyney. Mr Simmonds is ward councillor for the Weston and Meir North ward. But the coalition of Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat... Read more

Community centre bans BNP after Golliwog row

Rye and Battle Observer by Richard Morris | Monday, 8 December 2008

The venue set to host the British National Party's controversial Christmas party tonight has pulled the plug on it after a host of complaints. The Ore Community Centre in London Road had been hired by the party to stage its festive fundraiser at a cost of £10 an hour. However, the BNP sparked widespread outrage after announcing it would be selling Golliwog... Read more

Councillor arrested over BNP membership list

Nottingham Evening Post by Guy Woodford | Friday, 5 December 2008

A councillor who was kicked out of the BNP last year has been arrested in connection with the unauthorised release of the party's membership list. The Post understands Sadie Graham was one of two people arrested by Notts police officers last night. Several police cars and a number of officers remain outside a property in Church Lane, Brinsley. Coun Graham, now an independent... Read more

‘Unacceptable practices’ in BNP’s pretend trade union

Searchlight | Thursday, 4 December 2008

Solidarity, the British National Party’s pretend trade union, breached its own rules in not appointing professional auditors for its 2006 and 2007 accounts, according to a trade union Certification Office inspector. The report also found “unacceptable practices” regarding the payment of travel expenses to officers and an “absence of any structured records for petty cash during the first year... Read more

Ku Klux Klan Brit’s campaign of hatred

Daily Star by Jerry Lawton | Thursday, 4 December 2008

A BRIT Ku Klux Klan member launched a hate campaign against his mixed race neighbours after they had a daughter, a court heard yesterday. Neo-Nazi Nathan Worrell allegedly scoured manuals on home-made bombs after stockpiling fireworks, weedkiller and match heads. A court heard he plastered racist stickers over the gate of an Asian neighbour who had married a white woman. David Farrell QC,... Read more

IRR refutes BNP's claims on racist murders

Institute of Race Relations | Tuesday, 2 December 2008

The Institute of Race Relations has today issued a statement on the BNP's misuse of its figures on racially motivated murders. The Institute of Race Relations, an educational charity, refutes absolutely the claim made by the British National Party on its website and in its leaflet 'Racism cuts both ways' that the IRR's figures reveal that 'the average racist murderer in... Read more