BNP leader to visit city

| Friday, 29 February 2008

The leader of the British National Party is set to visit Swansea tomorrow.In a cloak and dagger meeting, Nick Griffin will visit the city for a day of action. Rumours had been circulating that Mr Griffin would be fighting to win the Townhill seat on Swansea Council in the May local elections, but his press office has said that would be... Read more

More bad news for BNP in Havering by-election

Sonia Gable | Friday, 29 February 2008

Six candidates are fighting the Havering council by-election in Gooshays ward on 20 March, ensuring the rightwing vote will be split. Mark Logan, the British National Party candidate, is opposed by Lawrence Webb standing for the UK Independence Party, and David Durant for the “National Liberal Party”, formerly called Third Way.Durant is an interesting character. A long-time fascist active in the... Read more

Language school run by Italian fascist leader

Ian Cobain and Matthew Taylor | Friday, 29 February 2008

BNP leader Nick Griffin's parents do the accounts Students from Africa and far east at London collegeA popular language college in London is controlled by the leader of an Italian neo-fascist party who has links to the British National party, the Guardian has learned. CL English Language, a college in west London that teaches hundreds of foreign students each year, is controlled... Read more

Teachers in BNP attack

David Himelfield | Saturday, 23 February 2008

A teaching union has blasted the BNP for “jumping on the bandwagon” against controversial plans for an academy school. Calderdale Council is expected to become a sponsor for an academy in north Halifax. Co-sponsors include Huddersfield University and the Wakefield Anglican diocese. This month the BNP distributed leaflets protesting against the plans to homes surrounding Holy Trinity Senior School. The 1,000-pupil Holy Trinity could... Read more

Protesters see red over second BNP village bash

Chris Mallett | Monday, 18 February 2008

Campaigners have vowed to fight plans by the British National Party to hold its annual festival in Derbyshire for the second year in a row. BNP member Alan Warner wants to attract thousands of people to Red, White and Blue - which he plans to hold in early August on his fields in Codnor-Denby Lane, Denby. He said the festival would be... Read more

Watch out for BNP drink drivers in Dagenham tonight

| Saturday, 16 February 2008

The BNP monkeys arrived at Redbridge station this morning to start their second national weekend of campaigning for the London elections. They are hoping to rest their sore feet at a BNP social this evening at the Eastbrook pub in Dagenham Road, Dagenham, east London. You can give the pub a call on 0871 984 4446 to check whether it... Read more

BNP leader plans vist to Hastings

| Friday, 15 February 2008

The British National Party chairman Nick Griffin is coming to Hastings on Monday, sparking a storm of controversy. Hastings MP Michael Foster and a host of councillors have spoken out against the visit, saying the right wing leader is not welcome here. He is due to address a supporters' meeting at a venue which is not being disclosed for fear the gathering... Read more

Rightwing activist in court

| Thursday, 14 February 2008

The leader of a little-known rightwing political party appeared in court on Wednesday to deny a charge of racially aggravated public disorder. Kevin Quinn, of the Britain First Party, was answering charges relating to an incident in South Oxhey on Saturday, December 1, last year. Watford Magistrates' Court heard Mr Quinn deny using racially offensive, abusive and upsetting language during an impromptu... Read more

Call for full investigation into BNP finances

| Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Investigations into the British National Party’s finances by the BBC and Searchlight have revealed the sheer incompetence of the Electoral Commission. The Commission, which oversees political party finances, has repeatedly failed to investigate properly a series of allegations of BNP wrongdoing. In 2005 the BNP’s former treasurer, John Brayshaw, wrote to the Commission pointing out that he had refused... Read more

Council hits back at BNP man's claims

Clive Whittingham | Wednesday, 13 February 2008

A town council has hit back at a British National Party member who resigned last week claiming the other councillors didn't talk to him. Alan Warner resigned from Heanor and Loscoe Town Council and Denby Parish Council last week just ten months after being elected. He claims town and parish councils make no difference to the areas they represent and sitting on... Read more

Council chief hits out at BNP

| Tuesday, 12 February 2008

BURNLEY Council's Chief Executive Steve Rumbelow has blasted the British National Party for appealing a "tied" local election result which has left four people facing massive legal costs. High Court judges ruled the result of the May 3rd Rosegrove with Lowerhouse election result will stand in favour of victorious Labour candidate Paul Reynolds over his BNP rival John Rowe whose four... Read more

New concerns over BNP finances

Fran Abrams | Tuesday, 12 February 2008

At first glance the Trafalgar Club - with its annual dinner commemorating the famous sea battle - sounds like a heritage society wanting to honour one of Britain's national heroes. For just £15 a month minimum donation, members receive a newsletter and a free ticket to its annual dinner. Men get a tie with "England Expects" - the first two words of... Read more

BNP travelling circus hits Redbridge

| Tuesday, 12 February 2008

Next week is half term, when many parents like to take their children to the zoo. But it’s quite expensive. If you want a free opportunity to watch a bunch of monkeys interacting with one another, just pop down to Redbridge tube station on the mornings of Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February. They will be fed their bananas between... Read more

The launch of the RAR HOPE NOT HATE club night at Brixton Jamm

Geoff Martin | Monday, 11 February 2008

The launch of the RAR/HOPE NOT HATE club night at Brixton Jamm on friday 8th Feb was a stunning success. The club was packed out with music fans and press fired up for the usual RAR mix of pop and politics and for some of us old-timers it was a lovely trip down memory lane so it was a pleasure... Read more

A terrible week for the BNP

Sonia Gable | Friday, 8 February 2008

A BNP candidate in last May's council elections faces a £30,000 bill for legal costs after losing an attempt to overturn the result. Paul Reynolds, the Labour candidate, was declared the winner in Rosegrove and Lowerhouse ward in Burnley in May after lots were drawn when the vote was declared tied. The result will now stand after Mr Justice Tugendhat and... Read more

Controversial BNP man steps down

| Thursday, 7 February 2008

A British National Party member elected to Heanor Town Council has resigned from his post and launched a stinging attack on local politics. Cllr Alan Warner handed his letter into the council last week, and has also stepped down from Denby Parish Council, saying that both roles were a waste of his time. Cllr Warner said: "I wasn't getting any cooperation... Read more

The BNP’s finances investigated

Searchlight | Wednesday, 6 February 2008

File on 4 BBC Radio 4. Tuesday 12 February 2008 at 20.00 (8pm), repeated Sunday 17 February 2008 at 17.00 (5pm) The mainstream political parties are facing sustained pressure over donations, loans and honours. But now new concerns have been raised about the finances of The British National Party. Will its records bear scrutiny? Fran Abrams investigates. Producer: Samantha Fenwick,... Read more

Day trip to Auschwitz for pupils from every school

Alexandra Frean | Monday, 4 February 2008

Two sixth-formers from every school in England are to visit Auschwitz to learn about the Holocaust, under a government-funded initiative to help to ensure that the lessons of the Nazi genocide live on with a new generation. Jim Knight, the Schools Minister, wants the teenagers who take part to educate their classmates and communities in turn by giving them their own... Read more

Suspected neo-Nazi in court accused of terrorist offences

Kate O'Hara | Friday, 1 February 2008

A suspected neo-Nazi has appeared in court accused of terrorist offences. Nathan Worrell, 34, allegedly kept a massive collection of far-Right propaganda and had a membership card for the Ku Klux Klan. He is also accused of hoarding bomb-making manuals, weed-killer for making explosives and waging a racist campaign against a couple – an... Read more