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Humiliation in Bournemouth

| Thursday, 29 December 2005

BNP activists and anti-fascists are puzzled why the BNP's self-styled elections guru Eddy Butler is still in post after an unbroken record of election failures since September 2004. Speculation has it that the party cannot sack him because he knows where the political bodies are buried. The BNP leadership was more...


BNP activists told to infiltrate Tory ranks

Michael White, political editor | Wednesday, 28 December 2005

The Conservatives yesterday warned local activists in marginal seats to guard against attempts by the British National Party to infiltrate their ranks and "befriend malcontents" in an attempt to wreck David Cameron's hopes of a Tory revival. In a Christmas message to supporters the BNP's leader, Nick Griffin, is urging them more...


MP to take up book battle

By Alex Sholem | Wednesday, 28 December 2005

The campaign to get WH Smith to remove anti-semitic books from its website is set to be taken into Parliament after Hendon MP Andrew Dismore pledged to take action.Labour MP Dismore, who has been one of the most vocal politicians in the fight against anti-semitism, is set to launch a more...


BNP member in court

| Saturday, 17 December 2005

A prominent member of the right-wing group the British National Party has appeared before a Lincoln court charged with multiple counts of arson and criminal damage. Stephen Bailey (41) is accused of setting fire to sheds, litter bins and a car as well as a spate of car vandalism in more...


Bad night for the BNP

| Friday, 2 December 2005

The BNP has failed to regain a seat on Thurrock council. Emma Colgate had high hopes of winning a by-election on 1 December in Grays Riverside, where Nicholas Geri was a BNP councillor between September 2003 and June 2004. This was probably the last chance before the May 2006 local more...


Nazi books on sale - update

| Friday, 2 December 2005

WH Smith has also been selling nazi books online, The Jewish News revealed on 1 December. Journalists at the London-based weekly followed up Searchlight's exposť that Tesco was selling antisemitic titles such as The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion and the writings of hardline nazis including Arnold Leese, more...


Ex-soldier jailed

| Thursday, 1 December 2005

A former soldier and Midland British National Party election candidate has been jailed for 15 months after sending obscene images involving children to others. Roderick Rowley (51), previously from Coventry, was also ordered to register as a sex offender for ten years after admitting at Birmingham Crown Court 14 charges more...