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Three arrested in Leicester after pig's head found by Muslim prayer group

Leicester Mercury | Friday, 28 December 2012

A woman and two men have been arrested after a pig's head was found on the doorstep of a community centre used by Muslim worshippers. The severed head was discovered at the Thurnby Lodge Community Centre on Boxing Day by members of As Salaam - a Muslim group which uses the more...


Race-hate attack was made up by ‘victim’

Peterborough Telegraph by Stephen Briggs | Friday, 28 December 2012

Christopher Afford from Peterborough created a web of lies about an attack he had suffered at the hands of a made-up Asian gang has been told he faces a prison sentence. Afford (28), of Balmoral Road, Peterborough, told police he had been attacked by a gang of four men on Tuesday, more...


One of the last heroes of Spain dies aged 94

Morning Star by Peter Lazenby | Sunday, 23 December 2012

One of the last two British survivors of the International Brigades who fought in the Spanish civil war has died. David Lomon, one of more than 2,500 volunteers from the British Isles who joined the International Brigades, died on Friday morning, aged 94, after being taken to hospital overnight. Mr Lomon arrived more...


Muslims in East End hold Xmas party—for their Christian neighbours

East London Advertiser by Mike Brooke | Friday, 21 December 2012

Hundreds of council tenants have kicked off the festive season in London’s multi-cultural East End by celebrating a faith that’s not their own. Muslim youngsters tucking into traditional Christman pud The local authority’s housing wing, Tower Hamlets Homes, asked families on housing estates in Bethnal Green and Wapping to help organise parties more...


Outrage as Gravesend UKIP candidate Geoffrey Clark calls for forced abortion of disabled people

Kent Online by Paul Francis | Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Mothers with babies who have been detected to have Down's syndrome or other disabilities should have compulsory abortions, says a UKIP candidate standing in a Kent county council by-election. Geoffrey Clark is contesting a by-election for a county council division in Gravesend this week. He is also a candidate in the more...


Former BNP man and Nick Griffin ex-crony Paul Golding flies to Belfast for loyalist flag protest

Belfast Telegraph | Saturday, 15 December 2012

A former BNP councillor, who has been helping direct the loyalist flag protest, has arrived in Northern Ireland to try and boost the numbers taking part in demonstrations this weekend. Paul Golding was a close ally with Nick Griffin before he left the BNP last year to set up his own more...


EDL 'planning another march in Cambridge'

Cambridge News by Raymond Brown | Friday, 14 December 2012

The English Defence League (EDL) is planning another march in Cambridge, according to campaigners. A “massive” counter demonstration has already been planned by Cambridge Unite Against Fascism (CUAF). More than 670 officers policed an EDL march in the city in July, 2011. Richard Rose, of CUAF, said: “Our head office has information that more...


No action taken against fan over alleged racist 'monkey gesture'

Manchester Evening News | Friday, 14 December 2012

No further action will be taken against a man arrested on suspicion of racist behaviour following United’s Capital One Cup defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, Scotland Yard said. Pictures during the October 31 fourth round tie appeared to show a fan making a ‘monkey’ gesture. A 28-year-old man was arrested over more...


Leicestershire County Council 'can't act over Muslim critic councillor' Graham Partner

Leicester Mercury by Dan Martin | Friday, 14 December 2012

County Hall says it is powerless to compel a councillor do training he was told to undertake for sending out a leaflet criticising Muslims. Councillor Graham Partner was censured "in the strongest possible terms" by Leicestershire County Council's standards committee this summer for undermining good race relations and told he would more...


Global warming denier Nick Griffin enjoying all-expenses paid trip to climate change conference

The Mirror by Tom Parry | Saturday, 8 December 2012

BNP leader Nick Griffin is enjoying a taxpayer-funded trip to Qatar for a climate change conference – despite denying global warming exists. The North West MEP is staying at a luxury hotel in the sun-drenched capital Doha with an all-expenses paid Euro-delegation. He tweeted he was enjoying the hospitality of the Arab more...


Racist attack in Crewe

Signal 1 | Friday, 7 December 2012

A man has been assaulted in Crewe, in what police believe is a racially motivated attack. The 23 year old Slovakian was assaulted by six men on Walthall Street at about 5:16am this morning. Officers say he was watching his girlfriend walk along the road, and as he turned to go back more...


Derby County Nazi salute photo to be auctioned

BBC | Friday, 7 December 2012

A photograph of a Derby County football team giving the Nazi salute is to be auctioned. The picture is part of an album of the club's 1934 tour of Germany. An order from Hitler's officials to give the salute had been backed by British diplomats and only goalkeeper Jack Kirby refused. Auctioneers Bamfords, more...


Warning to Teesside teachers as BNP leaflet campaign targets schools

Evening Gazette | Friday, 7 December 2012

Headteachers on Teesside are being warned about a leaflet campaign by the British National Party targeting schools. Cleveland Police has branded the content of the BNP leaflets as “provocative and detrimental to good community relations”. The force has consulted with the Crown Prosecution Service regarding any potential offences and is awaiting their more...


Al-Qaeda material bride Ruksana Begum jailed

BBC | Thursday, 6 December 2012

A new bride who had al-Qaeda terrorist material on her mobile phone has been jailed for a year. Ruksana Begum had been married a month when anti-terrorist officers raided an address in London in July. The 22-year-old earlier pleaded guilty to having material which was likely to be useful to someone committing more...


EDL leader Joel Titus banned from every football ground

Evening Standard by Paul Cheston | Thursday, 6 December 2012

A leading member of the English Defence League banned from every football ground in the country has been spotted heading for Arsenal matches, the Old Bailey heard. Joel Titus, 21, was banned from football after he led a mass brawl outside Liverpool Street station more than two years ago. At that time more...


Dismay over BNP's White Tigers defence group plan for Shropshire

Shropshire Star | Monday, 3 December 2012

The British National Party wants to set up self-defence classes for youths in towns across Shropshire in a bid to combat alleged attacks on white teenagers, it says. The party claims the ‘White Tigers’ will teach youths how to defend themselves and ‘educate’ them about grooming and ‘pack attack’ gangs. The group more...


BNP threat over plan for new Oswestry prayer centre

Shropshire Star | Monday, 3 December 2012

The far right British National Party says it will stage ‘numerous days of action’ over plans to create a new Muslim centre in a Shropshire market town. Members of the Shropshire branch of the BNP say that they believe the word ‘mosque’ has been deliberately omitted from a recent planning application more...


Durham Muslim centre demo: Two men arrested

Sunday Sun by Theo Merz | Sunday, 2 December 2012

Two men were arrested yesterday during a protest over a planned Muslim education centre in the North. Police estimate that around 200 members of the English Defence League turned out to the protest in the former pit village of Shotton Colliery, County Durham. The arrests were made for breach of bail conditions, more...