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Cornish MP "sickened" to be linked to far-right group on Facebook

Plymouth Herald by Plymouth Herald | Monday, 30 December 2013

A Cornish MP today said it was “sickening” to be linked to the far-right British National Party (BNP) on the social networking site Facebook. Sheryll Murray, who represents South East Cornwall, said a stranger had signed her up to be a member of the splinter group the “Virtual BNP”. The faction appeared more...


Woman accused of headbutting cop after EDL rally

South Shields Gazette | Monday, 23 December 2013

A WOMAN accused of trying to headbutt a police officer after a protest march by right-wing groups in South Tyneside will stand trial next year. Holly Smallwood denies obstructing or resisting a police officer in the execution of their duty, and being drunk and disorderly in a public place. The two charges more...


'He looks like somebody has put their finger up his bottom': Tory Defence Minister shocks with remark about Nigel Farage

London Evening Standard by . | Monday, 23 December 2013

Defence Minister Anna Sourby shocked viewers and fellow guests when she said Nigel Farage looked "like somebody has put their finger up his bottom". Ms Soubry made his remark during a light-hearted discussion at the end of the Andrew Marr Show on BBC One this morning. She was with impressionist Rory more...


Pair jailed after fireworks and wood were thrown at EDL event

The Bristol Post | Monday, 23 December 2013

TWO Bristol men have been jailed for their part in violence that erupted at an English Defence League gathering. The event was supposed to be a peaceful demonstration, but when the organisation held a rally in Walsall town centre fireworks and planks of wood were thrown, injuring police officers and protesters. At more...


UKIP member defends sign which some complained was racially motivated

Southern Daily Echo by . | Sunday, 22 December 2013

It is the political Christmas sign that has stirred up controversy in a Hampshire street. Rather than putting up a traditional decoration this year, UKIP member Timothy “Dusty” Miller placed this alternative sign on his house in Sunday’s Hill, Hedge End. The sign has offended some neighbours, who suggest it is racially more...


Bradford synagogue saved by city's Muslims

The Guardian by Helen Pidd | Saturday, 21 December 2013

Faced with closure a year ago, today Bradford's synagogue's future is bright, a model of cross-cultural co-operation It was around this time last year that the trustees of Bradford's final remaining synagogue faced a tough choice. The roof of the Grade II-listed Moorish building was leaking; there was serious damage to more...


Ex-soldiers jailed for mosque attack

BBC | Friday, 20 December 2013

Two ex-soldiers who firebombed a Grimsby mosque after Lee Rigby murder each jailed for 6 years at Hull Crown Court  more...


Tommy Robinson Launches Post-EDL Website Dedicated to 'Truth'

International Business Times by Dominic Gover | Friday, 20 December 2013

Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson has launched a website dedicated to himself - only for it to immediately crash. Web users attempting to visit Robinson's site, which is accompanied by a Facebook page, were greeted by a 'Database Error' message, as Robinson admitted on Twitter the project was a more...


Pictured: Faces of the EDL thugs who brought mayhem to the streets

Express and Star | Friday, 20 December 2013

It was a typical Saturday afternoon in a town centre full of families on their weekly shopping trips. But within minutes, Walsall resembled a warzone, with chairs being hurled at police, flags being burned and punches thrown by gangs of thugs.The English Defence League wreaked havoc on September 29 last more...


Teen avoids jail over Walsall EDL violence as nine more sentenced

Birmingham Mail by James Cartledge | Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Samuel Phipps was among nine people sentenced for their roles in the violence at the protest last September A boy who was just 17 when he took part in a violent English Defence League protest has become the youngest person sentenced for his role in the trouble. A judge said student Samuel more...


Judge slams 'mob violence' as seven jailed over Walsall EDL demonstration

Birmingham Mail by Ron Warrilow | Monday, 16 December 2013

A judge has slammed “mob violence” as he jailed seven men who took part in an English Defence League demonstration in Walsall.They were the first of 32 people appearing for sentence after violent disorder hit the town centre last September, leaving police officers and demonstrators injured. Wolverhampton Crown Court heard trouble more...


Anjem Choudary: Muslim vigilantes who terrorised non-believers ‘deserve pat on back’

London Evening Standard by David Churchill | Monday, 9 December 2013

Hardline Islamic preacher Anjem Choudary today said two followers jailed for attacking non-Muslims “deserve a pat on the back”. Convert Jordan Horner, 19, and Ricardo MacFarlane, 26, admitted being part of a “Muslim Patrol”, a group of vigilantes opposing Western culture on the streets of the East End. They told one more...


Farage pilot found dead at home in Eastbourne

The Argus by . | Saturday, 7 December 2013

A pilot who threatened to kill UKIP leader Nigel Farage following a plane crash has been found dead at his home, according to reports. The body of Justin Adams, 48, was found by police in Eastbourne last month, the Independent newspaper said. Police said the death was not being treated as suspicious. Mr more...


Mandela - a man of charm and courage

by HOPE not hate | Friday, 6 December 2013

Veteran anti-apartheid campaigner recalls personal memories of freedom fighter Chris Gurney edited the Anti-Apartheid News during the 1970s and is now in charge of the archives at ACTSA (Action for South Africa). She met Nelson Mandela in Brighton as part of a visit by him to the UK in 1994. She said: more...


Worldwide reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela

by HOPE not hate | Friday, 6 December 2013

NBC in America has reported that NASA has joined the list of organisations paying tribute to Mandela by posting an image from space of Cape Town, while Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin voiced a similar sentiment, calling Mandela "a true inspiration and role model for peace and international collaboration." The Chicago more...


Lincolnshire UKIP five in limbo

Lincolnshire Echo by . | Friday, 6 December 2013

Five ousted UKIP councillors are still waiting to hear if their memberships will be re-instated following an appeal hearing in London. Bob McAuley, John Beaver, Tiggs Keywood-Wainwright, Alan Jesson and Richard Fairman were removed by party bosses after they decided to join councillor Chris Pain in a breakaway group. Their appeal was more...


BNP candidate’s dog in terror attack on OAP

The Shields Gazette by . | Wednesday, 4 December 2013

A pensioner told how her life has changed after she was mauled by a Staffordshire bull terrier owned by a former British National Party (BNP) election candidate. The 85-year-old was leaving North Marine Park off Lawe Road in South Shields, where she had been walking her terrier dog Toby with a more...


Fate of rebel Lincolnshire UKIP councillor’s supporters to be sealed by committee

Lincolnshire Echo by . | Monday, 2 December 2013

Five ousted UKIP councillors will head to London next week in a bid to have their membership re-instated. Bob McAuley, John Beaver, Tiggs Keywood-Wainwright, Alan Jesson and Richard Fairman (pictured top to bottom) were removed by party bosses following their decision to join fellow Lincolnshire County Councillor Chris Pain in a more...


Children's charity Who Cares? Trust calls for resignation of Cambridgeshire UKIP councillor Gordon Gillick over 'takers' claim

Cambridge News by Chris Havergal | Sunday, 1 December 2013

A national charity has called for the resignation of a councillor who allegedly told children in care they were “takers” from society. A standards probe has been launched against Cllr Gordon Gillick, a member of Cambridgeshire County Council, over comments he was reported to have made at Shire Hall in Cambridge. The more...


David Gale quits UKIP in row over European election candidates

Derby Telegraph by Chris Mallett | Sunday, 1 December 2013

UKIP's former candidate for the police and crime commissioner role in Derbyshire has resigned from the party, citing a "lack of transparency" over the selection of candidates for next year's European elections. But UKIP has strongly denied the claims, saying the process was "a transparent and democratic process which people had more...