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BNP accused of using ‘food bank’ handouts to win support

The Independent by Ian Johnston | Monday, 31 March 2014

British National Party activists are going door to door with mobile food banks in a bid to win support ahead of the local and European elections, The Independent can reveal. The far-right party has even produced a YouTube instruction video to teach volunteers how to build trust with voters in deprived more...


Police arrest six at mosque demo

Northern Echo by Gavin Havery | Sunday, 30 March 2014

Six people were arrested during a protest against plans to create a mosque in the North-East. The English Defence League held a march against plans to open a new mosque in St Mark’s Road, Sunderland, on Saturday, while anti-fascist groups held a counter demonstration. Dozens of police officers were deployed in the more...


UKIP leader Nigel Farage under fire for staying at a swanky penthouse suite at taxpayers' expense whenever he's in Brussels

Daily Mail by Sophie Jane Evans | Monday, 24 March 2014

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has come under fire for using taxpayers' money to pay for a swanky penthouse suite in Brussels. The Euro MP, who has previously criticised the European Union for its wastefulness, is renting the luxury property in one of the most exclusive addresses in the Belgian capital. It is more...


UKIP accused of putting thousands of south of England jobs at risk

BBC by Peter Henley | Monday, 24 March 2014

There was just one vote in it. Members of the European Parliament environment committee have been voting on plans to charge US, Indian and Chinese airlines a levy for every flight to or from the EU. Up until now they've had an exemption from the Emissions Trading Scheme. But they knew retaliation was more...


Former Lincolnshire UKIP group finally has a name

Lincolnshire Echo by CJ Hall | Monday, 24 March 2014

Independence From Europe has been chosen as the new name for the group of six former UKIP members on Lincolnshire County Council. The group, led by former UKIP county leader Councillor Chris Pain, revealed the change in title. It was ordered after the local group fell out with UKIP's national leadership and more...


EDL call for march in defence of plans to build 300 student flats near Cambridge mosque Read more: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Cambridge/EDL-call

Cambridge News by Raymond Brown | Monday, 24 March 2014

English Defence League (EDL) supporters are calling for a national demonstration in Cambridge after Muslims objected to student accommodation being built near a planned mosque. The call for a march or rally in the city comes after Muslims slammed proposals for more than 300 student flats in Mill Road – saying more...


Three men from the Black Country accused of EDL violence

Halesowen News | Saturday, 22 March 2014

THREE men from the Black Country were among 15 due to appear in court today (Friday March 21) accused of taking part in disorder at an English Defence League protest in Birmingham last year. James Olley-Shields, aged 21, of Hanbury Hill, Stourbridge; Lee Joshua, aged 42, Highbridge Road, Netherton; and John more...


Nigel Farage denies being forced out of marital home after 'affair' claims

The Telegraph by . | Saturday, 15 March 2014

Ukip leader dismisses rumour of problems at marital home as ridiculous after being accused of paying 'former mistress' on EU expenses His wife, Kirsten Mehr, who usually drives him to the station, was keeping a low profile following allegations that her husband had an affair with his press officer, Annabelle Fuller. Mr more...


CUMBRIAN BNP COUNCILLOR HELD OVER VOTING PROBE

Cumbrian News & Star by Emily Parsons | Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Dawn Charlton Dawn Charlton, 49, was arrested at her Maryport home by Cumbria police in connection with an ongoing investigation into voting at last May’s elections. The Broughton Moor parish councillor was questioned at Workington police station before being released on police bail until Saturday. Her bail has since been extended until more...


Inside the UKIP Zoo

The Daily Mail by Hugo Gye | Monday, 10 March 2014

Ukip's new London headquarters is a chaotic environment where workers are sex-obsessed and volunteers frequently leave work early to go to the pub, it was claimed today. Former employees say that the office in Mayfair is often full of workers' pets, while staff regularly take their clothes off and compile lists more...


Breakaway councillors ‘no longer want to be associated with UKIP’

Boston Standard by . | Monday, 10 March 2014

A group of councillors who formed the UKIP Lincolnshire group now say they no longer want to be associated with the party, feeling officials have shown them a ‘complete lack of respect’. Five county councillors – including Boston’s Bob McAuley and Tiggs Keywood-Wainwright – followed Coun Chris Pain into a more...


UKIP MEPs told to pay £10,000 a year to party coffers - or risk being booted out

The Mirror by Tom McTague | Monday, 10 March 2014

UKIP MEPs have been told to pay £10,000 a year from their Brussels salaries towards to the party’s coffers - or risk being booted out. Alan Bown, a member of UKIP’s national executive committee , wrote to the party’s representatives in 2011 telling them they needed to be “good value for more...


Hate preacher investigated over driving ‘al-Qaeda van’ in London

Al Arabiya News by . | Sunday, 9 March 2014

An extremist preacher who recently drove a van emblazoned with al-Qaeda logos on a busy London high street could face prosecution under the UK's anti-terror laws, according to The Sunday Times. Hate preacher Anjem Choudary and his followers staged what is being called the “al-Qaeda van” stunt last Saturday, on a more...


UKIP's Save the Pub crusaders knock down two boozers to build on land

The Sunday Mirror by Ben Glaze | Sunday, 9 March 2014

A Rising UKIP star has knocked down two pubs to expand his property empire while his party campaigns to save Britain’s boozers. Tom Bursnall demolished the bars – both going concerns – to build homes despite objections from residents in the borough where he is a councillor. Now the party director has more...


Met devastated by Lawrence review - Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe

by BBC | Friday, 7 March 2014

Met Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe says the review will "need a considered response" Meanwhile, Commander Richard Walton, who was named in the report, has been temporarily moved from his post. The review has prompted a public inquiry into undercover policing. It found that a "spy" working within the Lawrence camp had more...


Leading Ukip member stands down over wind farm deals

Scottish Herald by Kate Devlin | Wednesday, 5 March 2014

A LEADING Ukip member has stood down as his party's economic ­spokesman after he was branded a hypocrite for striking wind-farm deals on his Scottish estates. Professor Tim Congdon agreed the contracts with SSE in Argyll and E.On Renewables in Caithness, the Sunday Herald revealed last month. But Mr Congdon was accused more...


Neo-Nazi sixth former 'plotted new Columbine massacre in Loughborough'

The Telegraph by . | Wednesday, 5 March 2014

A Neo Nazi sixth former plotted a Columbine-style massacre against fellow pupils and teachers, a court heard. Michael Piggin, 18, compiled a list of six potential targets including his school in Loughborough and the town's university, council offices, mosque and cinema. The teenager, who plotted the attack when he was a schoolboy, more...


UKIP conference ends in feud as millionaire donor Paul Sykes is accused of delay in paying up

The Guardian by Lucy Fisher | Sunday, 2 March 2014

Ukip's spring conference ended in bitter feuding over funding on Saturday night as the party's deputy chairman, Neil Hamilton, accused a top donor of failing to deliver. Last year Yorkshire multimillionaire Paul Sykes promised to bankroll the party's European elections campaign, handing over "whatever it takes" to ensure that the party more...


UKIP rising star mocks Ilford residents claiming ‘you won’t understand what they’re saying’

Ilford Recorder by Alistair Kleebauer | Sunday, 2 March 2014

A rising star in UKIP has reportedly mocked Ilford residents by claiming “you won’t understand what they’re saying” Sean Howlett, 21, described as a “fixer” for the anti-EU party, has slated Ilford, according to a national newspaper. At a reception marking the end of the party’s spring conference, Mr Howlett claimed residents’ more...


Mass immigration has left Britain 'unrecognisable', says Nigel Farage

The Telegraph by Christopher Hope | Saturday, 1 March 2014

Mass immigration has left Britain an "unrecognisable" country that many people would not want to leave to their children and grandchildren, Nigel Farage has said. In one of his strongest attacks on immigration policy, he said the arrival of migrants has some British people feeling that parts of the country are more...