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Not enough backers for a UKIP candidate

This Is Oxfordshire by . | Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Oxford: The UK Independence Party will not field a candidate in the North ward by-election next month, after failing to get enough people to nominate one. The deadline to register as a candidate for the election on September 19 was Thursday, but no UKIP candidate has been nominated. Party spokesman Ian Macdonald more...


Men fascinated by mass killer Anders Breivik targeted mosques

Western Morning News by Ted Davenport | Monday, 26 August 2013

A young fascist with a fascination for Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik has admitted plotting to damage mosques. John Roddy and his friend Tobias Ruth daubed racist graffiti on an Islamic Centre in Torbay and sent threatening messages. They were both warned they faced jail after Roddy admitted having a terror manual more...


Low-key EDL protest passes without incident

Bedfordshire News by Lauren Archell | Monday, 26 August 2013

The planned protest by the English Defence League in Stopsley, Luton, has passed without incident. Supporters of the group started to gather at the Sportsman pub on St Thomas' Road this morning at 10am. At around 3pm, the group of around 100 made their way down St Thomas' Road towards PlayFootball.net before more...


EDL host Bar Risa hands over £1,500 profit after Birmingham rally

Birmingham Mail by Paul Suart | Monday, 26 August 2013

A Birmingham bar asked by police to host EDL supporters before the right-wing group’s violent protest in the city has now donated the takings to charity. Hundreds of English Defence League followers were housed inside Bar Risa in Broad Street before the rally in Centenary Square on July 20 which led more...


Twelve arrests after EDL demo in Bolton

ITV | Monday, 26 August 2013

There were twelve arrests following a demonstration by the English Defence League in Bolton. Eleven EDL demonstrators were arrested and one UAF protestor was arrested. Greater Manchester’s Police and Crime Commissioner has praised the people of Bolton for their restraint during the demo. “The EDL is neither wanted nor welcome in Bolton or more...


Double U-turn: Tories to UKIP and back again

The Derby Telegraph by Chris Mallett | Monday, 26 August 2013

AN outspoken UKIP member who defected from the Tories over U-turns and the "crippling" of city firm Bombardier has made an astonishing about-turn himself – going back to the Conservatives. Steve Hassall joined the UK Independence Party in 2011, accusing David Cameron of "turning his back on Derby''. Over the past two more...


BNP set for return to resort

Blackpool Gazette by David Sharman | Saturday, 24 August 2013

A controversial far-right political party is set to hold its annual conference in Blackpool again next month. The British National Party (BNP) will return to the resort over the weekend of September 28 and 29, party officials have announced. But organisers say they will not reveal the location of the conference for more...


Drunken pair chanted 'EDL'

Grimsby Telegraph | Saturday, 24 August 2013

A drunken woman angrily hurled racist abuse at staff in a takeaway shop – including chanting references to the far-right English Defence League. She and a man, who was in a foul-mouthed group of troublemakers, turned on a Brazilian man who tried to intervene and they both assaulted him during an more...


Opposition leader jumps UKIP ship

Shields Gazette by Simon Cressy | Thursday, 22 August 2013

The leader of the opposition on South Tyneside Council has jumped ship from the UK Independence Party – less than three months after joining. UKIP looked to have pulled off a political coup when three independent borough councillors defected to it. George Elsom, Steve Harrison and Linda Hemmer all officially signed more...


EDL leaders charged in march case

Burton Mail | Thursday, 22 August 2013

Two leaders of far-right group the English Defence League have been charged with obstructing police after allegedly trying to defy a ban on marching to the scene of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby via a major mosque. Tommy Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court more...


BNP leader Nick Griffin calls gay Asian Manchester man ‘poof’ on Twitter

Pink News by Scott Roberts | Wednesday, 21 August 2013

BNP leader Nick Griffin is once again under fire for making homophobic and racist remarks. During a conversation with Twitter user Arif Ali, who is from Manchester, Mr Griffin tweeted that he was a “hysterical little poof”. The British National Party leader and MEP for the North-West of England has recently been more...


'I will get a grip': Nigel Farage hits back at criticism over his dominance of Ukip and 'bunch of enthusiastic amateurs' gibe

The Independent by Nigel Morris | Wednesday, 21 August 2013

He is among Britain’s most ubiquitous political figures, but Nigel Farage is to take a lower public profile in an attempt to “get a grip” on the organisation of the UK Independence Party. He announced the move following the departure of its chief executive, Will Gilpin, who warned Ukip was in more...


Lord Tebbit: 'No Evidence' EDL Are Far-Right

Huffington Post by Jessica Elgot | Monday, 19 August 2013

The outspoken former Conservative minister Lord Tebbit has insisted there is no evidence the English Defence League is "far right", sparking new debate on the place of the anti-Muslim street group on the political spectrum. Lord Tebbit has challenged the founder of an anti-Islamophobia monitoring group to prove the group adheres more...


Police aim to ensure EDL march passes off peacefully

The Shields Gazette by . | Sunday, 18 August 2013

Police said today that they will do all they can to ensure the planned English Defence League march in South Shields is a peaceful one. South Tyneside Chief Superintendent Ian Dawes said: “Northumbria Police is aware of a planned event in South Shields on Saturday, August 31, and will have more...


Far-right take to capital's streets

Sunday Herald by . | Sunday, 18 August 2013

Around 130 far-right Scottish Defence League members marched through the streets of Edinburgh on Saturday. The demonstration was controversially given the go-ahead by the city council and sparked a rival anti-fascist march. Banners by the SDL included "Never Forget Glasgow Airport" and "EDL - Sunderland Division", which was the biggest placard more...


Sick nurse struck off after viewing vile nazi sites while on ward duty

Birmingham Mail by Katy Hallam | Sunday, 18 August 2013

A mental health nurse who browsed the web for torture techniques and toured Nazi death camp websites while on duty has been struck off the nursing register. Bryan Neal Harris also researched the history of Hitler’s infamous SS henchmen, viewed clips of fatal motor racing accidents and accessed sites about the more...


Far-right leader's payday loans firm

Star On Sunday by Sian Hewitt & John Ward | Sunday, 18 August 2013

A White supremacist suspected of carrying out a bombing campaign in Africa has been found by the Daily Star Sunday - running a payday loans firm in Cambridgeshire. Leonard Veenendaal fled to the UK from South Africa in 1997 after breaking out of custody before his terror trial. But now this newspaper more...


Man attacked during EDL march in Hull

Hull Daily Mail by Katie Knass | Saturday, 17 August 2013

Eye-witnesses have told how they watched in horror as a supporter of the English Defence League attacked a man promoting multi-culturalism during a march through Hull city centre. Shoppers and families enjoying a Saturday afternoon in the city centre watched helplessly as the EDL supporter broke free from police ranks to more...


Shop owners accused of racism after selling ‘IMMIGRANT BAGS’

SWNS by . | Saturday, 17 August 2013

The owners of a shop have been accused of racism for selling “immigrant bags” advertised on a sign with a black man singing “zippadydoohdah”. The offensive hand-drawn poster shows the cartoon man holding two pieces of luggage and the words: “zippadydoohdah zip-up immigrant bags 1.50.” Critics claim the sign in the window more...


Police look into ‘racist’ comments by councillor

The Independent by Matthew Moore | Saturday, 17 August 2013

A Conservative councillor who warned that a Travellers’ site would end up looking like “My big fat Gypsy cesspit” is to have his comments assessed by police. Mark Coxshall, a member of Thurrock Council, made the remarks in relation to a planning application for a site at Stanford -le-Hope, Essex. He more...


Kingston Mosque attacker back in jail for 'disturbing' Surbiton knife attack

Surrey Comet by Ross Logan | Friday, 16 August 2013

A racist thug jailed for attacking Kingston Mosque is back in prison months after being released – this time for brutally stabbing a man during a wake. David Morris knifed construction worker Edminas Samulionis at Hart’s Boatyard in Surbiton on December 13, 2012. In what police described as a “deeply disturbing” act, more...


Revealed: The third man in THAT Traditional Britain photo - and what he says about the new loony right

The Independent by Simon Usborne | Friday, 16 August 2013

When Jacob Rees-Mogg MP attended a black-tie dinner as a guest of the radical Traditional Britain Group, he sat next to Gregory Lauder-Frost, its vice-president and public face. But in the photo of the group, which Rees-Mogg strongly rejected after its views on race and immigration were reported, a mysterious more...


Right-wing EDL plans South Shields protest marc

The Shields Gazette by . | Friday, 16 August 2013

The right-wing English Defence League (EDL) is planning a protest gathering at the heart of the Muslim community in South Tyneside. Up to 500 members of the organisation have been invited to the proposed demonstration in Ocean Road, South Shields, on Saturday, August 31. The meeting is said to be a more...


Mosque ban follows Twitter abuse by Cambridge man

BBC by . | Friday, 16 August 2013

The force added he also admitted three public order offences after threatening to burn down a mosque. Sgt Matt Gadsby said Camp's behaviour had caused "considerable distress". Police said they applied for the Asbo - which will last for two years - after the 35-year-old posted a "large number" of anti-Islamic messages more...


Muslim protesters accused of attacking rival sect

Waltham Forest Guardian by Zachary Norman | Friday, 16 August 2013

Five Muslim protesters have appeared in court accused of attacking members of a rival Islamic sect during a demonstration. Mirza Ali, 38, of Lambkins Mews, Walthamstow, Jordan Horner, also of Walthamstow, and three others are accused of being at the centre of a mass brawl in Edgware Road. Violent clashes broke out more...


Inviting far-right extremist Modi ill-judged

Ekklesia by Savitri Hensman | Thursday, 15 August 2013

UK parliamentarians have invited the far-right chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi, despite his role in the mass murder of minorities. The opposition Labour Party and Conservative-led government risk serious embarrassment, and worse, if they do not act now to distance themselves from this controversial politician. Modi’s ambition to become prime more...


Chief executive gives UKIP councillors time to ‘moderate behaviour’ before taking legal action

Bourne Local by . | Thursday, 15 August 2013

Councillors accused of making defamatory comments about council officers have been given time to “moderate their behaviour” before they face legal action. Rutland County Council chief executive of Helen Briggs has vowed to fight for her reputation and that of council officers following an ongoing dispute with three UKIP councillors. The more...


Gregory Lauder-Frost exposed: The Tory fringe group leader with Nazi sympathies

The Independent by Andy McSmith | Sunday, 11 August 2013

The right-winger whose association with Jacob Rees-Mogg caused the senior Conserative MP great embarrassment this week has added to concerns about his group’s relationship with the Tory party – by launching a personal attack on the mother of Stephen Lawrence as “anti-English” and a “nobody”, as more damaging revelations emerged more...


Former Rangers star Nacho Novo caught up in fascist charity scandal, amid claims it's a front for the BNP

Sunday Record by Derek Alexander | Sunday, 11 August 2013

A charity supported by former Rangers star Nacho Novo have close links to the fascist BNP, we can reveal. The 34-year-old last week threw his weight behind the controversial ­Soldiers off the Street group. The registered charity are run in ­Scotland by ex-BNP parliamentary candidate Walter Hamilton. The charity claim to help homeless more...


‘We’ve done nothing wrong’ say UKIP councillors accused of making defamatory comments against Rutland County Council officers

Stamford Mercury by Aaron Frank | Thursday, 8 August 2013

Three councillors accused of making defamatory comments about council officers insist they have done nothing wrong. Rutland county councillors Richard Gale, David Richardson and Nick Wainwright, of the Rutland group of the UK Independence Party, say they will not apologise for what they have been accused of. The three could face more...


UKIP's Godfrey Bloom is a charmless fool whose rant about aid money going to “bongo-bongo land” shames Britain

The Mirror by James Lyons | Wednesday, 7 August 2013

The UKIP MEP insists he is not a racist but his remarks will offend many people not least in his patch of Yorkshire and the Humber constituency. It would be easy laugh them off and the BBC gave him every opportunity this morning. He was allowed to turn an interview on more...


Women and horsemeat: Ukip MEP's previous gaffes

ITV by . | Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Godfrey Bloom MEP has made a number of controversial remarks in the past and proudly admits that he doesn't "do political correctness". In 2004, just hours into his first day in the European Parliament, he told reporters that "no self-respecting small businessman with a brain in the right place would ever more...


Labour fight off UKIP to take Thetford West by-election

EDP24 by Andrew Fitchett | Friday, 2 August 2013

UKIP’s hot streak at Norfolk County Council elections came to a halt last night after Labour took the vote at the Thetford West by-election. Town and district councillor Terry Jermy, who lost to UKIP by just one vote in the May 2 elections, took the seat by 1,071 votes to UKIP more...


Cumbrian BNP activists charged with racially aggravated offence The Carlisle News & Star 16:02

News & Star by . | Friday, 2 August 2013

Two BNP activists have been charged with racially aggravated public order after an investigation into election leaflets. Forty-six-year-old Clive Jefferson, of Slatefell Drive, Cockermouth and Dawn Charlton, 49, of Ewanrigg Road, Maryport, will appear in court later this month. Both have been charged with a section five public order offence. They were arrested more...


Two BNP activists arrested over 'pay peanuts, get monkeys' leaflet

The Guardian by Helen Pidd | Thursday, 1 August 2013

Two activists from the far-right British National party (BNP) in Cumbria have been arrested on suspicion of stirring up racial hatred over an election leaflet that apparently equated Polish people with monkeys. The leaflet claimed Polish people were paid to deliver Labour election literature in the local council elections in May, more...


Council defends decision to stock extremist books in Woolwich library

The Telegraph by Hayley Dixon | Thursday, 1 August 2013

Radical preacher Dr Zakir Naik was banned from entering Britain after his presence was deemed not conducive to the public good, yet three of his works are available in the public library. Greenwich Council has defended their right to stock the texts, written in Urdu, which contain controversial statements on women, more...