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University dismisses claims BNP has active group in institution

| Tuesday, 27 September 2005

AN academic report claims the University of Greenwich is home to a British National Party (BNP) splinter group.The report, by Brunel University security expert Anthony Glees, says Greenwich is one of 30 educational institutions where extremist or terror groups have been detected.The claim comes two years after allegations were made more...

BNP councillor suspended for offensive remarks

| Friday, 23 September 2005

A British National Party councillor in Loughton, Essex, has been suspended for three months for bringing the office of councillor into disrepute. Terence Farr was investigated by the Standards Board following a complaint by the Commission for Racial Equality over a letter he wrote to Trevor Phillips, the CRE chair, more...

BNP newspapers seized by police

| Monday, 12 September 2005

The entire print run of this month's edition of the British National Party's newspaper has been seized by police. About 60,000 copies of the September issue of The Voice of Freedom were impounded after they arrived at Dover on Sunday, in a lorry from Slovakia. Kent Police said an investigation more...

Police hand back seized BNP paper

| Monday, 12 September 2005

Tens of thousands of copies of this month's edition of the British National Party's newspaper are to be handed back after they were seized by police. The entire 60,000 print run of the September issue of The Voice of Freedom was impounded when it arrived at Dover in a lorry more...

Concert venue axes BNP conference

| Thursday, 8 September 2005

The British National Party (BNP) is considering legal action against a Manchester venue which cancelled a conference organised by the party. The Bridgewater Hall said it had axed the event, scheduled for October, after learning it was organised by the BNP. It said it had received an "oblique" inquiry but more...

BNP man loses appeal over racist leaflets

| Thursday, 8 September 2005

A BRITISH National Party member, jailed for four months for distributing race hate leaflets, failed to overturn his conviction on Friday.Appeal judges backed a Glasgow sheriff who found David Wilson, 34, guilty of a breach of the 1986 Public Order Act.Wilson, formerly of Alexandria, Dunbartonshire, had been picked up with more...

Stop the National Front again this Saturday

| Friday, 2 September 2005

The tiny fascist group the National Front was bitterly disappointed with the turnout at its demonstration in Chatham on Saturday 27 August. A mere 31 supporters, including a minibus load from the West Midlands and Cheshire, gathered in Dartford and then moved on to the Victoria Gardens bandstand in Chatham more...