Counter protests fail to stop far-right march

Police at the scene as far-right groups stage an anti-immigration rally in Wigan town centre A FAR-right rally has been held in Wigan town centre. Demonstrators from neo-Nazi group the National Front and the North West Infidels were met by counter protesters from organisations Hope Not Hate and the Liverpool Anti-Fascists as they gathered on … Continue reading

UKIP councillor quits after he was reported to be ‘former BNP member’

(Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images) A UK Independence Party councillor in the party’s Clacton stronghold has been forced to resign – after it emerged he was on a list of members of the BNP. Laurie Gray was one of 22 UKIP councillors elected in May this year to sit on Tendring District Council in Clacton-on-Sea, … Continue reading

Campaigners plan response to far right rally

An NF demonstration FAR-RIGHT groups converging on Wigan town centre this weekend have been sent a clear message that they are not welcome. Borough police are bracing themselves for a demonstration by neo-Nazi group National Action and the Evening Post understands that National Front will also be holding their own rally. A counter protest has … Continue reading

Fewer than 20 protesters turn up to support BNP rally outside Home Office in Croydon

  DWINDLING: The BNP protesters (right) are significantly outnumbered by the anti-fascist crowd FEWER than 20 protesters turned up to support the British National Party’s anti-immigration rally outside a Home Office building in Croydon today. The BNP had invited a 200-strong “pan-patriotic alliance” made up of right-wing groups but their numbers were dwarfed by anti-fascism protesters. … Continue reading

BNP accused of exploiting refugee crisis ahead of today’s Croydon protest

Video: Clifford Le May Anti-fascists will meet head-on with British National Party (BNP) activists outside a Croydon immigration centre today. Unite Against Fascism (UAF) accused the BNP of exploiting a “toxic political climate” by planning a rally outside Lunar House, the Home Office’s main immigration centre. The protesters said the far-right party was “trying to … Continue reading

Concerns Britain First ‘demonising’ young migrants in Whitstable asylum row

Britain First leader Paul Golding outside the Ladesfield care home A far right organisation is inflaming tensions over plans to convert a care home into a centre for asylum seekers, according to a group working for young migrants. Kate Adams, a member of the Stop the Cuts Campaign, feared extremist group Britain First was ‘demonising’ the … Continue reading

North Wales fire service employee quits amid investigation into alleged posts on far-right website

The clerical worker was being probed over allegations they uploaded material onto a Norway-based site The fire service employee allegedly wrote about the English Defence League on a far-right websiteThe fire service employee allegedly wrote about the English Defence League on a far-right website A North Wales fire service employee has quit amid an investigation … Continue reading

Jailed EDL rioter Steven Cooke ‘lied to court about being hero soldier to get sentence cut’

Ministry of Defence say they have no record of Steven Cooke serving in army – after his jail term is cut due to his service to his country West Midlands Police picture of EDL convicted EDL rioter Steven Cooke An EDL rioter who had his jail sentence slashed after claiming he was an Afghanistan war … Continue reading

Neo-Nazi Richard Harris jailed for Blackwood racial attack

A neo-Nazi has been jailed for five years for attacking an Asian man on the day of Fusilier Lee Rigby’s funeral. Richard Harris, 38, who has Swastika tattoos, smashed a bottle over Zahoor Hussain’s head at the Mornington Lodge in Blackwood in July 2013. Newport Crown Court heard he got angry after spotting his victim … Continue reading

£5,000 reward for information on arson attack that destroyed The Somalian Islamic Bravanese Welfare Association in Muswell Hill

The scene following the blaze at the Somalian Islamic Bravanese Welfare Association in Muswell Hill Police are offering a £5,000 reward for information on an arson attack that destroyed an Islamic community centre two years ago. The Somalian Islamic Bravanese Welfare Association in Coppetts Road, Muswell Hill, was burnt to the ground on June 5, … Continue reading