BNP unveil Dagenham candidate for general election 2015

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Tess Culnane The far-right British National Party (BNP) have unveiled a parliamentary candidate for Dagenham and Rainham, five years after ex-leader Nick Griffin was soundly beaten in the borough.   Former BNP leader Nick Griffin (left) failed to take (right) Margaret Hodge’s Labour seat in Barking at the 2010 general election. Mother of four, and … Continue reading

UKIP’s Farage Faces Battle To Win Kent Seat

His first week has been dogged by accusations he simply isn’t in South Thanet enough and that he isn’t engaged in local issues. “It’s 10% Nige”, “oh that’s much too strong for me” suggests Nigel Farage as he decides what pint to drink next. We are in Margate, with an all too familiar scene, the … Continue reading

Britain First member arrested after threatening anti-UKIP protesters (video)

A member of far-right group Britain First has been arrested on suspicion of assault after the group attempted to invade a meeting of anti-UKIP protesters. Britain First published a video online of their members looking for revenge against the group that confronted Nigel Farage with his family at a Kent pub last month about UKIP’s policies … Continue reading

Britain First launch retaliation attack in defence of Nigel Farage

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Britain First: “If you overstep the mark you will find us on your doorstep.” Far right extremists Britain First last night launched a retaliation attack on campaigners who recently confronted Nigel Farage at his local pub. Shouting “left-wing scum, off our streets” the Britain First activists tried to force their way into a meeting being … Continue reading

Welsh Ukip candidate is vice president of group which in 2013 made Doreen Lawrence ‘go home’ slurs on Facebook

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Christopher Gillibrand, Ukip’s candidate in Dwyfor Meirionnydd, is vice president of the far-right Traditional Britain Group Christopher Gillibrand, Ukip candidate for the Dwyfor Meirionnydd constituency A Ukip candidate standing in Wales is vice president of a far-right organisation which, in a 2013 Facebook post, said the mother of murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence should leave … Continue reading

Tory suspended in ‘vote plot’ probe

The Tory candidate in a key general election marginal has been suspended after allegedly hatching a plot with far-right extremists to win votes by stirring up racial hatred. Afzal Amin is accused of scheming with the English Defence League (EDL) Afzal Amin is accused of scheming with the English Defence League (EDL) to announce an … Continue reading

Tape recording reveals UKIP’s internal war over race row candidate Victoria Ayling

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Party activists are heard branding her a racist and withdrawing their support for her bid to represent the party in Great Grimsby Racism row: Victoria Ayling with party leader Nigel Farage  A vicious feud between UKIP members is threatening to derail Nigel Farage’s hopes for taking a key election target. In an explosive 111-minute tape … Continue reading

Scunthorpe UKIP man suspended over harassment complaint

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Misconduct charges have been served against barrister Stephen Howd, who is based in Leeds The UKIP prospective parliamentary candidate for Scunthorpe has been suspended by the party after a complaint of harassment was made against him at work. Stephen Howd, 49, from Hook, East Yorkshire, is a Leeds-based barrister. The Bar Standards Board, which regulates … Continue reading

Scots-based UKIP election candidate quits amid claims of ‘sectarian and racist filth’

A prominent Scots-based UKIP candidate has quit the party claiming it is riddled with religious bigotry and racism north of the border.  Jonathan Stanley, who has contested elections in his home city of Edinburgh and was until recently the party’s head of policy in Scotland, said: “This sectarian and racist filth in Scotland needs cleaning … Continue reading

UKIP candidate says storms which battered Britain are ‘God’s reply’ to gay marriage law change

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Prospective MP Ted Strike asked in a Facebook post whether the storms of 2013 were a response to the ‘un-Godly change in the law on marriage?’ Getty / PA / Evening GazetteUKIP has accused political opponents of ‘trawling Facebook’ to embarrass Strike (left) A UKIP candidate has been criticised for saying storms which battered Britain … Continue reading