Pegida UK: A lacklustre disappointment to its German parents

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A man with a swastika on the back of his helmet holds a sign aloft amid the Pegida UK crowd in Newcastle.(IBT) For a new protest group, there is little new about Pegida UK. Its launch in Newcastle on 28 February could barely muster a tenth of the support its parent organisation in Germany drew, … Continue reading

Six top Ukip candidates have links to racist groups: Party launches probe after BNP cartoon stereotyping minorities is posted online

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Ukip’s top election candidates caught posting racist and offensive material The party last night launched as investigation into the offensive media Much of the material came from BNP or other nationalist splinter groups Ukip’s official General Election candidates have been caught posting racist and offensive material on the internet, revealing disturbing links between Nigel Farage’s … Continue reading

BNP fall complete: Racist party can’t find enough candidates to qualify for BBC election broadcast

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In 2010, the BNP won 563,743 votes at the General Election, but this year they are struggling to even find candidates BNP leader Adam Walker took over from Nick Griffin to 2014 The far-right British National Party is set to lose the right to an election broadcast as it cannot find enough parliamentary candidates, an … Continue reading

Teacher sues Met over ‘deliberate attack by officer’ at anti-BNP rally

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Teacher Amy Jowett suffered a broken leg  A teacher is suing the police, claiming she was “seriously and deliberately assaulted” by an officer who repeatedly stamped on her leg during a protest against the British National Party. Amy Jowett, 37, claims she suffered “life-changing injuries” when she was kicked three times below the knee during … Continue reading

BNP disgusts Londoners with ‘Islamophobic’ leaflets

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This is the leaflet that the BNP handed out on Hornchurch High Street The British National Party has been condemned after handing out anti-Islamic leaflets to shoppers – that depicted a lit bomb. The fliers, which were handed out in Hornchurch’s High Street, featured a map of the UK with a lit bomb inscribed with … Continue reading

Newport UKIP in turmoil as chairman tries to rid party of ‘EDL sympathisers

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ROW: Newport UKIP chairman Mike Chaffin, left and Newport East parliamentary candidate Donald Grewar NEWPORT’S branch of UKIP appeared in turmoil at the weekend as their chairman appealed for help to “rid this branch of EDL sympathisers”. Mike Chaffin posted on the branch’s Facebook page: “Not in my name, not in my party and not … Continue reading

French National Front leader Marine Le Pen named as latest far-right figure to speak at prestigious Oxford University Union

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Ms Le Pen will be speaking at the famous venue in February But campaigners say they will protest outside the Union if talk goes ahead Described the politician as a ‘Euro-fascist’ who wants to split society   Le Pen is known for her controversial right-wing views Called for surveillance in mosques following Charlie Hebdo massacres  French … Continue reading

Middlesbrough family suffer barrage of ‘disgusting’ racial abuse while on holiday in Blackpool

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Two 23-year-old women targeted Imtiaz Hussain’s family and young men joined in as his daughters were taunted with ‘Ban the Burka’ chants A Middlesbrough family cut its holiday to Blackpool short after suffering a “disgusting” barrage of racist abuse. Imtiaz Hussain, his English wife Barbara and their three daughters had just arrived in the seaside … Continue reading

Support for British far-right groups hits 20-year low

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Hope Not Hate report shows general decline in influence of BNP, EDL and others due to internal splits and rise of Ukip Nick Griffin (left) was expelled from the British National party last October. Photograph: Sean Smith for the Guardian Far-right groups in the UK are at their lowest ebb for 20 years despite the … Continue reading

Now Ukip axes councillor over ‘jaw dropping’ TV interview: Party member has links to a ‘far-Right group’

Rozanne Duncan was expelled for ‘associating with a far-Right group’ Allegiance came to light after comments in unbroadcast TV interview  Miss Duncan was dropped while serving on Thanet District Council, Kent Ukip confirmed she was removed for ‘bringing the party into disrepute’ Expelled: Rozanne Duncan, pictured, was dropped with immediate effect for associating with an … Continue reading