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 absorbs Britain’s far-right

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  English Defense League march. Newcastle, 2010. [Gavin Lynn/Flickr] Sparsely attended far-right rallies in Britain highlight the decline of a movement in disarray, but experts say that some of its ideas have found new expression in the Eurosceptic UKIP ahead of elections in May. Anti-fascist demonstrators outnumbered the roughly 400 people at a raucous English … 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

Ukip is the sleaziest and most disreputable party in Britain, voters say

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Voters rate the party as nearly as sleazy as bankers Voters think UKIP is the most sleazy political party in Britain, a new poll has found. 63% of people branded Ukip “sleazy and disreputable” in the latest YouGov poll compared to 44% for the Conservatives and 33% for Labour. Of all the national parties the … Continue reading

European far-right politicians in Russia to support Putin

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A Cossack argues with an Russia’s anti-fascist activist, right, during protest near the venue of the the International Russian Conservative Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, March 22, 2015. The poster reads ‘ To each fascist his Nuremberg’. Nationalist supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin brought together controversial far-right politicians from across Europe on Sunday … Continue reading

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