Italian Far-Right Lega Nord Activists Almost Drown Attempting Stunt To Prove How ‘Easy’ Illegal Immigration Is

Italian right-wing activists have reportedly had to be rescued by coastguard in a stunt attempting to show how easy it is to cross between Italy and Tunisia, that went embarrassingly awry. Last week, seven hapless members of the anti-immigration party Lega Nord attempted to make a point about the volume of asylum seekers coming from … Continue reading

Is Ukip a party of bigots? Let’s look at the evidence. Their manifesto might just look like a list of things that annoy people, but party members hold some views that should concern us, says Alex Andreou.

Nigel Farage. Photograph: Getty Images The danger with extremism is that, when filtered through eyes and minds of reasonable people, it appears ridiculous. The reasonable assumption is that others will view it through the same filter and find it equally ridiculous. But, while The Reasonable laugh, support for extremist views creeps up. Because what The … Continue reading