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

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

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

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

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

BNP expels Griffin’s youth wing

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Mark James: Naughty nazi Much ado is often made about the group National Action which is partly the alternative name for when the British National Party’s (BNP) youth wing (YBNP) want to behave like Nazis. For the last couple of years the former and currently expelled leader of the BNP, Nick Griffin has been encouraging … Continue reading

Britain’s most racist election: the story of Smethwick, 50 years on

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In 1964, the West Midlands constituency of Smethwick was the most colour-conscious place in the country, and the scene of a Tory campaign that successfully exploited anti-immigrant sentiment. How has the town changed in the years since Malcolm X was inspired to visit in solidarity with its minorities? Malcolm X visiting Smethwick in February 1965, … Continue reading

BNP losing the will to live

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Seriously, artwork by Griffin supporters! The new leadership of the British National Party (BNP) have hit back at their former leader Nick Griffin and his mounting number of rebel supporters over their allegations of financial mismanagement. To put it into context, Nick Griffin seemed very happy with the way things were going in the party … Continue reading

Teenage soldier who made nail bomb and owned terror handbook dressed in Ku Klux Klan costume for Facebook photo

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Ryan McGee, 19, who served with the 5th Battalion The Rifles, was detained at an Army base in Paderborn, Germany, late last year A British soldier has admitted making a nail bomb after cops found the device and a copy of an explosives-making manual at his home. Ryan McGee, 19, also pleaded guilty at the … Continue reading