The Independent: Eurozone crisis could provoke violence and push people towards extremism, says Dr Liam Fox MP. According to Dr Liam Fox, the former Defence Secretary: “Hardship and a sense of injustice are the mother and father of extremism and we must be careful – very careful – to ensure that as the Eurozone’s wealthiest push for ever closer union to secure their own interests, it does not push others in to a place their people do not want to be. The rise of the True Finn Party in Finland and other far right and far left groupings across the EU is a warning that tolerances are already being tested”.
The Telegraph: Terror plot ringleaders were not serious and would probably “calm down”, court hears. ‘A senior member of a terror plot to attack the UK with eight suicide bombers thought it was not serious because he assumed his co-conspirators would eventually “get married” and “calm down”, a court heard. Ashik Ali, 27, one of the alleged “senior members” of the terror cell said he only went along with the plot because he thought his co-accused plans would “fade” away’.
Video: ITV News: Traders in Rotherham protest over EDL rallies. ‘Angry businesses in Rotherham have called for police to ban far right groups from town after shoppers stayed away at the weekend. But South Yorkshire Police say there’s only so much they can do. On Saturday the National Front staged a protest which saw police launch a massive operation to secure areas of the town’.