Tag Archives: British National Party (BNP)

News from the United Kingdom, Monday 3rd June 2013

The Independent: Woolwich attacks: BNP and anti-fascists in street clashes. ‘At least 58 people were arrested in London yesterday after anti-fascist demonstrators clashed with British National Party members outside the Houses of Parliament. The far-right group’s march was one of around 60 planned across the country yesterday to mark the death of Drummer Lee Rigby, murdered in […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 31st May 2013

The Guardian: Far-right groups plan day of demonstrations across England.  ‘Far-right groups are planning their biggest mobilisation for 30 years this weekend with more than 50 demonstrations planned in towns and cities across England. Anti-racism campaigners have branded Saturday a “day of hate” after identifying 55 English Defence League (EDL) events as well a BNP march in London.’ The […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 17th May 2013

International Business Times: Muslim Rage? ‘Racist’ St George’s Flag Ban ‘is Gift to EDL’. ‘Muslims have rubbished claims by a local Labour politician that they are offended by England’s St George’s flag. A council in Somerset banned local residents from flying the national flag on Armistice Day, after a councillor sparked controversy by claiming it offended […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Monday 6th May 2013

The Guardian: BNP calls on members to breed more after elections disaster. ‘The British National Party has urged its members to procreate after it lost every seat it contested in the English local elections on Thursday. The BNP fielded 99 candidates but did not win a seat. It lost the one county council seat it […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 3rd May 2013

Jewish Chronicle: Far-right drops its mask. ‘The British National Party could once put up more than 400 candidates, and attract national media attention. As yesterday’s local elections showed, today the BNP is very much a shadow of its former self, and can barely contest 100 seats. While the party is retaining its focus on areas that […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 1st May 2013

The Guardian: Six plead guilty to plotting attack on EDL rally. ‘Six would-be terrorists have pleaded guilty to plotting an attack on a far-right English Defence League demonstration with a home-made bomb, guns, knives and a machete. The men, all from the West Midlands, had planned to target EDL supporters who were holding a rally in Dewsbury, […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Monday 29th April 2013

Shields Gazette: Outrage at BNP’s Ocean Road by-election flyers. ‘The Muslim community in South Tyneside is outraged by racist by-election pamphlets being sent though letter boxes. The British National Party (BNP) has posted a number of flyers to encourage constituents to vote for their candidate Dorothy Brooke in next week’s by-election in South Shields. However, […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 26th April 2013

New Statesman: Farage admits there are some UKIP candidates “we’d rather not have”. ‘Nigel Farage is one of the most assured media performers in British politics, so it’s worth noting a rare slip by the UKIP leader. After the party was forced to expel a county council candidate who turned out to be a former BNP activist, Farage […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 24th April 2013

The Guardian: Abu Qatada: court rejects government’s appeal bid. ‘Theresa May’s legal battle to deport the radical Islamist preacher Abu Qatada has suffered a further setback with the court of appeal turning down her attempt to take the case to the supreme court. The home secretary is now expected to try the last remaining legal avenue open to […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 12th April 2013

Research: Economic and Social Research Council: Muslim communities successfully integrating. ‘Despite anxiety from the public and politicians, Muslim ethnic minority communities have been integrating into British and German cities for some time, according to research by Dr Sarah Hackett. Her findings are presented at the NORFACE Migration Conference at University College London this week.’ Huffington Post: BNP […]

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