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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, 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, Friday 5th April 2013

Huffington Post: EDL’s Tommy Robinson endorses Ukip: ‘They are saying exactly what we say in a different way’. ‘The leader of far-right group, the English Defence League (EDL), has urged supporters to vote for the UK Independence Party in the next election, arguing: “they are saying exactly what we say, just in a different way”. Stephen Yaxley Lennon, […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 8th March 2013

Research: Chatham House: The Roots of Extremism: The English Defence League and the Counter-Jihad Challenge. Drawing on survey data from YouGov, Dr Matthew Goodwin notes how many commonly held assumptions about the support base of the English Defence League are unfounded. The evidence reveals that ‘supporters of such groups are not just young, uneducated, economically insecure or politically […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Thursday 7th March 2013

The Guardian: Derry mortar van contained bomb to destroy evidence, court told. ‘A republican dissident gang was so well prepared for a mortar attack on a Derry police station that it also had a blast incendiary device in a van to destroy all evidence at the weapons’ firing point, a court has been told. Evidence of a carefully […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 22nd February 2013

The Guardian: Three would-be suicide bombers found guilty of terror plot. ‘Three would-be suicide bombers have been convicted of plotting to carry out terror attacks in the UK which would have been more deadly than the 7/7 bombings in 2005. The men were key figures in a Birmingham-based terror cell which planned to detonate eight to 10 suicide […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Thursday 7th February 2013

Cambridge News: EDL city demo ‘not expecting huge numbers’. ‘English Defence League leaders are meeting police to “reduce disruption” during a demonstration in Cambridge. The right-wing group, which disputes claims from supporters of Cambridge Unite Against Fascism that it was forced to call off a march, told the News the group had decided to hold […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 30th January 2013

Cambridge News: EDL to stage rally but not march through city. ‘The English Defence League (EDL) will not be marching through Cambridge, but will be kept to one place in the city, police said. The Cambridgeshire force is planning its strategy to deal with the demonstration by the right-wing group which has protested against the […]

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