Territory Archives: UK

News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Times Higher Education: Campus extremism tackled by new website. ‘A new website has been launched to help universities tackle violent extremism and radicalisation on campus. Run by Universities UK, the new site provides information to help staff and students address issues such as protocols for vetting external speakers, how to engage with the community and police […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Monday 20th May 2013

ITV News: Four arrested in Dumfries protests. ‘Four people have been arrested during protests between the Scottish Defence League and the Trade Union Council in Dumfries. The SDL said it was demonstrating against plans to expand the use of a local mosque. Trade Union members and the group Unite Against Fascism held a counter protests against […]

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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, Wednesday 15th May 2013

East London Advertiser: English Defence League plans march through Tower Hamlets. ‘Far right group the English Defence League has announced plans to march through Tower Hamlets this summer. The group unveiled dates for a series of marches on social networking site Facebook on Monday, with protestors planning to come to the East End on August 24. […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Monday 13th May 2013

BBC News: Abu Qatada: Theresa May vows to ‘carry on’ with deportation. ‘The home secretary says she will continue to work to deport Abu Qatada, after his lawyer said the radical cleric would return to Jordan voluntarily if a treaty is ratified. Theresa May said her aim was still to deport Abu Qatada within the rule of […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 10th May 2013

BBC News: Abu Qatada case: Judges to hear bail application. ‘Immigration judges are to decide whether radical cleric Abu Qatada should be released from custody at a hearing this week. His bail application is due to be heard on Friday, the Judicial Office said.’ Ilford Recorder: Redbridge teens among first in UK to be trained to prevent […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 8th May 2013

The Independent: White Britons ‘in retreat’ from racially mixed areas, reveals study by think-tank Demos. ‘A “retreat” of white Britons from areas where minorities live is limiting cultural integration, the think-tank Demos has found. Analysis of the 2011 census figures shows that 45 per cent of ethnic minorities in England and Wales live in areas where […]

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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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