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News from the United Kingdom, Tuesday 26th February 2013

The Guardian: Court bans protests near home of Abu Qatada. ‘A high court judge has banned protests by groups such as the English Defence League being held within 500 metres of the home of the radical Islamist cleric Abu Qatada. Mr Justice Silber said the injunction issued on Monday was necessary because the protests, which have been held [...]

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News from the United Kingdom, Monday 25th February 2013

The Guardian: English Defence League leader ‘released from jail’. ‘The leader of the English Defence League, Stephen Lennon, is believed to have been released from jail, nine days before the anti-Islamist group plans to hold a demonstration in Manchester city centre. The EDL’s official website announced on Thursday that Lennon, who is also known as Tommy Robinson, has been [...]

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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 21st February 2013

Politics.co.uk: BNP ‘back on track’ after bequests boost far-right warchest. ‘A series of bequests helped the far-right British National party (BNP)’s reported donations jump by 730% in 2012, new figures out today show. Statistics released by the Electoral Commission revealed the BNP received £265,987 in donations in 2012, compared to just £32,000 in 2011.’ Business [...]

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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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News from the United Kingdom, Thursday 24th January 2013

BBC: Newcastle engineers research bomb-proof train carriages. ‘Train carriages could be bomb-proofed to prevent a repeat of the carnage left by the London Underground terrorist attacks, researchers have found. Newcastle University engineers have developed blast-resilient rolling stock after drawing on lessons learned from the 7 July, 2005 suicide bombings.’ The Guardian: Six charged with violent disorder [...]

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United Kingdom Tracker 07.12.12

The Guardian: Northern Ireland: paramilitaries playing role in violence, say police. ‘Northern Ireland’s chief constable has confirmed that loyalist paramilitaries are taking part in violent protests targeting the Alliance party for its decision to back a policy ending the daily flying of the union flag at Belfast city hall. Matt Baggott also vowed that the [...]

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