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Round-up of news from around the country.

Migrants add to pressure on sewerage system, says UKIP

The Telegraph by Christopher Hope | Friday, 27 February 2015

Migrants coming to the UK are putting pressure on its sewerage system, the party’s immigration spokesman has said. Ukip immigration spokesman Steven Woolfe stressed the party was not anti-immigration or anti-immigrant. But he argued that the number of incomers had put strain on infrastructure such as schools, hospitals and the sewerage system. He more...


Leaflets Handed Out At UKIP Conference Say Teaching LGBT Rights In Schools Is “Sexual Grooming”

BuzzFeed by Jamie Ross | Friday, 27 February 2015

The Christian Soldiers In UKIP leaflet claims the program forces children to sing songs about “same sex attraction”, and that CHIPS is a thinly-veiled recruitment drive by LGBT people because “such people cannot produce their own kind”. more...


UKIP regional chairman: There are paedophiles in every political party

Western Gazette by WG Sweet | Friday, 27 February 2015

A UKIP regional chairman has claimed “there are paedophiles in every party” when defending comments made on the branch’s official Facebook group. A post on the UKIP Frome and Somerton page – including a comment that has since been removed – advised Facebook users to “keep reminding folk the LibLabCon are more...


Jihad news

Round-up of militant jihadism in the news.

IS militant 'Jihadi John' named as Mohammed Emwazi from London

BBC by BBC | Thursday, 26 February 2015

The Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John", who has been pictured in the videos of the beheadings of several Western hostages, has been named. The BBC understands he is Mohammed Emwazi, a British man believed to be from West London, who was known to British security services. They chose not to more...


Three missing London schoolgirls 'travelling to Syria to join Isil'

The Telegraph by Martin Evans | Friday, 20 February 2015

Police are appealing for help to find three schoolgirls who have gone missing and are thought to have travelled to Turkey with the intention of crossing the border into Syria. They are Shamima Begum, 15, who could be using the name Acklina Begum, and 16-year-old Kadiza Sultana. The third girl, 15, more...


Woman guilty of terrorism charge after ‘Al Qaeda magazine’ found in Plaistow house

Newham Recorder by Ramzy Alwakeel | Thursday, 19 February 2015

A woman has been found guilty of a terrorism charge after 10 issues of an alleged Al Qaeda magazine were found in her Plaistow home. Afsana Kayum, 22, of Stock Street, was convicted today of one count of possessing material of a kind likely to be useful for the commission or more...


World news

Round-up of news from around the world.

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT | European Parliament keeps employee who made racist postings

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 17:03 | Source: neurope.eu | | Click here for original article

In mid February, Martin Schulz was called to investigate a large number of racist and anti-Semitic postings made on the internet by Carl Joel Ankar, who has been working with Kristina Winberg MEP. Ankar has been cleared of wrongdoing by the European Parliament authorities. Cecilia Wikstrom MEP, (ALDE, SE) responded to the more...


GREECE | Amnesty International warns over racism Incidents and police brutality in Greece

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 12:06 | Source: GreekReporter.com | | Click here for original article

ts annual global report on the state of human rights for 2014 published Non Governmental Organization (NGO) Amnesty International that focuses on human rights and currently has more than seven million members and supporters across the globe. The report highlighted that increased allegations of police brutality were monitored in Greece that more...


NORWAY | “Allah hu akbar,” cried the rebbe...

Monday, 23 February 2015, 20:52 | Source: HOPE not hate/vepsen |

By Tor Bach for vepsen in Oslo “YOU MUST SAY to the young Muslims in Norway that they have given me hope. They have given me a reason to continue living. Maybe it was a meaning to my son’s death. Maybe it gives reason to life for the future. This message more...