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Ukip councillor says sorry for telling care home children they were 'takers from the system'

Belfast Telegraph by Antonia Molloy | Thursday, 17 April 2014

A Ukip councillor who allegedly asked children who had grown up in council care homes how if felt “to be takers from the system”, has apologised after he was found to have breached the members’ code of conduct. Cllr Gordon Gillick said he was “deeply sorry” for bringing Cambridge County Council more...

UKIP left most out of pocket after Holyrood by-elections

The Herald by Tom Gordon | Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Nigel Farage's Ukip spent more per vote than any other mainstream party in Aberdeen Donside, Dunfermline and Cowdenbeath while losing its deposit each time because it polled under 5%. Last June, Ukip spent £16.77 per vote in Donside after the death of SNP MSP Brian Adam. Ukip then spent £10.42 per vote more...

Five charged after street protest linked to English Defence League

Get Reading by Gemma Davidson | Wednesday, 16 April 2014

The charges relate to incidents on the evening of Friday, February 28, when a group of around 15 to 20 people gathered in The Broadway, Thatcham Five people have been charged in connection with a street protest linked to the English Defence League (EDL). Edward Scovell, 43, of Donnington Gardens, in the more...

Inside Thor Steinar: London outfitter to the extreme right

by Brian Whelan | Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Thor Steinar, the favoured brand of hardline right wingers in Germany, has opened a shop in north London called the Viking Thor Shop - but locals may be unaware of its right-wing roots. The shop has been operating from Ballards Lane in North Finchley since late last month, bringing clothing heavily more...

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EUROPE | Russia's friends in black

Monday, 21 April 2014, 00:26 | Source: economist.com |

Why Europe’s populists and radicals admire Vladimir Putin IF EUROPE’S far-right parties do as well as many expect in May’s European election, no world leader will be happier than Vladimir Putin. For a man who claims to be defending Russian-speakers in Ukraine against fascists and Nazis, the Russian president has some more...

UKRAINE | Flier calling on Donetsk Jews to register now widely seen as fake

Friday, 18 April 2014, 13:38 | Source: Haaretz |

Ukrainian city's separatist leader, whose alleged signature is on document, says he never signed it; ADL 'skeptical of fliers' authenticity.' Part of the notice as distributed on Twitter. Photo by Screenshot The pro-Russian separatist leader of Donetsk, whose alleged signature is on the now notorious fliers calling on the eastern Ukrainian city's more...

FRANCE | France's Front National party leader 'opens arms' to UKIP

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 22:51 | Source: BBC |

In a statement, UKIP said it was "not interested in any deal" with Ms Le Pen or her party because of "prejudice and anti-Semitism in particular" in the FN. UKIP this week appeared to align itself with a French Eurosceptic party. Speaking on Newsnight, Ms Le Pen insisted that Front National's campaign more...

USA | The Kansas City killer and his mentor: A tale of two Nazis

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 17:52 | Source: commdiginews.com |

Source Flickr Author KOMUnews Ever since a gunman claimed the lives of three people at a Kansas City-area Jewish center last Sunday, the question has been repeatedly asked, “Why?” The answer seems simple enough: The assailant is an anti-Semite among anti-Semites. The man hates Jews with a virulent passion that he’s more...