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Ukip general secretary calls for NHS to be privatised and compares it to Nazi Germany

The Mirror by Vincent Moss | Sunday, 25 January 2015

Nigel Farage’s right-hand man has branded the NHS “the biggest waste of money in the UK” and compared the health service to Nazi Germany. In a series of astonishing remarks, Ukip general secretary Matthew ­Richardson condemned the NHS and called for it to be privatised. His comments – made to an American more...

Former Ukip MEP Ashley Mote denies fraud

Portsmouth News by , | Saturday, 24 January 2015

A former Ukip MEP from Hampshire has pleaded not guilty to misconduct in a public office by fraudulently claiming more than £300,000 in parliamentary assistance allowance. Ashley Mote, 79, appeared before the Old Bailey where he denied one count of misconduct in public office, one of acquiring criminal property, three more...

Nail bomber David Copeland in solitary 'after brutal attack on fellow prisoner'

The Mirror by Matthew Drake | Saturday, 24 January 2015

Evil nail bomber David Copeland has been locked up in solitary confinement after he allegedly carried out a brutal attack on a fellow prisoner. The victim was savagely beaten last month in a fight at high-security HMP Belmarsh in south-east London. It is the second attack Copeland, 38, has been accused of more...

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Round-up of militant jihadism in the news.

Hate mob of Islamist extremists banned from burning flags in public

The Telegraph by Tom Whitehead | Sunday, 25 January 2015

A hate mob of Islamist extremists has been banned from burning items such as flags in public places after a rally to convert non-believers descended into violence. The men, who are all followers of hate preacher Anjem Choudary, were handed an Asbo which also means they cannot join him on demonstrations more...

'Fewer than one in five' returning British jihadis charged

The Telegraph by Camilla Turner | Friday, 23 January 2015

Fewer than one in five of the "British fighters" returning from Syria or Iraq have been charged by the Crown Prosecution Service, it was reported on Thursday. An estimated 600 British citizens have travelled to Syria or Iraq to fight, of which around half are thought to have returned, according to more...

Isis publishes penal code listing amputation, crucifixion and stoning as punishments - and vows to vigilantly enforce it

The Independent by Heather Saul | Thursday, 22 January 2015

Isis has published a penal code listing crimes punishable by amputation, stoning and crucifixion, along with a chilling vow to ensure the code is vigilantly enforced in areas under its control. The document, entitled: "Clarification [regarding] the hudud ( a set of fixed punishments), was published by the militant group as more...

World news

Round-up of news from around the world.

GREECE | How historic will today’s Greek election be?

Sunday, 25 January 2015, 11:10 | Source: HOPE not hate |

From Panayote Dimitras for Greek Helsinki Monitor in Athens Greek voters are expected to give victory to the left radical party SYRIZA in today’s election. It is however uncertain whether SYRIZA will win a majority of seats or will fall short and will thus have to seek at least one ally more...

GERMANY | Can "Cruella de Vil" take Pegida mainstream?

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 16:07 | Source: The Telegraph | | Click here for original article

A young blonde woman sits in front of the camera, can of hairspray in hand. Over the next few minutes she proceeds to lacquer her hair, scraping it back forcefully so her forehead takes prominence. She then applies heavy black eyeliner, chatting away in German all the while. Finally – and I more...

GREECE | Syriza stretches poll lead as Greek election campaign ends

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 16:04 | Source: Guardian | | Click here for original article

Phoebe Greenwood meets Syriza and the young people voting for change. Video by Richard Sprenger and Phoebe Greenwood Greece’s anti-austerity party of the left, Syriza, has stretched its election lead to six points, putting it on course for a historic victory in Sunday’s crucial elections. With the incumbent prime minister, Antonis Samaras, more...