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Cheers to Spanish civil war heroes

Sunday World by Steven Moore | Tuesday, 19 April 2016

A NEW beer to be launched dedicated to the memory of those who fought against fascism in the Spanish Civil War is hoping to be sold in Ulster pubs. Brigadista Ale is currently being brewed and is launching across the UK over the next couple of months. Profits from the beer will more...


British National Party to field London mayoral candidate

BBC Online by BBC News | Wednesday, 21 October 2015

The British National Party (BNP) has announced it is putting forward a candidate for the Mayor of London, after "scaling down" at the last General Election. The candidate will be David Furness, the party's organiser in west London, who stood in the 2011 Feltham and Heston Parliamentary by-election. A spokesman for the more...


Cambridgeshire BNP pensioner who kept gun under bed in court for dealing in illegal firearms

Cambridge News by Raymond Brown | Tuesday, 6 October 2015

A pensioner and British National Party (BNP) supporter who kept a loaded shotgun under his bed in Cambridgeshire has been sentenced over dealing in illegal firearms. Peter Frenette, 73, a master gunmaker who has been a British National Party organiser for South Cambridgeshire, was formerly a firearms dealer but his licence more...


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Anzac Day terror plot: Blackburn boy sentenced to life

BBC by . | Saturday, 3 October 2015

A 15-year-old British boy who plotted to behead police officers at an Anzac Day parade in Australia has been sentenced to life imprisonment. The Blackburn teenager will serve at least five years for inciting terrorism and will only be released once he is no longer considered to be dangerous. He sent thousands more...


Spain jails 11 jihadists for sending suicide bombers to Syria

Euro Weekly by . | Saturday, 3 October 2015

ON Friday October 2 Spanish judges convicted 11 jihadists who were gang related to Islamic State extremists who recruited fighters for suicide bombings in Syria. The men received sentences of between 10 and 12 years after the judges found them guilty of sending "numerous jihadists to Syria", many of whom died more...


Islamist militant group's kill-list targets nine UK-based writers

The Independent by Caroline Mortimer | Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Nine UK based bloggers have been named on a 'kill list' issued by a Bangladeshi Islamist militant group. A list of 20 secular bloggers, writers and activists around the world was published by the Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) group with a warning that they will be killed if they continue to more...


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BULGARIA | Standing with Mitko against racist violence

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 17:04 | Source: ERRC/HOPE not hate |

By Bernard Rorke ERRC in Budapest After a video surfaced on YouTube showing Mitko, a 17-year-old Romani youth from the Bulgarian village of Ovchepoltsi, being racially abused, beaten and kicked in the face for saying that he considered himself equal to his ‘nationalist’ attacker, outrage turned quickly to solidarity. Within days, more...


AUSTRIA | Far right surge in presidential election causes turmoil in Austrian politics

Monday, 25 April 2016, 16:59 | HOPE not hate |

From Martin Jordan in Vienna The first round of Austria’s presidential election has resulted in a historic triumph for the far right Freedom Party (FPÖ) candidate, Norbert Hofer, and sent shock waves through the political system in Austria. Hofer won this first election round with 35% of the vote. Alexander Van der more...


AUSTRIA | Austrian far-right makes gains in presidential elections

Monday, 25 April 2016, 15:48 | Source: JTA | | Click here for original article

A politician from Austria’s far-right party won 36 percent of the votes in the first round of presidential elections, beating all rivals and clinching the movement’s best electoral showing to date. Norbert Hofer of the Freedom Party, or FPO, led by a 16-percent margin over an independent, left-leaning candidate who he more...