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"Syrian boy's death was fault of greedy parents" tweets failed Wimbledon UKIP candidate

Local Guardian by Becky Middleton | Thursday, 3 September 2015

A UKIP parliamentary candidate has sparked outrage by tweeting that a dead Syrian boy’s parents were to blame for his death for being 'greedy' and 'queue-jumping' into Europe. The heart-wrenching images of the bodies of two refugee brothers shocked the nation today after they were washed up on a Turkish beach. Galip, more...

Refugee crisis: Nigel Farage responds to outrage over Syrian child image – with 'Isis' warning

The Independent by Adam Withnall | Thursday, 3 September 2015

An image of drowned Syrian three-year-old Aylan Kurdi has seen the British government facing growing pressure to change both its rhetoric and its policy on the refugee crisis. But for Ukip’s Nigel Farage, it appears that the picture which has sparked outrage around the world has changed nothing. In a series of more...

National Front leader recovering in hospital after collision with bus in Rossendale

MEN by Stuart Pike | Tuesday, 1 September 2015

The leader of the National Front is recovering in hospital after a dramatic head on collision with a bus in Rossendale. Kevin Bryan, 52, who is the far right party’s national chairman, was involved in a collision with a bus on Newchurch Road, Bacup, on Bank Holiday Monday. Emergency services rushed to more...

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Junaid Hussain: British hacker for Isis believed killed in US airstrike

The Guardian by Spencer Ackerman | Thursday, 27 August 2015

A US airstrike is believed to have killed a British citizen who rose to prominence within the Islamic State, officials have told the Guardian. The Birmingham-born Junaid Hussain, who adopted the nom de guerre Abu Hussain al-Britani, had been a key figure within Isis’ so-called “Cyber Caliphate” before being killed in more...

France train gunman was known Islamic extremist

The Scotsman by Elaine Ganley | Monday, 24 August 2015

A MAN who boarded a high-speed train in Europe with an assault rifle before being subdued by passengers was known to intelligence services in three countries and had ties to radical Islam, authorities believe. Ayoub El-Khazzani’s lawyer said he told her he was homeless and only wanted to rob passengers to more...

Girl Lived In London With Beheading Pictures

Sky News by . | Friday, 21 August 2015

Mr Justice Hayden said the girl, who cannot be named because of her age, has been left suffering psychological and emotional harm from her radicalisation akin to that seen in sex abuse cases. She has already tried to travel to Syria to become a "jihadi bride", being removed from a Turkey-bound more...

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GERMANY | German media and celebs rally for refugees after ugly protests

Sunday, 30 August 2015, 22:55 | Source: world bulletin.net | | Click here for original article

Germany may have witnessed violent anti-refugee protests this week -- but the message from the country's media and celebrities is a loud and determined welcome for people fleeing the horrors of war. "We're helping," Germany's Bild newspaper splashed in large letters on its front page on Saturday. The tabloid, which has launched more...

HUNGARY | Migrants crisis: Hungary police use tear gas at protest

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 11:43 | Source: BBC | | Click here for original article

Most of the migrants are heading for Western Europe, especially Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting a shelter for asylum seekers after it became the focus of violent anti-immigrant demonstrations. Mrs Merkel, who condemned the protests as "repulsive", is expected to meet residents of the centre in Heidenau. Record numbers Germany expects more...

HUNGARY | Migrants cut through border fence again

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 21:10 | Source: Hungary Today | | Click here for original article

A desperate group of asylum-seekers cut through the temporary security border fence on Hungary’s border with Serbia once again last night, this time near to the border settlement of Röszke, according to information obtained by the public news channel M1. The migrants throw their bags and packs over the fence more...