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EDL thugs in 'grotesque violence’

English Defence League supporters became involved in ‘grotesque violence’ as they tried to get into a pub on their way back from a rally, a court heard. 473 more words


A study of the English Defence League: Interview with Joel Busher

In an interview with the populismandextremism blog, Joel Busher, a Research Fellow at Coventry University who spent 16 months completing field work with the English Defence League, highlights why Tommy Robinson left the EDL and the challenges the organisation has faced. 1,720 more words

The Far Right- White Racism

Laughing Gateshead newsagent raider Liam Smith is jailed for three years

Liam Smith openly laughed as the court heard how his victim had been left traumatised after his attempted robbery of a Gateshead newsagent

A raider who laughed on hearing how he left his victim traumatised has been jailed. 371 more words


Sunderland arsonist who torched ferry on way from North Shields to Amsterdam is jailed for 11 years

Passengers had to be airlifted to safety as smoke filled the ferry’s corridors when Boden Hughes torched his cabin while smoking cannabis

Arsonist Boden Hughes has been jailed for 11 years after setting a North Sea ferry on fire while smoking cannabis in his cabin.
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EDL Rotherham Disaster

Crivvens! Jings! And Help Ma Boab! Whit a busy week for us. Apparently there’s some kind of referendum going on doon the road, the embarrassed fascist groupuscule MFE have surrendered, and the EDL have made a right hames of it over the last 5 or 6 days. 521 more words

Lowerhouses man in court accused of stealing fuel from petrol stations

A MAN accused of stealing fuel from several petrol stations faces trial.

Conrad Ayscough, of Hall Cross Road, Lowerhouses, was before Kirklees magistrates yesterday.

He faces four charges of making off without payment between February 4 and 23. 83 more words


Man, 38, sent to jail

A MAN with 22 previous convictions for driving while disqualified during a 25-year period of offending gave a false name when he was stopped by Whitehaven police… 132 more words