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Dudley mosque battle bill hits £1.7m

The amount covers the lengthy legal battle as well as security and policing costs for demonstrations in the town.

It comes as Dudley Council said it faced a £10,000 bill for security costs after the latest far-right protest in the town. 25 more words

English Defence League to meet in Bradford for first rally since leader quit

First published in The Guardian 11th October 2013

Bradford is bracing itself for a demonstration by the English Defence League on Saturday despite the event being thrown into confusion after the shock resignation of the group’s leader. 683 more words

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Walthamstow Weeping & Wailing

Crivvens! Jings! And Help Ma Boab! The results of the recent election has no doubt cast gloom over our collective futures as the Tories make even more drastic cuts on benefits, encourage more zero-hour contracts and poorly paid jobs, and, along with a skip full of equally dire and decisive policies, have no intention of developing affordable public housing despite an increasing homelessness crisis and dilapidated extant stock.  551 more words

Meet #hipstercop, the new Twitter sensation

There had to be some positives from yesterday’s EDL riots in North London… and this might be it.

This police officer was caught on camera showing off a wonderfully sculpted moustache worthy of a Victorian circus strongman. 411 more words

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14 arrested as English Defence League marches in Walthamstow opposed by United Against Fascism and local people

The Met Police have arrested 14 people following the march and rally by the English Defence League (EDL) and a counter demonstration by both Unite Against Facism (UAF) and ‘We are Waltham Forest’ today. 887 more words

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EDL march in east London is confronted by Unite Against Fascism activists

"OUR STREETS!!" they shouted at me, as I stood in MY street.. And then 4 of them pissed in MY street! #E17edl pic.twitter.com/SioAvR1c0e

— Sonia of E17 (@EastEndLass) …

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JAILED: Wolverhampton extremist who threatened to blow up Express & Star

A right wing extremist who threatened to blow up the Express & Star has today been jailed for eight months.

The warning was among a string of postings made on Facebook by Darren Fletcher that broke the terms of Criminal Anti Social Behaviour Order imposed on him along with a 12-month prison term in January last year for trying to stir-up racial hatred, a judge heard. 623 more words

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