Ed Miliband has won an unexpected gong at the annual Spectator political awards for his speech to this year’s Labour Party conference. Unexpected because the magazine’s editor, Fraser Nelson, thought that the speech was constructed around “a dangerous principle, dug out of its 1970s grave and held up for applause”.
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Tuesday 07 August 2012
The English far right seemed to be given an unlikely vote of confidence yesterday during Nasa's mission to land a robot on Mars. As the New Scientist magazine reported in a tweet before the rover, Curiosity, touched down on the red planet: "EDL team parades around auditorium to chants of 'EDL! EDL'!"
Wednesday 01 August 2012
The far-right group the English Defence League is to put forward its first candidate for public office, it has announced. Joint leader Kevin Carroll will stand for election as the Police Commissioner for Bedfordshire, one of the anti-Muslim organisation’s strongholds.
Tuesday 31 July 2012
Six men appeared in court today in connection with terrorism charges.
Saturday 14 July 2012
A controversial English Defence League (EDL) demonstration and a major opposition rally were praised for passing peacefully today despite 11 arrests.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
Three men appeared in court today in connection with terrorism charges.
Thursday 19 April 2012
Five suspected far-right extremists were arrested by counter-terror detectives today after race-hate material was posted online.
Friday 30 March 2012
Hundreds of demonstrators will confront the English Defence League tomorrow as the far-right group holds its first ever European summit in a bid to set up a Continent-wide alliance of anti-Islamic organisations.
Monday 27 February 2012
Opponents warn of more violent attacks as far-right plans summit to discuss unity. Paul Cahalam and Kevin Rawlinson investigate
Monday 27 February 2012
If the English Defence League has its way, UK anti-Muslim protests could soon feature extremists from across the world
Saturday 04 February 2012
More than 1,000 protesters are expected to take part in marches by two opposing campaign groups today.
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