Jailed far-right extremist Tommy Robinson backs Boris Johnson as Prime Minister

Jailed far-right extremist Tommy Robinson backs Boris Johnson as Prime Minister

Jailed far-right extremist Tommy Robinson has appeared to endorse Boris Johnson as Prime Minister. The activist, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, is currently understood to be in solitary confinement as he serves time for nearly causing a sex abuse trial to collapse. The operators of his official Telegram channel, “Tommy Robinson News”, called for supporters to “back […]

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Tommy Robinson 'kept in solitary confinement for fear of attack' claim

Tommy Robinson ‘kept in solitary confinement for fear of attack’ claim

Jailed Tommy Robinson is reportedly being kept in solitary confinement as he serves time for nearly causing a sex abuse trial to collapse. The far-right activist is reportedly terrified of being attacked by “Muslim prison gangs” while he is behind bars. When he was previously sent to HMP Onley, he claimed, he lost 40lb because […]

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Tommy Robinson supporters attack BBC crew live on air outside Parliament

Tommy Robinson supporters attack BBC crew live on air outside Parliament

Supporters of far-right extremist Tommy Robinson attacked a BBC camera crew outside Parliament today amid violent protests after the English Defence League founder was jailed for contempt of court. An angry crowd marched to Westminster from the Royal Courts of Justice after Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was sentenced to nine months in […]

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Tommy Robinson should be banned from YouTube, Labour says

Tommy Robinson should be banned from YouTube “as a matter of utmost urgency”, says Labour deputy leader Tom Watson. The EDL founder was removed from Facebook and Instagram on Tuesday for violating their policies on “organised hate” and the targetting of Muslims. He responded by posting videos to Youtube – the only major social media platform […]

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Ukip leader Gerard Batten survives vote of no confidence over Tommy Robinson

Ukip’s leader Gerard Batten has survived a vote of no confidence by the party’s ruling national executive. Mr Batten has come under fire for his association with Tommy Robinson – including making the EDL founder an adviser on ‘Muslim rape gangs’. Last month, Nigel Farage said he would write to Ukip’s ruling National Executive Committee […]

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John McDonnell calls on Labour supporters to oppose Tommy Robinson

John McDonnell has called on “all Labour members and anyone who cares about the future of our country” to oppose Tommy Robinson. The shadow chancellor is asking backers to join a Momentum demonstration to counter the march planned by the far right activist in London on Sunday 9 December. 
Mr McDonnell said Robinson and other […]

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Tommy Robinson walks free after judge refers case to Attorney General

Tommy Robinson has walked free from court once more after a judge referred his contempt case to the Attorney General. Nicholas Hilliard QC, the Recorder of London, had planned to decide whether Robinson should be jailed for a second time himself. Judge Hilliard said the way he is able to hear cases himself is too […]

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Tommy Robinson case referred to Attorney General because it’s ‘too complex’

Tommy Robinson‘s prosecution has been referred to the Attorney General because it’s ‘too complex’ to hear at the Old Bailey. He is accused of contempt of court for live-streaming details of an ongoing child grooming trial on Facebook. This allegedly could have caused the trial to collapse, costing hundreds of thousands of pounds. The grooming […]

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Tommy Robinson contempt trial live: Crowds of supporters drinking beer and waving flags ahead of hearing

Robinson faces re-hearing for charges of contempt of court Judge Nicholas Hilliard QC is due to hear the case at the Old Bailey following an earlier hearing last month. At his last appearance, Robinson was ushered into court amid a large police presence as supporters, holding Union and St George’s flags, chanted his name, while […]

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Guide to ‘tricking BNP and Ukip supporters into voting Green’ condemned by Theresa May at PMQs

A Councillor’s guide to tricking BNP supporters into voting for the Green Party has been strongly condemned by Theresa May . The Green Party gave its activists hints about how to win votes from BNP supporters, the Birmingham Mail revealed today. They were told to encourage BNP supporters to go to the polling station, in […]

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