Sunderland fights far right's toxic propaganda but for how long? | UK news

Sunderland fights far right’s toxic propaganda but for how long? | UK news

A father of two looks out of his bedroom window to the suburban street below. Things have changed since the time last year that he felt trapped there: the police car stationed outside has gone, and the panic alarm has been removed. Yet the CCTV outside his front door is still there to remind him. […]

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Hunt for man who 'violently pushed cop' during pro-Tommy Robinson demonstration

Hunt for man who ‘violently pushed cop’ during pro-Tommy Robinson demonstration

A man who allegedly assaulted an officer during a pro-Tommy Robinson protest in central London is being hunted by police. The Metropolitan Police released photos of the man they want to speak to in relation to the incident in Westminster on August 24. Images show him wearing a back-to-front peaked cap, dark shorts and a […]

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Gary Lineker opens up on Gazza, Elton John...and the old woman who attacked him

Gary Lineker opens up on Gazza, Elton John…and the old woman who attacked him

Walking through Euston station in London, Gary Lineker felt a sharp shove in his back. The man booted out of the World Cup in 1986 by Diego Maradona’s “Hand of God” goal, turned to see who was getting touchy now. And found that his assailant was a “little old lady” with a very foul mouth. […]

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Tommy Robinson released from jail after nine weeks | UK news

Tommy Robinson released from jail after nine weeks | UK news

Tommy Robinson has been released from jail after serving nine weeks of a nine-month sentence for contempt of court following a ruling which found him to have seriously interfered “with the administration of justice”. The far-right activist is said to have held in isolation for his own protection at Belmarsh prison in south London, and […]

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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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NUJ highlights growing number of far-right attacks on journalists | Media

NUJ highlights growing number of far-right attacks on journalists | Media

Journalists and camera crews are coming under attack on “an increased basis” from far-right activists, and police need to take a strategic approach to dealing with the growing problem, according to the head of the National Union of Journalists. The union’s general secretary, Michelle Stanistreet, called on law enforcement agencies to do more to tackle […]

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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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Anti-fascist activists clash with Tommy Robinson supporters in London | UK news

Anti-fascist activists clash with Tommy Robinson supporters in London | UK news

Anti-fascist counter-protesters declared Tommy Robinson supporters “can’t march unopposed” as opposing demonstrations were kept apart by police in central London on Saturday. Singing “We want Tommy out”, hundreds of supporters of the jailed far-right activist congregated at Oxford Circus under strict conditions imposed by the Metropolitan police, which limited the groups to specific areas and […]

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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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