'The UK's Far-Right: Weakest for 20 yYars' - So Why Doesn't It Feel Like it?

Lewis Barton | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Politics
Lewis Barton

There is no doubt that the decline of the BNP and the EDL is a positive development for the UK, however we shouldn't be popping the champagne just yet. There is still a lot of work to be done.

Furious Viewers Are Accusing C4 Of 'Glamourising Racism' Over #AngryWhiteAndProud

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK

Channel 4 has been accused of glamourising racism with its programme Angry, White And Proud, a controversial documentary on far-right groups in Britai...

Useful Idiots Nigel Farage and Russell Brand Are Helping Pave the Way for the Victory of the New/Old Tory Right

Rob Owen Bell | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Politics
Rob Owen Bell

It is difficult to know whether novelty sock puppet Nigel Farage thinks he and his squinty-eyed troop of yokels have really become a force in UK politics or if he is in fact a fully paid-up stooge of a vast conspiracy of right-wing Tories who communicate via secret messages in the weave of their tweed that only they can understand.

Louise Ridley

BNP Christmas Card Is Here To Save You From 'Stealthy Islamisation'.. And Penguins | Louise Ridley | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK

The far-right British National Party has released its 2014 Christmas card, which claims the festival is being stealthily destroyed by the authorities ...

Nick Griffin Just Gave Ukip The Worst Political Endorsement Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Griffin - the former leader of the British National Party who refuses to go away - has given Ukip his political backing, for what it's worth. ...

Britain First Teach BBC's Nick Robinson A Valuable Lesson

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK

Much to his own horror BBC reporter Nick Robinson was unwittingly pictured posing with Britain First's deputy leader yesterday during the Rochester by...

Britain First Claim Ukip By-Election Victory.. Even Though Ukip Won

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK

Far-right group Britain First have created an awkward situation for Nigel Farage after claiming Ukip's by-election victory in Rochester yesterday is a...

10 Countries With The Most Immigrants

AllTime10s | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Politics

Everyone is always harping on about immigration. Millions of people cross international borders every year to live somewhere new, but which countries ...

Embarrassing BNP Twitter Blunder Questions Their Knowledge Of Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Politics

The BNP - those self-appointed bastions of all that is traditionally "British" - made a hugely embarrassing blunder on Twitter this week. Can you s...

Britain First Have Just Made Things Even More Awkward For Nigel Farage

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK

Far-right group Britain First have created an awkward situation for Nigel Farage after publicly backing Ukip and saying that together, the two politic...

Britain First Are Hurt The 'Right-Wing' Media Doesn't Support Them

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK

Far-right group Britain First have announced they will be encouraging their "millions" of followers to boycott the Daily Mail and The Sun. The news...

Charlotte Meredith

Britain First Protest Against Rotherham Abuse By Flogging Merchandise | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK

The far right descended on Rotherham Saturday to rally against the appalling findings of an inquiry into child sex abuse - and to make a few extra pou...

Nick Griffin Expelled From BNP, Twitter Floods With Sympathy. Or Not.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Griffin has been expelled from the BNP. Breaking news! I've just been 'expelled' without trial from the #BNP! That'll teach me to tell a memb...

Even The BNP Won't Have Him

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

Nick Griffin has been expelled from the British National Party. The former leader received a letter on Wednesday from new BNP chairman Adam Walker inf...

Baroness Warsi's Nine Most Controversial Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Politics

Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi's dramatic resignation over the UK's "morally indefensible" position on the conflict in Gaza took many by surpr...

'A Bit Rude': Britain First Founder Resigns With Understatement Of The Century

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

The founder of far-right group Britain First has stood down, saying the group's provocative mosque invasions are "a bit rude" and attracting "racists ...

12 Times Nick Griffin Utterly Embarassed Himself

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK

And so the political sphere bids farewell to Nick Griffin, the British National Party leader who occupied relatively meagre space, but shouted louder ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Miliband Takes On The Israelis

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday 22 July 2014... 1) MILIBAND TAKES ON THE ISRAELIS Ed Miliband hasn't had much to say about Israel's ...

Irrelevant Party Leader Stops Leading Irrelevant Party

Chris York | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Politics
Chris York

Nick Griffin has stepped down as leader of the British National Party. In fact he stepped down on Saturday but such is the irrelevance of the party, no one actually noticed until two days later. Now he has an even less relevant job...

BNP's Star Youth Member Has Principles Challenged By His Dog

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK

One of the BNP’s bright, young stars has accused his dog of being gay. Manchester University student Jack ‘Boot’ Renshaw appeared to complain...

Charlotte Meredith

Britain First's Bizarre New Membership Drive Has One Very Major Fault | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

Britain First's latest recruitment drive hit an embarrassing stumbling block Wednesday after a bizarre chain of events saw the far-right group fail in...

Watch The Moment Britain First 'Invade' London Mosque In Bizarre Video

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK

Members of the far-right, pseudo-militia group Britain First have "invaded" a mosque in south east London in protest at the building’s separate entr...

Britain First Is Confusing Facebook

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK

Facebook thinks the far-right, pseudo-militia group Britain First's posts are OK, apparently. The group's page was removed from the social media si...

Far-Right Group Threatens Journalists With 'Personal, Direct Action'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK

The National Union of Journalists has condemned the far-right pseudo-militia group Britain First which threatened journalists "with direct action", an...

BNP Logs On to Social Media as Mainstream Parties Fall Behind

Louis Reynolds | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Politics
Louis Reynolds

Relative to its tiny size, its social media reach has rapidly become enormous. The BNP Facebook page currently has over 152,000 likes, in comparison the Liberal Democrats' page has just over 97,000. Even the Conservatives, the most popular party on Facebook, have only 223,000 likes. What's more, the BNP's Facebook presence is growing far more rapidly than that of other political parties.