English Defence League

Pegida UK Leader Timothy Scott Quits After 'Epic Fail' Channel 4 interview

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK

An ex-soldier revealed Thursday as the new leader of Pegida UK just quit after a car-crash first interview on Channel 4, and has since released a stat...

Tommy Robinson Claims Police Tried To Blackmail Him Into Spying On Britain First

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK

Tommy Robinson has claimed that police have made repeated attempts over the last two years to "blackmail" him into becoming a double-agent, to feed th...

Tommy Robinson Claims He Was Paid Thousands To Leave EDL

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK

Tommy Robinson claims he was paid thousands of pounds by the Quilliam Foundation to leave the English Defence League in a deal the anti-extremism thin...

EDL Supporter 'Boasted' Of Putting Dog Faeces In Muslim Neighbour's Letterbox

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK

Essex police hate crime officers are investigating after an English Defence League supporter bragged on Facebook that she had put a "jiffy envelope fi...

Tommy Robinson Claims 'Death Of Free Speech' After Uni's Cancel Speaking Events

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Tommy Robinson is claiming the "death of free speech" after two universities withdrew invitations for him to speak. Just days after the former lead...

Tommy Robinson Reaches Biggest Audience Yet At Anti-Migrant Rally In Germany

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK

Tommy Robinson has told a 40,000-strong crowd gathered to celebrate the first anniversary of anti-refugee group Pegida that Angela Merkel is "handing ...

Tommy Robinson Thinks Europe Is Being Overrun With 'Fake' Muslim Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Jacqueline Housden | Posted 05.09.2015 | UK

Former EDL Leader Tommy Robinson has been showing just how far he's come since quitting the far-right group in a series of angry tweets about the refu...

How The EDL Is Helping Manchester United Win The Premier League

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK

The English Defence League is being thanked for bringing Friday night football forward, and it has been suggested that in doing so they may be giving ...

Tommy Robinson Complains Prison Bosses Failed To Protect Him From Boiling Water Plot

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

Former English Defence League Leader Tommy Robinson has complained prison authorities endangered his life after he was placed on a "wing full of Musli...

EDL Tells People To 'F*** Off To London' If They Want A Multicultural Society

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

The English Defence League have said if you want 'a multicultural society then fuck off to London' after being challenged on their anti-Islam views ah...

This EDL Member Can't Handle Being Shamed On Facebook By His 12-Year-Old Niece

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

This story contains offensive language A member of the English Defence League threatened to delete his 12-year-old niece on Facebook after she chal...

EDL Protest In Sheffield Against City Becoming A 'Paedophile's Paradise'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 04.07.2015 | UK

English Defence League protesters reportedly brought part of central Sheffield to a standstill on Saturday during a rally they said was against the ci...

'Hundreds' Of Police In Walthamstow To Escort About 35 EDL Protesters

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK

The north-east London area of Walthamstow has been brought to a standstill today by a protest organised by the far-right English Defence League and co...

Anjem Choudary Just Told Muslims They're Not Allowed To Vote

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK

Radical cleric Anjem Choudary told Muslims on Friday not to vote in the General Election on 7 May, claiming it is "strictly forbidden" in Islam. Th...

Here's The Latest Ukip Candidate To Quit Over Shameful Web Posts

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Politics

A Ukip parliamentary candidate in Wales has resigned after supporting a message by the British National Party calling gay people "fascist perverts" an...

The EDL Tried To Protest Russell Brand, But Ended Up With A Bemused Book Club

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK

A group of English Defence League (EDL) supporters stormed a Russell Brand book event to chant "no surrender to the Taliban" - only to find out he was...

Horrific Video Shows Schoolgirls Singing Racist Songs

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK

Disturbing video footage has emerged of girls as young as five singing a racist song while a toddler walks around the room. Three schoolgirls - age...

Tommy Robinson To Support Ukip At Next Election, Hints At Private Discussions

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Politics

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson has announced his support for Ukip at the next general election. Having previously endorsed Nigel Farage's party ...

Emily Thornberry Made a Mistake... But She Wasn't Completely Wrong

Darryl Morris | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Politics
Darryl Morris

Emily Thornberry was wrong in her assumption, but she wasn't alone and it wasn't without foundation. Patriotism has been hijacked. Right wing movements like the English Defence League and Britain First use patriotism and the flag of St. George as a guise for their racism, and it's time to claim it back.

Tommy Robinson Won't Be Speaking At Oxford Union For One Crucial Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK

Following the furore over the news that Tommy Robinson was due to talk at the Oxford Union, it turns out the former leader of the English Defence Leag...

Four Arrests As The EDL March In Rotherham

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK

Four men have been arrested as an English Defence League march kicked off in Rotherham to protest recent shocking revelations about child sexual explo...

The EDL's Hatred Of Mosques KFC Cost Police £500,00

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK

A BBC documentary to be screened on Monday will reveal South Yorkshire Police spent £500,000 to control an EDL protest against a planned mosque - tha...

'The Guards Don't Run The Prison, Islam Does': Tommy Robinson Breaks Silence On Life Behind Bars

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK

Tommy Robinson, the former leader of the English Defence League, has spoken for the first time about being locked behind bars in a prison that is appa...

Memorial or Ideological Advertisement? Lee Rigby and What We Should Actually Remember About Soldiers

Gregor Smith | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gregor Smith

We're just over a week away from the first anniversary of the death of Lee Rigby. The soldier, wearing a Help for Heroes hoodie, was murdered in broad...

EDL Marchers and Strange Irrational Rituals

Will Black | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Politics
Will Black

The English Defence League march in Peterborough on Saturday was not the first I've witnessed. In fact, it was tediously familiar. Drunken louts ranting incoherently about how they would like 'their country' to be, while multicultural England looks on - or avoids them - have become a regular spectacle in England.