Nick Griffin

The Year Hate Went Mainstream

Nick Lowles | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Politics
Nick Lowles

In a year dominated by the UK's vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump, there were mixed fortunes for Britain's far right. For them it was a year of further marginalisation, convictions and bans punctuated only by extreme acts of violence - such as the horrific murder of Jo Cox.

British Far-Right Campaigner Was 'Central' To US Presidential Race Fake News Scandal

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK

The founder of Britain First and a London vlogger are being credited with being “central” disseminators of “devastating anti-Clinton” propagan...

A Note to Ken: Nick Griffin Said Hitler Was a "Zionist" Too

Colin Cortbus | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Colin Cortbus

Unfortunately, calling Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler a "Zionist" is also the official position of Nick Griffin, the former leader of the anti-Semitic, neo-fascist British National Party.

How Free Speech Killed the BNP

Alan Grant | Posted 08.01.2017 | UK Politics
Alan Grant

The headlines make pretty grim reading. Britain seems to be mostly underwater, the threat of Islamic terrorism prevails, an evil universe version of a Sesame Street character is alarmingly close to the most powerful office in the world and it's getting nearer to the time of the year when it feels a bit weird to watch Christmas specials.

The BNP's Spectacular Rise And Fall In 10 Memorable Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK

The British National Party was removed from the register of political parties in Great Britain on Friday - a dent in the far-right group's turbulent h...

No-Platform's Benevolent Mask Isn't Just Slipping, It's Shattering

David Browne | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

If our Dear Leaders want to argue that they have a unique right to not hear views that offend them - a right which they will not extend to their opponents, and indeed cannot or else all speech would stop - then they should at least be honest about it, rather than deceiving your audience by pretending that (legal) free speech has not been replaced by speech subject to conditions...

The UK General Election in Review

Gerry Flynn | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Politics
Gerry Flynn

Like everyone else who doesn't have a high wall to hide behind when the country's poorest eventually resort to sexually violent cannibalistic rioting, I was quite disappointed by the 2015 General Elections.

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

Lewis Barton | Posted 14.05.2015 | 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.

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.

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. ...

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Comedy

It was the week that began with the holy trinity of excitement: George Clooney's wedding, Brooks Newmark's resignation and Mark Reckless's defection t...

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...

The #Glasgow2014 Opening Ceremony, Ed Miliband, Prince George And More: The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Comedy

What a week! The week of the brilliant, bonkers and brilliantly bonkers opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow... The inspiration f...

12 Times Nick Griffin Utterly Embarassed Himself

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.01.2016 | 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...

Broadcast Behemoth Bonnie Greer's Memoir - Political, Controversial, Determined

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

She's the American British playwright, novelist, critic and intellectual who's acted on Parisian stages, had her plays performed on multi broadcast platforms, produced films, written novels, as well as regular features in The Guardian and Huffington Post, served on boards for universities, opera houses, film schools and more.

9 Scariest Far-Right Parties Now In The European Parliament

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics

One has a leader with a swastika tattoo, one wants to rid his entire country of Muslims, another has a founder who suggested releasing the Ebola virus...

Nick Griffin: 'Yep We Are Indeed What You Call Racist'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Politics

BNP leader Nick Griffin is no longer an MEP, having been rejected by voters in the North West. Contemplating his defeat on Sunday evening the far-righ...

BNP Leader Nick Griffin Is No Longer An MEP

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Politics

BNP leader Nick Griffin appears to have lost his seat in the European Parliament tonight. Apparently conceding he would no longer be an MEP in the ...

BNP Youth Promotional Video Decries Gays, Zionists, Bankers, Media, Immigration And Stephen Lawrence's Mum

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK

The BNP has released a horror show of a promotional video, featuring a raft of humourless youths offering disturbing rhetoric about the demise of Brit...

Anonymous Hacks Twitter Page Of BNP Chairman Nick Griffin

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK

Nick Griffin has responded with good humour to his official Twitter account being taken over by a secretive hacking collective. The BNP chair poste...