Tommy Robinson: Just What Is He Good For?

Nick Ryan | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK
Nick Ryan

Fresh from his appearance on Good Morning Britain yesterday, perhaps Stephen Lennon - or as he likes to style himself, 'Tommy Robinson' - the convicted mortgage fraudster and serial far-right activist, should take a long hard look in the mirror.

Robinson Taunts Police With 'F*** ISIS' Flag After Failed Euro 2016 Ban Attempt

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK

Tommy Robinson has been pictured waving a "Fuck Isis" St George's flag at Euro 2016, days after police tried and failed to ban him from attending the ...

Church Minister Tweets Support For Britain First And Tommy Robinson

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK

The Church In Wales is investigating after one of its ministers tweeted a series of Islamophobic messages and called on his followers to not be so dis...

Tommy Robinson Ignites Calls To 'Boycott Southend' After Falling For Spoof

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK

Tommy Robinson has seemingly fallen for a spoof news story claiming that Southend-on-Sea tourism chiefs want to ban bikinis on three beaches this summ...

Tommy Robinson Compared To Nelson Mandela In £24K Fundraising Campaign

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK

Supporters of Tommy Robinson have raised more than £24,000 to pay for a top QC to represent him over a prison fight charge in a fundraising drive tha...

Anti-Migrant Crowd 'Cheer' As German Refugee Shelter Burns

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.02.2016 | UK

Onlookers celebrated as a suspected arson damaged a former hotel being converted into a refugee home in eastern Germany on Sunday, sparking fresh conc...

Tommy Robinson Has 'Head Glued Up' After Being Attacked Outside Essex Nightclub

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK

Tommy Robinson is recovering in hospital after being found unconscious following a night out with his wife at an Essex nightclub - just days after he ...

Pegida Chief Robinson Confronted By Man Savagely Beaten By Migrants

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK

Story contains graphic image A man beaten at his own home last year by four Polish migrants confronted Tommy Robinson at the Pegida UK rally in Bir...

UK Warned To Prepare For 'Greater Violence' And Even Terrorism From Far-Right

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK

The UK should prepare for "greater violence" from far-right groups - and in "extreme cases, terrorism" - in 2016, as members increasingly target Briti...

Pegida Holds Anti-Islam Marches Across Europe, Including In The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.02.2016 | UK

Cities across Europe, including Birmingham, Calais, Prague, Dresden, Dublin and Amsterdam, witnessed rallies on Saturday by the German anti-Islam move...

Choose Hope Over Hate: Why PEGIDA Isn't Welcome in Birmingham

Dr Chris Allen | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Chris Allen

Like the National Front, British National Party and EDL before it, PEGIDA will fail in its attempt to spread an insidious message of hate that seeks to pit community against community. Birmingham is too strong and united for that.

The Rise of Europe's Far Right and the Anti-Islam Tide

Dr Chris Allen | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Chris Allen

Those in the far-right will be waiting in the wing not only to voice their opposition but also to fill the political void if the opportunity arises. In doing so, those far-right voices will continue to exploit the view that Europe is under siege from an invading Islamic other as it has been - in their minds at least - throughout history.

The Far-Right Can't Be Left to Drive Debate on Migrant Crisis Culture Clash

Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.01.2017 | UK
Steven Hopkins

While the race of an offender should be as irrelevant as that of the victim, the migrant crisis has allowed problems to be concealed that are too important to be left to the far-right to champion, and to use to furnish support. The crisis has always been a game of dodgeball, but we all must play.

Anti-Refugee Sentiment In Germany Sparks Rampage In Leipzig

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK

Hundreds of anti-refugee rioters rampaged through the German city of Leipzig on Monday calling for asylum seekers to be deported and their nation's bo...

Police Use Water Cannon To Break Up PEGIDA Protest In Cologne As Fury Mounts

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.01.2016 | UK

Women’s rights activists and members of Germany’s far right demonstrated on the streets of Cologne on Saturday in protest at the New Year's Eve se...

Robinson Arrested Over Prison Fight Last Year, Days After Pegida UK Annoucement

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK

Tommy Robinson has been charged with assault just two days after announcing Pegida UK's new leadership in what he has labelled a "blatant" attempt by ...

Tommy Robinson Unveils New Pegida Leader After First Attempt Failure

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK

Tommy Robinson has unveiled the new leadership for Pegida UK - two failed 2015 General Election candidates - less than a month after his first attempt...

Tommy Robinson's New Group Are Raising Money For Refugees And They Don't Even Know It

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK

Amazon are donating all the profits from a song released by anti-immigration group Pegida to refugee charities. People viewing the single on their ...

From Britain First To Trump - How Islamophobia Slithered Into Mainstream Politics

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK

Fuelled by what is now commonly referred to as the "worst refugee crisis since the Second World War", and a series of horrifyingly public attacks by I...

The EDL Has A New Leader And He's Already Begging For Money To Keep Him Out Of Jail

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK

The English Defence League has elected a new leader after a two-year hiatus, but now needs its members to help fundraise to keep him from being jailed...

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...

Pegida Is Coming To Britain With A Familiar Face

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Politics

Tommy Robinson is to launch a UK chapter of Pegida, the German anti-immigration party. The 33-year-old, formerly head of the English Defence League, t...

Group Planning Attack On Refugee Centre Had Horde Of Nazi Weapons

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK

Police in Germany stopped a plan by neo-Nazis to attack a refugee centre in Bavaria, local authorities revealed on this week. Officers arrested el...

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 Joins Pegida In 'Fight Against Islamification'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.10.2015 | UK

Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson spoke at a Pegida launch in the Netherlands on Sunday calling on crowds to "all stand together" to...