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Deradicalisation programmes not working on jailed jihadists, watchdog warns
Police and paramedics attend the scene following an attack on London Bridge in June 2017
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Deradicalisation programmes not working on jailed jihadists, watchdog warns

Counterterrorism expert says heavy supervision schemes needed alongside efforts to counter radical ideologies
14 Dec 2020
Tommy Robinson arrested at Center Parcs over assault
Stephen Yaxley-Lennon aka Tommy Robinson
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Tommy Robinson arrested at Center Parcs over assault

The Sun claims police were called to holiday resort in Bedfordshire on Sunday
3 Mar 2020
Why does the far-right pose such a threat in Europe?
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Why does the far-right pose such a threat in Europe?

Deadly gun attack in Germany described as a ‘wake-up call’ for continent
21 Feb 2020
Instant Opinion: Australia is ‘committing climate suicide’
Australia bushfire
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Instant Opinion: Australia is ‘committing climate suicide’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 3 January
3 Jan 2020
Far-right ‘swooping into towns to divide populations’
Tommy Robinson, EDL, rally, protest
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Far-right ‘swooping into towns to divide populations’

Commission for Countering Extremism report says activists spread lies about Muslims
8 Oct 2019
Is Boris Johnson fuelling far-right terror threat?
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Is Boris Johnson fuelling far-right terror threat?

Far-right extremists hail prime minister’s remarks as Jo Cox widow warns of Brexit ‘inferno’
27 Sep 2019
Italy’s ruling party accused of taking illegal Russian money
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Italy’s ruling party accused of taking illegal Russian money

Investigation launched into whether far-right League sought funds from Russian oil deal
12 Jul 2019

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Brexit Party and Poland dash hopes of Eurosceptic bloc in EU
Matteo Salvini
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Brexit Party and Poland dash hopes of Eurosceptic bloc in EU

Differing priorities make collaboration among populist groups difficult
6 Jun 2019
Austria’s ‘Ibiza scandal’, explained
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Austria’s ‘Ibiza scandal’, explained

Sting operation on far-right leader leaves Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s coalition dreams in tatters
21 May 2019
The London nail bombings, 20 years on
London Nail Bombings
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The London nail bombings, 20 years on

Series of bombs targeting the capital’s black, Bangladeshi and gay communities were UK's deadliest neo-Nazi attacks
18 Apr 2019
What is Identitarianism?
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What is Identitarianism?

Austrian authorities confirm that Christchurch gunman sent €1,500 to country’s chapter of the far-right movement
29 Mar 2019
Surrey village stabbing declared a terrorism incident
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Surrey village stabbing declared a terrorism incident

Man, 50, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and racially-aggravated public order offence
18 Mar 2019
White Brits ‘more likely to hold extreme views’
The threat from far-right extremism has grown in recent years
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White Brits ‘more likely to hold extreme views’

New research also shows higher proportion of Muslims than Christians condemn extremist statements
15 Mar 2019
Christchurch mosque attack: senator blames Muslims
Mosque shootings
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Christchurch mosque attack: senator blames Muslims

Fraser Anning says Islamophobic terror attack is result of immigration by followers of the ‘religious equivalent of fascism’
15 Mar 2019
Why Tommy Robinson has been banned from Facebook
Tommy Robinson
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Why Tommy Robinson has been banned from Facebook

Far-right activist’s banishment from main social media outlet could drastically reduce his influence
26 Feb 2019
What might trigger the collapse of the EU?
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What might trigger the collapse of the EU?

Several factors including Brexit and the rise of the far-right pose a threat to the political union
14 Feb 2019
Far-right ‘axis’ aims to take control of EU
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Far-right ‘axis’ aims to take control of EU

Hungary, Italy and Poland seek anti-immigration majority at upcoming European Parliamentary elections
11 Jan 2019
Inside Britain’s nationalist dark web
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Inside Britain’s nationalist dark web

Downing Street has set up special unit to monitor network of anonymous ‘news’ websites spreading populist messages
18 Dec 2018
Is Spain the next populist domino to fall?
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Is Spain the next populist domino to fall?

Far-right party wins seats in regional election for first time since the death of Francisco Franco
4 Dec 2018
Anti-Semitic stereotypes ‘alive and well’ in Europe
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Anti-Semitic stereotypes ‘alive and well’ in Europe

CNN poll reveals quarter of European think Jews have too much influence in business and politics and one fifth blame them for anti-Semitism
28 Nov 2018
What now for Sweden after PM ousted?
Outgoing Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven
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What now for Sweden after PM ousted?

Following hung parliament, parties must decide whether to prioritise principles or power
26 Sep 2018
Could Germany’s spymaster row bring down coalition?
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Could Germany’s spymaster row bring down coalition?

Outrage at failure to remove Hans-Georg Maassen exposes deep divisions within government
20 Sep 2018
Swedish election results in deadlock

Sweden Democrats leader Jimmie Akkeson says result is victory for far-right party
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Swedish election results in deadlock

Anti-immigration Sweden Democrats poised to play a role in new government
10 Sep 2018
Does Britain need an anti-Nazi ‘resistance movement’?
Anti-Nazi League, Far right
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Does Britain need an anti-Nazi ‘resistance movement’?

Anti-Nazi League says need for campaign opposing racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism is ‘urgent’, but not everyone is convinced
16 Aug 2018
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