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October 23, 2018 8:36 AM Tommy Robinson in court: EDL founder at Old Bailey

TOMMY Robinson, the former English Defence League leader said he is “100 percent” going back to jail today ahead of an appearance at the Old Bailey over allegations of contempt of court. Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was first imprisoned in August for the case, but his sentence was quashed due to procedural failings. He could be jailed 7

October 22, 2018 2:39 AM World War 3 fears: Jordan demands Israel RETURN land leased under 1994 peace treaty

According to Jordanian MP Khalil Atiyeh, a week ago, 85 Jordanian MPs signed a petition calling on the King not to renew the lease agreement. A political analyst in the Jordanian capital of Amman, Oraib al-Rantawi said: “The King saw the popular rejection against keeping this agreement with Israel, especially in the last few months where economic decline 7

October 10, 2018 8:09 AM Christian bakers win 'gay cake' Supreme Court fight

Daniel and Amy McArthur from Ashers Baking Company told activist Gareth Lee they would not make the cake supporting gay marriage. Christian couple Daniel and Amy McArthur, who run Belfast-based Ashers Baking Company, told activist Gareth Lee they would not make the cake featuring Sesame Street puppets and the logo of campaign group Queerspace 6

October 5, 2018 9:44 AM Nobel Peace Prize for anti-rape activists Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to campaigners against rape in warfare Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege. Ms Murad is a Yazidi woman who was tortured and raped by Islamic State militants and later became the face of a campaign to free the Yazidi people. Mr Mukwege is a Congolese gynaecologist who, along with his colleagues, has treated tens of thousands 8

September 27, 2018 9:04 AM Tommy Robinson at Old Bailey: Hundreds protest as ex-EDL leader arrives at court hearing

HUNDREDS of supporters of Tommy Robinson have gathered outside the Old Bailey in London as his re-trial takes place, with counter-protestors announcing plans to disrupt the rally. Robinson, real name Christopher Yaxley-Lennon and previously known as Andrew McMaster and Paul Harris, is a far-right activist who co-founded the EDL. The 35-year-old was released 8

September 26, 2018 8:24 PM Pussy Riot's Pyotr Verzilov blames Russia for 'poisoning'

Pussy Riot member Pyotr Verzilov, who is believed to have been poisoned, has laid the blame squarely on Russia's intelligence services. "The poisoning was carried out so professionally that no other conclusion is possible," the activist told German newspaper Bild. He fell ill after a court hearing, losing his sight and ability to speak. He was flown 9

September 16, 2018 8:06 AM Protestor who mocked Rees-Mogg’s children SHAMED as own daughter CONDEMNS ‘harmful’ stunt

THE daughter of the protestor who launched a hateful tirade against Jacob Rees-Moggs children this week has accused the Class War activist of ignoring his own kids. Josephine Bone has utterly condemned her father Ian Bone’s actions, lambasting him for having no real political beliefs and just loving confrontation. Ms Bone, a mother-of-two, told The Mail on Sunday 11

September 5, 2018 10:08 PM Charles, Johnny Marr and Naomi Campbell honoured at GQ Awards

Johnny Marr, Naomi Campbell, John Legend and the Prince Of Wales were among the high-profile figures honoured at the GQ Men Of The Year awards. The former Smiths guitarist was presented with the lifetime achievement prize by Kylie Minogue at the star-studded ceremony at London’s Tate Modern, hosted by Catastrophe star Rob Delaney. The annual awards 44

September 3, 2018 5:36 AM David Hogg's GoFundMe raises early $10K for billboard of Trump's anti-Cruz tweet

Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg helps raise nearly $10K for billboard of Trump's anti-Cruz tweet after president announces campaign to help senator win re-election in Texas Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg wants to remind Texans that before president Donald Trump was campaigning on Ted Cruz's behalf, he was warning residents not to vote for the senator 15

August 24, 2018 3:36 AM Saudi Arabia and Canada diplomatic tensions ESCALATE: Activist’s brothers IMPRISONED

THE BROTHERS of a Saudi activist who lives in Canada have been arrested after he continued his sustained critique of the Riyadh government following a breakdown in relations with Ottawa. Ahmed Abdelaziz Alzahrani, 24, and Abdulmajeed Abdelaziz Alzahrani, 19, are thought to be in custody in Dhahban prison. Their brother, Omar Abdulaziz, is a Saudi dissident 17