Toby Young, a lesson in how to lose friends and alienate people?
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The Office for Students hasn't even started work yet, but is already under fire for its board appointment of Toby Young.
Mourners embrace at a vigil for Richard Collins III, who was stabbed to death in College Park, Maryland.
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Like the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, the murder of Richard Collins III was a symptom of violent extremism that should be treated accordingly.
Barack Obama on a 2013 visit to South Africa.
Barack Obama may have chosen Mandela's words for his tweet precisely because they offered some distance from the political space in the US.
Geert Wilders in court during the trial.
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The leader of the Dutch Freedom Party was found guilty of insulting a group of people inciting discrimination.
The building in Braunau Am Inn, Austria, where Hitler was born.
In the past, demolishing the dictator's residences created a void exploited by Nazi sympathizers.
Family murder was understood as a sign of larger ills.
During the 1980s, press coverage of South African family murders suggested that something was ‘wrong’ with white society – and with the white Afrikaans men who were usually seen as perpetrators.
Under policies broadly pursued in the West, the winners from globalisation have been mainly the rich.
Following the Brexit referendum on Friday, the UK will be the first country to exit the EU bloc, potentially unleashing a cascade of further division.
Johnson has left the building.
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He claims to not have what it takes to be leader, but only the justice secretary stands a chance of giving the Thatcherites what they crave.
A photograph from The Sabbat Cycle’s Austin stop, where a screening of ‘The Witch’ was held, followed by a satanic ritual.
The Satantic Temple
What, exactly, are the political goals of The Satanic Temple, which formed in 2013? A religion professor attended a recent satanic ritual to find out.
The anti-TPP movement got a boost from Trump.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of President Obama's biggest accomplishments of his second term. Can it survive the anti-trade tide in the race to replace him?
Voters in traditional dress wait to cast their ballots in Baden-Wuerttemberg.
Rule one: don't lose 'ownership' of the issue.
Pegida is striving to project a respectable image.
The anti-Islamisation group caused no trouble in Birmingham this weekend – but that's part of a very deliberate strategy.
In a league of his own.
George Wallace, Ross Perot and Pat Buchanan all reshaped American elections with their populism. Is Donald Trump just standing on their shoulders?
The French regional elections were far from a nationalist wipeout. But can Marine Le Pen make good on what the party has achieved?
Reclaiming the homeland.
Furious nativist radicals are on the march – but are they really all birds of a feather?
Look casual, guys.
A cluster of MEPs has become a formal group in the European Parliament at a very sensitive time.
Britain First is using military tactics to antagonise Muslims.
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The decision to grant planning permission to build a new mosque in Dudley has come after more than a decade of wrangling in the West Midlands town. And the division caused by the arguments has proved an…
Podemos is taking on the Spanish establishment.
The recent electoral performances of Podemos in Spain and Syriza in Greece suggest that left-wing politics is changing. Groups are emerging all over Europe that seek to move away from the left of the past…
EDL affiliates are seeking new outlets.
A UK government adviser has suggested that at least five new groups have emerged within the past month to stake a claim to the far-right in the UK. And according to that adviser, the catalyst for their…
Stefan Löfven has a lot to think about after Sunday’s election.
Sweden’s Social Democratic Party has won the most votes, but it can hardly be seen as the winner in an election where it barely increased its vote share while the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats more…