Tommy Robinson

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Man arrested after medic kicked in head at Tommy Robinson rally

Man arrested after medic kicked in head at Tommy Robinson rally

A 51-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an assault on a police medic during a 'Free Tommy' protest at the weekend.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Police medic attacked at Tommy Robinson protest

Police medic attacked at Tommy Robinson protest

The Metropolitan Police are looking to speak to two men in connection with an assault on a police medic during a Tommy Robinson protest.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Tommy Robinson supporters arrested after verdict

Tommy Robinson supporters arrested after verdict

Several supporters have been arrested following clashes with police after he was jailed for contempt of court.

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court

He has been jailed for contempt of court for broadcasting a video on social media featuring defendants in a criminal trial.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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Tommy Robinson pleads for 'political asylum' in US

Tommy Robinson pleads for 'political asylum' in US

The political activist is calling on Donald Trump to grant him "political asylum", as he faces a two-year prison sentence in the UK.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

Tommy Robinson found in contempt of court

Tommy Robinson found in contempt of court

The political activist now faces jail after being found in contempt of court by High Court judges.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Tommy Robinson was 'reckless', High Court judges told

Tommy Robinson was 'reckless', High Court judges told

The activist's broadcasting of footage featuring defendants in a criminal trial was "subjectively reckless", judges have heard.

Tommy Robinson supporters gather for contempt trial

Tommy Robinson supporters gather for contempt trial

Around 100 Tommy Robinson supporters are outside the Old Bailey where he is facing contempt of court charges today.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

Tommy Robinson says latest punch was ‘self-defence’

Tommy Robinson says latest punch was ‘self-defence’

Tommy Robinson said he was acting in “self-defence” when he punched an England football fan to the ground in Portugal.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019

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Police hunting culprits behind disorder at Tommy Robinson event

Police hunting culprits behind disorder at Tommy Robinson event

Greater Manchester Police say they are determined to find those responsible for disorder at a Tommy Robinson political campaign event in Oldham at the weekend.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

High Court judges hear latest stage of Tommy Robinson contempt case

Tommy Robinson arrives at court for latest stage of contempt case

Tommy Robinson arrives at court for latest stage of contempt case

Tommy Robinson has arrived at the Old Bailey for the latest stage of the case in which he allegedly committed contempt of court.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Milkshake

Tommy Robinson hit with milkshake on campaign trail

Tommy Robinson hit with milkshake on campaign trail

The MEP candidate had milkshake thrown over him for the second time in two days.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tommy Robinson to stand in EU elections

Tommy Robinson to stand in EU elections

Tommy Robinson to stand in EU elections

Tommy Robinson has announced he will stand in the European elections in May.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg: UKIP's ‘Tommy Robinson-style’ concerns me

Jacob Rees-Mogg: UKIP's ‘Tommy Robinson-style’ concerns me

Jacob Rees-Mogg: UKIP's ‘Tommy Robinson-style’ concerns me

The chairman of the European Research Group has said that he is concerned about the “Tommy Robinson-style” UKIP has adopted in the run up to the European elections.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

MOD Jeremy Corbyn target ‘paints a worrying bigger picture’

Soldiers' Jeremy Corbyn target ‘paints worrying picture’ of armed forces

Soldiers' Jeremy Corbyn target ‘paints worrying picture’ of armed forces

Paul Sweeney, a Labour MP and a former Army Reserve Officer, has said that the video of soldiers shooting at a target of the Labour leader’s face “paints a worrying bigger picture”.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tommy Robinson faces new restrictions on YouTube videos

YouTube places 'warnings' on Tommy Robinson's videos

YouTube places 'warnings' on Tommy Robinson's videos

YouTube has clamped down on Tommy Robinson by putting a number of restrictions on his account, but stopped short of banning the activist completely.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

Thousands of pro-Brexit marchers protest outside parliament

Thousands of Brexit supporters protest outside parliament

Thousands of Brexit supporters protest outside parliament

Thousands of Brexit supporters have gathered outside parliament to protest against the delay to Brexit, on the day that the UK was set to leave the European Union.

Met Police rejects Ukip leader’s water cannon claims ahead of Brexit protests

Met Police rejects UKIP leader’s water cannon claims ahead of Brexit protests

Met Police rejects UKIP leader’s water cannon claims ahead of Brexit protests

Scotland Yard has dismissed suggestions from UKIP leader Gerard Batten that water cannons could be deployed at protests.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Halfon-Robinson

Second referendum would lead to 'loads of Tommy Robinson's' in Parliament

Second referendum would lead to 'loads of Tommy Robinson's' in Parliament

Conservative MP Robert Halfon has warned against holding a second referendum, claiming it would result in "huge distrust" in the political system.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Saturday, March 16, 2019

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Tommy Robinson loses 'discrimination' case against police

Tommy Robinson loses 'discrimination' case against police

The divisive activist has lost his court case against a police force he claimed harassed him by moving him on from a pub.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

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Tommy Robinson: New Zealand shooter a 'monster'

Tommy Robinson: New Zealand shooter a 'monster'

The activist described shooting suspect 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant as a "monster".

Yellow vest protester James Goddard’s YouTube channel demonetised

'Yellow vest' protester James Goddard demonetised by YouTube

'Yellow vest' protester James Goddard demonetised by YouTube

Yellow vest protester James Goddard’s YouTube channel has been demonetised for violating the platform’s policies on "hateful" and "incendiary and demeaning" content.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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Policeman who told Tommy Robinson to leave pub 'did not know who he was'

Policeman who told Tommy Robinson to leave pub 'did not know who he was'

A police officer who moved Tommy Robinson on from a pub has told a court he did not know who he was at the time.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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Tommy Robinson takes police to court

Tommy Robinson takes police to court

The activist has taken Cambridgeshire Police to court amid claims they harassed him after officers asked him to leave a Cambridge pub and allegedly followed him to the city's railway station.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Tommy Robinson should not be part of Turning Point UK

Tommy Robinson will 'not be part of Turning Point UK'

Tommy Robinson will 'not be part of Turning Point UK'

A Conservative student group have said they would not welcome political activist Tommy Robinson into their ranks.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Jeremy Wright: YouTube must ‘reconsider’ hosting Tommy Robinson videos

Culture Secretary: YouTube should ‘reconsider’ hosting Tommy Robinson videos

Culture Secretary: YouTube should ‘reconsider’ hosting Tommy Robinson videos

Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has urged YouTube to "reconsider their judgment" over hosting Tommy Robinson videos after Labour deputy leader Tom Watson called for them to be removed.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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Police called after Tommy Robinson doorsteps activist

Police called after Tommy Robinson doorsteps activist

Police have been called to the house of an activist who helped crowdfund a legal action against Tommy Robinson, after the anti-Islamist campaigner turned up on his doorstep.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Tom Watson demands YouTube ban Tommy Robinson

Tom Watson demands YouTube ban Tommy Robinson

Tom Watson demands YouTube ban Tommy Robinson

The deputy Labour leader has called for Tommy Robinson to be removed from YouTube, following his ban from Facebook.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Tommy Robinson's book dropped from Amazon

Tommy Robinson's book dropped from Amazon

Tommy Robinson's book dropped from Amazon

A book on Islam by Tommy Robinson has been removed from sale by Amazon.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Opinion: 'Good riddance' to Tommy Robinson

Opinion: 'Good riddance' to Tommy Robinson

Mohammed Shafiq from the Ramadhan Foundation tells talkRADIO why he is glad that Facebook have banned Tommy Robinson.

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Tommy Robinson banned from Facebook for 'organised hate'

Tommy Robinson banned from Facebook for 'organised hate'

Activist Tommy Robinson has been banned from Facebook for breaching the social network's policy on "organised hate".

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Tommy Robinson protesters gather ahead of BBC demonstration

Tommy Robinson supporters gather ahead of BBC demonstration

Tommy Robinson supporters gather ahead of BBC demonstration

Protesters are gathering near the BBC's Salford headquarters ahead of a planned Tommy Robinson demonstration.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019

Tommy Robinson attempts to confront SNP MP who accused him of 'inciting racial hatred'

Tommy Robinson attempts to confront SNP MP who accused him of 'inciting racial hatred'

Tommy Robinson attempts to confront MP who accused him of 'inciting racial hate'

Tommy Robinson attempted to ask SNP MP Stewart McDonald why he declared him 'guilty of inciting racial hatred'

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

John Barnes

John Barnes: 'I would love to meet Tommy Robinson'

John Barnes: 'I would love to meet Tommy Robinson'

The former Liverpool and England footballer said he would love to meet political activist Tommy Robinson to find out "why he feels the way he does".

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Gerard Batten warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Brexit does not happen, as thousands march against Theresa May's Brexit deal

UKIP leader Gerard Batten warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Brexit does not happen, as thousands march against Theresa May's Brexit deal

Protesters march against May's deal, as UKIP warns of 'constitutional crisis'

Thousands of people are demonstrating in central London as part of a “Brexit Betrayal” march led by Tommy Robinson and UKIP leader Gerard Batten.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

UKIP chairman resigns over ‘increased English Nationalism’ in the party

UKIP chairman resigns over ‘increased English Nationalism’ in the party

UKIP chairman resigns over ‘increased English Nationalism’ in the party

UKIP chairman David Coburn has resigned over an increasing number of English Nationalists in the party, and as a unionist he “abhors” it.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Nigel Farage quits UKIP over Gerard Batten's 'obsession' with Tommy Robinson

Nigel Farage quits UKIP over Gerard Batten's 'obsession' with Tommy Robinson

Nigel Farage quits UKIP over leader's 'obsession' with Tommy Robinson

Nigel Farage has quit from UKIP after its leader Gerard Batten appointed Tommy Robinson as a personal advisor.

Suzanne Evans

UKIP is going down a 'rabid anti-Islam path', says Suzanne Evans

UKIP is going down a 'rabid anti-Islam path', says Suzanne Evans

The former deputy chair of UKIP has claimed she left her role at the party over fears it was becoming "vehemently anti-Islam".

Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

Senior UKIP figure quits the party over leader’s association with Tommy Robinson

Senior UKIP figure quits the party over leader’s association with Tommy Robinson

Senior UKIP figure quits the party over leader’s association with Tommy Robinson

The former Deputy Chairwoman of UKIP has become the latest member to quit the party in protest at the leadership of Gerard Batten and his association with Tommy Robinson.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

UKIP leader’s appointment of Tommy Robinson poses ‘security risk’, claims MEP

UKIP leader’s appointment of Tommy Robinson poses ‘security risk’, claims MEP

UKIP leader’s appointment of Tommy Robinson poses ‘security risk’, claims MEP

A British MEP has warned that Tommy Robinson – real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon – poses a potential “security risk” to the European Parliament after being appointed as a personal advisor to UKIP’s leader Gerard Batten.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

UKIP MEP quits party over Tommy Robinson’s appointment as adviser

UKIP MEP quits party over Tommy Robinson’s appointment as adviser

UKIP MEP quits party over Tommy Robinson’s appointment as adviser

A UKIP MEP has quit the party in protest at leader Gerard Batten's decision to employ Tommy Robinson as an adviser.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

Tommy Robinson appointment is a 'demonstration' of 'overt' racism, says author

Tommy Robinson appointment is a 'demonstration' of 'overt' racism, says author

Tommy Robinson appointment is a 'demonstration' of 'overt' racism, says author

Tommy Robinson’s UKIP appointment is a demonstration of “overt” racism in the party, says broadcaster Patrick Christys. 

Gerard Batten: 'Charges against Tommy Robinson are bogus and UKIP is not far right'

Gerard Batten: 'Charges against Tommy Robinson are bogus and UKIP is not far right'

Gerard Batten: Charges against Tommy Robinson are 'bogus'

UKIP leader Gerard Batten defended his appointment of Tommy Robinson as a special adviser on rape gangs, saying his convictions were a result of 'mistakes' by the justice system

Weekly news round-up

News round-up: The week's top stories (17-23 Nov)

News round-up: The week's top stories (17-23 Nov)

In this week's news, Sainsbury's announced it would start selling edible insects and the future of the UK's relationship with the EU post-Brexit was agreed.

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Tommy Robinson appointed as special adviser to UKIP leader Gerard Batten

Tommy Robinson appointed as special adviser to UKIP leader

The controversial activist will advise UKIP's Gerard Batten on on rape gangs and prison reform.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

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Tommy Robinson banned from using PayPal

Tommy Robinson banned from using PayPal

English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson has been banned from the online payment platform, which he uses to collect donations to fight his legal battles.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tommy Robinson

Tommy Robinson delivers petition to Downing Street calling for more 'freedom' in the Armed Forces

Tommy Robinson delivers petition calling for Army 'freedom' to Downing Street

Tommy Robinson delivered a petition to Downing Street today calling for more "freedom" in the Armed Forces, after a solider was discharged when a picture of him and the EDL founder was posted online.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

John Bercow

House of Commons Speaker brands Tommy Robinson a 'loathsome, obnoxious, repellant individual'

John Bercow brands Tommy Robinson a 'loathsome individual'

During a Commons meeting, John Bercow called EDL founder Tommy Robinson a "loathsome, obnoxious, repellant individual".

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tommy Robinson says he's victim of a 'political witch hunt'

Tommy Robinson says he's victim of a 'political witch hunt'

Tommy Robinson says he's victim of a 'political witch hunt'

Tommy Robinson's contempt of court case was referred to the Attorney General, and the English Defence League founder said he was the victim of a 'political witch hunt'

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

Twenty members of grooming gang convicted over ‘campaign of rape and abuse’

Twenty members of grooming gang convicted over ‘campaign of rape and abuse’

Twenty members of grooming gang convicted over ‘campaign of rape and abuse’

A gang of men who partook in a “campaign of rape and other sexual abuse” against teenage girls in Huddersfield has been given long jail sentences, it can now be reported.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Hundreds protest as Tommy Robinson arrives at court

Hundreds protest as Tommy Robinson arrives at court

Hundreds protest as Tommy Robinson arrives at court

Activist Tommy Robinson said he was feeling quietly confident as he arrived at the Old Bailey to face a fresh contempt of court hearing.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Chief executive of Luton Town FC tells fans to stop chanting Tommy Robinson

Chief executive of Luton Town FC tells fans to stop chanting Tommy Robinson's name

Chief executive of Luton Town FC tells fans to stop chanting 'Tommy Robinson'

Gary Sweet, chief executive of Luton Town FC, issued a statement asking fans not to chant about Tommy Robinson and 'leave the politics outside'

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Tommy Robinson: What is contempt of court, was his free speech threatened, and has he committed other crimes?

Tommy Robinson: What is contempt of court, was his free speech threatened, and has he got previous convictions?

Tommy Robinson: What is contempt of court and was his free speech threatened?

Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson's supporters said his jail time was an attack on free speech - how does the law on court reporting really work?

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Tommy Robinson supporters are like a white supremacist movement'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Tommy Robinson fans 'like white supremacist movement'

Julia Hartley-Brewer challenged Ukip leader Gerard Batten on whether Tommy Robinson's supporters are 'racist'

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Tommy Robinson to be freed on bail after winning appeal

Tommy Robinson to be freed on bail after winning appeal

Tommy Robinson to be freed on bail after winning appeal

The former English Defence League leader will be released on bail after having his contempt of court conviction overturned

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