Welcome to our liveblog of the European parliament elections – news and analysis, with a particular focus on the racist far right and fascist parties. Scroll down to see the story as it unfolded.
There is good news for antiracists who hate UKIP in today’s local election results. UKIP’s projected national share of the vote has fallen substantially since last year’s county councils vote, dropping from 23% to 17% now.
This week, we will run a series of reports analysing the European Parliament elections, particularly the results of the far right and fascist parties – with a liveblog on Sunday night and Monday.
Why were the police so slow to move against the gang who murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence in 1993?
Campaigning against the far right, racist UKIP party in your area? You can download or order Stand Up to UKIP leaflets with “Seven things you need to know about UKIP”. Here’s a smaller image for web use. There is also a Buzzfeed article with the same text. And here’s a Polish version of the leaflet – powiedzieć nie rasizm!
One incident in a football match has opened the way for campaigners against racism in Spanish football and, more widely, in the Spanish state. The hero is the brilliant Brazilian attacking full back Dani Alves, who plays for Barcelona.