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In last week’s local and European elections, the British public rejected fascism at the ballot box. To celebrate this important event, British Future headed to London’s East End today to host a “funeral for fascism.”
Dr Matthew Goodwin, alongside experts Caitlin Milazzo and Tony Travers, rejoins British Future for our breakfast debriefing on the European elections, and seeks to answer the questions posed by UKIP's victory, writes Henry Hill.
Despite tonight’s victory for UKIP in the European election, Nigel Farage’s party looks set to poll just five per cent of the vote in 2015’s general election unless the party can dramatically improve on its past failures to hold on to European election voters.
The family of Fusilier Lee Rigby should not be denied a memorial if they want one, according to a letter in the Telegraph, from faith groups and civil society organisations, which British Future was pleased to support.
What is UKIP? Why are they doing so well? And what does this mean for British politics? These questions and more were discussed at our briefing event with Dr Matthew Goodwin and Professor Eric Kaufmann, writes Henry Hill.
This week marks 10 years since Polish people gained the right to work in the UK. While the government’s failure to predict how many would come here is still a political hot potato, this has not translated into anti-Polish sentiment among the British public, writes Steve Ballinger.
UKIP has now got its nose out in front for the first time in the opinion polls. The big questions are what will this mean for the 2015 General Election and for David Cameron’s Conservatives, asks Sunder Katwala.
The hunt for our 'Voice of a Generation' is almost over. Hundreds of entrants have been whittled down to three finalists: meet Chanté Joseph, Helen Whitehouse and Kieran Etoria-King as they visit the Daily Mirror offices for the final round.
Last Sunday I ran the London Marathon to raise money for Shelter. I increasingly loved training for it and enjoyed aspects of running the marathon itself, but it was the atmosphere in London on the day that really made the experience, writes Helena Stroud.