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New Video Shows Nigel Farage Courting Fringe Right-Wing Figures At A Private Tea Party Hosted At The Ritz

Farage was a guest at the event alongside people who have praised Putin and spread far-right memes. The Brexit Party leader asked them for money and “all the help we can get”.

Alex Wickham • One day ago
Mark Di Stefano • 5 days ago

There’s A New Tommy Robinson Channel On YouTube That Bypasses Restrictions On His Main Account

“YouTube are a complete disgrace”, Labour chair of the home affairs committee Yvette Cooper told BuzzFeed News.

Mark Di Stefano • 5 days ago

Tommy Robinson Will Face Fresh Contempt Of Court Proceedings

It comes during the prominent far-right figure's campaign to become an MEP.

Mark Di Stefano • 7 days ago

The Brexit Party’s Most Senior Election Official Says Tommy Robinson Has Been “Persecuted” And Islamophobia Is “Made Up”

Nigel Farage distanced himself from his party's national election agent after BuzzFeed News uncovered the posts.

Alex Wickham • 8 days ago

YouTube Has Downgraded Carl Benjamin's Sargon Of Akkad Account After He Talked About Raping A British MP

YouTube confirmed to BuzzFeed News that UKIP candidate Carl Benjamin — known online as Sargon of Akkad — has been suspended from the company's partner programme.

Mark Di Stefano • 11 days ago

Under Siege For His Comments About Rape, UKIP’s Star Candidate Carl Benjamin Has Recruited Milo Yiannopoulos To Join His Campaign

The former Breitbart editor and conservative troll is returning to the UK for a week to support Carl Benjamin's bid for a seat in the European Parliament.

Alex Spence • 13 days ago

Police Are Investigating The UKIP Candidate Who Talked About Raping A Female Labour MP

"What Carl Benjamin is trying to do through his actions is control me and make light of the things that control women," Labour MP Jess Phillips said.

Mark Di Stefano • 15 days ago

UKIP Candidate Carl Benjamin Has Talked Again About Raping Labour MP Jess Phillips And Now She Wants Action

"If Facebook and Twitter can ban these people for hate speech, how is it they are allowed to stand for election?" Phillips told BuzzFeed News.

Mark Di Stefano • 19 days ago

A Hyperpartisan Pro–Tommy Robinson News Website Has Been Permanently Banned From Facebook

Facebook permanently banned the cheerleading website as the far-right leader began campaigning for EU Parliament.

Mark Di Stefano • 20 days ago

Activists Are Trying To Force Mastercard To Cut Off Payments To The Far Right

The payment giant’s shareholders will vote on a proposal to set up a “human rights committee” at the company to monitor money flowing to hate groups.

Mark Di Stefano • 21 days ago

UKIP’s Star Candidate Has A Long History Of Using Racial Slurs Against Minorities In YouTube Videos

Carl Benjamin — the YouTuber known as Sargon of Akkad — has repeatedly used the n-word and anti-gay slurs, while also last year suggesting Jewish people are using the Holocaust to engage in identity politics.

Mark Di Stefano • 26 days ago

A Far-Right Activist's Website Republished Articles From The Mail Online Without Permission

Former Britain First deputy leader Jayda Fransen launched the new "venture" earlier this year. BuzzFeed News has found 28 articles that have been reproduced in part or in full from a variety of mainstream publications.

Mark Di Stefano • One month ago

Facebook Will Ban Several Of Britain's Most Prominent Far-Right Pages For "Spreading Hate"

It'll see organisations including the British National Party, Britain First and the English Defence League banned from Facebook.

Mark Di Stefano • One month ago

Australia Says It's "Ready To Confirm" A Key Meeting That Led To The Investigation Into Trump's Russia Links

Heavily-redacted documents released to BuzzFeed News show Australia's former high commissioner wrote a three-page cable to the United States about his London meeting with a Trump campaign adviser.

Mark Di Stefano • One month ago

A YouTuber Standing As A UKIP Candidate Invited Supporters To A Gaming Community That Has Chatrooms Filled With White Supremacist And Anti-Semitic Content

Sargon of Akkad – one of UKIP’s candidates for the European elections – invited supporters to join a Discord server from a video on his YouTube channel last week.

Mark Di Stefano • One month ago

One Of The BBC’s Most Senior Journalists Gave An Off-The-Record Keynote Presentation To A Global Tobacco Giant

In two statements, Philip Morris International said the terms of Jon Sopel's speech – including how much he was paid and what he said – were confidential.

Mark Di Stefano • One month ago

Julian Assange Was Arrested In London And US Officials Want Him Brought To America To Face Hacking Charges

The WikiLeaks founder was taken into custody from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he had spent nearly seven years.

Mark Di Stefano • One month ago

Tommy Robinson Is Now Reliant On This US Crowdfunding Platform

The San Francisco-based founder of Donorbox tweeted that Tommy Robinson has a “POV” that is “of great interests (sic) to many British people”, weeks after scrubbing the company’s hate speech policies from its terms and conditions.

Mark Di Stefano • One month ago