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The far right is at its strongest since the 1930s, and the media is helping | Owen Jones

Prominent far-right figures being given airtime on the BBC, LBC and ITV are not being properly challenged on their views, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones The far right is on the march, and it is being legitimised and enabled by parts of the mainstream media. The shambolic interview of contempt of court was allowed to present himself as a legal expert. His link to the far-right Breitbart website was not mentioned. His claim that there was nothing far-right about us was not challenged, despite his sympathy for Donald Trump from…

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Firefighters describe their battle with Grenfell Tower blaze

All the rescue team members were prepared to die to save others, London fire brigade commanders say Firefighters who battled the Grenfell Tower inferno have spoken of the chaos and tragedy they encountered when they were called to the building last month. Speaking in a forthcoming ITV documentary, commanders from the London fire brigade said every member of their rescue team was prepared to die as flames devoured the 24-storey high-rise that night. The crisis escalated rapidly as the fire tore through the structure in a matter of minutes, trapping…

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