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Gay couple hit out at Nick Griffin over tweets

A gay couple whose address was allegedly tweeted by Nick Griffin have hit out at the far-right politician today.

Michael Black, 64, called the politician an "idiot" on BBC Breakfast. He said:

Certainly the public response to the incident, when it happened two-and-a-half years ago, and again in the last 24 hours, has been overwhelmingly in support of our stand against discrimination so hopefully that will mean the vast majority of the people in the country will just see what an idiot Nick Griffin is and reject his views.

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B&B couple: We were never asked if we were married

Michael Black and John Morgan, who recently won damages from the owners of a B&B who refused them a room in 2010, have told Daybreak they were never asked if they were married.

The owners of the B&B had alleged that they did not withhold the room because the couple were gay, but because they were not married.

Andrea Williams from Christian Concern backed up the B&B owners saying that an unmarried heterosexual couple would have received the same treatment.

BNP leader not concerned police are investigating tweets

The BNP leader Nick Griffin told ITV News he was not concerned that Cambridgeshire Police are looking into complaints about comments he posted on Twitter.

Why should I be? If they're daft enough to persecute me for making a stand against the avalanche of leftist persecution of ordinary folk and their traditional freedoms, then the rotten, anti-Christian system they defend will be the loser.

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BNP leader's Twitter account 'suspended'

When trying to access Nick Griffin's Twitter account the message "account suspended" appears
When trying to access Nick Griffin's Twitter account the message "account suspended" appears Credit: Twitter

It seems that the Twitter account of BNP leader Nick Griffin has been suspended after he apparently posted the address of a gay couple who won a discrimination claim against a bed-and-breakfast owner.

His comments prompted a furious response online.

The party's press officer told ITV News he did not know about the apparent suspension.

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