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One in 10 pupils now backs BNP

Nearly one in 10 non-Muslim youngsters said that they supported the ultra-right-wing views of the British National Party, according to a study.

Researchers from St John's college, York, who questioned more than 1,500 13 to 24-year-olds, found that attitudes to Muslims had hardened since the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, and the war in Iraq.

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