Far-right protesters in Dover in March
Far-right protesters in Dover in March

In the last 30 days, the search query "racist attacks UK" has risen 450 per cent online, according to Google trends.

The world's interest in Britain peaked around the EU referendum, at least according to search...

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...and this below chart of a certain worldwide search term makes for uncomfortable reading.

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In addition, searches for Britain First rose 70 per cent worldwide in the past 30 days, including 140 per cent in France, 60 per cent in Germany and 190 per cent in Italy.

The world also searched for 'UK' alongside the term 'racism' far more in the last week than in the preceding 12 months.

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And these are the top rising queries related to the term 'racism' worldwide in the past 30 days...

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While the top related queries in relation to the 'UK' relate to the explosion in referenda-related parliamentary petitions.

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