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Members of the English Defence League during a march in Bristol last year

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Britain faces the threat of a murderous terror attack from a Far Right extremist similar to the mass murderer Anders Breivik who gunned down 77 young Norweigans, the Security Minister warned today.

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A series of marches by a right-wing group has been banned amid fears of violence on the streets.

EDL members demonstrate behind police in Bristol

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The English far right seemed to be given an unlikely vote of confidence yesterday during Nasa's mission to land a robot on Mars. As the New Scientist magazine reported in a tweet before the rover, Curiosity, touched down on the red planet: "EDL team parades around auditorium to chants of 'EDL! EDL'!"

EDL protesters clash with police at a demonstration in Bristol last month

Far-right group the English Defence League to put forward candidate for Police Commissioner

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Six remanded on terror charges

Six men appeared in court today in connection with terrorism charges.

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A controversial English Defence League (EDL) demonstration and a major opposition rally were praised for passing peacefully today despite 11 arrests.

Trio remanded on terrorism charges

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Five suspected far-right extremists were arrested by counter-terror detectives today after race-hate material was posted online.

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