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Trending: 'EDL, EDL'... Houston, do we have a problem?

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'!"

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

The far-right group the English Defence League is to put forward its first candidate for public office, it has announced. Joint leader Kevin Carroll will stand for election as the Police Commissioner for Bedfordshire, one of the anti-Muslim organisation’s strongholds.