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EDL leader in court on assault charge

English Defence League founder Stephen Lennon will face court today over the alleged assault of a police officer during clashes with Islamic protesters.

EDL fuel Islamic extremism claim police

Demonstrations by far right activists fuel Islamic extremism, police said today.

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Five Britons were among several dozen people arrested during a demonstration by the right-wing English Defence League in Amsterdam.

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A Labour MP today called on political parties to "choke off" what the English Defence League (EDL) taps into.

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Skirmishes broke out today at a controversial demonstration by far-right group the English Defence League.

Bradford braced for arrival of the EDL

Nine years ago it was the National Front marching.

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It is starting to look as though last year's elections for the European Parliament marked the start of the British National Party's decline, rather than a new stage in its ascendancy.

Ban on marches 'could radicalise protesters'

The Home Secretary should lift the ban on marches in a city or risk making protesters more radical, a think-tank said today.



Right-wing march is banned by Government

A proposed march by the right-wing campaign group the English Defence League (EDL) has been banned by the Home Secretary.

Marches banned after day of banned protest

Home Secretary Theresa May today authorised a blanket ban on marches in a city on the day of a planned protest by a right-wing campaign group.

Home Secretary to rule on right-wing march ban

Home Secretary Theresa May will be asked to authorise a blanket ban on marches in a city on the day of a planned protest by a right-wing campaign group.

Police attacked during anti-racist march

A man was being questioned today after gangs of youths attacked police officers following an anti-racist march, Scotland Yard said.

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