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Britain First deputy leader charged over Belfast speech

Jayda Fransen attending a rally in Belfast in August. Credit: Pacemaker

Deputy leader of far-right group Britain First Jayda Fransen has been charged in connection with a speech she gave at a rally in Belfast.

She is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 14 December accused of using threatening, abusive, insulting words or behaviour.

The 31-year-old from south east London, was arrested in Bromley by PSNI detectives on Saturday.

She was in the city on 6 August for a demonstration by around 50 people calling themselves Northern Ireland Against Terrorism and gave an address.

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