EDL leader in court over march

The leader of far-right group the English Defence League has been charged with obstructing police after allegedly trying to defy a ban on marching to the scene of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby via a major mosque.

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EDL leader in court

The leader of far-right group the English Defence League has been charged with obstructing police after allegedly trying to defy a ban on marching to the scene of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby via a major mosque.

Tommy Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court this afternoon and was bailed to return on September 11.

The 30-year-old, from Luton in Bedfordshire, was arrested on suspicion of obstructing officers outside Aldgate East tube station in east London on June 29, along with his EDL co-leader Kevin Carroll.

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