Minister agrees ban on EDL marches

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

Policing minister Damian Green agreed to the Metropolitan Police request for the ban to stop serious public disorder ahead of marches by the English Defence League in Waltham Forest, north-east London, and three surrounding boroughs.

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Ban on Waltham Forest marches

A series of marches by EDL has been banned in Waltham Forest amid fears of violence on the streets.