EDL march following Woolwich soldier murder

Heavy police presence amid EDL protest
Heavy police presence amid EDL protest Credit: PA

Supporters of the EDL and an anti-fascist group hurled dozens of glass bottles at each other yesterday, as they both held marches through central London. Police officers dressed in riot gear intervened to keep the two groups apart.


Charity rejects EDL donations

Help for Heroes has said it will not accept donations from the English Defence League, or any other political party. 1000 EDL supporters marched to Downing Street yesterday, apparently in tribute to murdered soldier Lee Rigby.