Protests over Woolwich attack

Supporters of the English Defence League has been holding demonstrations in Newcastle and Manchester in response to the killing of a British soldier in Woolwich last week. There have also been some counter-protests.

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Protests in Manchester over Woolwich murder

Protesters in Manchester Credit: Twitter/@shava12000

Around 100 protesters, believed to be English Defence League supporters, are holding unplanned protests in two areas of Manchester.

There are also reports of a counter-protest by members of Unite Against Fascism in another part of the city.

Greater Manchester police have told ITV Granada that one person has been arrested on suspicion of a public order offence.

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