After an EDL rally in Whitehall was dispersed earlier, supporters of the far-right group are now running through Leicester Square chanting "English till I die" and throwing bottles at police.
Police are holding the protesters in Leicester Square and closing the pubs in which they had been drinking.
More top news
Donald Trump has wasted no time making his mark on international matters as well as domestic. So how will his presidency affect the world?
Another cold, frosty and foggy night for many. Northern and western areas will see thickening cloud, patchy rain and milder temperatures.
Temperatures have already plunged to -12C in some parts of the UK this winter - but Thursday could be the coldest day yet.