58 anti-fascist protesters from UAF group arrested

Police have confirmed 58 arrests for breach of Section 14 of the Public Order Act from members of the United Against Facism (UAF) protest group near the Houses of Parliament in central London.

The Met Police also said the BNP protest in nearby Old Palace Yard has ended.

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Westminster protests: 58 arrests

Police said 58 people from United Against Facism have been arrested during protests at Westminster. The group was protesting at the same time as members of the BNP, who called for the Government to act against Islamist hate preachers.