Sixteen protesters were arrested as two major demonstrations took place in Bristol city centre
Officers policing the EDL march in Bristol have made seven arrests.
Thousands of protesters are expected to descend on Bristol today in one of the largest police operations in years.
Sixth person arrested in #Bristol City centre for failing to remove a face covering. Total arrests at six.
Fifth person arrested following protests in #Bristol City centre . 24 year old man taken to custody after being found on enclosed premesis
Furious members of counter protest group We Are Bristol have come within yards of the EDL march - with 1,000 officers attempting to keep the two apart.
Local police, boosted by colleagues from around the country, herded the Far Right English Defence League marchers into a protected 'square' formation for their protest against Bristol's 'Islamification'.
Two people have been arrested for refusing to remove their face coverings, bringing the total arrested to four.
@gastrohenley confirm 4 arrested, 2 for face coverings, 1 for unlawful assembly and 1 for a racially aggravated public order offence
Police have made two arrests during the demonstrations.
A 47 year old man was arrested for a racially aggravated public order offence, and a 49 year old man was arrested for unlawful assembly at the fountains. Protest groups have been told not to congregate at this location.
A man's been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated public order ahead of two marches that are taking place in Bristol.
Supporters of the English Defence League are marching to Queen Square for a rally.
A counter demonstration is being held at the same time by We are Bristol.
EDL supporters are marching on the centre, chanting 'God save the Queen'.