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EDL March underway in Exeter

The EDL begin their march through Exeter. Photo: ITV News West Country

The English Defence League's demonstration is underway in Exeter.

The group say it's a protest against Exeter University's Islamic studies and Muslim research centres.

Counter marches are taking place, and around a thousand people have signed an Exeter Together statement condemning the march.

EDL members outside The Locomotive Inn in Exeter. Credit: ITV News West Country
Around 1,000 people were encouraged to hold hands and shout 'Exeter Together'. Credit: ITV News West Country
People protesting against the EDL march through the city. Credit: ITV News West Country
Counter group Exeter Together ready to march this morning. Credit: ITV News West Country