Former EDL leader holds march in Manchester

Lines of police cordon off demonstrators Credit: GTV

Hundreds of marches and counter marchers have gathered in Manchester amidst a heavy police presence after the former leader of the English Defence League organised a rally.

Tommy Robinson's new organisation Unite Against Hate is meeting in Piccadilly Gardens.

Hundreds of counter demonstrators have also gathered.

Demonstrators gather in Piccadilly Gardens Credit: GTV
Marchers on the move Credit: GTV