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A petition backing calls to ban the English Defence League (EDL) from spreading hate in Bradford has been signed by more than 10,000 people.

Residents in the district from all walks of life have sent a strong message to the group that they do not want them to hold a rally in the city on Saturday, August 28, say petition organisers.

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