Leicester considers banning far right EDL protest

Police and city council bosses are investigating measures to ban the controversial English Defence League from marching in Leicester.

Senior officers at Leicestershire police and Leicester City Council are considering asking Home Secretary Theresa May to prohibit a march it is believed the group is aiming to stage next month.

The English Defence League (EDL), which says it is opposed to Islamic extremism, has said it intends to hold a demonstration in Leicester on Saturday, October 9.

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