English Defence Leader remanded, may be facing extradition to US

Police swoop, arrest 53 EDL members

Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, the leader of the English Defence League and 52 others have been arrested in a dramatic police swoop as they travelled to London for an unofficial demonstration outside a mosque.

The far right extremists, including candidate for Bedfordshire Police Commissioner, Kev Carroll had hired trucks for the extremists to hide in as they attempted to reach their destination unnoticed.

The police were aware of the operation and stopped the vehicles and arrested the occupan...

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