English Defence League

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The Rise and Demise of the EDL

How the far-right street movement shot to notoriety, before falling apart in an "alcohol-fuelled almost comic collapse".
Mark Wilding
3.12.18
News

Exploring the Controversy Around the Government's Inquiry Into Sharia Law in the UK

Before Theresa May became Prime Minister, she ordered an independent inquiry into the uses – and alleged abuses – of Sharia courts in Britain. But months before the report is set to be published, it's already causing a commotion.
Oliver Hotham
8.8.16
Sports

Three Lions, Fat Les and the Far Right: How the England Team Affects National Identity

The BNP would struggle with its message on the terraces today, because the story of British football is the story of mass migration.
Philip Kleinfeld
6.16.16
News

We Saw Pegida UK's Damp and Dull Anti-Islamic March in Birmingham

About 200 people trudged in silence in the rain, held up placards reading 'Trump is right' and heard ex-EDL leader Tommy Robinson speak.
Simon Childs
2.7.16
News

The Hangover News

This weekend, a Tory candidate was disgraced after secret video showed him plotting with EDL fascists.
Mac Hackett
3.23.15
Stuff

Idiot EDL Supporters Tried to Confront Russell Brand in Newcastle

They crashed a book group meeting but weirdly, he wasn't there.
Joel Golby
1.13.15
News

The EDL's Extremist Legacy Is More Dangerous Than They Are

Meet the far-right groups, mosque burning nutters and neo-Nazi lone wolves they helped spawn.
Brian Whelan
10.16.13
Gavin Haynes Sleepless Nights

Farewell, Tommy Robinson, Brave English Lionheart

The EDL is dead, its members are in mourning. Hug a fascist today.
Gavin Haynes
10.9.13
News

What Do EDL Members Think of Tommy Robinson Quitting the EDL?

Getting deep with England's far-right brigade on their darkest day.
Simon Childs
10.8.13
Stuff

Is the EDL's New Resident Poet Too Shit to Be Real?

I tried to figure out if he's really a fascist moron, or just a satirist.
Nathalie Olah
6.25.13
News

The EDL and Anti-Fascists Fought Over Lee Rigby's Memory in Manchester

In truth, no one came out of it well.
Chris Bethell
5.28.13
News

Moronic English Fascists Marched On Parliament in London

The English Defence League's ranks may have swollen, but they still all have tiny brains.
Simon Childs, Photos and Video: Henry Langston
5.28.13
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