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Scores of police had to break up clashes between members of the right-wing English Defence League (EDL) and Muslims in Luton town centre on Thursday.

Trouble flared after Kevin Carroll, 41, lost at appeal at Luton Crown Court to overturn a conviction for using threatening behaviour at an earlier demonstration.

Up to 80 officers had to keep a group of Carroll's supporters, chanting 'EDL', separate from opposition protesters.


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