The former leader of the English Defence League, who controversially quit and appeared to renounce his views, will help to front a new anti-Islam movement in Britain.

Tommy Robinson, 33, will launch the UK branch of right-wing group Pegida in the New Year and provide "advice" to their leadership, he told The Independent.

Mr Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, will campaign to ban all Muslim immigration to the UK for five years, prevent the building of new mosques and ban the funding of mosques abroad.

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