EDL leader Tommy Robinson quits group
8 October 2013 Last updated at 23:20 BST
English Defence League leader and founder Tommy Robinson has left the group, saying he has concerns over the "dangers of far-right extremism".
The EDL, formed in 2009, has organised marches and demonstrations in several cities across the UK, which have seen sometimes violent confrontations with anti-fascism campaigners.
Mr Robinson's co-leader, Kevin Carroll, has also opted to leave.
Tom Symonds reports.