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BNP splinter group Britain First investigated by police over misuse of Queen's crown on its hats, hoodies and election leaflets

Far-right political group Britain First is being investigated over claims it is misusing an image of the Queen's crown on its merchandise.

A crown appears on top of an emblem which features on the BNP splinter group's hoodies, caps and beanie hats as well as election leaflets.

It is an offence under both the Trades Descriptions Act 1968 and the Trade Marks Act 1994 to use the image without authorisation.

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Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014 12:22

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Keighley army veteran condemns BNP for ‘hijacking’ his robbery ordeal

AN OLD soldier robbed by a gang of youths as he made his way to a Remembrance service last night told of his disgust and anger after the far-right BNP 'hijacked' his ordeal for a recruitment poster.

Former infantryman George Gill, 69, lost his medals and had his beret and poppy stripped off when he was attacked by the thugs, described by police as being of Asian appearance, in Lund Park, Keighley, last Sunday.

Now, unbeknown to him, the BNP is using a photograph of him on poster that is headlined 'Muslim gang steal medals after attacking British Army veteran' and states 'Enough Is Enough'.

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EDL trial: Birmingham demonstrators tried to use portaloo as weapon against cops, court hears

DEMONSTRATORS tried to use a portaloo as a weapon against cops during a violent English Defence League protest in Birmingham, a court has heard.

Speaking at the start of the trial of four EDL members at Birmingham Crown Court prosecutor David Bennett said three of those in the dock had played a part in the “portaloo disorder”.

Adrian Rimmel, 50, of Swallow Avenue, Smithswood, Simon Reeve, 43, of London Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, Gary Watts, 29, of Parsoles Avenue, Dagenham, Essex and Anthony Webster, 38, of Strathmore Crescent, Newcastle, all deny a charge of violent disorder.

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Organisers of counter EDL march insist event will be a ‘celebration of Luton’

The organisers of a counter EDL march say that they are mobilising to stop the far right group from “rampaging” through the streets of Bury Park.

For the first time since the departure of the group’s former leader Stephen Yaxley-Lennon the English Defence League has organised a demonstration in the town, which is set to take place from 2pm on Saturday November 22.

At the time of writing a Facebook page for the demo shows more than 380 are due to attend, with a further 1,300 invited.

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Anger after EDL lay wreath at Hall of Memory in Birmingham

Visitors to Birmingham’s Hall of Memory have hit out after The English Defence League was allowed to leave a wreath at the war memorial.

Poppy tributes from the Lord Mayor, the Bishop of Birmingham and emergency services were laid alongside one from the Birmingham Division of the EDL on Remembrance Sunday.

But a number of visitors to the listed building in Centenary Square took to Twitter to protest that the right-wing group’s wreath was ‘offensive’.

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