Meet The New Leader Of The EDL

It’s a whole new era.

1. Leader Tommy Robinson resigned from the English Defence League on Tuesday, citing concerns about far-right extremism in the far-right group.

Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

2. Today the EDL announced Tim Ablitt as their new leader, with him becoming Chairman of a new organising committee. Here is a picture of Tim Ablitt.

It’s a radical change of direction.

Picture from Hope Not Hate. Hat-tip: Felicity Morse.

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Tom Phillips is the UK editorial director for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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