On this day: 4 October. 1936: Battle of Cable Street.

A march by members of the British Union of Fascists, led by Oswald Mosley, through a predominantly Jewish part of the East End of London, ended in clashes. An estimated 100,000 anti-fascists turned up to oppose the march, some building roadblocks and barricades. Around 6,000 police clashed with demonstrators and the march was eventually abandoned. …

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Image of the Day: 23 September 2018. Anthony Joshua Image.

Image of the heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua in front of the Wembley Stadium arch. The picture, part of a giant advertising hoarding, was to celebrate the match between British fighter Joshua and the Russian Alexander Povetkin on Saturday, 22 September 2018. Joshua beat Povetkin in seven rounds to defend his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight …

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