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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-06-06

Tensions running high after murder of British soldier

Two weeks ago, two young men - acting "in the name of Islam" - killed British soldier Lee Rigby outside his army barracks in south London, in broad daylight. The attack sparked a fierce response, not least from the far-right community, which seized the opportunity to hold several demonstrations. Our reporters in London wanted to find out whether the recent protests by the far-right reflect its growing popularity throughout the whole of the UK.

By Alix BAYLE , Helen PERCIVAL , Yong CHIM

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