SCOTLAND prides itself on being a progressive country.
Racial tension seldom – if ever – spills over here. But that perception was tested this weekend.
The far-right Scottish Defence League – which says it aims to stop the "Islamification" of Britain – took to the streets of Edinburgh yesterday, staging a protest outside the Scottish Parliament. The number taking part was vastly exceeded by those who joined a march held by anti-fascist protesters in response.
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