UK police charge teen over violence outside migrant hotel

UK police today charged a teenager with violent disorder and assault after an anti-immigrant demonstration took place at a hotel housing asylum seekers, which saw protesters throw fireworks and set alight a police van.   

Merseyside Police said they had charged 19-year-old Jarad Skeete over the beating of an emergency worker, after carrying out 15 arrests over the clashes on Friday evening in Knowsley, near Liverpool in northwestern England.