THREE men were arrested for public order offences during two opposing marches which took place in the city.
Hundreds of people took part in British National Party and anti-racism marches in the city centre.
There was a huge police presence throughout the day as BNP supporters and their opponents took to the streets of Liverpool.
Three men, a 20-year-old from Prenton, a 22-year-old from Wallasey and a 32-year-old from Liverpool, were arrested.
Nick Griffin, BNP chairman, flanked by at least six burly bodyguards, made a speech to a crowd of hundreds on the steps of St George’s Hall at lunchtime.
The two groups were kept apart by Merseyside Police officers on foot, on horseback and in cctv
Last weekend 13 British National Party (BNP) members were arrested on suspicion of giving out racist material near Whitechapel, Liverpool.
On Saturday Merseyside Police said they had been released without charge after consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service.