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Mayor Bloomberg says Occupy camp was 'intolerable'

15 November 2011 Last updated at 14:17 GMT

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been explaining why police have cleared the Occupy Wall Street camp from the city's Zuccotti Park.

Hundreds of police moved in on the area in a pre-dawn raid.

Michael Bloomberg said that the ongoing protest was affecting the quality of life for residents and businesses in the area and that it was no longer acceptable.