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Thousands fill London streets in protest at spending cuts

It is estimated more than 250,000 people from across Britain have taken part in a demonstration in central London against government spending cuts.

The march and rally, organised by the TUC, have been largely peaceful, but a separate group of several hundred people has attacked shops and businesses in the West End.

The BBC's Home Affairs correspondent Tom Symonds reports.

  • 26 Mar 2011
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