Unrest during cuts protests
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Thousands stage anti-cuts protest in London

More than 250,000 people have attended a march and rally in central London against public spending cuts.

Labour leader Ed Miliband addressed crowds in Hyde Park and the main march organised by the Trades Union Congress passed off peacefully.

But small groups attacked shops and banks with a stand-off in Piccadilly. By early opn Saturday evening there were 125 arrests and 35 people injured, including five police.

The BBC's Siobhann Tighe reports.

  • 26 Mar 2011
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