Protests in London

This item appears on page 67 of the May 2011 issue.
This is subscriber only post.
Get one year of online-only access — only $15!
Below is a sample of the article.
Please login or subscribe to ITN to read the entire post.

If you would like to read an issue from the archives that is free to nonsubscribers click here.

On Saturday, March 26, central London was filled with more than 250,000 people protesting recent government spending cuts. Among those demonstrating were teachers, nurses, firefighters and other public service employees facing cutbacks in jobs, wages, benefits, services, hours, etc.

The peaceful march was disrupted in the evening when about 500 people began to vandalize some buildings. Dozens were injured, some property was damaged and several hundred were arrested.

Please login or subscribe to ITN to read the entire post.

On Saturday, March 26, central London was filled with more than 250,000 people protesting recent government spending cuts. Among those demonstrating were teachers, nurses, firefighters and other public service employees facing cutbacks in jobs, wages, benefits, services, hours, etc.

The peaceful march was disrupted in the evening when about 500 people began to vandalize some buildings. Dozens were injured, some property was damaged and several hundred were arrested.