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New Zealand House

01-05-2001 12:53

14:45 Police have moved in on a mayday action

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Film: Samba band action from King's Cross

01-05-2001 12:47

Check it out ..... the samba band in full force!

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PFI Mayday protest

01-05-2001 12:44

Mayday protest at the Royal London hospital Whitechapel

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Eros Beltane Action - quick update

01-05-2001 12:44

about 250 people in the drizzle rain - critical mass just arrived to loud cheers

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Photo: Care-workers join the protest outside McDonalds at King's Cross (10.30AM)

01-05-2001 12:42

Photo: Care-workers join the protest outside McDonalds at King's Cross (10.30AM)
Care workers protested at inadequate levels of Government assistance for those people providing support for people living with disability /illness. A diverse range of groups joined the protest outside McDonalds located opposite north London's busy Kings Cross train station.

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Photo: Samba band add touch of colour to Kings Cross protest (10.15AM)

01-05-2001 12:37

Photo: Samba band add touch of colour to Kings Cross protest (10.15AM)
The samba band continued to play to a crowd of several hundred people protesting outside McDonalds while a free vege burger giveaway continued. Later on the police moved the crowd from the front of King's Cross and eventually hemmed in protesters at Euston Square from about 11.30AM

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Photo: Samba band arrives at King's Cross Station (10AM)

01-05-2001 12:18

Photo: Samba band arrives at King's Cross Station (10AM)
Samba band provide relaxed atmosphere as protesters converge at Kings Cross and give away 350 burgers outside McDonalds' busy north London franchise

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Breaking News Mayday2001: 8:00 - 10:40

01-05-2001 12:16

Breaking News Mayday2001: 8:00 - 10:40

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Critical Mass at Liverpool St station, 7.45AM

01-05-2001 12:02

Critical Mass at Liverpool St station, 7.45AM
Cycle activists gather at Liverpool St before cycling through the City to Kings Cross. The route went from Liverpool St to Aldgate, then onto the Bank of England/Stock Exchange on to Monument and then St Pauls, passing through Clerkenwell to Kings Cross

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Section 60 in Euston Station

01-05-2001 11:48

Section 60 is being applied near Euston Station, 12.47 pm.

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Manchester MayDay - anti-Disney demo

01-05-2001 11:35

1pm, Manchester... as far as we know the first anti-capitalism demo is about to happen in Manchester... anti-Disney... more to follow

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Euston Station Update

01-05-2001 11:22

Euston Road blocked by 800-1000 people

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Angel Islington Update

01-05-2001 11:04

Action took place in Angel.

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Angel - media action film clip

01-05-2001 10:56

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Voice from Angel

01-05-2001 10:52

6 seconds of real audio report from the Angel action

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Angel - Autonomous News Stand - Media Action

01-05-2001 10:51

Angel - Autonomous News Stand - Media Action
An autonomous news stand has been set up opposite the usual newstand just outside of Angel tube.

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voice from King's Cross

01-05-2001 10:48

10 second of a voice reporting from the street. real audio

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Rythms of Resistance II

01-05-2001 10:42

10 seconds of Samba!!

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melbourne mayday

01-05-2001 10:41


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Kings Cross - critical mass and street fun

01-05-2001 10:39

Kings Cross - critical mass and street fun
Tail end of crowd as people move off from Kings Cross- loads of police but happy crowd :) wicked!
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