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Elephant & Castle update

01-05-2001 15:03

People dragged off buses by police.

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Webcam Offline

01-05-2001 14:56

Webcam Offline

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report: mary poppins joins pigeon protest

01-05-2001 14:52

Pigeons fed: no rubber bullets for mary poppins on trafalgar square!

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Oxford Circus 15:45pm

01-05-2001 14:48

Oxford Circus is being cordoned and people are held inside.

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01-05-2001 14:47

The Undercurrents filmmakers family is making a film on the protests in London Today Mayday.

Part One is NOW available for viewing at

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Birmingham city centre 1pm

01-05-2001 14:43

Birmingham city centre 1pm
blue day more like

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World Patent Protection Summit - NEW VENUE!!

01-05-2001 14:41

Especially for those who were planning to go to the Kingsway Hall patent action this morning but failed to find any bio-pirates. The venue was changed last minute because they knew you were coming. Here is the new venue - if you get your skates on, maybe you could shut it down!!

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Birmingham city centre 1pm

01-05-2001 14:31

Birmingham city centre 1pm
blue day more like

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Special on MayDay 2001 : The Guardian

01-05-2001 14:21

How do you journalistically cover a day of widespread demonstrations and actions against a myriad of institutions, businesses and global bodies?

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Photo: police section samba and protesters (12.30)

01-05-2001 14:06

Photo: police section samba and protesters (12.30)
No right turn for protesters: police section off crowds as they attempt to take a right turn from Euston into the West End. All those present stopped, searched and snapped as they were finally allowed to leave - in single file.

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birmingham today

01-05-2001 14:04

birmingham today
todays demo in bham city centre, more police than people !!

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Section 60 in Oxford Circus

01-05-2001 13:57

Section 6o has been applied in Oxford Circus.

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Photo: Vegeburgers given away outside Kings Cross McDonalds' franchise (9AM)

01-05-2001 13:42

Photo: Vegeburgers given away outside Kings Cross McDonalds' franchise (9AM)
Protesters handed out free vegeburgers and talked to the 'press' outside north London's busy King's Cross train station

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Vegeburger giveaway at King's Cross

01-05-2001 13:38

Vegeburger giveaway at King's Cross
Vegeburgers were given away in an effort to highlight the dangers posed to human helath by McDonald's fast food

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Oxford Street II

01-05-2001 13:29

Oxford St. is being surrounded by riot police.

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Oxford Circus 1

01-05-2001 13:26

+++1.30 1 Person arrested in near Niketown

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Reports of Oxford Street Closed

01-05-2001 13:20

Unconfirmed-stories emerging that all shops on Oxford Street have been closed, along with tube stations-Unconfirmed.

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Undercurrents in Korea Mayday

01-05-2001 13:08

Mayday action in Korea reported by undercurrents

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Photo: Critical Mass cyclits holds bicycle aloft (9.30AM)

01-05-2001 13:04

Photo: Critical Mass cyclits holds bicycle aloft (9.30AM)
In a sign of bicycle solidarity and strength a cyclist from the Critical Mass cycle ride from Liverpool St to King's Cross holds their bike aloft in the air as whistles, bells and voices ring out inthe chilly morning air

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Photo: Critical Mass passes St Pauls Cathedral (9AM)

01-05-2001 12:59

Photo: Critical Mass passes St Pauls Cathedral (9AM)
Critical Mass cyclists pass the imposing dome of St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London.
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