London Austerity Protest March Attracts Tens of Thousands

by Alastair Jamieson /
Image: Demonstrators with placards crowd the area around the Bank of England as they protest austerity measures in London, Saturday.
Demonstrators with placards crowd the area around the Bank of England as they protest austerity measures in London, Saturday. JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP - Getty Images

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Tens of thousands of people were attending a huge anti-austerity demonstration in central London Saturday.

Protesters marched past the Bank of England headquarters and through London’s financial district towards Whitehall and the Houses of Parliament.

Flares were let off as the march began, ITV News reported.

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