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City workers sleep rough for charity

Professionals sleeping rough at Potters Fields Park. Photo: ITV News London

500 tech and business experts slept rough in Potters Fields Park by Tower Bridge last night to raise money for Action for Children.

The charity event which is called Byte Night was held simultaneously in cities across the UK, with over 1,500 people braving the elements.

Employees from companies including RBS, British Telecom and Norton Rose Fulbright took part.

Professionals sleeping rough at Potters Fields Park. Credit: ITV News London

The event is expected to raise £1.3 million which will support the charity's work with vulnerable children, young people and families.