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Protesters arrested

Eleven people have been arrested after a day of protest in London saw anti-capitalists from the Occupy movement pitch tents outside the Bank of England.

The arrests were made for public order offences linked to the demonstrations, leading to around 10 tents being set up, City of London Police said.

The protest by around 300 demonstrators was part of a global day of action which also took place in cities including New York, Athens and Madrid.


Several hundred people gather at St Paul's Cathedral

Occupy London protesters at St Paul's cathedral Credit: ITV News

Several hundred people have gathered outside St Paul's Cathedral for an Occupy London rally. It comes more than six months after members of the campaign group were prevented from occupying Paternoster Square.

Police and protesters outside St Paul's Cathedral Credit: ITV News

Instead, activists camped outside St Paul's Cathedral just yards away from the Stock Exchange and remained there for four and a half months. City of London Police say it has a "proportionate" operation in place around today's peaceful demonstration. St Paul's Cathedral remains open to visitors.

New Occupy protest at St Paul's

Anti-capitalism protesters from the Occupy movement have begun a new protest in the City of London as part of a global day of action.

Other protests are underway in cities including Moscow, New York, Athens and Madrid.

Several hundred people have gathered outside St Paul's Cathedral for a rally, before moving on to demonstrate outside the offices of some of the largest firms in the financial heart of London.

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