Security stepped up for University Boat Race

Protester Trenton Oldfield pulled from the River Thames after he temporarily halted the 158th Boat Race Credit: PA

Security is going to be stepped up at this year's University Boat Race.

The London Royal Marines Reserve will provide a visible, unarmed presence on the river.

It comes after last year's race, when protester Trenton Oldfield swam into the paths of the crews.

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