Tens of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets on Wednesday calling for a crackdown on corruption and better public services.
In Belo Horizonte 40,000 people gathered to demand better education and healthcare as Brazil's third-largest city hosted a Confederations Cup semi-final between Brazil and Uruguay - a warm-up for the 2014 World Cup.
Youths threw stones at police who used teargas to stop marchers just a mile from the stadium. A banner hung from a bridge read "FIFA go home".
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The ex-Holby City star, who had been visiting Barcelona, detailed the events of the attack on Twitter as they unfolded.
Searches are continuing for victims, with around 600 people still missing and 3,000 left homeless after the disaster.