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Protesters prepare for Donald Trump’s UK visit

Protesters prepare for Donald Trump’s UK visit

Activism, culture, Politics, Society, UK
Words: Delmar Terblanche Subbing: Loriane Jacquemart President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to the UK promises to bring chaos to the capital, even though he’s spending just one day there. Protesters have promised “a carnival of resistance” with organisers declaring that smaller protests would be taking place throughout the country, controlled by smaller, uncoordinated groups who have “taken on a life of their own”. Meanwhile, The Police Federation has warned that the visit will impose “unquestionable pressure” on police officers as they strive to maintain peace and security among the protests. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has defended the right to protest, provided the demonstrations are peaceful. This defence includes approval for a giant blimp which portrays the presid
Breaking News: VoL at the Million Mask March 2016

Breaking News: VoL at the Million Mask March 2016

News
Hundreds of protesters are gathered in Central London for this year's Million Mask March. Reporters: Maria Llamas and Micaela Kolischer | Sub-Editor: Maria Llamas Metropolitan Police told Voice of London that there are more than 2000 police officers on patrol. It was predicted that approximately 20.000 people were to attend the march; however, there is no sign of so many people at the moment. Groups seem to be gathering towards the Parliament.   Look out for more updates...
Don’t Bomb Syria Protest: What do the people of London think?

Don’t Bomb Syria Protest: What do the people of London think?

News, UK
Just a few days ago many were appalled to learn of the governments approval of airstrikes in Syria, We at Voice of London wanted to talk to the people protesting outside parliament on the night of the vote to ask why they think airstrikes are a bad idea, and if this could lead to serious repercussions for the people of London. Words: Megan Townsend, Video: Megan Townsend, Sub-editor: TBC In addition to the public, we also spoke to Green Party MEP Caroline Lucas; a spokesperson for the Stop The War coalition and a insistent anti-war campaigner, as well as the controversial George Galloway. "Well as you can hear in the background there is a lot of people who've come down to parliament tonight and I think a lot of people are deeply worried about the implications of the UK approving ...
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