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dipsydoodle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 11:15 AM
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Occupy protesters target London Piccadilly Circus office
Source: BBC News

Anti-capitalist protesters have attempted to occupy a building near Piccadilly Circus in central London.

About 100 protesters, thought to be part of Occupy London Stock Exchange (OLSX), tried to get into Panton House on Panton Street, in central London.

But riot police soon entered and cleared the building.

The corporate building is thought to house offices from oil and gas companies, one of which is called Sonatrach Petroleum.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-15967800
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 11:16 AM
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Turborama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 11:36 AM
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2. "Occupy" protesters break into London office
LONDON | Wed Nov 30, 2011 5:00pm GMT

(Reuters) - Demonstrators broke into an office building used by mining company Xstrata in central London on Wednesday and hung protest banners on the roof before police regained control of the building.

A group of about 60 from the "Occupy" movement entered the offices in Haymarket in protest at the high pay of the company's chief executive, Occupy said in a statement.

Police removed the demonstrators and threw a cordon along the Haymarket, effectively sealing off the immediate area.

"At approximately 1550 hours (GMT) a containment was put in place outside Panton House, Haymarket, to prevent disorder by a group of protesters outside the building," police said in a statement.

Full article: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/11/30/uk-britain-uni...


Seems a bit random.

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dipsydoodle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 11:52 AM
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3. Organised via twitter apparently
for a 3pm GMT meet up. This was unassociated with today's strike.

Keep your eyes open for tv coverage which shows the police using video screens to guide protesters as to which way out of the containment area and then whether to turn left or right whatever for orderly dispersal.

At least it makes a change from a church. They're due to occupy St Albans Abbey/Cathederal up the road to me next and that's by invitation..... :wtf: Strange choice - its more or less off road. Apart from tourists and Sunday morning church I doubt that the public will be aware they're there.

There was also talk of occupying Waddesdon Manor because the Rothschild family "live there". See here to understand the joke : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waddesdon_Manor Must be something about 1957 they have yet to grasp. :rofl:

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