Mayor urges people to avoid central London ahead of protests

Credit: Reuters- Published on June 13, 2020
London's mayor called on people to stay away from central London on Saturday as the capital prepared for potential confrontation between anti-racism protesters and far right groups.

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Published on June 12, 2020 -  01:02
Charles I statue in central London given protection ahead of protests
The equestrian statue of Charles I at Charing Cross in central London is the latest monument to be given protection ahead of protests this weekend. Footage shot on Friday (June 12) shows construction workers erecting scaffolding and wooden planks around the statue, which is located next to Trafalgar Square. It follows former Prime Minister Winston Churchill's statue in Parliament Square being covered up and additional protection added around the Cenotaph on Whitehall. Far-right protesters and Black Lives Activists are expected to clash on Saturday in Westminster.

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