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Trafalgar Square

Public space and tourist attraction in central London

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Trafalgar Square: Public space and tourist attraction in central London
Trafalgar Square is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, established in the early 19th century around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. The Square's name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, the British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars over France and Spain that took place on 21 October 1805 off the coast of Cape Trafalgar.

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16 people arrested at central London anti-lockdown demonstrations [Video]

16 people arrested at central London anti-lockdown demonstrations

Police said 16 people were arrested and nine officers injured during clashesat anti-lockdown demonstrations in central London. Thousands of people massedin Trafalgar Square on Saturday carrying signs,..

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Anti-lockdown protesters gather in London [Video]

Anti-lockdown protesters gather in London

Thousands of protesters gathered in Trafalgar Square in central London on Saturday (September 26) to protest against the British government's recently toughened COVID-19 restrictions.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published
Police warn anti-vax and anti-lockdown protesters to disperse or face arrest [Video]

Police warn anti-vax and anti-lockdown protesters to disperse or face arrest

Police have urged hundreds of protesters to immediately leave an anti-vaccine,anti-lockdown protest in Trafalgar Square or face arrest. The warning cameafter heated clashes between demonstrators and..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:25Published
Arrests made as police disperse Extinction Rebellion protesters in Trafalgar Square [Video]

Arrests made as police disperse Extinction Rebellion protesters in Trafalgar Square

Protesters have largely dispersed from the Extinction Rebellion gathering inTrafalgar Square, but some were carried or led away by police after theyrefused to move. Other demonstrators applauded as one..

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Extinction Rebellion continue climate change protests for th [Video]

Extinction Rebellion continue climate change protests for th

Extinction Rebellion activists have gathered in central London for a third day of climate change demonstrations. More than 300 people have been arrested during the protests in Parliament and..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:00Published
Extinction Rebellion continue climate change protests [Video]

Extinction Rebellion continue climate change protests

Extinction Rebellion activists have gathered in central London for a third day of climate change demonstrations. More than 300 people have been arrested during the protests in Parliament and..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:00Published

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From an Oslo forest comes the Christmas gift Norway gives Britain every year - a towering tree for London's Trafalgar Square, a token of gratitude for British support during World War Two.
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Thousands of people demonstrated against President Trump's visit to the U.K. in London's Trafalgar Square as the president met with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May. Mr. Trump dismissed the large..
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As President Trump continues his official state visit to Britain, a large protest was expected to fill London's iconic Trafalgar Square
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