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Olympic Torch Chased off the Streets, pics from Fleet Street

riotact | 06.04.2008 18:30 | London

Thousands of people decended on the Olympic Torch Procession today leaving bungling coppers forced to bundle the torch (which had gone out) onto a bus.

On Waterloo Bridge
On Waterloo Bridge

Best get the bus instead
Best get the bus instead

An angry but peaceful crowd forced the police to retreat on Fleet Street and the flame made the journey to Tower Bridge by bus.

Meanwhile heated debate, if not scuffles, almost broke out at Canary Whalf between Free Tibet protesters and Chinese students.

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