Outside the Royal Exchange.
Heading Into the Royal Exchange.
The doors of the Royal Exchange.
"You're all a bunch of merchant bankers!"
Meanwhile outside the front door.
The side entrance of the bank of England.
Heading down the road.
Facing a number of obstacles...
...along the way.
Cameras all over the City.
Oh la la. It is le tres stylish French Gendarme...
...showing these ignorant brits ow to fight with finesse.
Cop, protester, bendy bus.
"Take that four eyes!"
Look Henry, the peasants are clearly revolting.
It seems that the MET have a mere 30 million invested in an Icelandic Bank. You could be forgiven for thinking that they were feeling the pinch already. I lost count of the amount of times I heard them on their radios demanding to know when the back up was arriving. One entertaining addition to the Police ranks was a French Gendarme, presumably on some kind of exchange? He seemed to enjoy getting stuck in to what was minor public order event compared to the riots that regularly hit France. So does this mean that somewhere in the Paris suburbs a homesick London cop is crouching under his shield as masonry and petrol bombs rain down from the balconies above?
The demo ended not far from Liverpool street with the crowd being allowed to leave gradually from a pen. Didn't see any arrests.