Coronavirus: Hundreds attend anti-lockdown protest in London

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: Hundreds attend anti-lockdown protest in London” – below is their description.

    Eighteen people have been arrested and three police officers injured after anti-lockdown protests in central London. Demonstrators made their way through the city with banners and placards, calling for “freedom” and an end to COVID-19 restrictions. At least two people were led away in handcuffs from Trafalgar Square, while there was also some disruption on Westminster Bridge as officers tried to disperse crowds.

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