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Occupy London to respond to Ed Miliband’s article in Sunday’s Observer

Occupy London welcomes Ed Miliband’s recognition that we have something important to add to the conversation about how we can make this country a better, fairer place – just as we would welcome the support of anyone else.
Writing in this Sunday’s Observer, Miliband comments: “The challenge is that they reflect a crisis of concern[...]

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Occupy London Statement on Today's March

As we write this, several hundred protesters are being kettled by police in the vicinity of Parliament Square. We have received reports of arrests, which observers from GBC Legal are investigating.
This afternoon, OccupyLSX convened a rally outside St Paul’s Cathedral. Those speaking included Caroline Lucas MP, Bruce Kent and Josie Long. Once the speakers[...]

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Caroline Lucas, John Pilger and others at OccupyLSX today

This Saturday, as Occupy London Stock Exchange (OccupyLSX) marks its three week anniversary, it will host a rally at St Paul’s Churchyard calling for a fairer, more just society.

Beginning at 2pm, prominent speakers will advocate a range of progressive alternatives for the 99% who have been forced to help pay for a crisis that[...]

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Important Occupy London call for welfare assistance

After just over two weeks, our tented city standing in the protective shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral is a becoming a real community. But we are still part of London and we share some of the problems of that great city.
London is the 5th wealthiest city in the world and one of the world’s[...]

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Occupy London's reaction to Canary Wharf injunction

Occupy London was intrigued to learn this morning that Canary Wharf Group plc has obtained a high court injunction preventing “any persons unknown remaining on the Canary Wharf estate in connection to protest action.” We understand that this court order will remain in place indefinitely.
We would like to take this opportunity to reassure Canary[...]

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OccupyLSX weighs up offer from Corporation of London

Occupy London Stock Exchange (OccupyLSX) today met with the Corporation of London at their request.  There were seven representatives from OccupyLSX including its legal representative, Paul Ridge of Bindmans, and two representatives from the Corporation.
The Corporation said that they had no objection to the camp continuing until New Year, with the only condition being[...]

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OccupyLSX delighted that two potential legal cases suspended today

This morning, delegates from Occupy London Stock Exchange met with the Chapter of St Paul’s and the Bishop of London. It was a positive meeting, during which they informed us of their intention not to pursue legal action, rather their desire to work together in the call for social justice.
Both parties have agreed to[...]

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Occupy London responds to resignation of the Dean of St Paul’s

The Occupy London occupations, at London Stock Exchange (by St Paul’s Churchyard) and at Finsbury Square, are about social justice, real democracy and challenging the unsustainable financial system that punishes the many and privileges the few.
The management of St Paul’s Cathedral is obviously deeply divided over the position they have taken in response to[...]

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#OccupyLSX – Police Attendance at St Paul's Churchyard

Occupy London is aware that the police attended the London Stock Exchange camp at St Paul’s Churchyard at 5.30pm, following an anonymous tip off that there was an alleged firearm on site in a tent.
Occupy London co-operated with the police to resolve the situation and we can confirm that no weapons were found anywhere[...]

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