Results tagged “Revolution”


By Giles Broadbent

Russell Brand has suggested that young people should not vote, their collective act of indifference sparking crisis, then revolution.

He delivered his polemic on Newsnight in his usual baroque lexicon, like a child keeping pace with a runaway autocue.

By Jim Fitzpatrick

jimELECT.JPGCycling has been on my mind this week. We all heard the tragic news that a man from Poplar had become the third cyclist to die on the city's streets in three weeks; constituents have got in touch about the #CycleSafe Commons debate in September; and I've been taking advantage of the weather to cycle in to Westminster whenever possible.

Click here for the Wharf's gallery of the Excel protests


The protests at Excel certainly don't match the drama of yesterday's clashes in the City, but police are taking no chances.

Those entering and leaving Canning Town station are being searched under Section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act.

Live at the G20


Around 200 protesters have gathered outside the G20 summit at the Excel centre in Royal Docks.

Police set up metal fences some distance from the venue, with enough room for around 5,000 demonstrators. But so far, numbers have not lived up to expectations.