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Protesters of the arms fair at the Excel blocked a road into the exhibition centre leading to 17 arrests.

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A community on the Isle of Dogs has criticised Tower Hamlets Borough Council for what it believes is a "scandalous" loophole in planning policy.

Canary Wharf ban on protest camps

By Giles Broadbent on November 3, 2011 10:34 AM |

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Canary Wharf Group has won a High Court injunction preventing protesters from setting up camp on the estate.

With St Paul's and Finsbury Square full of anti-capitalist "Occupy" protesters, social media sites had come alive with chatter about targeting the home of Barclays, HSBC and other major banks.

grave1.JPGAround a dozen protesters were in Canary Wharf last night to, "dance on the grave of capitalism."

Dressed in ghoulish costumes the street theatre anti-capitalists travelled from an earlier protest at the Occupy London camp at St Pauls.

occupy protest142.JPGThe anti-capitalist protests in The City spilled into Canary Wharf this morning when a group of activists held a small rally in Reuters Plaza.

Around 50 campaigners turned out to listen to speeches from economists and to try and engage with the banking community in the Wharf about the economic problems faced by society.

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