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Petition wall

A passer-by writing a message to the Government on a giant wall petition outside the Ministry of Defence in Whitehall yesterday. The 'wall', erected by the World Development Movement on the fourth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, calls for cuts in defence spending to help defeat poverty at home and abroad.

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