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The Bishop of London said he does not want the anti-capitalist protest outside St Paul's Cathedral to end in violence, as he defended a legal challenge which could lead to the camp's eviction.

Civil disobedience gathers steam in Athens

An anti-tax rebellion is brewing in Greece, where the embattled government continues to bring in new spending cuts and tax rises. Now, even elected local officials are joining the fray in a seemingly random but increasingly prevalent wave of civil disobedience.

Authorities' impatience with Occupy movement grows

In London, as in New York and California, it seems that the powers that be are slowly uniting against the campaigners. But the real surprise is why it took people so long to protest

'Where has all the money gone?'

London Stock Exchange chief explains why voters – and protesters – should blame the politicians for much of our financial mess

Anger over serious injury to demonstrator gives ugly mood to US protest

A critically ill Iraq veteran has become a figurehead

St Paul's protesters face legal action

Anti-capitalists camped outside St Paul's were told today that they will face legal action to evict them as the cathedral reopened after being forced to close for a week because of the protests.

In Finsbury Square, a whiff of revolution is in the air. But only of the mild sort

A cardboard sign urging drivers to "BEEEEP FOR CHANGE!" is tied to a lamppost in Finsbury Square.

Veteran injured in police battle as tension rises in US

In Atlanta, police arrested 53 protesters who were camping in the city's park downtown

Church shaken to its foundations as row over anti-capitalism protest escalates

The Church of England's reputation could be "damaged for a generation" if a legal bid to evict protesters from the steps of St Paul's Cathedral ends violently, a former close adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned.

St Paul's tries to heal rifts and offers to open its doors

Cathedral may be set to reopen, but the bitterness over the Church's attitude to protesters has deepened

A chauffeur-driven bishop, and a Church that refuses sanctuary

Our capital city, with its historic buildings and rich cultural life, draws millions of tourists each year. But, despite the colossal wealth enjoyed by a tiny fraction of its population, London contains some of the worst pockets of poverty in the UK. This state of affairs has been put in the national spotlight by the actions of around 300 people, camping peacefully outside St Paul's Cathedral.

Legal action mooted over City protesters

The City of London Corporation will consider legal action to oust the anti-capitalist protesters camping in front of St Paul's Cathedral, it announced today.

Riot police clear anti-Wall Street protest camp

Officers arrest 75 people in morning raid on Oakland site

A banner at the St Paul's camp; Rev Dennis Nadin, right, has criticised the cathedral's closure

Discord at St Paul's over protest camp

Retired reverend interrupts morning service to blast authorities over Occupy London

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