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Thursday 29 December 2011
So did the Occupy Wall Street movement have any effect? No, says Stephen Foley
Saturday 24 December 2011
Wednesday 21 December 2011
Members of the Occupy London protest took control of their fourth site – the building that used to house Old Street Magistrates Court in east London.
Monday 19 December 2011
Members of the Occupy London protest movement have won the right to stay in an office block belonging to the investment bank UBS over the Christmas and New Year period after a High Court judge granted them leave to take their case to the Court of Appeal.
Monday 19 December 2011
Demonstrators decide to leave on their own terms before forced eviction begins
Wednesday 07 December 2011
One of the most senior figures in City regulation will meet protesters from the St Paul's Cathedral camp today as part of a Church of England initiative on finance and ethics.
Thursday 01 December 2011
Stop all the trains. Shut down departure zones. Prevent the kids from learning while they sit at home. The Prime Minister may have called it a "damp squib", but the single biggest outbreak of industrial action for a generation brought parts of the country to a halt, affecting the lives of millions – strikers and otherwise.
Saturday 26 November 2011
The diocese of St Albans has welcomed proposals by protesters camped outside St Paul's Cathedral for more than a month of a "touring occupation" of Britain's cathedrals.
Sunday 20 November 2011
Ministers ponder tough new powers to prevent Occupy-style protests interfering with Games
Saturday 19 November 2011
Economic justice campaigners who have occupied an abandoned office block opened it to the public today as the "Bank of Ideas".
Friday 18 November 2011
Economic justice campaigners who have been camped outside St Paul's Cathedral for weeks announced today that they have occupied an abandoned office block owned by investment bank UBS.
Thursday 17 November 2011
Workers should help set top bosses' pay, Ed Miliband said today.
Wednesday 16 November 2011
Anti-capitalist protesters who have been camped outside St Paul's Cathedral for a month were today warned to quit their tents or face High Court action.
Tuesday 15 November 2011
Sunday 13 November 2011
The Lord Mayor's Show passed off peacefully in London yesterday, despite the fear of disruption from anti-capitalist protesters.
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