UK - London - Bank vandalism after TUC riots
Cleaning up street the morning after the TUC-organised anti-government cuts to Britain's economy.
The words Smash the Bank have been sprayed with aerosol on wall relating to the belief by protesters that HSBC is a tax-evader. The riot by anarchists who broke away from a largely peaceful protest agasinst government economic cuts. Organisers estimated between 250,000 and 500,000 people took part but police said a total of 201 arrests had been made during the day largely for a variety of public order offences, they said. In addition, 66 people were reported to have been injured, including at least 31 police officers, 11 of whom required hospital treatment.