400,000 Brits hit the streets to protest over European Union imposed austerity program

[photos source: MailOnline]

MailOnline: More than 400,000 people marched in London today in the country’s biggest mass demonstration since the Iraq war. They were protesting against the government’s public spending cuts which is part of an austerity program imposed by the European Union.

In the main, the demonstration was peaceful although some protestors threw paint at shops in Oxford Street and flares had been lit sparsely during an address by the Opposition Party‘s leader.

[More photos – source: MailOnline]

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