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2009-04-09 - 21:38:00 - by AlisonW - Topic: Personal: In the news | Law |

The picture below, displayed on flickr , was taken during the G20-related 'activities' on April 1st in Threadneedle Street, outside the Bank of England. At first sight one wonders why a policeman has raised his baton – and clearly about to use it – when the people in front of him also appear to be wearing police yellow. Then one notes the label on his back …



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