November 2020

COVID-19: More than 150 arrests as anti-lockdown protesters clash with police in London

More than 150 people have been arrested as anti-lockdown protesters clashed with police in central London. Hundreds of demonstrators marched through the city near Oxford Street chanting “freedom” on Saturday, with some carrying placards reading “stop controlling us” and “no more lockdowns”. The Metropolitan Police said the arrests were for a number of suspected offences including breaching coronavirus regulations and that it expected the number to rise.