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Police clash with anti-G8 protesters in London

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Police scuffled with scores of anti-G8 demonstrators in central London on Tuesday (June 11) before a summit of world leaders in Britain next week. Isolated scuffles broke out when police moved in to arrest individuals as a main group of around 30 to 50 activists, mostly dressed in black, banged on drums and blew whistles as they ran through the capital. The demonstrators were staging a "Carnival Against Capitalism" across London to start a week of action before Britain hosts the meeting of the Group of Eight leading industrialised nations at a golf resort in Northern Ireland. More than 100 officers in riot uniforms formed a cordon, trapping the gathering protesters in a tight area around Beak Street as police helicopters hovered above and reinforcements waited in vans. Activists, some with their faces covered, waved black, green and red flags as they marched through Oxford Street. They carried banners saying "No borders, n

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