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Occupy London protesters lose eviction appeal bid

LONDON — Anti-capitalist protesters on Wednesday lost their bid to challenge orders to evict them from outside St Paul’s Cathedral in London, leaving authorities free to clear the site. England’s Court of Appeal dismissed the demonstrators’ application for permission to challenge last month’s High Court ruling that they must disband…

Internet firms urged to remove extremist content

Internet service providers should do more to fight violent extremism in Britain by clamping down on its online havens, MPs said Monday in a report that also urged broad vigilance on the threat from the far right. The web is a more significant vehicle for promoting radicalism than prisons, universities…

Islamists admit plot to blow up London Stock Exchange

Four British Islamists inspired by a former al-Qaeda leader admitted in court on Wednesday to plotting to blow up the London Stock Exchange in 2010. The men belonged to a group of fundamentalists who plotted a spate of mail bomb attacks during the run-up to Christmas that year and discussed launching a…

Banks urged to rein in excessive bonuses

LONDON — Banks, including those bailed out at the height of the 2008 financial crisis, are under intense pressure to curb annual bonuses in light of the worsening economic climate. The so-called bonus season for workers in the City traditionally sees traders and banks’ senior executives handed bumper pay awards…

London police listed ‘Occupy’ protesters as potential terrorists

The City of London Police listed “Occupy London Stock Exchange” (OLSX) as a domestic terrorist threat in a bulletin sent to businesses, according to The Independent. The protesters have been camped outside St Paul’s Cathedral in London’s financial district since October 15, as part of a global wave of demonstrations…

‘Occupy London’ protesters get 24 hours to leave St Paul’s

LONDON — London authorities ordered anti-capitalist protesters camped at St Paul’s Cathedral to leave within 24 hours Wednesday in a new blow after the global movement’s US birthplace was torn down. As bedraggled Occupy Wall Street activists trickled back through heavy security into a New York park a day after…

‘Occupy London Stock Exchange’ protests outside of parliament

About 200 anti-capitalist protesters linked to a group camped outside London’s St Paul’s Cathedral demonstrated on Saturday outside the parliament. Protesters from the Occupy London Stock Exchange (OLSX) group had set off on a march towards Trafalgar Square but a breakaway group headed to the square outside the Houses of…

‘Occupy London’ protesters allowed to stay until 2012: lawyer

LONDON — Anti-capitalist protesters camped outside London’s St Paul’s Cathedral will be allowed to remain until at least the New Year, a lawyer for the group said after a meeting city authorities Wednesday. Lawyer John Cooper, who has advised the Occupy London Stock Exchange (OLSX) group since the first day…

‘Occupy London’ protesters get legal reprieve

LONDON — London’s St Paul’s Cathedral and the city authorities suspended legal action Tuesday against anti-capitalist protesters camped outside the historic landmark. The management of St Paul’s said it unanimously agreed to suspend its current legal action against the demonstrators who have turned the churchyard into a sprawling campsite and…

Head of famed London cathedral quits over ‘Occupy’ protest

LONDON — The head of St Paul’s Cathedral resigned on Monday after facing criticism for trying to evict protesters inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement from outside the central London landmark. Dean Graeme Knowles said he was leaving with “great sadness” but hoped for a peaceful resolution to the…

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