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Live updates as far-right groups clash with police and thousands gather in central London


Lives updates of London Black Lives Matter protests

By Jamie Bennett-Ness

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    Thousands of protesters have gathered in central London despite police warnings, with far-right groups flooding into the capital alongside Black Lives Matter protesters, causing clashes with police.
  • Thousands have ignored police and government advice to avoid the protests entirely over fears of violence and the spread of coronavirus.
  • All demonstrations have been ordered to disperse by 5pm today, but multiple mini-skirmishes have erupted near Whitehall.
  • Follow our updates throughout the day.