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Last Updated: Wednesday, 6 July, 2005, 19:15 GMT 20:15 UK
In pictures: G8 protests
Protesters are prevented from crossing the A9
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In the early morning protesters clashed with police and tried to block roads
Protesters with heads of the world leaders meeting at the G8 summit
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Protesters sport pāpier maché heads of the G8 leaders meeting at the Gleneagles summit
Police and protesters
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Clashes began in Auchterarder as elements spilled over from an agreed march
Edinburgh march
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Activists unable to get to Gleneagles also staged demonstrations in Edinburgh
Protester in field
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One man made his feelings clear through body painting
Jack McConnell greets George and Laura Bush
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As events unfolded George W Bush was met at Prestwick Airport by First Minister Jack McConnell
Police at security fence
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In Auchterarder, hundreds of protesters pushed up to the Gleneagles security fence after crossing open ground
Riot officers arriving by helicopter
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In a carefully rehearsed move, dozens more riot police arrived in Chinook helicopters
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Police continued to come under fire as tensions mounted
Charging riot police
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Following a stand-off officers rushed the crowd, driving them back to Auchterarder
Injured protester
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This protester complained about the police using excessive force
Helicopter flies over protesters
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A helicopter flies over the line of protesters who broke from the procession


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