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In pictures: London G20 march

Banner with Big Ben in background

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of London ahead of the G20 summit.

Green Party supporters with Big Ben in background

The marchers are calling on the economic summit to address climate change, poverty and job losses amid the global economic recession.

Line of police ahead of marchers

Police have estimated the crowd at about 35,000 but the atmosphere has been described as calm.

Crowd of demonstrators with banners

The march has included members of trade unions, charities and environmental groups. The Put People First march is one of many taking place across Europe ahead of the summit.

Green Party supporters with Put People First banner

The protesters described the march having a "carnival-like atmosphere" with brass bands, whistles and music.

Children with banners opposite House of Commons

Members of the charity Young World Vision have joined activists from across Europe who travelled to London to take part.



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