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Branson G8 charters, Edinburgh kick off - tourist enjoying

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1. Posted by ukmassage (Inactive 1052 posts) 11y

Branson chartered an airplane from the USA and offered his trains from London to move those interested in protest against G8 at Edinburgh.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/4647727.stm

Police heavy handed Carnival For Full Enjoyment arresting 100 protesters - because the street party wasn't ofiicially registered.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/4646491.stm

And from The Mirror:

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/tm_objectid=15698963%26method=full%26siteid=94762%26headline=anarchist%2dprotests%2dbreak%2dout%2din%2dedinburgh%2dover%2dg8-name_page.html

- Tourists appeared to be enjoying the spectacle. "This is entertaining and at least it is cheaper than paying to go and visit the castle," said Ricky from Hong Kong.

2. Posted by FionaNZ (Respected Member 903 posts) 11y

Well done Richard;)

3. Posted by cikusang (Respected Member 1361 posts) 11y

Haha..it's terrific!