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Trafalgar Square

Public space and tourist attraction in central London

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Trafalgar Square: Public space and tourist attraction in central London
Trafalgar Square is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, established in the early 19th century around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. The Square's name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, the British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars over France and Spain that took place on 21 October 1805 off the coast of Cape Trafalgar.

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Trafalgar Square lit up for Diwali [Video]

Trafalgar Square lit up for Diwali

Lights were turned on in Trafalgar Square on Saturday evening to mark Diwali 2020. This year's celebrations take place behind closed doors as coronavirus restrictions continue to prevent people from..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:01Published
London streets quiet as England goes into second coronavirus lockdown [Video]

London streets quiet as England goes into second coronavirus lockdown

Areas around Trafalgar Square, St Paul's Cathedral and the South Bank were all quieter than normal. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Protesters march through London calling for end to lockdown 'tyranny' [Video]

Protesters march through London calling for end to lockdown 'tyranny'

Police officers have dispersed large crowds of anti-lockdown protesters atTrafalgar Square following a march through central London. Demonstratorscalled for an end to the β€œtyranny” of pandemic..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:16Published

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