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Labour leader hails 'spirit of Manchester'

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Labour leader hails 'spirit of Manchester'


Cities in England are cleaning up after several nights of violence and looting that has led to over 1,000 arrests and tens of millions of pounds worth of damage.

Opposition Labour party leader Ed Milliband visited Manchester on Wednesday where he went to see the damage caused by the disturbances.

He met volunteers involved in the city centre clean- up and hailed them as the real spirit of Manchester as opposed to what he called the yobs and what they do.

Despite some disturbances in London the focus switched to cities outside the capital on Tuesday night. As well as Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham and Liverpool saw the most serious trouble.

Although the clean-up has started the police are taking no chances. The prime minister has promised an equal number of officers on duty on Wednesday night. David Cameron said he will not tolerate a climate of fear on Britain’s streets.

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