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Get ‘em Sir Bob!

Police scramble to draw up plans to deal with protesters after Geldof’s march plea

By Maxine Frith, Social Affairs Correspondent

02 June 2005

Authorities in Scotland were being forced to draw up contingency plans in response to Sir Bob Geldof’s call for a million protesters to “descend on Edinburgh” for a mass rally to coincide with the G8 summit.

Sir Bob Geldof, Mr. Live Aid and former leader of the great Boomtown Rats, stirs it up again. Go Bob!

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