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PHOTO ESSAY: In defiance of a law making it a potential crime to photograph police, spiked went cop-snapping in London.

Nathalie Rothschild

Topics Politics

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Along with the double decker bus, Big Ben and red phone booths, London ‘Bobbies’ have long been a popular motif for tourist snaps in the British capital. But from this week, under Section 76 of the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008, photographing a cop can land you a fine or a 10-year prison sentence. spiked’s Nathalie Rothschild took to the streets in defiance of this latest assault on our liberties.

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