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An estimated 25,000 people took part in London’s Pride yesterday, marking 50 years since the legalisation of homosexuality between consenting adult men, and one million spectators were expected to line the route.
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More than 100 firearms officers patrolled the parade, with police warning attendees of an increased police presence following the recent terror attacks in London and Manchester.
A policewoman with British Transport Police had the surprise of her life when her partner proposed to her. She said Yes.
Lord Fowler, Speaker of the House of Lords, said: ‘Homosexuality is still illegal in over 70 countries around the world, including many in the Commonwealth.
“None of this will be solved by a march, or a display of lights in Westminster. But these acts will demonstrate to those who are being persecuted or abused that they are supported.”