Plug pulled on London Webcams, as Bush sweeps into town

'Operational reasons'

President George W Bush is about to pay the UK a visit and thousands of anti-war demonstrators are planning to take to the streets in protest.

With London bracing itself for the mother of all security operations, it should come as little surprise that some strategically-place Webcams have gone on the blink.

Transport for London's "Capital Cam" - the one pointing towards Parliament Square and Whitehall, among others - is currently unobtainable.

Why? A short message reads: "The image from this Capital Cam is not available for operational reasons."

So, now you know. ®

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