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Pride parade returns in London on 50th anniversary

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Posted at 10:52 AM, Jul 02, 2022

The streets of London have been filled with color as the U.K. capital marked 50 years of Pride. A vibrant crowd of hundreds of thousands turned out to either take part in or watch the festivities.

They formed a spectacle of rainbow flags, glitter and sequins. The parade came after two years of cancellations because of the coronavirus pandemic and a half-century after London's first march to celebrate Pride in 1972.

Saturday's procession took on a similar route to the original. It started outside Hyde Park and toured the streets towards Westminster.