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    St Paul's dean steps down over protests

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    Al Jazeera English

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    The occupation of London's St Paul's Cathedral by anti-capitalist protesters has lead to another high-profile resignation.

    Graeme Knowles, the dean of the cathedral, said the continuing controversy was behind his decision to stand down.

    His resignation follows that last week of Giles Fraser, a senior priest who had welcomed the anti-capitalist demonstrators to camp outside the landmark.

    Fraser had said he resigned because he feared moves to evict the protesters could end in violence.

    Emma Hayward reports from St Paul's.