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Thousands of people, including Radiohead singer Thom Yorke, held an all-night vigil at Westminster Abbey to demand a better trade deal for the world's poor countries.

Organizers said more than 25,000 people participated in the vigil, which ended Saturday morning with a march to Prime Minister Tony Blair's 10 Downing Street residence. Police said about 7,000 people took part.

Participants were entertained at the centuries-old abbey by a solo set from Yorke, as well as by singers Ronan Keating and Beverley Knight and actors Vanessa Redgrave and Pete Postlethwaite. The vigil was organized by the Trade Justice Movement, a coalition that seeks to change international trade conditions it says force farmers in developing countries to compete with cheaper foreign imports. AP

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