Londoners decry removal of street art

Graffiti by Banksy, one of the world’s best known street artists, has been removed from a wall in London.

    A piece of graffiti by Banksy, one of the world’s best known street artists, has been removed from a wall in London.

    The company behind the move says it will be auctioned for charity next year.  

    But some locals want the mural back.

    Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports from Tottenham.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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