Extinction Rebellion prosecutions dropped en masse after High Court rules London protest ban unlawful
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 Prosecutions against Extinction Rebellion activists who were arrested under an unlawful protest ban are being dropped. Solicitors representing demonstrators said many had received official confirmation that charges were being dropped from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) on Wednesday. Hodge Jones and Allen said its position was "futile" following a ruling by the High Court earlier this month. Judges quashed a protest ban imposed by the Metropolitan Police under the Public Order Act during Extinction Rebellion's October "uprising".
Anti-LGBT equality teaching protests have been permanently banned from outside a primary school which witnessed weeks of noisy demonstrations, a judge has ruled. The ban, handed down at the High Court in Birmingham on Tuesday, includes an exclusion zone surrounding the city's Anderton Park Primary...
Heathrow has been overtaken by Charles de Gaulle in Paris as Europe’s busiestairport, with the west London hub reporting rising losses. Heathrow wasEurope’s busiest airport before the coronavirus pandemic.
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DreamToys in London showcases the top 12 toys ahead of Christmas as chosen byan independent committee of retailers and the Toy Retailers Association. Thetoy industry has faced challenges to adapt to changing consumer habits duringthe coronavirus lockdown, and keeping stores safe for customers. Interviewwith Gary Grant, committee chairman.
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The EU's Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier is to continue post-Brexit trade talks with Lord David Frost in London.
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Labour MP Claudia Webbe has said she is “innocent of any wrongdoing” afterbeing charged with harassment. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announcedthe charge against the 55-year-old, who represents Leicester East, on Mondayafter being passed a file of evidence by the Metropolitan Police.
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The Met Police have released footage of an illegal rave that took place in aderelict East London pub. The organisers were handed a £10,000 fine. Shortlyafter 9.30am on Sunday, 4 October on Wythes Road.
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Three people including a three-year-old boy have died at a home in Brentford,west London. The boy and a woman aged in her 30s were found dead at a home inClayponds Lane shortly before 1am on Tuesday, the Metropolitan Police said.They also found a man, believed to be in his 40s, who had suffered stabinjuries.
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Metropolitan Police officers have been paying tribute to their former colleague, Sergeant Matt Ratana, who was killed in the line of duty. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A minute’s silence has taken place across the Met in memory of Metropolitan Police Sergeant Matt Ratana. The 54-year-old died from a gunshot wound to the chest after being shot by a handcuffed suspect in the early hours of September 25 at a custody suite in Croydon. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Extinction Rebellion scientist activists ranging across all disciplines from astrophysics to biology march through Central London to highlight the ecological emergency in the run-up to the general elec