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Extinction Rebellion: More than 300 arrested at London climate protests

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Extinction Rebellion and other groups stage a third day of demonstrations in central London.
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Environmental campaign group Extinction Rebellion have blocked roads in their latest climate change ‘uprising’ in Westminster, London Hundreds gathered to block access routes into Parliament. The group is calling on MPs to support their proposed climate and ecological emergency bill.

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Winston Churchill statue vandalised again [Video]

Winston Churchill statue vandalised again

The statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square has been vandalised during an Extinction Rebellion protest in central London. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Extinction Rebellion try to block Prime Minister's motorcade from reaching Parliament [Video]

Extinction Rebellion try to block Prime Minister's motorcade from reaching Parliament

Protesters were arrested after gluing themselves to a road in central London,aiming to disrupt the Prime Minister's journey to Parliament for PMQs. Atleast three people were arrested, including Will, who says the climateemergency is far worse than the Covid-19 pandemic, and the Government isignoring the issue. Demonstrators have also occupied trees in ParliamentSquare and held theatrical performances to highlight their cause.

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Patel: We must stand firm against the guerrilla tactics of Extinction Rebellion [Video]

Patel: We must stand firm against the guerrilla tactics of Extinction Rebellion

Home Secretary Priti Patel gives the keynote speech at the PoliceSuperintendents' Association annual conference. Ms Patel has referred toExtinction Rebellion (XR) activists as “so-called eco-crusaders turnedcriminals”. She said she refuses to allow the “guerrilla tactics” and“anarchy” of the climate protesters on to the streets of the UK.

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Home Office minister condemns Extinction Rebellion protests [Video]

Home Office minister condemns Extinction Rebellion protests

Home Office minister Kit Malthouse gave a statement in the House of Commonswhere he condemned the behaviour of Extinction Rebellion protesters, accusingsome of seeking to “impose an extremist world view” on others.

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Extinction Rebellion activists block one of Warsaw's main streets [Video]

Extinction Rebellion activists block one of Warsaw's main streets

Approximately 300 Extinction Rebellion demonstrators block an avenue in the centre of the Polish capital before being evacuated by the police.View on euronews

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Peta protesters target London Fashion Week [Video]

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Supporters of the animal welfare organisation Peta have demonstrated outsideSomerset House in central London, protesting against the killing of animals tomake shoes and bags, at London Fashion Week. It comes as the charity claimsthat conservation experts warn that the trade in exotic skins risks fuellingthe spread of diseases like Covid-19. British brands such as Mulberry,Victoria Beckham, and Vivienne Westwood are all free from exotic skins, whilea few labels, such as Burberry, continue to use them.

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