Extinction Rebellion

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Piers Corbyn: Climate change is a 'false narrative'

Piers Corbyn: Climate change is a 'false narrative'

Jeremy Corbyn’s older brother has claimed that climate change is "utter nonsense" as environmental activists stage protests across the country.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion protesters clog up courts

Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion protesters clog up courts

Courts are preparing for an influx of Extinction Rebellion protesters who were arrested during demonstrations earlier this year.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

Extinction Rebellion to vote on Heathrow drone shutdown

Extinction Rebellion to vote on Heathrow drone shutdown

The protest group will carry out “day after day” of disruptive protests if members vote in favour of flying drones at Heathrow Airport.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Extinction Rebellion to stage rush hour protest over air pollution

Extinction Rebellion to stage rush hour protest over air pollution

Activists are responding to an inquest into whether the death of a nine-year-old girl was linked to air pollution.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Radiohead donates money from leaked music to Extinction Rebellion

Radiohead donate money from stolen music to Extinction Rebellion

Radiohead donate money from stolen music to Extinction Rebellion

The band is releasing a haul of unheard music in aid of the environmental activism group, after they were hacked and asked to pay a ransom.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Friday, May 31, 2019

Extinction Rebellion

Heathrow Airport slams 'reckless' drone protest plans

Heathrow Airport slams 'reckless' drone protest plans

A spokesperson said plans by climate change activists to fly drones at the airport could "endanger lives".

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion activists plan drone disruption at Heathrow

Extinction Rebellion activists plan drone disruption at Heathrow

Climate change protesters are planning to disrupt flights at Heathrow Airport with drones in protest at a planned third runway.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Two-thirds of Britons agree there is a climate emergency

Extinction Rebellion lawyer: Children 'unlikely to have a good future'

Extinction Rebellion lawyer: Children 'unlikely to have a good future'

A lawyer for activist group Extinction Rebellion has claimed unless action is taken on climate change, children are "unlikely to have a good future".

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

XR Gove

Extinction Rebellion: Talks with Michael Gove 'disappointing'

Extinction Rebellion: Talks with Michael Gove 'disappointing'

Climate change activists have claimed protests will continue following a "disappointing" meeting with Michael Gove.

Banksy’s Extinction Rebellion piece ‘could be worth £1m’

Banksy’s Extinction Rebellion piece ‘could be worth £1m’

Banksy’s Extinction Rebellion piece ‘could be worth £1m’

An artwork that has appeared in Marble Arch, London could be worth more than £1 million, according to a Banksy expert.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Sadiq Khan

'We see you as allies' Sadiq Khan tells Extinction Rebellion

'We see you as allies' Sadiq Khan tells Extinction Rebellion

The London Mayor met with the climate change activists after they staged a 10-day protest in the capital.

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Jonathan Bartley, the co-leader Green Party, has said that he welcomes Labour’s call for a vote to declare a climate emergency.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

A climate change activist has said that the Extinction Rebellion protests have put the “crisis of climate breakdown at the heart of the media agenda”.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

The chief executive of Friends of the Earth has said that he supports the Extinction Rebellion protests in London because people “have to do more than just signing petitions” to stop climate change.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Climate change activists to ‘voluntarily end’ London protests

Climate change activists to ‘voluntarily end’ London protests

Climate change activists to ‘voluntarily end’ London protests

Climate change activists will end their demonstrations in central London after days of protests.

Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott to Extinction Rebellion: 'You've done an amazing job'

Diane Abbott to Extinction Rebellion: 'You've done an amazing job'

The shadow home secretary told climate change activists they had done an "amazing job" in drawing people's attention to the "climate emergency".

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Police

Police chair defends dancing officers: ‘Cut them some slack’

Police chair defends dancing officers: ‘Cut them some slack’

The chair of the Met Police Federation has supported the actions of officers who danced at climate change protests in London this week.

XR protests

Extinction Rebellion: How people reacted to the protests

Extinction Rebellion: How people reacted to the protests

Environmental activists have been protesting in London this week by vandalising buildings and gluing themselves to trains. Here's how people reacted to the protests.

Police

Police boss 'disappointed' by dancing officers at climate protest

Police boss 'disappointed' by dancing officers at climate protest

Dancing police officers at last night’s climate change protest in London have left their boss feeling "disappointed".

David Davies: Climate protests stop people ‘earning daily crust’

Climate protests stopping people ‘earning daily crust’

Climate protests stopping people ‘earning daily crust’

Conservative MP David Davies has said that the climate change protests in London are stopping people from getting into London and “earning a daily crust”.

Extinction Rebellion: 340 arrests as climate protest continues

Extinction Rebellion: 340 arrests as climate protest continues

Extinction Rebellion: 340 arrests as climate protest continues

​​​​​​​Londoners face a fourth day of disruption as environmental protesters vow to maintain roadblocks across the capital despite over 300 arrests.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

XR

Climate change protesters disrupt London's DLR services

Climate change protesters disrupt London's DLR services

Activists from Extinction Rebellion are staging a protest on the Docklands Light Railway in London today.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Climate protesters are ‘ordinary people who need to be heard’

Climate protesters are ‘ordinary people who need to be heard’

Climate protesters are ‘ordinary people who need to be heard’

The deputy leader of the Green Party has said that environmental protesters, who continue to disrupted traffic in London, are “ordinary people who need to be heard”.

Extinction Rebellion: 113 arrests amid climate change protest

Extinction Rebellion: 113 arrests amid climate change protest

Extinction Rebellion: 113 arrests amid climate change protest

More than 100 people have been arrested in London as police deal with continuing climate change protests, Scotland Yard said.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Shell

Environmental activists vandalise Shell's London headquarters

Environmental activists vandalise Shell's London headquarters

Activists from the group Extinction Rebellion have vandalised the offices of oil giant Shell during a day of protests across the capital.

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to ‘shut down’ London

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to ‘shut down’ London

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to ‘shut down’ London

Environmental protesters have threatened to bring London to a standstill as they attempt to disrupt some of the capital's busiest areas and force the government to declare a climate emergency.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Extinction Rebellion activists freed on bail

Extinction Rebellion activists freed on bail

Extinction Rebellion activists freed on bail

The climate change activists who flashed MPs to protest environmental destruction have been bailed.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

Extinction Rebellion House of Commons

Naked protesters disrupt Commons proceedings

Naked protesters disrupt Commons proceedings

A dozen climate protesters disrupted proceedings in the Commons by flashing MPs from the public gallery during today's debate.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Blood

Environmental activists pour buckets of 'blood' outside Downing Street

Environmental activists pour buckets of 'blood' outside Downing Street

Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion campaigners have poured fake blood outside Downing Street in protest at the government's approach to climate change.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Extinction Rebellion activist glues herself to Buckingham Palace gates

Extinction Rebellion activist glues herself to Buckingham Palace gates

An activist from the climate change group Extinction Rebellion glued herself to the gates of Buckingham Palace during a protest in London

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Extinction Rebellion: ‘Unless you’re Donald Trump, there is no doubt climate change is caused by carbon emissions’

Extinction Rebellion: ‘Unless you’re Donald Trump, there is no doubt climate change is caused by carbon emissions’

Extinction Rebellion: ‘Unless you’re Trump, there's no doubt on climate change'

George Barda, the spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion, the group responsible for causing disruption to London traffic this week, has said that “unless you are Donald Trump” there is no doubt climate change is caused by carbon emissions “pumped out” by humans.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Protester

Environmental activists form human road blocks in effort to bring London to a standstill

Environmental activists form human road blocks in effort to stall London traffic

Extinction Rebellion have launched another day of protest action, blocking roads in London in an effort to create gridlock in the capital.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Extinction Rebellion

Climate change activists block bridges across London

Climate change activists block bridges across London

Hundreds of activists have caused disruption in the capital by blocking five major bridges.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

We are ‘the 99%’ not ‘middle-class lefties’, says environmental activist

We are ‘the 99%’ not ‘middle-class lefties’, says environmental activist

We are ‘the 99%’ not ‘middle-class lefties’, says environmental activist

Jamie Kelsey Fry from Extinction Rebellion, a climate change group, has said that his organisation is made up of “the 99%” not “middle-class lefties” and that they have people from “all backgrounds”.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Climate change protesters

Environmental campaigners declare 'rebellion' against the government at London protest

Environmental campaigners declare 'rebellion' against the government

Hundreds of environmental campaigners descended on London's Parliament Square to declare a "rebellion" against the government's "criminal inaction" on climate change.