Extinction Rebellion

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Extinction Rebellion hope to top charts with Christmas single

Extinction Rebellion hope to top charts with Christmas single

The climate activism group are aiming to top the charts with a new single, which calls for action on global warming "before we're all dead".

Monday, November 11, 2019

Monday, November 11, 2019

Extinction Rebellion float house down River Thames

Extinction Rebellion float house down River Thames

The demonstration aimed to show impact of climate change by highlighting the threat of rising sea levels.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Peter Tatchell: Inconvenience of protests is ‘price of democracy’

Peter Tatchell: Inconvenience of protests is ‘price of democracy’

Human rights activist Peter Tatchell has welcomed a court ruling that police were unlawful in imposing a blanket ban on XR London protests.

Extinction Rebellion win legal challenge over police protest ban

Extinction Rebellion win legal challenge over police protest ban

Extinction Rebellion have won a High Court challenge against the Met Police over a protest ban imposed during their 'Autumn Uprising'.

Friday, November 1, 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019

Climate threat a ‘lawful excuse’ for criminal damage, court rules

Climate threat a ‘lawful excuse’ for criminal damage, court rules

A climate activist has been acquitted of criminal damage as the court ruled she acted to protect homes "under threat from climate change”.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Police ban on Extinction Rebellion protests 'unlawful', court hears

Police ban on Extinction Rebellion protests 'unlawful', court hears

A London-wide police ban on Extinction Rebellion protests was "wholly uncertain, an abuse of power and irrational", High Court judges have heard.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: £37m spent policing our protests 'a bargain'

Extinction Rebellion: £37m spent policing our protests 'a bargain'

The climate change group said the £37 million Scotland Yard have spent policing their protests this year was a "bargain".

Climate activist who vandalised war memorial during protest fined

Climate activist who vandalised war memorial during protest fined

The judge told 33-year-old Joseph O'Malley to "find some work" as he handed the protester a £750 fine for the "senseless vandalism".

Two-week Extinction Rebellion protests cost police £21 million

Two-week Extinction Rebellion protests cost police £21 million

Policing a climate change protest - which began on October 7 - cost Scotland Yard £21 million, a bill set to rise by several million pounds.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

Climate activists due in court over Tube protests

Climate activists due in court over Tube protests

Five Extinction Rebellion protesters are due to appear in court today following disruption to London's transport network on Thursday.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Extinction Rebellion 'regretful' about Tube protest

Extinction Rebellion 'regretful' about Tube protest

The group issued an apology about their protest today on the London Underground, which saw demonstrators dragged from trains by commuters.

Sadiq Khan 'strongly condemns' Extinction Rebellion Tube protests

Sadiq Khan 'strongly condemns' Extinction Rebellion Tube protests

The London Mayor criticised the "extremely dangerous" protests, after climate change activists were dragged off trains by angry commuters.

Climate activists dragged off Tube train during protest

Climate activists dragged off Tube train during protest

Commuters faced delays this morning after Extinction Rebellion activists glued themselves to London Underground trains.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley arrested at climate protest

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley arrested at climate protest

Jonathan Bartley has been arrested alongside journalist George Monbiot for obstructing a road as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests.

Celebrities backing Extinction Rebellion call themselves 'hypocrites'

Celebrities backing Extinction Rebellion call themselves 'hypocrites'

More than 100 high profile names have signed an open letter admitting they are "hypocrites" for supporting the anti-climate change movement.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Green Party MEP arrested at climate protest was 'defending rights'

Green Party MEP arrested at climate protest was 'defending rights'

Ellie Chowns was arrested for attending Extinction Rebellion protests after police imposed a ban on action across London.

Extinction Rebellion defy police protest ban

Extinction Rebellion defy police protest ban

Officers warned protesters they faced arrest if they continued to demonstrate in London.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

Elderly Rabbi arrested at Extinction Rebellion rally

Elderly Rabbi arrested at Extinction Rebellion rally

A north London Rabbi said it was his "religious and moral duty" to stand up for his beliefs at the Extinction Rebellion demos in the city.

Extinction Rebellion plans ‘major disruption’ for Bank of England

Extinction Rebellion plans ‘major disruption’ for Bank of England

Dozens of activists have gathered outside the Bank of England in a bid to cause "major disruption" to the banking sector.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protester: ‘We have an unfair voting system’

Extinction Rebellion protester: ‘We have an unfair voting system’

Zack Polanksi has called to overhaul the voting system in general elections so that voters don't see the Green Party as a "wasted vote".

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Extinction Rebellion activist delays flight at London City airport

Extinction Rebellion activist delays flight at London City airport

Extinction Rebellion protesters have descended upon London City airport in an attempt to "peacefully occupy and shut it down".

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Stanley Johnson: 'Uncooperative crusties' is a compliment

Stanley Johnson: 'Uncooperative crusties' is a compliment

He told Extinction Rebellion activists it was a “tremendous compliment” to be called "uncooperative crusties" by the Prime Minister.

Police seize '80 tonnes' of Extinction Rebellion equipment

Police seize '80 tonnes' of Extinction Rebellion equipment

DAC Laurence Taylor tells talkRADIO the Extinction Rebellion protest activity is now "unlawful" as the number of arrests surpasses 500.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Climate protesters request 'ready-to-eat vegan food' from public

Climate protesters request 'ready-to-eat vegan food' from public

Demonstrators are asking the public to send them donations of vegan food, hot water, camping equipment and warm clothes.

Opinion: Thank you, Extinction Rebellion, for making me late to work

Opinion: Thank you, Extinction Rebellion, for making me late to work

Presenter Iain Lee says he is grateful to climate change activists, despite their protests extending his commute by 45 minutes.

Shaun Bailey: Sadiq Khan 'quiet as a mouse' over climate protests

Shaun Bailey: Sadiq Khan 'quiet as a mouse' over climate protests

London Mayor candidate Shaun Bailey has slated his Labour rival for having “nothing to say” over the Extinction Rebellion protests.

Grant Shapps: Government doing 'shed loads' on climate change

Grant Shapps: Government doing 'shed loads' on climate change

The cabinet minister has dismissed climate change protests across London, saying the government is already doing "shed loads" on the issue.

PM labels Extinction Rebellion protesters ‘uncooperative crusties’

PM labels Extinction Rebellion protesters ‘uncooperative crusties’

Around 30,000 protesters are expected to descend on London's streets for the Extinction Rebellion protests for action on climate change.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Monday, October 7, 2019

Pre-wedding blessing for Extinction Rebellion protesters

Pre-wedding blessing for Extinction Rebellion protesters

The pair were blessed on London's Westminster Bridge in the middle of the protest.

Extinction Rebellion protester: ‘I’m scared, I want to live’

Extinction Rebellion protester: ‘I’m scared, I want to live’

Protesters from the climate change movement told talkRADIO they are rallying today because they are “scared".

Climate activists 'ought to be protesting outside Chinese embassy'

Climate activists 'ought to be protesting outside Chinese embassy'

Tory MP Andrew Bridgen has slammed planned protests by Extinction Rebellion activists, calling their protest "counterproductive".

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Climate activists use fire engine to spray Treasury with fake blood

Climate activists use fire engine to spray Treasury with fake blood

Extinction Rebellion members used a fire engine to spray 1,800 litres of fake blood over the government building.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Extinction Rebellion announce plans to block Port of Dover

Extinction Rebellion announce plans to block Port of Dover

Two major roads out of the port are expected to be blocked for four hours by environmental activists on Saturday.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

Heathrow drone protest: Eleven arrests made

Heathrow drone protest: Eleven arrests made

Activists are flying toy drones in the airport's 3.1 mile exclusion zone in an effort to ground flights.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Heathrow drone protest 'will not be tolerated', say police

Heathrow drone protest 'will not be tolerated', say police

Climate change activists have announced plans to fly toy drones at the busy airport tomorrow in an effort to ground flights.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protester: Government should be on trial

Extinction Rebellion protester: Government should be on trial

A former banker turned Extinction Rebellion protester has faced court for his role in the April mass demonstrations.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019

Latest round of Extinction Rebellion protesters face court

Latest round of Extinction Rebellion protesters face court

A group of 27 Extinction Rebellion activists have faced court as the system continues to deal with those arrested during April protests.

Extinction Rebellion designs to be displayed at V&A

Extinction Rebellion designs to be displayed at V&A

The exhibition shows how the environmental campaign group has designed its visual identity.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg releases single with The 1975

Climate activist Greta Thunberg releases single with The 1975

Proceeds from the track will go towards the activism group 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

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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

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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".

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