Protest

Friday, September 20, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019

Pupils skip school to take part in UK-wide climate change protest

Pupils skip school to take part in UK-wide climate change protest

Hundreds of schoolchildren have taken time off school to take part in climate change protests across the UK.

Green Party leader: 'Crazy' to deny severity of climate change

Green Party leader: 'Crazy' to deny severity of climate change

Jonathan Bartley clashed with talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer over whether children should take time off school to attend climate rallies.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Brexit protester jailed for £1m train disruption

Brexit protester jailed for £1m train disruption

The man who brought St Pancras International station in London to a standstill has been sentenced to a year in jail.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Police officer charged with assault at pro-Brexit rally

Police officer charged with assault at pro-Brexit rally

A police officer has been stood down after he was charged with assault at a London rally staged by ‘yellow vest’ pro-Brexit activists.

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.

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, June 21, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

Mark Field ‘should be praised’ over protester removal, says Tory MP

Mark Field ‘should be praised’ over protester removal

Mark Field ‘should be praised’ over protester removal

Conservative MP Peter Bottomley has praised Foreign Office minister Mark Field for removing a protester from a dinner in London on Thursday night.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Monday, June 3, 2019

Protests against LGBT teaching to continue despite injunction

Protests against LGBT teaching to continue despite injunction

Protests against LGBT teaching to continue despite injunction

Parents protesting against LGBT teaching at a Birmingham primary school have vowed to continue their campaign despite an injunction.

Amnesty International install 'Resist Trump' banners on a bridge in London

Donald Trump invite to D-Day commemorations an ‘insult’ to veterans

Donald Trump invite to D-Day commemorations an ‘insult’ to veterans

An organiser of anti-Trump protests has said that the US President’s involvement in a D-Day commemoration event is an “insult” to veterans.

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.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

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".

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.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019

LGBT activists protest outside London hotel over Brunei death penalty

Protesters surround London hotel over Brunei death penalty

Protesters surround London hotel over Brunei death penalty

Around 100 people have turned out to take part in a protest against Brunei's anti-LGBT laws in central London.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Chief coroner issues warning after ‘yellow vest’ protest at court

Chief coroner issues warning after ‘yellow vest’ protest at court

Chief coroner issues warning after ‘yellow vest’ protest at court

Coroners should be free to act "without attack or intimidation", the chief coroner's office said after five people were arrested for storming a west London coroner's court.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Security guards in Parliament to strike over rest breaks

Parliamentary security guards call off strike

Parliamentary security guards call off strike

Security guards at the Palace of Westminster have called off a 24-hour strike on Wednesday after successful talks with the House of Commons Commission.

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, February 23, 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Tommy Robinson protesters gather ahead of BBC demonstration

Tommy Robinson supporters gather ahead of BBC demonstration

Tommy Robinson supporters gather ahead of BBC demonstration

Protesters are gathering near the BBC's Salford headquarters ahead of a planned Tommy Robinson demonstration.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Two demonstrators arrested after protest filled Home Office pool with ‘blood’ over deportation flights

Arrests after protesters fill Home Office pool with 'blood'

Arrests after protesters fill Home Office pool with 'blood'

Two people have been arrested after demonstrators filled a pool outside the Home Office with fake blood in protest of the government's deportation flights.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Hundreds of protesters join ‘yellow vest’ inspired march in London

Hundreds of protesters join ‘yellow vest’ inspired march in London

Hundreds of protesters join ‘yellow vest’ inspired march in London

Protesters have gathered in London for a “yellow vest” inspired anti-austerity march.

MPs get upset only when ‘politically acceptable’ views are attacked, says political commentator

MPs get upset only when ‘politically acceptable’ views are attacked, says political commentator

MPs get upset only when ‘acceptable’ views are attacked, says political expert

Political commentator Peter Oborne has said that “the whole political class gets upset” when people of “politically acceptable views get attacked” but not when it is people of “non-politically correct views”.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

Maritime union protests over Chris Grayling's Brexit ferry contracts

Maritime union protests over Chris Grayling's Brexit ferry contracts

Maritime union protests over Chris Grayling's Brexit ferry contracts

A protest has been held outside the Department for Transport's head office to call for guarantees that new ferry services aimed at easing pressure on Dover after Brexit will be crewed by UK seafarers.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

Stansted

Protesters who chained themselves around a deportation plane found guilty

Protesters who chained themselves around deportation plane found guilty

Fifteen protesters who cut through Stansted Airport’s fence and locked themselves together around a chartered deportation plane have been found guilty of an aviation security offence following a nine-week trial.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Hundreds of people take to London calling for the end of the fur trade

Hundreds of people take to London calling for the end of the fur trade

Hundreds of people take to London calling for the end of the fur trade

Hundreds of animal right campaigners have taken to central London to demand the end of the fur trade in the UK.

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

Foie gras is ‘one of the cruellest foods you can eat’, says Animal Equality Director

Foie gras is ‘one of the cruellest foods you can eat’, says Animal Equality Director

Foie gras is ‘one of the cruellest foods you can eat’, says Animal Equality Boss

Toni Shephard, the Executive Director of Animal Equality UK has said that foie gras “is one of the cruellest food items” people can eat and that it is “hypocritical” the UK continues to import it, whilst its production is banned.

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, November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Climate change activists arrested after a series of protests

Climate change activists arrested after a series of protests

Climate change activists arrested after a series of protests

A number of climate change activists have been arrested after staging protests in Westminster, including trying to block Downing Street.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

Environmental activists occupy Department for Energy over fracking

Environmental activists occupy Department for Energy in call for 'rebellion' against the government

Environmental activists occupy Department for Energy

A group of environmental activists have occupied the government building for the Department Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, in a protest against fracking.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Company pay structures tell women men are valued more, says gender justice specialist

Company pay structures tell women men are valued more, says gender justice specialist

Company pay structures tell women men are valued more, says gender specialist

Gender Justice Specialist Natalie Collins has said hundreds walking out of Google are calling to an end to “pay and opportunity inequality” because pay structures tell women, they “value men more than women”.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Fracking halted after ‘tiny’ tremor detected

Fracking halted after ‘tiny’ tremor detected

Fracking halted after ‘tiny’ tremor detected

Cuadrilla temporarily halted fracking at its site in Lancashire after a “tiny” tremor was felt, the energy company has said.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

prison-cell

Prison Officers' Association: 'We're asking that we regain control of our prisons'

Prison Officers' Association: We want to 'regain control of our prisons'

As prison officers across the country strike in protest of rising violence in prisons, the General Secretary of the the Prison Officers' Association says he wants to see 'clear commitments from government'

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Gay rights campaigner detained in Russia after protest

Gay rights campaigner detained in Russia after protest

Peter Tatchell has been arrested in Moscow after staging a one-man protest near the Kremlin.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Ian Austin MP slammed Labour's response to "appalling abuse"

'Ken Livingstone and those guilty of anti-Semitism must be booted out of Labour', says MP

'Ken Livingstone and those guilty of anti-Semitism must be booted out of Labour'

Labour MP Ian Austin says Labour Party leaders need to wake up and understand how serious anti-Semitism is

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Protestors against Brexit transition deal plan to throw fish into River Thames

Fish-throwing anti-Brexit protestors to meet by Thames

Fish-throwing anti-Brexit protestors to meet by Thames

Many have been angered that the UK is to effectively remain subject to the EU's Common Fisheries Policy in the transition period

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Students hold protest after racist Snapchat photo is shared

Students hold protest after racist Snapchat photo is shared

Students hold protest after racist Snapchat photo is shared

The photo reportedly included he n-word and referenced "lynching" black people

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Thousands took part in a protest against the far-right AfD

In photos: Thousands protest against far-right AfD in Berlin

In photos: Thousands protest against far-right AfD in Berlin

Politicians from the Alternative for Germany party will attend the first sitting of the recently elected parliament in the country on Wednesday

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Forest Gate protest: 'There will be more disturbances this summer over stop and search as police invent evidence'

Forest Gate protest: 'There will be more disturbances this summer over stop and search as police invent evidence'

Forest Gate protest: 'There will be more disturbances this summer'

Six police officers were injured during a protest over the death of Edir Frederico Da Costa