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Extinction Rebellion: Environmental pressure group
Extinction Rebellion is a global environmental movement with the stated aim of using nonviolent civil disobedience to compel government action to avoid tipping points in the climate system, biodiversity loss, and the risk of social and ecological collapse.

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Teenager fined for spraying ‘racist’ on Sir Winston Churchill statue [Video]

Teenager fined for spraying ‘racist’ on Sir Winston Churchill statue

An Extinction Rebellion activist has been ordered to pay more than £1,500after defacing a statue of Sir Winston Churchill by painting “racist” on itsplinth.

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Extinction Rebellion activists climb on top of Scottish Parliament [Video]

Extinction Rebellion activists climb on top of Scottish Parliament

Environmental activists have climbed on to the Scottish Parliament building ina protest against fossil fuels. Three members of Extinction Rebellion Scotlanddraped a banner reading “Choose Oil or..

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Sir David Attenborough says Extinction Rebellion should be 'careful' with their disruptive methods [Video]

Sir David Attenborough says Extinction Rebellion should be 'careful' with their disruptive methods

Sir David Attenborough warns Extinction Rebellion of its disruptive methodsand urges the public to limit their waste to save the planet.

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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..

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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,..

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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..

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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..

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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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Arrests made as police disperse Extinction Rebellion protesters in Trafalgar Square [Video]

Arrests made as police disperse Extinction Rebellion protesters in Trafalgar Square

Protesters have largely dispersed from the Extinction Rebellion gathering inTrafalgar Square, but some were carried or led away by police after theyrefused to move. Other demonstrators applauded as one..

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Extinction Rebellion continue climate change protests for th [Video]

Extinction Rebellion continue climate change protests for th

Extinction Rebellion activists have gathered in central London for a third day of climate change demonstrations. More than 300 people have been arrested during the protests in Parliament and..

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Extinction Rebellion continue climate change protests [Video]

Extinction Rebellion continue climate change protests

Extinction Rebellion activists have gathered in central London for a third day of climate change demonstrations. More than 300 people have been arrested during the protests in Parliament and..

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Extinction Rebellion stage another set of protests in central London [Video]

Extinction Rebellion stage another set of protests in central London

Extinction Rebellion has staged another set of protests in central London aspart of the 10 days of planned direct action the group has promised.

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Extinction Rebellion protests continue across England [Video]

Extinction Rebellion protests continue across England

Extinction Rebellion have staged multiple protests across England, with demonstrators marching for "Clean Air Not Hot Air" along Millbank today. The group are demanding government commitment to tackle..

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More arrests as Extinction Rebellion protesters stage second day of action [Video]

More arrests as Extinction Rebellion protesters stage second day of action

There were more arrests in central London as hundreds of Extinction Rebellionsupporters gathered in and around Parliament Square as Boris Johnson headedinto the House of Commons for Prime Minister’s..

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Extinction Rebellion begins fresh series of UK climate protests [Video]

Extinction Rebellion begins fresh series of UK climate protests

Protests calling for more action to tackle climate change returned to London's streets on Tuesday.View on euronews

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Arrests made as Extinction Rebellion begins 10 days of protest in London [Video]

Arrests made as Extinction Rebellion begins 10 days of protest in London

At least five arrests have been made after Extinction Rebellion protestersblocked a road near to the Houses of Parliament. The campaigners sat in themiddle of the road next to Parliament Square to stop..

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Extinction Rebellion demand climate emergency bill [Video]

Extinction Rebellion demand climate emergency bill

Members of Extinction Rebellion gathered in Parliament Square on Tuesday to demand that MPs back the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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Extinction Rebellion families hold protest outside Bank of England [Video]

Extinction Rebellion families hold protest outside Bank of England

Members of Extinction Rebellion families block an entrance to the Bank ofEngland in protest of the bailing out of airlines and shipping companiesamidst the pandemic. This action in London has been..

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Extinction Rebellion protest outside London HQ of oil giant Shell [Video]

Extinction Rebellion protest outside London HQ of oil giant Shell

Demonstrators representing Extinction Rebellion painted the word "LIES" on the building entrance of the London Shell headquarters.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

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Backstory: Slowing down to see Switzerland's melting glaciers

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Sinking suburban 'home' drifts down Thames in watery climate protest

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"I commend all of you, now, standing here, possibly breaking the law," Extinction Rebellion protester says
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Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, targeted Britain's transport ministry in central London on Tuesday to protest against a proposed high-speed rail project..
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British police order a halt to climate change protests in London

British police have ordered a halt to Extinction Rebellion protests in London after a week of civil disobedience by climate change activists who have targeted government building and major financial..
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Dutch police detain 130 Extinction Rebellion protesters

Dutch police on Saturday said they had detained 130 protesters with environmental group Extinction Rebellion who blocked locations in downtown Amsterdam to draw attention to climate change.
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Climate-change protesters block BBC headquarters in London

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Climate-change protesters block entrance to London City Airport

Demonstrators from the activist group Extinction Rebellion attempted to stage a "Hong Kong-style" occupation of London City Airport on the fourth day of major climate-change protests around the British..
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London City Airport braces for possible shutdown by climate protesters

London City Airport was braced for disruption on Thursday after climate-change protesters Extinction Rebellion vowed to occupy its terminal and shut down operations for three days as part of its action..
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London police arrest 276 climate change protesters

London's Metropolitan Police said on Monday it had so far arrested 276 people taking part in demonstrations organized by the climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion.
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Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion makes noise in protests around the world

Extinction Rebellion, a worldwide climate activism group, gathered in cities around the globe to protest a lack of climate action from world leaders on October 7.
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Protesters block roads in London to demand action against climate change

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UK police arrest 10 climate activists before protests

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