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UK News Now Extinction Rebellion plot to paralyse central London in the run-up to Christmas with another two weeks of protests planned for Trafalgar Square and Oxford Circus

03:55  22 october  2019
03:55  22 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Police order Extinction Rebellion protesters to stop their action immediately or face arrest

  Police order Extinction Rebellion protesters to stop their action immediately or face arrest Scotland Yard said activists were told to cease their protests by 9pm on Monday or face arrest . XR later said in a statement that it would "let the Trafalgar Square go tonight" but added that the "International Rebellion continues". Deputy Assistant Commissioner Laurence Taylor said: "These conditions have been imposed due to the continued breaches of the section 14 condition previously implemented, and ongoing serious disruption to the community. "We have made significant progress in managing Extinction Rebellion's activity at sites across central London over this past week.

Now Extinction Rebellion plot to paralyse central London in the run - up to Christmas with another two weeks of protests planned for Trafalgar Square and Oxford Circus . XR activists are plotting Christmas action over WhatsApp and Telegram apps. Organiser Clare Farrell said they

Extinction Rebellion was established in the United Kingdom in May 2018 with about one hundred academics signing a call to action in support in 9] In April 2019, Extinction Rebellion occupied five prominent sites in central London : Piccadilly Circus , Oxford Circus , Marble Arch, Waterloo Bridge

Protesters take part in the last day of two weeks of protests organised by Extinction Rebellion to draw attention to the climate emergency on October 18th in Westminster, London. Many activists painted their hands red and where possible left hand prints although a strong police presence made this difficult. The Red Brigade.(Photo by Jenny Matthews/In Pictures via Getty Images) © Jenny Matthews Protesters take part in the last day of two weeks of protests organised by Extinction Rebellion to draw attention to the climate emergency on October 18th in Westminster, London. Many activists painted their hands red and where possible left hand prints although a strong police presence made this difficult. The Red Brigade.(Photo by Jenny Matthews/In Pictures via Getty Images)

Extinction Rebellion is planning to bring more chaos to London with another two weeks of disruption in the run-up to Christmas. 

Climate change protestors claim they will target busy shopping and tourist hubs in the capital, including Oxford Circus and Trafalgar Square, over the festive period.

Autumn Uprising shut down: Extinction Rebellion activists banned from London

  Autumn Uprising shut down: Extinction Rebellion activists banned from London Some activists glued themselves to the floor and more than 1,400 protesters have been arrested in London since October 7Met Police have ordered the group to leave Trafalgar Square, where hundreds have congregated lawfully since October 7 as part of the group's 14-day 'Autumn Uprising'.

Extinction Rebellion activists cause disruption across London in climate change protests – video. The protests are part of a global campaign organised by the British climate group Extinction Rebellion , with demonstrations planned in 80 cities across 33 countries in the coming days.

An Extinction Rebellion activist who scaled Big Ben’s tower and unfurled banners calling for action on the climate emergency on Friday was brought to the ground by police three hours Atkinson’s protest came on XR’s final day of action, which began with a blockade of Oxford Circus in central London .

Organisers are plotting another fortnight of disorder over encrypted messaging apps WhatsApp and Telegram. 

It comes after the group's 'Autumn Uprising' brought London to a standstill, with Tube protests at Canning Town, a camp out at Smithfield meat market and blockades at City Airport.   

a large crowd of people standing in front of The National Gallery: Extinction Rebellion claim they will target busy shopping and tourist hubs in the capital, including Oxford Circus and Trafalgar Square (protestors are pictured there on October 16), over the festive period © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Extinction Rebellion claim they will target busy shopping and tourist hubs in the capital, including Oxford Circus and Trafalgar Square (protestors are pictured there on October 16), over the festive period

XR organiser Clare Farrell said: 'We need to prioritise Christmas as a cultural event.

'It's something we can't overlook this time. You would hope that something beautiful will happen.

Extinction Rebellion activists banned from London

  Extinction Rebellion activists banned from London Extinction Rebellion protest action is continuing in London despite police ordering activists to end their gatherings across the capital or risk arrest. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd On Tuesday morning, the group's co-founder, Gail Bradbrook, was filmed climbing the entrance to the Department for Transport in Westminster.Extinction Rebellion said other protesters had glued themselves to the building.It said activists were calling on the Government to explain its plan to meet a net-zero emissions target within the carbon budget of the UK.

Extinction Rebellion protests continued in central London despite police banning the group's climate change demonstrations in the capital. Activists blocked Oxford Circus with a wooden pyramid structure and descended on Westminster before moving to Trafalgar Square . One man, who was dressed up

a month over an Extinction Rebellion protest in which activists climbed on top of a train at Canary Wharf station in east London . on the streets of central London as the protest entered its fourth day, anticipating the arrival of reinforcements from Extinction Rebellion groups elsewhere in the country.

'What I do think is that XR, as a movement, we can't think it will become something that only campaigns twice a year. 

a group of people standing in front of a building: XR activists are planning to bring more chaos to London with another two weeks of disruption in the run-up to Christmas © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited XR activists are planning to bring more chaos to London with another two weeks of disruption in the run-up to Christmas

'The situation is far too serious and far too urgent. The clock is really ticking,' reports the Evening Standard. 

Another activist said in a group chat: 'There will be other actions between now and Christmas focused on our climate message. 

'If the Government does not listen to us then we will have no choice but to take to the streets again, whether it's Trafalgar Square, Oxford Street or smaller direct actions.'

An XR spokesman said the campaign was set to continue and added: 'We aren't necessarily pausing, we do have plans for further action within the next couple of months.

Climate activists in London shift site but keep up protests

  Climate activists in London shift site but keep up protests LONDON (AP) — Climate protesters in London plan to keep up their campaign despite being ousted by police order from their Trafalgar Square encampment. The Metropolitan Police had said Extinction Rebellion protesters and their tents must leave the square by Monday evening. The force said it was a "proportionate and reasonable" move to end a major disruption. More than 1,400 people have been arrested since the group began blocking roads, bridges and airports in London a week ago to demand faster action on climate change. Most have been released without charge.

The illegal protest sparked travel chaos throughout Central London before the boat was eventually dismantled yesterday after 100 hours. Sir David told viewers: “ In the 20 years since I first started talking about the impact of climate change, conditions have changed far faster than I ever imagined.

Police arrest climate change protesters on London ’s Oxford Circus – video. The siege of the Berta Cáceres started started shortly after Organisers say the protests will continue for another week , bolstered by Thunberg, who will arrive in the Extinction Rebellion protests : photos from day five.

'We are in a moment now where what we are doing is necessary. We are running out of time and it is important to continue to carry out action.' 

a group of people walking on a city street: Oxford Circus, Europe's busiest shopping hub, is also a target for the Christmas period © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Oxford Circus, Europe's busiest shopping hub, is also a target for the Christmas period

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Extinction Rebellion march on Downing Street as protests come to an end .
The activists blocked roads and marched through Whitehall on the penultimate day of their ‘Autumn Uprising’ protests.The climate change activists brought traffic to a standstill with a large bamboo structure at Oxford Circus in London’s West End, as part of the penultimate day of their “Autumn Uprising” campaign.

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