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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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Extinction Rebellion begin hunger strike outside Tory and Labour offices demanding urgent climate change action

Demonstrators call on government to back 'three demands bill' amid international fast
Independent - Published

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

A floating mock-up of a typical British suburban home was seen slowly sinking into the Thames in central London on Sunday in a protest organized by Extinction Rebellion to demand politicians fighting a..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Extinction Rebellion


Extinction Rebellion Float 'Sinking House' In River Thames To Highlight Rising Sea Levels [Video]Extinction Rebellion Float 'Sinking House' In River Thames To Highlight Rising Sea Levels

Extinction Rebellion activists have sailed a house down the river Thames in a bid to draw attention to rising sea levels.

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PM gets a mixed reaction on walkabout in Wells [Video]PM gets a mixed reaction on walkabout in Wells

Boris Johnson received a mixed reaction when he visited Wells town centre. During a walk around various locals cheered the prime minister and stopped to congratulate him, offering him their support in..

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PM serves up pasties on visit to Wells [Video]PM serves up pasties on visit to Wells

Boris Johnson continued his election campaign in a bakery in Wells, serving up sausage rolls and pasties to customers. The prime minister was originally supposed to visit a bakery in Glastonbury, but..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:42Published

Extinction Rebellion floats British house mock-up "sinking" in Thames in climate protest [Video]Extinction Rebellion floats British house mock-up "sinking" in Thames in climate protest

Extinction Rebellion floats British house mock-up "sinking" in Thames in climate protest

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Extinction Rebellion wins protest ban court challenge [Video]Extinction Rebellion wins protest ban court challenge

Metropolitan Police's ban was 'unlawful', judges ruled.

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Extinction Rebellion wins court challenge to police protest ban [Video]Extinction Rebellion wins court challenge to police protest ban

Extinction Rebellion climate-change activists won a legal challenge in London's High Court on Wednesday (November 6) against a police-imposed blanket ban on protests during its "Autumn Uprising" in the..

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Extinction Rebellion 'vindicated' by High Court victory [Video]Extinction Rebellion 'vindicated' by High Court victory

A High Court victory for Extinction Rebellion "vindicates" their criticism of the Metropolitan Police's London-wide ban on their protests, according to their barrister. The judge's decision is a..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published

At the frontline of an Extinction Rebellion climate protest in Berlin [Video]At the frontline of an Extinction Rebellion climate protest in Berlin

Euronews embeds with the group at a planned civil disobedience mission called “Rebels Ark” which blocked the city’s Grosser Stern – a huge five-lane roundabout linking north to south and east..

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Extinction Rebellion climate protester scales Big Ben scaffolding [Video]Extinction Rebellion climate protester scales Big Ben scaffolding

An Extinction Rebellion demonstrator has scaled Big Ben. A spokesman for the group said the climber was tree surgeon Ben Atkinson, 43. The protester has draped two signs from Big Ben. One has the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published

Fashion icon Westwood joins climate protest [Video]Fashion icon Westwood joins climate protest

British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood joined a protest outside the London headquarters of BP on Friday. The city has been hit for days by climate change demonstrations. Matt Larotonda reports.

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Climate protesters clash with commuters in London [Video]Climate protesters clash with commuters in London

Extinction Rebellion climate protesters climbed on top of a train in east London during rush hour on Thursday, drawing the ire of commuters.

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

Commuters fight with climate change protesters as they disrupt London rail services [Video]Commuters fight with climate change protesters as they disrupt London rail services

Climate change activists disrupted rail services in the east of London early on Thursday, sparking a physical confrontation between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed onto the roof of a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

Climate change protesters disrupt London rail services [Video]Climate change protesters disrupt London rail services

Climate change activists disrupted rail services in the east of London early on Thursday, sparking a physical confrontation between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed onto the roof of a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

London commuters fight back after Extinction Rebellion protesters climb on top of Tube [Video]London commuters fight back after Extinction Rebellion protesters climb on top of Tube

Commuters fought back against Extinction Rebellion environment protesters on Thursday morning, as an activist was dragged to the floor after climbing on top of a busy commuter train in east London...

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Arrests in Trafalgar Square as Extinction Rebellion activists defy protest ban [Video]Arrests in Trafalgar Square as Extinction Rebellion activists defy protest ban

Extinction Rebellion called on supporters to gather in Trafalgar Square on Wednesday afternoon to defy their ban to protest, which police warned will leave them liable to arrest. Guardian columnist and..

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Extinction Rebellion launch legal action against the police ban [Video]Extinction Rebellion launch legal action against the police ban

Extinction Rebellion activists are launching legal action against the police over a London-wide ban on their protests. The move comes amid growing criticism of the ban, made under public order..

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Margaret Atwood: Booker Prize will be irrelevant if we don't save the planet [Video]Margaret Atwood: Booker Prize will be irrelevant if we don't save the planet

Booker Prize-winner Margaret Atwood has said literary awards will be irrelevant unless action is taken over the environment. The Canadian author was jointly awarded the prestigious prize for The..

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Extinction Rebellion co-founder arrested after smashing ministry window [Video]Extinction Rebellion co-founder arrested after smashing ministry window

Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, targeted Britain's transport ministry in central London on Tuesday (October 15) to protest against a proposed high-speed..

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

Extinction Rebellion protesters removed from Trafalgar Square [Video]Extinction Rebellion protesters removed from Trafalgar Square

Police have ordered climate change protesters in London to stop their action immediately or face arrest in an effort to put an end to more than a week's disruption in the capital. Activists with..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:06Published

Rabbi arrested during Extinction Rebellion protest [Video]Rabbi arrested during Extinction Rebellion protest

Rabbi Jeffrey Newman, 77, led Jewish activists to the Extinction Rebellion protests today as his “religious duty” before he was arrested for praying in the middle of the road. The 'red brigade'..

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Extinction Rebellion activists call on Belgian king to declare climate emergency [Video]Extinction Rebellion activists call on Belgian king to declare climate emergency

Extinction Rebellion activists staged a protest next to the gardens of the Royal Palace in Brussels on Saturday, calling on the King to declare a climate emergency.

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Former Paralympic cyclist speaks about plane stunt outside court [Video]Former Paralympic cyclist speaks about plane stunt outside court

A former Paralympic cyclist accused of climbing on to a British Airways plane and gluing himself to it has denied causing a public nuisance. James Brown, 55, who is visually impaired, is alleged to..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:56Published

Extinction Rebellion: What is it and who are they? Euronews looks at the climate change movement [Video]Extinction Rebellion: What is it and who are they? Euronews looks at the climate change movement

Extinction Rebellion is a social movement that uses nonviolent civil disobedience to draw attention to the climate crisis.

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Extinction Rebellion cases suspended after police ban ruled unlawful by High Court

Lawyer for environmental group confident charges will be dropped
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion denies plan to collectively sue Scotland Yard after protest ban ruled unlawful

'It is about the fundamental principle of law, not about an individual grievance against the police'
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion win High Court challenge against Metropolitan Police as London protest ban ruled 'unlawful'

Extinction Rebellion have won a High Court challenge against the Metropolitan Police over a London-wide protest ban imposed during their autumn uprising last month.
Independent - Published

Celebrities back call for climate action in Extinction Rebellion video

Singer Ellie Goulding, actor Imelda Staunton and model Daisy Lowe were among celebrities demanding that the governments act on climate change in a video campaign launched by Extinction Rebellion on..
Reuters - Published

Extinction Rebellion: Met Police's London-wide ban on protests was unlawful, court hears

Condition was 'wholly uncertain, an abuse of power and irrational', lawyer for group says
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protests: Activists blockade Oxford Circus with wooden pyramid before 'red hand' march on Westminster

Steve Coogan joins protesters on march
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protester 'dressed as Boris Johnson' climbs Big Ben scaffolding

An Extinction Rebellion protester who appeared to be dressed as Boris Johnson has climbed the Big Ben scaffolding near the Palace of Westminster in London.
Independent - Published

Climate activists charged over Tube protests

Extinction Rebellion activists climbed on to trains at Stratford, Canning Town and Shadwell on Thursday.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion protests – live: Activists to spray paint Westminster red after group apologises for Tube disruption

Arrests soar to more than 1,700 as protesters blockade Oxford Circus
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protesters to spray paint Westminster during 'red handed' march

'We will raise our red hands, taking responsibility for our actions - we all have blood on our hand'
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protests: Activist 'attacked by mob on Tube' as demonstrators block train in east London

Man broadcasting on group's official Facebook page repeatedly claims to be journalist
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protester dragged from Tube train by commuters then kicked while on ground

Footage has emerged of an Extinction Rebellion protester being dragged from the roof of a Tube train and attacked by angry commuters.
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protesters target London Underground

The Jubilee Line and DLR are partly suspended after incidents at three stations across the city.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion - live: Furious mob of commuters drag protesters from Tube train as parts of London Underground shut down

Latests updates as climate activists defy London-wide ban on protests
Independent - Published

Greta Thunberg condemns 'unlawful' police ban on Extinction Rebellion climate change protest

'If standing up for humanity is against the rules then the rules must be broken,' says teenager
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion activists begin legal fight over protest ban

The group are challenging the police's ban on London protests, as the number of arrests tops 1,600.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion protests – live: Police ban condemned as 'draconian' after arrests pass 1,500, as mothers and babies target Google HQ

Latest updates as climate activists launch legal action against Metropolitan Police
Independent - Published

Climate change activists defy police ban on London protests

Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, defied a police order to end protests on Tuesday after a week of disruption in London, targeting Britain's transport..
Reuters - Published

Climate change activists protest against British high-speed train line

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..
Reuters - Published

Extinction Rebellion protesters banned from London by police after 'disrupting' City workers

'Draconian' order could be unlawful, police monitors say
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protests – live: Climate activists defy police ban as co-founder climbs on to Department for Transport building with MI5 targeted

Latest updates as more than 1,400 arrested over nine days of protests
Independent - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Extinction Rebellion: Police ban London protests

Officers remove protesters from Trafalgar Square after issuing a London-wide ban.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion protests: Activists target city workers in bid to cause 'maximum disruption' to London's financial district

Follow all the latest updates on Extinction Rebellion
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion: James Brown denies plane nuisance charge

The former Paralympian James Brown is accused of climbing on to the aircraft.
BBC News - Published

'We break the law with open heart and honesty': On the front line with London's Extinction Rebellion protesters

Activists and those arrested vow to keep disrupting city until government takes climate change threat seriously
Independent - Published

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.
Reuters - Published Also reported by •BBC News

Extinction Rebellion activists blockade BBC offices as police chief attacks 'irresponsible' protests

'We're here because the BBC has refused to declare a climate emergency'
Independent - Published

Climate-change protesters block BBC headquarters in London

Climate-change protesters from the Extinction Rebellion Group have blocked the entrance to the BBC headquarters in London calling on the broadcaster to "tell the full truth" in its coverage of the..
Reuters - Published

Extinction Rebellion protests: Man climbs on to British Airways plane before take-off as climate activists occupy airport

A climate change protester has climbed on to a British Airways plane preparing for take-off, as Extinction Rebellion activists seek to "shut down" London City airport.
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protester grounds flight after making it on to plane, as passengers complain: 'Remove him'

An Extinction Rebellion protester has boarded a plane at London City Airport, as climate change protests in the capital intensify.
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protests - live: Police drag woman along ground as activists launch effort to shut down London City Airport with 'Hong Kong-style' occupation

Climate activists threaten to glue themselves to departure and arrival gates
Independent - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Extinction Rebellion protests – live: Climate activists launch third day of action in London after 600 arrested

Follow latest updates as government faces growing pressure to tackle climate crisis
Independent - Published

Animal Rebellion blockade London's Smithfield Market

Protesters linked to Extinction Rebellion set up camp in the historic London market.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion 'not sorry' after Wiltshire chalk horse defaced

The Extinction Rebellion logo was laid on the horse at Alton Barnes which was recently restored by children.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion protests - live: Hundreds arrested as Boris Johnson describes demonstrators as 'uncooperative crusties' in 'hemp-smelling bivouacs'

Environmental activists shut down Smithfield Meat Market as two-week protest continues
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion: PM labels protesters 'uncooperative crusties'

Boris Johnson calls on the Extinction Rebellion protesters to stop blocking the streets of London.
BBC News - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

Margaret Thatcher was 'green and revolutionary' long before Extinction Rebellion protests and Greta Thunberg, Johnson claims

PM claims his predecessor helped Nelson Mandela bring about the end of apartheid in South Africa
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion: Worldwide demonstrations and arrests

Protests by climate change activists are expected in some 60 cities over the next two weeks.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion protests: UK arrests as global demonstrations begin

Environmental activists plan to shut down key sites in central London as part of global protests.
BBC News - Published

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