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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 activists dressed as canaries block mine entrance [Video]

Extinction Rebellion activists dressed as canaries block mine entrance

Extinction Rebellion activists caged like canaries have blocked the entrance to an open cast mine in opposition of expansion plans.

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Extinction Rebellion targets 'dirty' shipping fuel in dead polar bear protest [Video]

Extinction Rebellion targets 'dirty' shipping fuel in dead polar bear protest

Environmental campaigners have staged a protest outside the International Maritime Organisation's headquarters in London, calling on the UN's international shipping regulator to introduce stricter..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published
Extinction Rebellion disrupts London Fashion Week [Video]

Extinction Rebellion disrupts London Fashion Week

Climate change activists targeted London Fashion Week on Saturday morning, blocking roads leading to the event's main hub. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published
Extinction Rebellion disrupt London Fashion Week [Video]

Extinction Rebellion disrupt London Fashion Week

Climate change activists targeted London Fashion Week on Saturday morning, blocking roads leading to the event's main hub. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published
Extinction Rebellion dig up lawn outside Home Office [Video]

Extinction Rebellion dig up lawn outside Home Office

Police made arrests after Extinction Rebellion activists dug up a lawn outside the Home Office building to protest against coal mine expansion in the north of England today. Report by Blairm. Like us..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:56Published
Joaquin Phoenix teams up with Extinction Rebellion for climate change film [Video]

Joaquin Phoenix teams up with Extinction Rebellion for climate change film

Joaquin Phoenix has joined forces with Extinction Rebellion and Amazon Watch to make a film highlighting the importance of tackling climate change.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:22Published

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Coronavirus: Extinction Rebellion distances itself from ‘fake posters’

The climate group criticises a message which claimed coronavirus was a "cure" for global warming.
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Extinction Rebellion's 'top cop': A personal view

Rob Hooper had been a chief superintendent and says he had been looking forward to a quiet retirement.
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Extinction Rebellion protest at Barclaycard HQ leads to four arrests

Four people were arrested after Extinction Rebellion sprayed a sign with fire extinguishers.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion activists dress up as canaries to block mine in protest

'Durham County Council have declared a climate emergency. Now they need to show us that they mean it,' says protester
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protesters block Bradley mine site

It comes after more than 5,000 objections were raised about the Bradley open-cast coalmine.
BBC News - Published

Climate activists and local campaigners to blockade mine in protest at expansion plan

Ash Wednesday action launches 40 days of protests by Extinction Rebellion members
Independent - Published

Arrest as Extinction Rebellion ruins Trinity College lawn

A woman is held on suspicion of causing criminal damage after a Cambridge college lawn is dug up.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion dig up Cambridge University lawn

'We must call time on those profiting from the destruction of nature,' group says
Independent - Published

Climate activists dig up Cambridge college lawn

Extinction Rebellion members are protesting over what they claim to be "the destruction of nature".
BBC News - Published

Cambridge Extinction Rebellion: Trinity College lawn dug up by activists

Extinction Rebellion members are protesting over what they claim to be "the destruction of nature".
BBC News - Published

Climate activists at French airport protest 'doused in pepper spray'

Campaign group Extinction Rebellion shares a video showing French police spraying protesters.
BBC News - Published

Priest, 77, joined Extinction Rebellion protest 'to save human life'

The Rev Sue Parfitt denies breaching an order stopping an Extinction Rebellion protest at Oxford Circus.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion stage climate protest at McKinsey's London office

Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged a protest outside McKinsey & Company's London office on Friday to demand the consulting firm use its influence over companies and governments to..
Reuters - Published

Extinction Rebellion protesters have charges dismissed after police witness goes on holiday during trial

Five protesters were due to go on trial for allegedly blocking the entrance to London City Airport in October
Independent - Published

Police detain 185 climate protesters at Brussels car show

Police detained 185 protesters in central Brussels on Saturday after the environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion staged demonstrations at a car show in protest at the auto industry's role in..
Reuters - Published

Extinction Rebellion: Former police chief criticises terror guide

Rob Hooper says he fears "law-abiding people" might be put off from acting on climate change.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion, Greenpeace and CND included in police counter-terror document

'We don't consider those groups to be extremist,' top officer says
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion activists blockade Shell HQ in protest over climate crisis

Group says oil giant's business 'is literally destroying our future'
Independent - Published

'Indefensible': Priti Patel condemned for backing police over decision to put Extinction Rebellion on terror list

Home secretary's comments are 'a disgrace', Labour leadership contender says
Independent - Published

Counter-terrorism police list Extinction Rebellion as extremist group

'How dare they? Children up and down the country are desperately fighting for a future,' say climate activists after inclusion in official report alongside banned Islamist and far-right groups
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protesters occupy Shell gas rig to stop it heading out to North Sea

Activists urge UK government to 'tell the truth' about impact of fossil fuel industry
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion activists who glued themselves to trains spared jail as judge notes 'noble' cause

'Your stated cause is to effect change in global attitudes to save the lives of most, if not all, of the human race,' says judge in sentencing remarks
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protesters convicted 'with regret' by jury after gluing themselves to train in London

Activists who climbed on top of carriage at Canary Wharf due to be sentenced this week
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion activists guilty over train glue protest

The three Extinction Rebellion activists halted services by gluing themselves to a train in London.
BBC News - Published

British model Lily Cole backs climate change hunger strikers

British model and actress Lily Cole on Monday visited two elderly climate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion group who have been on hunger strike outside Prime Minister Boris Johnson's..
Reuters - Published

Extinction Rebellion: London and Manchester activists arrested

Protesters blocked roads in Manchester and London to highlight the issue of air pollution.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion shuts down key roads in Manchester and London to protest air pollution

Action dubbed 'Air we grieve' to highlight deaths caused by poor air quality
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protester dressed as bee superglues himself to Lib Dem battlebus

Activists swarm around vehicle to demand climate change be pushed up political agenda
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion: The 'reluctant activists' facing criminal records

What prompted former firefighters and police, GPs and librarians to join Extinction Rebellion protests?
BBC News - Published

Backstory: Slowing down to see Switzerland's melting glaciers

Reuters photographer Denis Balibouse spent years shooting fast-moving subjects in fast-breaking events – the winning goal in a Europa League soccer clash, the confrontation in an Extinction Rebellion..
Reuters - Published

Extinction Rebellion: Three climate activists take hunger strike into second week

Only the Conservatives and Brexit Party have not responded to requests for meeting, activists say
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion: Co-founder apologises for Holocaust remarks

Comments from Extinction Rebellion co-founder Roger Hallam downplaying the Holocaust sparked outrage.
BBC News - Published

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

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 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
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