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Curbs on ‘noisy protests’ may return to Commons after Lords defeat
Peers rejected measures in police, crime, sentencing and courts bill targeted at activists

Rajeev Syal and Matthew Taylor

18, Jan, 2022 @12:19 PM

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Tell motorists to help tackle London’s toxic air peaks, authorities urged
Advise people not to drive or light wood burners rather than imposing restrictions on vulnerable, campaigners say

Matthew Taylor

14, Jan, 2022 @6:17 PM

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Extinction Rebellion activists cleared over London rush hour disruption
Jury decision over 2019 action is the latest acquittal involving a high-profile protest

Matthew Taylor

14, Jan, 2022 @1:52 PM

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How will the police and crime bill limit the right to protest?
Priti Patel says changes in protest tactics mean new measures are needed but critics says plans are ‘oppressive and wrong’

Matthew Taylor

13, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Oppressive and wrong’: green activists urge Labour to vote against policing bill
Justice groups say bill will undermine right to protest at critical time in fight to avoid climate catastrophe

Matthew Taylor and Damien Gayle

13, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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At least 18 peaceful environmental protesters jailed in UK this year
Ten Insulate Britain activists spent Christmas in jail as campaigners decry ‘power grab’ over right to protest

Damien Gayle and Matthew Taylor

28, Dec, 2021 @1:38 PM

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Asad Rehman on climate justice: ‘Now we are seeing these arguments cut through’
Once a ‘reluctant environmentalist’, Rehman is key figure in movement that links climate crisis with racial, economic and social justice

Matthew Taylor

27, Dec, 2021 @11:20 AM

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‘Goalposts must stop moving’: plea for stability in UK’s green homes drive
After failure of green homes grant scheme, campaigners want future projects to be long-term and accountable

Sandra Laville and Matthew Taylor

18, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Science Museum ‘must lay down conditions’ to fossil fuel sponsors
UK’s former chief scientific adviser Sir David King adds to growing pressure on the London museum

Matthew Taylor

16, Dec, 2021 @1:28 PM

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Indigenous leaders urge London’s Science Museum to cut ties with Adani
Leaders say Adani Group, a major operator of coal mines, is responsible for land destruction

Matthew Taylor

07, Dec, 2021 @12:15 PM

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FTSE 100 suffers biggest fall since June 2020 as Covid variant fears shake markets – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as London’s stock market sees its biggest selloff in over a year

Graeme Wearden

26, Nov, 2021 @6:54 PM

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Extinction Rebellion blockades Amazon UK hubs on Black Friday
Activists target distribution network to highlight company’s treatment of workers and environmental impact

Matthew Taylor

26, Nov, 2021 @2:05 PM

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