Image copyright AFP Image caption About 200 extra officers from forces including Essex, Kent, Hampshire and Sussex policed the protests A series of climate change protests in London last month cost the Met Police an extra £7.5m, it has been claimed. Nearly 1,200 people were arrested during 11 days of protests by the Extinction Rebellion…

Image copyright Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Image caption Extinction Rebellion supporters gathered at Speaker’s Corner in Hyde Park for a “closing ceremony” Climate activists have gathered to mark the end of protests that caused 11 days of disruption across London. More than 1,100 people have been arrested since campaigners from Extinction Rebellion first blocked traffic in…

Image copyright PA Image caption Hundreds of officers from other police forces have been sent to London to help the Met Extinction Rebellion is to “pause” the protests that have caused widespread disruption across central London for seven days. The group said it would mark “a new phase of rebellion” to achieve “political aims”. A…

Image copyright Getty Images Some 400 climate-change protesters have been arrested after several days of demonstrations in central London. Despite the arrests, the Extinction Rebellion activists say they will continue with their protests, which have caused traffic gridlock in places and disruption to parts of London’s public transport network. Policing of the protests has been…

M@ Mayor Cuts Tube Wifi As Extinction Rebellion Protests Continue Waterloo Bridge and Oxford Circus remain closed as climate protesters reclaim the streets. You won’t get a wifi signal on the tube today. The service has been switched off after protesters threatened direct action on transport networks. @ExtinctionR demo on DLR at Canary Wharf….

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Protesters have blocked traffic on roads in central London, including Waterloo Bridge, since Monday Climate change activists aiming to “shut down London” have entered their third day of protests. Extinction Rebellion protesters have been blocking traffic at Marble Arch, Waterloo Bridge, Parliament Square and Oxford Circus since Monday. Almost 300…

Laura Reynolds In Photos: Extinction Rebellion Climate Protests In London London got its Garden Bridge today. At least, Waterloo Bridge was unwittingly pedestrianised. Environmental campaign group Extinction Rebellion has closed down roads in the capital as part of a peaceful protest against climate change. Waterloo Bridge was closed to traffic as…