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#extinction rebellion

# extinction-rebellion - Friday 18 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion activist in custody after climbing London's Big Ben

Tree surgeon Ben Atkinson (43) evaded police for more than three hours after climbing the scaffolding.

# extinction-rebellion - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train Tube Disruption This post contains videos

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train

The protesters were holding a banner which read: “Business As Usual = Death”.

# extinction-rebellion - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion launching legal action against police over London protest ban

Activists continued protests in the capital in defiance of the police order today.

# extinction-rebellion - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Former Irish Paralympian denies charge of gluing himself to plane at London City Airport

James Brown entered a not guilty plea at Westminster Magistrates’ Court

# extinction-rebellion - Friday 11 October, 2019

Leinster House cancels Open House participation after Extinction Rebellion protest

Five protesters were arrested last night after chaining themselves outside the gates.

London Police say more than 1,112 arrested in climate change protests

This morning protesters blockaded the BBC’s central London headquarters.

Extinction Rebellion protesters have covered government climate department building with scientific papers

The papers were stuck to the department’s walls with paint rollers.

# extinction-rebellion - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Arrests as Extinction Rebellion activists target London’s City Airport

A man grounded a Dublin-bound flight this morning after disrupting passengers.

Cyclists blocking traffic in Dublin city as part of climate change protest

The demonstration has been organised in support of Extinction Rebellion.

# extinction-rebellion - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion activists bring protests to Penneys and Brown Thomas

The demonstration is part of a week-long climate change protest by the group.

# extinction-rebellion - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters moved by gardaí during sit-in outside Dáil

The demonstration is part of a week-long protest by the group.

Climate change protesters in London defy police orders by gluing themselves in place

Prime Minister Boris Johnson described activists as “unco-operative crusties”.

# extinction-rebellion - Monday 7 October, 2019

276 people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Climate protests were held in cities around the globe today.

'We're not going to stop': Extinction Rebellion activists begin week-long protest

Thousands of people joined the protest, before activists made camp in Merrion Square.

Poll: Do you support this week's Extinction Rebellion protests? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support this week's Extinction Rebellion protests?

Organisers of the protest will gather outside the Dáil at 12pm today.

'Disruptions' expected today as week-long climate protest kicks off in Dublin and around the world

Members of Extinction Rebellion Ireland will set up roadblocks and a campsite from midday in the city centre.

# extinction-rebellion - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Paris climate activists barricade themselves into shopping centre ahead of Extinction Rebellion protests

Meanwhile in London, police raiding a storage warehouse used by protesters.

# extinction-rebellion - Friday 4 October, 2019

'Our aim is to get people arrested': Climate activists gear up for week-long protest on streets of Dublin

Protesters are planning to block roads and cause disruption around the capital next week.

# extinction-rebellion - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Four climate protestors arrested after spraying fake blood on UK Treasury building

The environmental campaign group said 1,800 litres of fake blood was used.

# extinction-rebellion - Friday 13 September, 2019

Police arrest five people over plans to shut down Heathrow airport with drones

A campaign by Heathrow Pause – an offshoot of the Extinction Rebellion – was planned for this morning.

# extinction-rebellion - Saturday 20 July, 2019

'Streets are for the people': Dublin street blocked by protesters as part of 'car-free' demonstration

Demonstrators are calling for more public spaces in the city for people.

# extinction-rebellion - Monday 8 July, 2019

Protesters lock themselves to department doors in protest over Climate Emergency Bill blocking

The bill was blocked from progressing by the government last week.

'We have to do more': Extinction Rebellion stage protest in Dublin against commercial forestry Extinction Rebellion This post contains videos

'We have to do more': Extinction Rebellion stage protest in Dublin against commercial forestry

The protest took place as Forestry Industries Ireland held a conference inside the National Botanic Gardens.

# extinction-rebellion - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Extinction Rebellion stage 'bloody' (but green-friendly) protest outside the Dáil Climate Emergency This post contains videos

Extinction Rebellion stage 'bloody' (but green-friendly) protest outside the Dáil

The protest was timed to support the Climate Emergency Measures Bill.

Radiohead release 18 hours of hacked material in aid of Extinction Rebellion

The material was reportedly held to $150,000 ransom.

# extinction-rebellion - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Opinion: Time is running out to save planet earth so we are organising a campaign of civil resistance

‘If we don’t act now we are condemning our children and grandchildren to a world of wildfires, hurricanes, storm surges and droughts – which will cause the collapse of our societies,’ writes Ciaran O’Carroll.

# extinction-rebellion - Friday 26 April, 2019

Poll: Do you support the Extinction Rebellion protests? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the Extinction Rebellion protests?

Extinction Rebellion has become one of the world’s fastest-growing environmental movements.

# extinction-rebellion - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

23 more people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Over 1,000 people have now been arrested during the climate change protests.

# extinction-rebellion - Monday 22 April, 2019

Over 1,000 people - including Olympic gold medallist - arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London

The charges are for various offences including breaching public order laws, obstructing a highway and obstructing police.

# extinction-rebellion - Sunday 21 April, 2019

'A logistical problem': Over 800 people arrested in Extinction Rebellion protests in London

The climate change protests have now entered a seventh day.

# extinction-rebellion - Friday 19 April, 2019

'This is an emergency': Extinction Rebellion comes to Dublin as sit-down protest blocks O'Connell Street

The movement was formed late last year and has grown rapidly.

# extinction-rebellion - Thursday 18 April, 2019

'Extinction Rebellion': London climate change protests enter fourth day

428 people have now been arrested in the UK capital.

# extinction-rebellion - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Nearly 300 arrests in London climate change protests

Thousands of people joined the protests across the city.

# extinction-rebellion - Saturday 6 April, 2019

How many semi-naked protestors stormed the House of Commons? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The average cost of a house in Dublin.