13 arrested after Extinction Get up blockade newspaper printing presses

13 arrested after Extinction Get up blockade newspaper printing presses

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Thirteen people have been arrested amid Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests that stopped delivery trucks for nine major UK newspapers leaving printing presses. More than 100 protesters used vehicles and bamboo lock-ons to block roads outside the Newsprinters printing works…

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Extinction Insurrection protesters block roads delivery air national newspaper printing presses

Extinction Insurrection protesters block roads delivery air national newspaper printing presses

Boris Johnson has blasted Extinction Rebellion protesters for ‘attacking free speech’ after they blocked the roads outside national newspaper printing presses meaning many did not reach newsagents in time for readers.A total of 20 activists have each been fined £10,000 for their involvement in the protest, Met Police have confirmed. Mr Johnson condemned the dozens of activists…

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Extinction Rebel defends disrupting nationwide newspapers to shriek in opposition to ‘failure to yarn’ on native climate disaster

Extinction Rebel defends disrupting nationwide newspapers to shriek in opposition to ‘failure to yarn’ on native climate disaster

If the aims of the latest Extinction Rebellion protests overnight were to get publicity and provoke a backlash, they worked. Information is power – but parked cars and pieces of Bamboo were sufficient to disrupt the mighty UK printing press. For a short while anyway. Blockades like these at sites across the country delayed the…

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