London climate-change street protest arrests reach 290 on second day

Performers arrive at Waterloo Bridge during the Extinction Rebellion protest in London, Britain April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) – Police have arrested 290 people in two days of protests after climate-change activists blocked some of London’s most important junctions including Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, causing traffic chaos. The protests, led by British climate group Extinction Rebellion, brought parts of central London to a standstill again on Tuesday. Extinction Rebellion, which […]

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