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Extinction Rebellion activists arrested as protests intensify

4th November 2021

Four arrested and hundreds more trapped in police kettle for hours at XR protest. At least four members of the environmental activism group, Extinction Rebellion (XR) were arrested today after protests broke out in the city centre.  The four activists reportedly tried to force their way into the SSE energy company offices, and were subsequently ...

Police expect up to 300 additional arrests a day during COP26

31st October 2021

10,000 police are expected to be placed in Glasgow throughout COP26 as arrests are predicted to rise. With COP26 taking place in Glasgow this week and next the police have warned of up to 300 arrests in response to the large number of protests that will take place alongside the conference. It is expected that ...