UK climate change protests

Protesters call for environment policies post-lockdown

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Extinction Rebellion has held a series of protests across London.

Dozens of people from the environmental protest group gathered in Parliament Square, at the Woolwich Centre and in Richmond.

They called for environmental policies to be at the heart of the government's decisions as the country moves out of lockdown.

The Met Police said a small number of people had been arrested in relation to breaches of Covid-19 regulations and some Fixed Penalty Notices were issued.

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