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UK military called in after stowaways found aboard tanker - reports

3:25pm EDT

SOUTHAMPTON, England British police requested military assistance to deal with stowaways aboard a Greek-operated oil tanker in the English Channel, British media reported on Sunday.

Police clash with protesters at anti-lockdown demonstration in London

Sep 19 2020

LONDON More than a thousand people gathered in central London on Saturday to protest against lockdown measures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, before the event was broken up by police.

Battle of Britain flypast marks Vera Lynn funeral

Jul 10 2020

DITCHLING, England A Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flew past the funeral of Vera Lynn on Friday, honouring a singer who became a symbol of hope during World War Two and again during the coronavirus pandemic before her death last month at 103.

Protesters climb trees to protect UK woodland from planned rail link

Jan 22 2020

COLNE VALLEY, England Protesters reinforced makeshift tree-houses in a woodland canopy outside London on Wednesday in anticipation of a fresh attempt by contractors to fell thousands of trees to make way for a planned high-speed rail link.

Climate protester lies on plane as London arrests top 1,000

Oct 10 2019

LONDON A protester lay on top of a plane while another forced a jet to turn around on the runway as climate change activists descended on London City Airport on Thursday, causing some flight disruption as the number of arrests this week topped 1,000. | Video

Protesters vow to go ahead with Heathrow disruption despite arrests

Sep 12 2019

LONDON Climate-change activists have vowed to go ahead with plans to disrupt Heathrow with drones on Friday morning, despite the arrest of five of their members in a pre-emptive strike by London police.

Climate activists ready to risk arrest but not passengers' lives in Heathrow protest

Sep 12 2019

LONDON, Sept 12 Climate activists planning to disrupt London's Heathrow airport with toy drones said as they practised on Thursday that they would not fly them when planes were in the air and were prepared to be arrested.

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