Protest

Explained: How the Public Order Bill will clamp down on protests
Public Order Bill

Explained: How the Public Order Bill will clamp down on protests

You may have noticed that many of the proposals are the same as the ones rejected from Priti Patel’s Policing Bill.

Protesters blockade Northern Irish and Scottish ports calling for boycott of P&O Ferries
P&O Ferries

Protesters blockade Northern Irish and Scottish ports calling for boycott of P&O Ferries

The European Causeway is back on the water just days after it suffered a power failure while crossing the Irish Sea.

Families fear another Jamaica deportation charter flight is imminent after reports of detentions
Deportations

Families fear another Jamaica deportation charter flight is imminent after reports of detentions

The last flight to Jamaica left with just four passengers after protesters frustrated the Home Office’s plans.

The government will ‘stop at nothing’ to block disruptive climate protests, Grant Shapps says
Climate protests

The government will ‘stop at nothing’ to block disruptive climate protests, Grant Shapps says

Confirmed: Police will be able to crack down on noisy protests
Policing Bill

Confirmed: Police will be able to crack down on noisy protests

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Protesters take to the beaches over sewage pollution
Water pollution

Protesters take to the beaches over sewage pollution

Thousands set to join protests demanding end to sewage pollution by 2030
Protest

Thousands set to join protests demanding end to sewage pollution by 2030

Extinction Rebellion activists glue themselves to the reception of Shell’s London HQ
Extinction rebellion

Extinction Rebellion activists glue themselves to the reception of Shell’s London HQ

‘If Greta can do it, so can I’: Extinction Rebellion activists on why they’re on the streets
Extinction Rebellion

‘If Greta can do it, so can I’: Extinction Rebellion activists on why they’re on the streets

Extinction Rebellion vows to ‘get serious’ with ‘most roadblocks ever’
Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion vows to ‘get serious’ with ‘most roadblocks ever’

‘The land is worth more than the people’: East London residents unite to fight ‘slum landlord’
social housing

‘The land is worth more than the people’: East London residents unite to fight ‘slum landlord’

What can I do to help fix climate change? Your ultimate guide to taking action
Climate crisis

What can I do to help fix climate change? Your ultimate guide to taking action

Thousands attend cost of living protests in cities across the UK
Cost of Living Crisis

Thousands attend cost of living protests in cities across the UK

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Government defeated for third time in a row on attempt to ban ‘noisy’ protest
Policing bill

Government defeated for third time in a row on attempt to ban ‘noisy’ protest

Over 100 Insulate Britain protesters have been charged with criminal offences
Insulate Britain

Over 100 Insulate Britain protesters have been charged with criminal offences

Is this the end for Kill the Bill?
Kill The Bill

Is this the end for Kill the Bill?

Sisters Uncut set off 1,000 rape alarms during a protest at Charing Cross police station
Violence Against Women

Sisters Uncut set off 1,000 rape alarms during a protest at Charing Cross police station

Protesters occupy Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska’s London mansion
Ukraine crisis

Protesters occupy Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska’s London mansion

These MPs praised ‘brave’ Russian protesters – then voted to restrict protest in the UK
Policing Bill

These MPs praised ‘brave’ Russian protesters – then voted to restrict protest in the UK

What are the Kill the Bill protests?
Activism

What are the Kill the Bill protests?

MPs to vote on keeping ‘draconian’ anti-protest measures in the Policing Bill today
Policing Bill

MPs to vote on keeping ‘draconian’ anti-protest measures in the Policing Bill today

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Hugh Grant backs anti-Boris Johnson protest taking place in London
Activism

Hugh Grant backs anti-Boris Johnson protest taking place in London

High Court bans striking hospital staff from ‘waving banners’ and making ‘any loud noise’
Strike action

High Court bans striking hospital staff from ‘waving banners’ and making ‘any loud noise’

The environment minister’s rent payments are being used to pay Insulate Britain’s legal fees
Activism

The environment minister’s rent payments are being used to pay Insulate Britain’s legal fees

Youth Climate Swarm: Who are the environmental activists blocking roads?
Activism

Youth Climate Swarm: Who are the environmental activists blocking roads?

‘People have had enough’: Cost of living protests to take place across the UK
Cost of living crisis

‘People have had enough’: Cost of living protests to take place across the UK

How to organise a protest: The Big Issue’s guide
Protest

How to organise a protest: The Big Issue’s guide

Don’t forget the imprisoned protesters of Belarus
Music

Don’t forget the imprisoned protesters of Belarus

‘An injustice and an outrage’: MPs speak against ‘draconian’ Borders Bill outside parliament
Borders Bill

‘An injustice and an outrage’: MPs speak against ‘draconian’ Borders Bill outside parliament

Government defeated 14 times as Lords throw out anti-protest laws
Policing bill

Government defeated 14 times as Lords throw out anti-protest laws

Kill the Bill protests taking place across the country ahead of votes on Policing Bill
Activism

Kill the Bill protests taking place across the country ahead of votes on Policing Bill

Activists cleared of criminal damage over toppling of Edward Colston statue in Bristol
Black Lives Matter

Activists cleared of criminal damage over toppling of Edward Colston statue in Bristol

Protesters urge Lords to vote down Nationality and Borders Bill as it returns to parliament
Borders Bill

Protesters urge Lords to vote down Nationality and Borders Bill as it returns to parliament

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