Activism

Why people are protesting against the British Museum
Climate activism

Why people are protesting against the British Museum

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

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

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

Protesters take to the beaches over sewage pollution
Water pollution

Protesters take to the beaches over sewage pollution

How Gina Martin changed the conversation on upskirting
Activism

How Gina Martin changed the conversation on upskirting

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

Man ends 37-day hunger strike outside parliament after MPs agree to climate change briefing
Climate crisis

Man ends 37-day hunger strike outside parliament after MPs agree to climate change briefing

How a group of Essex lawyers turn things around for those facing homelessness
Activism

How a group of Essex lawyers turn things around for those facing homelessness

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How a mission to prevent food waste ended up feeding hundreds of thousands of Brits
Cost of Living Heroes

How a mission to prevent food waste ended up feeding hundreds of thousands of Brits

Meet the plumber raising money to heat people’s homes for free
Cost of Living Heroes

Meet the plumber raising money to heat people’s homes for free

Meet the South London heroes who turned a derelict phone box into a community centre
Cost of Living Heroes

Meet the South London heroes who turned a derelict phone box into a community centre

Yoga for cooped-up kids gets a boost with Big Issue funding
Big Issue Invest

Yoga for cooped-up kids gets a boost with Big Issue funding

Big Issue draws big names to £25m fund to help marginalised people become entrepreneurs
Big Issue Invest

Big Issue draws big names to £25m fund to help marginalised people become entrepreneurs

Here’s how you can write to your MP and what it can achieve
Representation

Here’s how you can write to your MP and what it can achieve

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

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Court denies Met permission to appeal Sarah Everard vigil ruling
Activism

Court denies Met permission to appeal Sarah Everard vigil ruling

Petition to ban trans conversion therapy gets over 115,000 signatures
Activism

Petition to ban trans conversion therapy gets over 115,000 signatures

Climate activists have deflated SUV tyres in rich London neighbourhoods
Climate activism

Climate activists have deflated SUV tyres in rich London neighbourhoods

Patrick Alley: Why the UK has an oligarch problem and how to fix it
Activism

Patrick Alley: Why the UK has an oligarch problem and how to fix it

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

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

Cadbury faces claims its chocolate is sourced from farms using child labour
Child labour

Cadbury faces claims its chocolate is sourced from farms using child labour

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

‘Those in power are afraid of people like you and me’: From Greenham Common to the Policing Bill
Protest

‘Those in power are afraid of people like you and me’: From Greenham Common to the Policing Bill

Oil blockades planned to last ‘as long as possible’, says Extinction Rebellion
Activism

Oil blockades planned to last ‘as long as possible’, says Extinction Rebellion

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?

The UK’s top mental health charities: How they help and how to support them
Mental health

The UK’s top mental health charities: How they help and how to support them

Premier League goalpost protester: ‘I felt like the most hated man on the planet’
Activism

Premier League goalpost protester: ‘I felt like the most hated man on the planet’

Hundreds protest outside Stoke Newington police station in support of Child Q
Child Q

Hundreds protest outside Stoke Newington police station in support of Child Q

The biggest wins by activists in 2022 so far
Activism

The biggest wins by activists in 2022 so far

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

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