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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 have created a map of every Kill the Bill demonstration taking place this weekend.

Changemakers 2022: Digital inclusion
Changemakers 2022

Changemakers 2022: Digital inclusion

These are the Changemakers fighting to make sure everyone is included in the digital world and breaking down barriers for vulnerable people.

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

The four defendants have been cleared of criminal damage over the toppling of the slave trader 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

‘They want to take your soul’: The race to stop Priti Patel’s Jamaica deportation flight
Hostile Environment

‘They want to take your soul’: The race to stop Priti Patel’s Jamaica deportation flight

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Student who made sanitary pads in lockdown sends thousands to Uganda for Christmas
Period poverty

Student who made sanitary pads in lockdown sends thousands to Uganda for Christmas

An Insulate Britain activist who missed her court date to block a train has been jailed
Insulate Britain

An Insulate Britain activist who missed her court date to block a train has been jailed

How the Black Education Movement took on the racist schools system
Race

How the Black Education Movement took on the racist schools system

These are officially the best social enterprises in the UK right now
Business

These are officially the best social enterprises in the UK right now

How you can resist the government’s ‘draconian’ policing bill
Activism

How you can resist the government’s ‘draconian’ policing bill

Social housing tenants block roads in protest outside £345-a-head UK Housing Awards
Social housing

Social housing tenants block roads in protest outside £345-a-head UK Housing Awards

Insulate Britain protesters face prison after fresh court summons
Insulate Britain

Insulate Britain protesters face prison after fresh court summons

Sadie Frost: Why I’m part of the UN’s campaign to end violence against women
Violence Against Women

Sadie Frost: Why I’m part of the UN’s campaign to end violence against women

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Meet the fashion editor, pig farmer and aircraft engineer who quit to fight the climate crisis
Activism

Meet the fashion editor, pig farmer and aircraft engineer who quit to fight the climate crisis

Police arrest 119 people at protest to support jailed Insulate Britain activists
Insulate Britain

Police arrest 119 people at protest to support jailed Insulate Britain activists

‘Turn up!’: Activists on the one thing people can do to fix climate change now COP26 is over
Climate change

‘Turn up!’: Activists on the one thing people can do to fix climate change now COP26 is over

Insulate Britain activists jailed for role in protests
Insulate Britain

Insulate Britain activists jailed for role in protests

Police could be allowed to stop and search people ‘without suspicion’ in new protest crackdown
Activism

Police could be allowed to stop and search people ‘without suspicion’ in new protest crackdown

Insulate Britain protesters fear prison as High Court hearing begins
Insulate Britain

Insulate Britain protesters fear prison as High Court hearing begins

‘I could be jailed for two years for blocking roads with Insulate Britain’
Insulate Britain

‘I could be jailed for two years for blocking roads with Insulate Britain’

‘Go away’: COP26 projectionist gets really fed-up with anti-fracking activists’ stunt
Activism

‘Go away’: COP26 projectionist gets really fed-up with anti-fracking activists’ stunt

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Police clash with protesters at Million Mask March
News

Police clash with protesters at Million Mask March

Three people with no convictions removed from Jamaica deportation flight after protests
Activism

Three people with no convictions removed from Jamaica deportation flight after protests

‘It’s frightening but it’s my duty’: Insulate Britain activist sprayed with ink is back on the road
Insulate Britain

‘It’s frightening but it’s my duty’: Insulate Britain activist sprayed with ink is back on the road

Sisters Uncut occupy Royal Courts of Justice to protest police violence against women
Activism

Sisters Uncut occupy Royal Courts of Justice to protest police violence against women

Insulate Britain protesters block roads for the 17th time in seven weeks
Insulate Britain

Insulate Britain protesters block roads for the 17th time in seven weeks

Insulate Britain defends protests and says ‘conventional activism’ has failed
Activism

Insulate Britain defends protests and says ‘conventional activism’ has failed

How Occupy London turned a Big Issue seller into the Lord of St Paul’s
Activism

How Occupy London turned a Big Issue seller into the Lord of St Paul’s

It’s been 10 years since the Occupy protests. What did they achieve?
Activism

It’s been 10 years since the Occupy protests. What did they achieve?

A ‘secret museum’ aims to showcase the real story of homelessness during Covid
Housing

A ‘secret museum’ aims to showcase the real story of homelessness during Covid

Exclusive: David Lloyd’s unseen drafts of iconic V for Vendetta mask
Art

Exclusive: David Lloyd’s unseen drafts of iconic V for Vendetta mask

Insulate Britain: Who are the protesters and why do they keep blocking roads?
Insulate Britain

Insulate Britain: Who are the protesters and why do they keep blocking roads?

Embattled market traders occupy their own units after being evicted
News

Embattled market traders occupy their own units after being evicted