Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests have cost the taxpayer £50 million in policing since 2019, the Metropolitan Police have revealed, as the group warns of a fresh wave of action. The environmental group has announced it will begin two weeks of protests across London this weekend, which is likely to cause significant disruption in the capital, including during the Bank Holiday weekend. XR organisers have said that they will target the City of London in order to highlight finance’s role in the climate change crisis.
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