A large crowd of demonstrators calling themselves Extinction Rebellion demanded slashing of new infrastructure plans linked to fossil fuels and warned about climate change at protests in the capitals of the UK and France.
Under the new legislation, the British government wants to increase police powers to block non-violent protests which have a "significant disruptive effect" on the public or parliament.
Hundreds of demonstrators take out marches and rallies across the country against a proposed law that would give police extra powers to curb protests.
Activist group Extinction Rebellion has targeted both the plants, just north of London and near Liverpool in northwest England, causing delays to deliveries of papers.
Extinction Rebellion organise a floating mock-up of a typical English home in River Thames, in a protest to demand politicians act on climate crisis.
Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo have split the Booker Prize, after the judging panel ripped up the rulebook and refused to name a single winner for the prestigious fiction trophy.
Thousands of climate activists take to streets of cities around the world, launching two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience, coordinated by Extinction Rebellion, to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions and avert an ecological disaster.
Stephanie Phair, chairwoman of the British Fashion Council, says the industry is urging the government to find a Brexit deal as studies show a no-deal exit would cost the fashion industry well over $1 billion.
The movement's protests blocked routes in different cities of the UK bringing boats with the slogan "Act Now" to raise awareness on climate change.
France broke a new heat record with temperatures hitting 45.9 degrees Celsius over the weekend. Young Extinction Rebellion climate activists protesting in Paris under harsh weather conditions were sprayed by police forces with tear gas.
Climate change activists declare end to 11-day campaign of disruption across London that at points blocked parts of the British capital.
Police say more than 750 people have been arrested and some 28 have been charged since climate change protests began earlier this week in London.
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