Extinction Rebellion: police warn Heathrow protesters of ‘life sentences’

Scotland Yard has warned Extinction Rebellion protesters planning to shut down Heathrow that they could face life sentences.

The climate-change campaign group called on supporters to shut down operations at Europe’s busiest airport for 11 days this summer – starting next Tuesday, 18 June 2019.

Extinction Rebellion proposed the launch of a swarm of drones during the night, when flights are not usually operating, to prevent the airport opening in the morning.

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The group successfully closed down key road junctions in London, as well as Waterloo Bridge,

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