In Pictures: Extinction Rebellion climate protests continue

Protesters have descended on Waterloo Bridge in London as they demand urgent action to tackle climate change.

Press Association
Last updated: 21 April 2019 - 6.50am

Extinction Rebellion protesters have continued their campaign for action on climate change in the centre of London.

Protesters have disrupted traffic in Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge, with dozens of police officers being drafted in to help the Met cope.

Police have been trying to confine the protests to one site in London, at Marble Arch, but they have ignored the threat of arrest and continued to block other sites.

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Police speak to an Extinction Rebellion demonstrator on Waterloo Bridge. (Victoria Jones/PA)
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One protester glued himself to the underside of a truck on Waterloo Bridge. (Victoria Jones/PA)
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The Met said people were only allowed to demonstrate at Marble Arch and anyone refusing to leave other protest sites would be arrested. (Yui Mok/PA)
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People watch from the National Theatre as police monitor the ongoing demonstration. (Victoria Jones/PA)
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Hay bales were used to block traffic by protesters. (Victoria Jones/PA)
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A dog with an Extinction Rebellion sticker joins demonstrators on Waterloo Bridge. (Victoria Jones/PA)
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Some protesters arrived in colourful costumes. (Victoria Jones/PA)
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Police follow a lorry as it tows away the Extinction Rebellion movement’s ‘Tell the Truth’ boat. (Yui Mok/PA)
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Several demonstrators have been arrested. (Victoria Jones/PA)
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Amid a large police presence, the protests have remained peaceful. (Yui Mok/PA)

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