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Royal Kids - Climate change protesters glue themselves to packed trains as London demos continue

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Protesters attach themselves to a DLR train in Canary Wharf on Wednesday morning. (PA) Climate protesters have climbed on top of a train in a busy financial district and glued themselves to the roof. Two Extinction Rebellion demonstrators clambered aboard the carriage of a Docklands Light Railway (DLR) at Canary Wharf station in east London at around 11am on Wednesday. The pair, a smartly dressed man and woman, unfurled a banner saying “climate emergency”, while below them another demonstrator wearing a hi-vis vest appeared to glue his hand to the train window. Police detain a protester as climate change activists demonstrate during the protest at Canary Wharf (Reuters) The demo comes as authorities disabled Wi-Fi at tube stations in a bid to stop campaigners intent on disrupting Underground services from co-ordinating their efforts. Demonstrations also took place at Parliament Square, Waterloo Bridge, Oxford Circus and Marble Arch this week, leading to the arrest of nearly 300 people. The protests have led to road closures, traffic gridlock and serious disruption to public transport and local businesses, with 55 bus routes closed and 500,000 people affected. Announcing their latest plan to disrupt commuters’ journeys, the group said: “Participants will peacefully break the law in order to stop the Tube and then will wait to be arrested. “We sincerely apologise to all those who may suffer as a consequence of this disruption. In any other circumstances we would never dream of disrupting the Tube but this is an emergency. Read more from Yahoo News UK: We could soon see a video of a black hole moving Priest ‘rushed into Notre Dame’ to save Crown of Thorns Police officer seriously ill after being doused with ammonia “We request that workers do not intervene in the protests to ensure that they go as smoothly and safely as possible for all involved.” It is not clear how the group plans to disrupt Tube services. In a statement, Mr Khan said that he shared the passion of the protesters about the urgent need to tackle climate change but urged them to reconsider. He said: “It is absolutely crucial to get more people using public transport, as well as walking and cycling, if we are to tackle this climate emergency – and millions of Londoners depend on the Underground network to get about their daily lives in our city. “Targeting public transport in this way would only damage the cause of all of us who want to tackle climate change, as well as risking Londoners’ safety and I’d implore anyone considering doing so to think again.” A Transport for London spokesman said it was aware of plans for demonstrations on the Underground and urged people to check for travel updates before setting off. The spokesman added: “The safety of our customers and staff is our number one priority and we’re already working closely with the police to manage the impact on London’s transport network.” Groups of protesters remained in place through the night and in

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