LONDON (Reuters) – More than 300 environmental activists sowed chaos through London’s financial district on Thursday, gluing themselves to the stock exchange and blocking roads outside the Bank of England and major banks such as Goldman Sachs.
The Extinction Rebellion group has spent 11 days disrupting London in a bid to force Britain to act to help avert what they cast as a climate cataclysm.
On Thursday, they turned their attention to London’s financial institutions and the City – home to more international banks than any other and the global center for foreign exchange trading.
In streets beside the Bank of England, around 20 activists blocked the road singing Bob Marley’s “One Love”. Police removed one woman who glued her breasts to the road outside