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A climate change activist climbed on top of a plane on the runway of London's City Airport

A climate change activist climbed on top of a plane on the runway of London's City Airport

More than 1,200 protesters, who have vowed to shut down London for two weeks, have been arrested since Monday.

Cressida Dick, said the force had been "stretched" by the protests and hampered its ability to respond to other crimes.

A group of climate activists who have been protesting in Montreal all week have turned to crowdfunding for financial support. "Locked down." Videos of the action posted on social media showed several demonstrators had scaled an awning above the entrance and displayed the group's flag - an hourglass symbol - on the building as staff looked on through windows from inside.

They served a Section 14 notice - created to prevent "serious disruption" to communities - before removing those who had camped out in Westminster.

Belgian police on Saturday arrested up to 300 Extinction Rebellion protesters in Brussels after water cannon and pepper spray failed to disperse them.

"This peaceful non-violent disruption to your lives is nothing compare to the disruption that the inaction of our governments on the climate and ecological emergency will bring", read a tweet from the movement's official account.

"We, the people, have chose to do your job and Tell the Truth from the BBC Broadcasting House about where we're headed if we don't change course", Extinction Rebellion said in a statement on its Facebook page about the latest stunt.

Activists blocked the entrance to the BBC's central London headquarters on Friday, with some scaling the front of the building.

On Thursday, a Paralympic medallist climbed on top of a British Airways plane at London City Airport.

About 50 arrests were made at the airport. 'It takes its toll on my officers too, ' Dame Cressida said of the mass demonstrations.