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August 17, 2018 5:48 PM Zippos denies animal abuse claims as demonstrators protest circus

Martin Burton, founder of Zippos Circus, categorically denies any allegations of animal abuse. “However, our animal husbandry is excellent, the audience loves the animals and we are delighted to be back in Brighton.” The group is planning to protest outside most of the circus’s shows between now and August 28. Sarah Whitehead from Brighton Animal Rights 6

August 15, 2018 11:00 PM Chaos on Gibraltar border as Spanish police stage rowdy protest sparking BRAWLS with Brits

A BRITISH woman was filmed getting out of her car at the Spanish side of the border of Gibraltar to confront Spanish protesters who harassed her as she drove through them. The video shows the Gibraltar local struggling to drive among protesters waving Spanish flags and harassing Gibraltar-registered cars as they attempted to cross the border. The protest 5

August 15, 2018 12:48 PM Comedian stages ‘protest’ over new BBC show

Comedian Luke McQueen drummed up publicity for his new show, by asking viewers not to watch it. He staged a “protest” outside New Broadcasting House at the BBC’s plan to air the programme, which “did not go to plan”. McQueen quipped: “I am professional comedian Luke McQueen and I’m asking you not to watch The Luke McQueen Pilots! “I tried to make something 6

August 12, 2018 3:18 PM Russia SHUNS US dollar for trade as it joins Turkey in protest against Trump

RUSSIA has announced it will shun the US dollar for trade as the nation joined forces with Turkey in protest of punishing sanctions hiked by Donald Trump. Moscow declared it will decrease its holdings of US assets in retaliation against crippling tariffs imposed by US President Mr Trump on Russia and Turkey. Chillingly, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev 14

July 22, 2018 12:01 AM Protesters’ ‘Trump baby’ blimp could end up as museum exhibit

MUSEUMS are battling to exhibit the baby blimp that was flown over the UK during the US President’s visit. The Museum of London already houses a collection of protest material ranging from the Suffragettes to Occupy London. A spokesman said: “This object would be a great addition to this significant collection.” London’s Design Museum and Victoria and Albert 10

July 14, 2018 12:24 PM Majorca holidaymakers confronted by protesters at airport blasting ‘tourism KILLS us!'

MAJORCA has been hit with more "mass tourism" protests with activists targeting Palma's airport and daubing "tourism kills the city" slogans on hotels in the island's capital. It says: "We want go generate a community which can put a brake on this and reverse the trend.” Another campaign group Tot Inclòs today targeted hotels in the old quarter of Mallorca's 11

July 9, 2018 5:23 PM ‘BREXIT IS DYING!’ Boris Johnson resignation letter REVEALED

Boris Johnson has said the Brexit “dream is dying” in his resignation letter just hours after he quit his post as Foreign Secretary in protest against Theresa May’s Brexit plan. Mr Johnson wrote: "Brexit should be about opportunity and hope. It should be a chance to do things different, to be more nimble and dynamic, and to maximise the particular advantages 19

July 9, 2018 2:10 PM Brighton Pride promises 'robust' action after protests

Organisers of the forthcoming Brighton Pride have said behaviour like the anti-Trans protest at Pride in London at the weekend will not be tolerated. Brighton organisers said they would take "robust action against any hijacking" of the Brighton parade. Get The L Out said they protested in London "on behalf of all the lesbians intimidated, threatened 8

July 9, 2018 12:54 PM Barcelona tourist bus STORMED by protesters as they launch summer of CHAOS

ACTIVISTS fighting mass tourism in Spain have started a new wave of attacks by hijacking a tourist bus in Barcelona and letting off green and white smoke flares. Last summer, protestors daubed "Tourists go home" graffiti in holiday locations, slashed the tyres of tourist rental bikes, stormed a hotel reception and caused extensive damage, held up holiday 12

July 8, 2018 11:01 PM Children banned from Sittingbourne shop One Stop after criminal behaviour

A shop banned children from the premises for a day in protest about poor behaviour and criminal activity. Bosses at the One Stop on Sonora Fields, Sittingbourne, made the decision after a number of incidents, reportedly involving children from Westlands School. This move came after a member of staff was attacked and some youngsters were caught stealing 8