Animal Rebellion paints Buckingham Palace fountain red

Animal rights activists linked to Extinction Rebellion have painted the fountain outside Buckingham Palace red, accusing the Queen of having "blood on her hands".

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Protesters against Line 3 tar sands pipeline face arrests and rubber bullets

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