Small number of arrests in crop protest

Two men were arrested on suspicion of public order offences during today's demonstration. Hertfordshire Police said:

The men were arrested from within the confines of the trespass banning areas and they are being taken to a police station.


GM wheat trial protests

Hundreds of protesters have gathered near a scientific research centre where a genetically modified wheat crop is being grown. Security around the site in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, has been increased.