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Shard protesters released on bail

Six Greenpeace protesters who scaled western Europe's tallest building, The Shard in London, have been released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of aggravated trespass last night. They were demonstrating over drilling in the Arctic.

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Shard protesters released from police custody

Six Greenpeace protesters who scaled Britain's tallest building have left police custody, the environmental group said.

The six women were arrested on Wednesday night on suspicion of aggravated trespass after climbing the Shard in London as a protest over drilling in the Arctic.

Greenpeace UK tweeted a photo showing the protesters outside Walworth police station Credit: Twitter / Greenpeace UK

Greenpeace UK tweeted: "All six ice climbers out of police custody and on their way home."

It did not mention whether the protesters were charged.

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