Anti-fracking protesters turn out for a second day

Environmental activists slow down a lorry heading to the Cuadrilla exploratory drilling site in Balcombe, West Sussex. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA

Protesters, including from Somerset, have turned out for a second day of direct action at a drilling site in Balcombe in West Sussex, demonstrating against fracking.

The Green Party MP Caroline Lucas was among more than 30 people arrested when anti-fracking campaigners staged a series of protests around the country on Monday.

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Fracking protests

Protesters from Somerset have joined the mass camp in Sussex against fracking.