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Mass breastfeeding as Extinction Rebellion protests enter third day

Mothers staged a mass breastfeeding near Parliament Square as the Extinction Rebellion climate change protests entered their third day.

Hundreds of women fed their babies outside the QEII centre to "plead for the lives" of their children.

Lorna Greenwood who organised the event, said:

We're bringing the youngest lives who will be affected by the climate crisis to the heart of Westminster.

– Lorna Greenwood

One mother, Anna Warrington, arrived to feed her nine-month-old twins, Mathilda and Aubrey.

Women like me with little babies have come along to highlight the crisis the planet is in, that our children have to live through. In 50 years our children are going to inherit a planet that is so different. They can't have the lives and the childhood that I had.

– Anna Warrington

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Elsewhere, elderly protesters were arrested outside Downing Street. Police led and carried people out of the main road in Whitehall, while onlookers sang and shouted "we love you".

Elsewhere tents remained on Horse Guards Road, Marsham Street and near to Parliament Square, despite rain and an increased police presence.