Shard protesters released

Six Greenpeace protesters who scaled Britain's tallest building have been released from police custody after being arrested over the stunt.

View all 55 updates ›

Clegg: Shard climbers should 'protest in different way'

The Deputy Prime Minister has said he disagrees with activists climbing The Shard today, deeming it to be "dangerous".

Nick Clegg disagrees with protest. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Asked about the Shard protest during his call-in show on LBC 97.3 radio Nick Clegg said:

"Of course what they are doing looks extraordinary on the telly, (but) I don't actually support them doing something like that, which is going to tie up a lot of police time and is obviously quite dangerous.

"I really do think that they could get their point across to the companies which they are seeking to address in a different way."

More top news