The Met Police have confirmed seven people have been arrested following the Black Lives Matter protest at London City Airport.
Officers negotiated with the protesters early on Tuesday morning, but at approximately 9.30am officers began making arrests.
In a statement, they said: "So far seven people have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated trespass, being unlawfully airside and breaching London City Airport bylaws."
"Of those seven, two have been removed from the runway. All those arrested will be taken to east London police stations.
They added: "Work continues to remove the remaining protesters from the runway".
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