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Twelve climate-change activists arrested in capital day of protest
Twelve climate change protesters were arrested during a day of mass action in Edinburgh yesterday.
About 500 activists set up a so-called Camp for Climate Action behind the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) headquarters in the capital five days ago to protest against its funding of fossil fuel companies which they say are destroying the planet.
The bank – almost wholly owned by the UK Government – advised many staff to work from home yesterday.
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