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Extinction Rebellion protester glues head to road as fuming Londoners heckle

A protester was taken off the road by cops after glueing his own head to the road at an Insulate Britain demonstration in London as the controversial group took action once again.

The man was carried to a van by two police officers at the corner of Camomile Street and Bishopsgate in the City of London early on Monday morning.

He remained limp as he was carried away after having glued his head to the road, with members of the public watching from the side of the road.

Parents slammed the half term travel chaos which has already disrupted plans, with demonstrators seemingly targeting the Liverpool Street station area to maximise damage.

Frustrated passersby heckled the protesters, with one man shouting as he walked by: "We all have jobs to go to."

Another said: "What are you doing in the middle of the road? I can't get to work."

The Extinction Rebellion-aligned Insulate Britain campaigners refused to react to public fury and looked straight down at the road as the man walked on.

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Drivers were also forced to drag protesters off the road at Southwark Bridge, where motorists were heard yelling "Get him off!" and "Get these people out of the way."

Footage showed a huge queue of buses by Liverpool Street as the City of London protestors got their wish to grind traffic to a halt.

The demonstrators also targeted Canary Wharf in east London.

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A total of 51 protesters blocked cars at the capital's financial district before 9.30am, according to estimates.

Insulate Britain claims the government has let down the people by failing to act against climate change, which will lead to a "genocide".

At 8.30am spokesperson Liam Norton released a statement timed to coincide with the latest road blockings.

He said: “We won’t stand by while the government kills our kids.”

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“We know that the public is frustrated and annoyed at the disruption we have caused.

"They should know that one way or another this country will have to stop emitting carbon.

“We can do that now in an orderly, planned way, insulating homes and preventing thousands of deaths from fuel poverty, or we can wait until millions have lost their homes and are fighting for water or starving to death.”

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