Greenpeace has lost a legal challenge to the UK government’s decision to allow BP to drill 30 million barrels of oil from the Vorlich Field in the North Sea.
Priti Patel outlines plans to curb disruptive protests – they could lead to “unfair and arbitrary” arrests, say opponents
Courts will get new powers aimed at deterring disruptive protests, the home secretary announced this morning.
The UK government is being urged today to withdraw from a legal challenge about the climate impacts of oil production in Surrey.
The High Court has granted a final injunction to UK Oil & Gas to prevent specific protests at its Horse Hill site by a small number of activists.
UK Oil & Gas was back at the High Court this morning in what could be the final hearing in its long-running attempt to restrict protests outside its sites.
The Court of Appeal has scheduled a date for a legal challenge about the climate impact of oil production at the Horse Hill well site in Surrey.
An environmental campaigner who took part in a 12-hour protest on a rig platform at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey has been cleared of aggravated trespass.
A temporary injunction against protests granted to an oil company could be made permanent within weeks – but in a radically-reduced form from the original.
A climate campaigner is to take her long-running fight against the development of oil wells in Surrey to the Court of Appeal.
A High Court judge has approved major cuts to one of England’s widest-ranging injunctions against protests at oil and gas sites.