Bailiffs accompanied by police have moved to clear anti-fracking protesters from a camp on the edge of Blackpool this morning.
For the first time, an injunction against protests at UK oil and gas sites is to be examined at a full trial at the High Court.
Anti-fracking protesters have experienced violence and intimidation from police officers, leading to physical injuries, trauma and a breakdown of trust, a new study reveals.
As the government announces a second moratorium on fracking because of earth tremor risks, DrillOrDrop looks back at key events in the past eight years. Please let us know about any important headlines we have missed.
The trial of an environmental campaigner was abandoned halfway through yesterday when the court heard that Humberside Police had a force-wide policy against a particular form of protest.
Opponents of onshore oil drilling in Surrey are at the forefront of the fight against climate change, a county councillor said this morning.
Horizontal drilling on the second oil exploration well at Horse Hill in Surrey is now underway, the main investor announced today.
Most complaints made by protesters at demonstrations were about vehicles being driven at them, or violence from police or security staff, according to a new initiative.
Less than half the arrests at long-running protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site have so far ended in convictions, according to figures from Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner.
Environmental campaigners have dismissed Surrey County Council’s use of the term “extremism” for anti-fracking protests.