The eco-warriors behind a ‘shameful’ Extinction Rebellion protest at the Cenotaph this morning have been unmasked as a former private in the British Army and a Buddhist NHS nurse. Widower Donald Bell, 64, and mother-of-two Anne White, 53, were blasted by furious veterans, MPs and the families of fallen soldiers for the climate change stunt that went unchallenged by police. The demonstrators, who were joined by two others, trampled over wreaths and unveiled a banner reading ‘Honour Their Sacrifice, Climate Change Means War’ on the 100th anniversary of the memorial in central London. Mr Bell led the protest at 8am and held a two-minute silence before hanging his own wreath above ones laid by senior military figures, Royals and politicians at the weekend. But it took the Metropolitan Police at least half an hour to take his down, despite one of their cars being parked within sight of the monument. This was in stark contrast to Sunday when officers pushed Scots Guard veteran bagpiper Ben Buckland to the ground when he marched at the police barricade guarding the memorial. It comes as homes across the UK fell silent in remembrance of the nation’s war dead on Armistice Day, as the coronavirus pandemic limited public commemorations. People were… Read full this story
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