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Extinction Rebellion: London mayoral candidate arrested during HSBC protest

Telegraph, 22 Apr 2021
A London Mayoral candidate has been arrested at an Extinction Rebellion protest where campaigners smashed HSBC's windows.

Valerie Brown, who is standing for the Burning Pink party, was seen being arrested for criminal damage after protesting against the bank's investment in fossil fuels.

The arrest will not bar her from standing for election next month, the Greater London Returning Officer told The Telegraph.

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