Greenpeace has ended a 12-day standoff with BP over the installation of a North Sea oil rig.
An oil rig at the centre of a protest by environmental campaigners has been forced to make a second “U-turn” on its way to a North Sea field.
Environmental activists have vowed to continue attempts to prevent an oil rig from reaching a North Sea field despite the structure leaving port overnight.
Two people have been arrested during the protest on an oil rig in the North Sea.
Two more Greenpeace activists are occupying an oil rig in the North Sea, the organisation said.
Two Greenpeace activists who were occupying an oil rig have been removed from the structure and arrested, police said.
Greenpeace said its activists remain in their position on an oil rig which was being towed out to sea, despite police attempts to remove them.
Two new environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig which was being towed out to sea, continuing a protest calling on BP to stop drilling for new wells.
Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig as it was being towed out to sea and are staging a protest onboard.
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