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Jessica Corbett, staff writer
The climate advocacy movement Extinction Rebellion on Monday filled up Trafalgar Square in London with more than 2,000 children's shoes.
"Many young people feel suffocated by fear of what is to come," says an Extinction Rebellion Youth activist, "and now with this pandemic maybe others will start to understand our fear for the future."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Cyclists travel in central London on May 12, 2020, during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The British government on Monday published what it said was a "cautious roadmap" to ease the seven-week coronavirus lockdown in England, notably recommending people wear facemasks in some public settings.
"London's road to recovery cannot be clogged with cars," says Mayor Sadiq Khan.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Greenpeace UK shuts down Barclays branch
"It's time Barclays pulled the plug and backed away from funding fossil fuels...

Further

Lest we forget, amidst the post-Brexit chaos and hate crimes there is this: Protests, flashmobs, media campaigns, petitions to revote, widespread assertions of our common humanity, and this fabulous selfie of London Mayor Sadiq Khan breaking Ramadan fast with Christians, Jews, Sikhs, young people all insisting, Yes, we can live like this. One U.K. pol on Brexit: "This isn’t taking our country back, this is turning Britain into a place we have never, ever been."