Occupy activists stage pulpit protest in London

Four women from the Occupy movement have chained themselves to the pulpit in London’s St Paul’s Cathedral, a church official said.

The Very Reverend Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s, said he was taking an evening prayer service when “four young women dressed in white” chained themselves to the structure.

City of London Police are at the cathedral but the women from the anti-corporate group are understood still to be inside.

Protesters have unfurled a large banner reading “throw the money changers out of the temple” on the cathedral steps.

The action came as the group marks the anniversary of its now-dismantled protest camp outside the cathedral.

More in this Section

Two boys swept away by flood among 18 dead in West Virginia

Barack Obama creates first ever US national monument to gay rights

Here is what the EU leaders had to say about Brexit

'No evidence Orlando gunman was gay'


You might also like

Today's Stories

Brexit Q&A: Britain’s EU divorce likely to be acrimonious

Brexit: Sombre mood in Brussels as reality starts to sink in

Donald Trump hails Brexit vote in Scotland visit

Brexit: Scotland independence referendum ‘highly likely’

Lifestyle

Lisa McInerney's prize-winning novel 'The Glorious Heresies' inspired by Cork

Ask Audrey has been sorting out Cork people for years

Honour in success for Cork and Kerry's South Pole explorers

Anoushka Shankar’s life story is stranger than fiction

More From The Irish Examiner