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18 arrests after climate protesters block roundabout - recap

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Insulate Britain climate protesters block M25 roundabout near Kings Langley

By Chris Flanagan

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    -Climate protesters have brought chaos to the road network this morning.
  • -Protesters blocked the M25 roundabout at junction 20 near Kings Langley at around 8am.
  • -Drivers stuck in the delays clashed with protesters who are from a campaign group called Insulate Britain.
  • -There has been a large police presence and Hertfordshire Constabulary has confirmed 18 people have been arrested in connection with the protest at junction 20.
  • -Demonstrators were cleared by 10.20am, police said.
  • -Hertfordshire County Council warned of delays, with the A41, A4251, and M25 all affected.
  • -Other protests have also taken place across the M25 network with activists sitting in the main carriageway at one location.
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