Extinction Rebellion protesters plan to wreak havoc at Wimbledon

It comes after Wimbledon bosses came under fire last year when stars including Johanna Konta and Kyle Edmonds called out the sea of plastic litter left behind by both players and spectators. Extinction Rebellion, the climate change protesters who brought London to a standstill, are planning to ‘wreak havoc’ at the Wimbledon championships by demonstrating over single use plastics. The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) is understood to be stepping up security after discovering secret plans by environmentalists to disrupt the popular Grand Slam tennis tournament, which starts on Monday. Although plastic straws were banned last year, images emerged of the club’s iconic grass courts strewn with… read more