Squatters

'Porn Studio' Found At London School Squat

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

It appears that a porn studio was set up by some enterprising squatters at a North London school. The site was apparently taken over by about 100 s...

Squatters Take Over £3m Council Home

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

Squatters have moved into a London council home hours before it was sold off at auction for £3m, in protest at Southwark Council selling properties t...

Squatters Shown The Door By New Law

PA | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

Squatters will face up to six months in prison and so-called squatters' rights scrapped as it becomes a criminal offence in England and Wales tomorrow...

Occupy London Protesters To Hear High Court Ruling On Wednesday

PA | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK

A bid to remove anti-capitalist protesters who have been camped outside St Paul's Cathedral for a month is set to reach the High Court on Wednesday. ...

Occupy London: Campaigners Take Over Former UBS Building

PA | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK

Economic justice campaigners who have been camped outside St Paul's Cathedral for weeks announced they have occupied an abandoned office block owned b...

Polling Primer: Little Sympathy for Squatters

YouGov-Cambridge | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Politics
YouGov-Cambridge

Most Brits think the law should be changed to make squatting a criminal offence, according to a recent nationally representative survey of 1718 adults conducted online by YouGov.

Does Anyone Actually Want to Criminalise Squatting?

Sarah Marsh | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Politics
Sarah Marsh

When asked, "What will you do if you lose your right to squat?" she responded, "These consultations are governments just going through the motions but they don't mean anything. Getting arrested and being fined, which is what will happen if squatting is made illegal; I don't know what I will do."

Arrests Made At Parliament Square Squatters' Rights Protest

PA | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Politics

At least 12 people have been arrested by police after a large group of protesters staged a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament over plans t...