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13 charged over Heathrow stunt

Thirteen people have been charged in connection with a climate change protest which caused delays at Heathrow Airport.

Campaigners from activist group Plane Stupid staged the demonstration in opposition to airport expansion and caused 22 flights out of the Heathrow to be cancelled.

A group of men and women have been charged with aggravated trespass and entering a security restricted area of an aerodrome, the Metropolitan Police said.