Two arrested after Just Stop Oil protesters target private airfield ‘where Taylor Swift’s jet landed hours earlier’

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Two Just Stop Oil protesters have painted several private jets orange at an airfield – where they claim Taylor Swift’s jet landed just hours before.

It’s not clear if Swift‘s jet was one of those that has been targeted by the eco-protesters, who say they are demanding an “emergency treaty” to end the use of fossil fuels by 2030.

The group posted videos on social media of them breaking into the private airfield at Stansted Airport, where they said the star’s jet was stationed.

The footage shows two protesters, named by the activists as Jennifer Kowalski and Cole Macdonald, cutting a hole in a fence and spraying orange paint over planes.

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In a post on X, Just Stop Oil said: “Jennifer and Cole cut the fence into the private airfield at Stansted where @taylorswift13’s jet is parked, demanding an emergency treaty to end fossil fuels by 2030.”

Ms Maconald, 22, from Brighton, said in a statement shared by the group we are “living in two worlds” – one where billionaires live in luxury and another where “countless millions” endure “unliveable conditions”.

Sustainability manager from Dumbarton Jennifer Kowalski, 28, said we all “have to be considering what we can do each day to change the course our society is on”.

Yesterday the group sprayed orange paint on Stonehenge.

Just Stop Oil warns of “resistance” this summer if the government does not take “meaningful action”.

“Whilst governments are allowing oil corporations to run amok destroying our communities, the actions of individuals mean very little,” the group said.

“That’s why Just Stop Oil is demanding that our next government sign up to a legally binding treaty to phase out fossil fuels by 2030.

“Failure to defend the people they represent will mean Just Stop Oil supporters, along with citizens from Austria, Canada, Norway, the Netherlands and Switzerland will join in resistance this summer, if their own governments do not take meaningful action.”

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