04/06/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Green Custard Thrown In Opposition Of Airport Expansion

LONDON (AFP) -- A protester threw a cupful of green custard in the face of business secretary Peter Mandelson on Friday, in a stunt to highlight opposition to a new runway at London's Heathrow airport.

Mandelson was arriving for a London summit on carbon strategy when protester Leila Deen approached him and hurled a large cupful of custard straight in the former European Union trade commissioner's face, at close range.

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