Thousands of people gathered in London on Saturday in a show of defiance to Brexit just days ahead of the selection of Britain’s next prime minister. The protest took place under the banner “No to Boris. Yes to Europe,” with the route passing Buckingham Palace and ending outside the Houses of Parliament. Read more: Brussels calls out UK’s Boris Johnson over fishy anecdote Demonstrators gathered in the city’s Parliament Square, where organizers flew a giant balloon puppet of Johnson. Conservative party leader result Britain’s ruling Conservative Party is set to announce the successful candidate on Tuesday. Both Johnson and his rival Jeremy Hunt have said they will take Britain out of the EU with or without any withdrawal agreement. Organizers said the aim was to “make it clear to Boris Johnson that [they] want to stop the Brexit chaos.” Amid a string of speeches was a performance from singer-songwriter and left-wing activist Billy Bragg. Organizers floated the Boris blimp in Parliament Square, where the protesters gathered for speeches The effigy of Johnson included the politician’s trademark disheveled hairstyle and a T-shirt featuring a bus and the message ”£350m.” The reference was to a claim made on the tour bus of Johnson’s 2016 Vote Leave… Read full this story
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