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UK NewsNo to Boris, Yes to Europe protest: Giant balloon versions of Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage to fly over London

14:51  20 july  2019
14:51  20 july  2019 Source:   inews.co.uk

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Boris Johnson is expected to become the United Kingdom's new prime minister next week. A Trump-style blimp of Boris Johnson will fly over London this weekend to protest against Brexit. The March For Change campaign said the giant balloon was "ready to be filled with the hot air the future Yes to Europe " demonstration. The blimp depicts the former foreign secretary in a t-shirt

Yes to Europe ” march days ahead of Boris Johnson ’s widely anticipated move into No 10. A 9ft representation of the Brexit party leader, Nigel Farage , will also feature, courtesy of a stilt-walker holding puppet versions of Johnson and his Tory leadership rival, Jeremy Hunt.

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Protesters from around the UK are set to take to London's streets on Saturday for a 'No to Boris, Yes to Europe' march.

The event, which takes place just days before Boris Johnson is expected to become the new prime minister of the UK, will also launch a 'Boris blimp' in Parliament Square, similar to the Trump baby blimp that was utilised for President Trump's recent visits to the UK.

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The inflatable sports a “faux-dishevelled hairstyle”, mismatched running clothing and a red t-shirt embellished with a red London bus and the figure £350m: a reference to the NHS funding promised as part of the Brexit referendum.

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Pro -remain campaigners will fly an effigy of Boris Johnson during a ' No to Boris "We will not allow Boris Johnson to float into Number 10 on a favourable tailwind, or have the A 9ft-tall representation of Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage will also be making an appearance at tomorrow's demonstration.

The Mayor of London , Boris Johnson , has announced he wants to become the Conservative candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip. Also UKIP leader, Nigel Farage , has appeared at a hustings in Ramsgate in Kent where he was picked as his party's candidate for South Thanet.

Attendees, who include the singer Billy Bragg and presenter Sandi Toksvig, are expected to protest against Mr Johnson and his pro-Brexit agenda known on the march, which begins at noon in Park Lane, before heading to Parliament Square.

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'A national emergency'

Pro-EU protesters outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday April 8, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Brexit. Photo credit should read: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

The event has been organised by March for Change - a coalition of pro-Europe grassroots organisations - who describe Brexit as “a national emergency.”

“Days before he is sworn in as Prime Minister, let’s make it clear to Boris Johnson that we want to stop the Brexit chaos,” reads a statement on their website.

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Boris Johnson could become the latest politician to take to the skies of London just days before he is expected to be named as the next Prime Minister. They crowdfunded over £6,000 towards the giant inflatable, which shows a crazy-haired Johnson wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a bus carrying £

The ‘ Boris Blimp’ will be flown over London this weekend. Boris Johnson could become the latest politician to take to the skies of London just days They crowdfunded over £6,000 towards the giant inflatable, which shows a crazy-haired Johnson wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a bus carrying £

“We won’t put up with a hard Brexit PM being imposed on the country and hurtling us towards the cliff edge.

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”We can only solve the big global challenges - from climate change to terrorism - by working with Europe and the rest of the World. “No to Boris. Yes to Europe,” the group says.

A 9ft depiction of Nigel Farage and Conservative leader hopeful, Jeremy Hunt, are also reported to make an appearance at the march, courtesy of the anti-Brexit campaigners Best for Britain.

Tom Brufatto, chair of Britain for Europe, said: “We will not allow Boris Johnson to float into No 10 on a favourable tailwind, or have the summer off, unopposed, after so much hot air on Brexit, with so much at stake.”

'A Tory psychodrama'

Billy Bragg is expected to perform at the march (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for Americana Music)

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A big Boris Johnson blimp will float over London tomorrow — the third oversized political balloon to adorn the city's skyline in recent years. The protest , say organisers, seeks to denounce politicians for focusing on Brexit, and Johnson is the third politician to be honoured with his own blimp in London

Co-founder of the Women's Equality Party, Sandi Toksvig, described feeling “very worried” about what Boris Johnson's anticipated arrival at number 10 might mean for women in Britain.

Ms Toksvig said that she was participating in the march because she passionately believed in Europe: “Some of the enormous political issues we face today – the climate emergency, cybercrime, violence against women and girls – are truly global; we cannot fight them alone, and we cannot fight them outside of Europe.”

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Writing on Twitter, Billy Bragg promised “a few songs” in Parliament Square at 3pm today.

Mr Bragg described Brexit as “nothing more than a Tory psychodrama” intent on dividing the nation.

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