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US News Giant Boris blimp inflated for anti-Brexit protest at Conservative Party conference

15:10  30 september  2019
15:10  30 september  2019 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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A giant Boris Johnson blimp was inflated at Castlefield Bowl ahead of a Reject Brexit – Defend Our Democracy event on Sunday afternoon. The six-metre tall inflatable depicted the prime minister dressed in blue shorts with red hearts and the word “Nigel” on, and a T-shirt showing a £350 million bus.

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a group of people that are standing in the snow: A Boris blimp is inflated at Castlefield Bowl, Manchester as part of the Reject Brexit defend our democracy protest. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images) A Boris blimp is inflated at Castlefield Bowl, Manchester as part of the Reject Brexit defend our democracy protest. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)

A giant Boris Johnson blimp was flown at the beginning of the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets on Sunday on the first day of the conference.

A giant blimp of the prime minister was inflated at Castlefield Bowl ahead of a Reject Brexit – Defend Our Democracy event on Sunday afternoon.

The 6m tall inflatable depicted

Others held placards saying “Tories Out” and “Defy Tory Rule”.

A Boris blimp is inflated at Castlefield Bowl, Manchester as part of the Reject Brexit defend our democracy protest. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images) © Provided by Oath Inc. A Boris blimp is inflated at Castlefield Bowl, Manchester as part of the Reject Brexit defend our democracy protest. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)

Marchers banged drums, blew whistles and chanted “Tories out” and “Boris Johnson, shame on you” as they made their way through the city, pausing as they passed near Manchester Central, where the conference is being held.

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LEFT-WING protesters have put up a vile banner seemingly calling for Tories to be killed as the Conservatives hold their annual conference in Manchester. Time to level the playing field” and was erected as the Conservative Party Conference is being held in the city.

Demonstrators were greeted by the blimp when they arrived for the rally after marching from Whitworth Park.

Many waved European flags or wore blue berets with yellow stars on.

Speakers included human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, who told the crowd: “The time for party self-interest is over. Everybody from every party must unite to stop a no-deal Brexit.”

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves The Midland hotel, near the Manchester Central convention complex in Manchester, northwest England on September 29, 2019, on the first day of the annual Conservative Party conference. - Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gathered his Conservative party Sunday for what could be its final conference before an election, promising to Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves The Midland hotel, near the Manchester Central convention complex in Manchester, northwest England on September 29, 2019, on the first day of the annual Conservative Party conference. - Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gathered his Conservative party Sunday for what could be its final conference before an election, promising to "get Brexit done". (Photo by OLI SCARFF / AFP) (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, said: “The right to peaceful protest is a fundamental part of our democracy and we have seen that exercised on the streets of our city today.

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Protesters unveiled a six-metre tall Boris Johnson blimp as they marched through Manchester to mark the start of the Conservative Party conference . They were joined by the giant inflatable showing the Prime Minister wearing blue shorts decorated with red hearts and the word "Nigel" and a T-shirt

The pro - Brexit march attracted a wide range of groups, from Ukip supporters to the “alt-right” White Pendragons and Generation Identity. He described himself as a floating voter who had supported Ukip in the last elections but otherwise “whichever party was best for the NHS”.

“It’s a testament to the work of Greater Manchester Police, council staff and others involved in ensuring today went as smoothly as possible, as well as campaign groups who engaged with us and those taking part, that these large-scale protests have passed off without incident.”

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