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Austerity and Brexit : protesters in London call for new elections

According to the model of the French yellow West movement have demonstrated, thousands of protesters in London against the British government. They called for o

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Austerity and Brexit : protesters in London call for new elections

According to the model of the French yellow West movement have demonstrated, thousands of protesters in London against the British government. They called for on Saturday, given the Brexits an end to the austerity policies and hold a new election. The call of the campaign "The People's Assembly Against Austerity" followed by politicians and trade unionists from many Parts of the country. About 5000 to 10 000 protesters had participated in, said a spokeswoman for the organizer in a first estimate of the German press Agency.

About 200 people with yellow vests joined the protest movement in the North Irish Belfast. You demonstrated, among other things, also against the restrictive abortion law in the British country.

The austerity policy and the Brexit have the organizers, the Nation divided. "Since the Tories taking over, has doubled the number of homeless people," said Steve Turner from the Unite Union, who is also Vice-chief of the campaign. The national health service NHS, the care sector and the schools were shaken by crises. "We are dealing here with a government to the everyday concerns of the people are completely foreign."

representatives of the yellow West movement from France took part in the Demonstration in London. "All European countries should join in this fight against the austerity policy," said a participant from France, the British news Agency PA.

The movement had been formed in November in France, to protest against the reform policy of the President and Emmanuel Macron, and against the too low a perceived purchasing power. The term for the movement goes back to the yellow safety vests for drivers who also carry the protesters. In England, the West had a part in addition, the inscription: "Britain is broken".

Britain wants to leave at the end of March from the European Union. The British Parliament will vote on Tuesday on the Brexit-agreement, the Prime Minister, Theresa May and Brussels have negotiated. It is considered very unlikely that the Deal is concluded. In the case of leaving the EU without agreement of Chaos.

The British transport Minister, Chris Grayling warned of profound consequences, should the agreement fall through. This will open the door for extremist political forces - "as we see it in other countries in Europe," said Grayling, "the Daily Mail". The Minister predicted a "less tolerant society" and a possible end to the "moderate" policy in the UK.

The police arrested on Saturday a Pro-Brexit-protesters because of an incident in front of Parliament a few days ago: The EU friendly MP is Anna Soubry of the Conservative party had been followed, according to Interviews of Brexit supporters as "Nazi" insults. The speaker of Parliament, John Bercow said in a letter to Scotland Yard of a "unacceptable Situation"; it is not the only case of this kind.

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