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London Brexit protest: The best banners from the march

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters marched through central London to Westminster on Saturday, amid heightened security following the terror attack just days earlier.

The crowd observed a minute’s silence in Parliament Square, paying tribute to the victims of the atrocity which killed four people.

Opening the event, Alastair Campbell said: “Before we talk about Brexit, before we call on any of the speakers, we need to recognise that something really bad happened not far from here just the other day.”

On Wednesday Briton Khalid Masood, 52, drove a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, before crashing it outside the Palace of Westminster and stabbing police officer Keith Palmer, 48, to death. The attacker was shot dead by a minister’s bodyguard at the scene.

The Unite for Europe march came as leaders from the 27 other EU countries marked the bloc’s 60th anniversary at an informal summit in Rome – without Theresa May. The Prime Minister plans to trigger Article 50, formally beginning the Brexit process, on 29 March.

Protesters also heard speeches from Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, his predecessor Nick Clegg and Labour MP David Lammy.

As usual, the witty banners were out in force. Here are some of the best.

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