are you angry – for example, due to the rising number of the homeless, the constraints in the care and in schools. Thousands of protesters went on Saturday in London against the British government on the streets.

According to the model of the French yellow-West movement, they wore yellow vests and requested, in view of 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 demonstrators would have participated, said a spokeswoman for the organizer in a first estimate, to the news Agency dpa.

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.”

“All European countries should join in this fight”

took part Also representatives of the yellow West movement from France to 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.

Since mid-November, the movement demonstrated against the Social and fiscal policies of the government and against a too low perceived purchasing power. Again and again there were riots, hundreds of yellow vests and security forces have been injured since the start. 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.

In Paris and other French cities, it is the ninth Saturday in a row, in which numerous yellow West-demonstrators for protests have gathered. The police are expected across the country with a similar high level of participation as prior to the Christmas holidays. For the 15. December had given the authorities the number of participants with 66,000, what is the yellow the West consider this to be much too low.

the protests of The yellow West have plunged France’s President, Emmanuel Macron, in the worst crisis of his term. At the beginning of the year, a survey showed that a large majority of the French sees the government of the President is critical.


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