12/14/2018, 12:50 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Yellow Vest protesters block London roads

A group of protesters wearing yellow vests blocked the Westminster Bridge in London, local media reported on Friday. Transport for London warned that bus delays could occur in the area.

According to the reports, the protesters are believed to be pro-Brexit and were heard shouting "What do we want? Brexit. When do we want it? Now." The Westminster Bridge is located next to the British Parliament, where a vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit agreement is expected early in January with lawmakers set to reject the deal over its Irish backstop provision.

The Yellow Vest protests first started in France last month with demonstrators initially voicing opposition to French President Emmanuel Macron's plan to raise fossil fuel taxes, but have since continued even after the government abandoned the planned fuel price hike.

Breaking the News / NP