More than 1,000 people attend Belfast anti-Brexit rally

Canterbury campaigners are among those in Trafalgar Square

Brexit supporters have reiterated their "Leave Means Leave" message at a counter-rally to the "People's Vote" march in central London.

Delia Smith addresses Anti-Brexit campaigners at a rally after the People's Vote March for the Future in London, a march and rally in support of a second European Union referendum.

Demonstrators listen to speeches in Parliament Square after taking part in a march calling for a People's Vote on the final Brexit deal in central London.

The march comes as the Brexit negotiations hit a major hurdle earlier this week, with the British premier indicating that the post-Brexit transition period may have to be extended to achieve a deal with the European Union over contentious issues such as keeping an open border between non-member United Kingdom territory Northern Ireland and European Union member-state Ireland.

With just over five months until Britain is due to leave there is no clarity about what a future trade deal with the European Union will look like and some rebels in May's Conservative Party have threatened to vote down a deal if she clinches one.

James McGrory, one of the organizers of the march, told Reuters the public should have the chance to change their minds because the decision will impact their lives for generations.

It was held to coincide with similar protests across the United Kingdom, including one in central London which supporters said drew more than 600,000 people.

31 per cent said that people would campaign for yet another referendum after a second, and the same proportion said a second vote would risk civil unrest. They said that the number had been put to police at the protest, who would not confirm or deny the estimate.

MPs from the Tories, Labour, Lib Dems and Green Party will join the march for a "People's Vote".

People from across the United Kingdom gathered on a sunny Saturday afternoon in London to take part in what may be the biggest public protest over Brexit since the referendum in 2016. But the past two years have been politically fraught as the government has struggled to agree on a plan and there are fears that Britain leave the bloc without a deal.

Recent opinion polls have shown a slight shift in public opinion for remaining in the EU.

The prime minister has repeatedly ruled out holding a second referendum.

Miss Longman, 20, said she was four months too young to vote in the referendum. "I think I am at the point that anything I can do, so that the people have the final say, I will do it".

Mr Farage said: "The evidence suggests about a third of those that voted remain now say we're democrats and think the government should simply get on with it".

Campaign supporter Alastair Campbell, former Downing Street director of communications, said: "The Brexit that was promised, and the Brexit that was campaigned successfully for, doesn't exist".

It was followed by a rally in Trafalgar Square where the speakers included London Mayor Sadiq Khan, a prominent anti-Brexit voice, or "Remainer", and member of the opposition Labour Party.



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