Flotilla protest in London as Berlin warns on Brexit

A Brexit flotilla of fishing boats passes the Houses of Parliament as it sails up the river Thames in London on June 15, 2016A Brexit fishing flotilla sailed up the River Thames Wednesday ahead of next week’s knife-edge referendum over EU membership as Germany warned a British departure could start Europe’s “disintegration”. Around 30 fishing boats floated past Tower Bridge, sounding their foghorns and displaying anti-EU signs, led by UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage in a protest against EU fisheries policy. Events then took a bizarre turn when pro-EU rocker Bob Geldof pulled up in a rival boat, shouting “Nigel you’re a fraud” through a loudspeaker, only to be hosed with water from a “Leave” boat.

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