In pictures: Anti-Brexit marchers call for a People’s Vote

Demonstrators in the UK are taking part in a march on Parliament to demand a second Brexit referendum.

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>As many as one million people could flood the streets of London (Yui Mok/PA)</figcaption>
As many as one million people could flood the streets of London (Yui Mok/PA)

Thousands have already poured into London on Saturday to take part in the Put it to the People march.

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable joins the crowd (Yui Mok/PA)</figcaption>
Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable joins the crowd (Yui Mok/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford and mayor of London Sadiq Khan join the march (Aaron Chown/PA)</figcaption>
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford and mayor of London Sadiq Khan join the march (Aaron Chown/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Anti-Brexit campaigners in Park Lane before they take part in the march (Yui Mok/PA)</figcaption>
Anti-Brexit campaigners in Park Lane before they take part in the march (Yui Mok/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Creative signs were on show again (Yui Mok/PA)</figcaption>
Creative signs were on show again (Yui Mok/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>The mood of the crowd early on was high-spirited (Yui Mok/PA)</figcaption>
The mood of the crowd early on was high-spirited (Yui Mok/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Unusual modes of transport were also on show as they came in their thousands (Aaron Chown/PA)</figcaption>
Unusual modes of transport were also on show as they came in their thousands (Aaron Chown/PA)

Speakers including London mayor Sadiq Khan, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and celebrities including Mariella Frostrup and Sandi Toksvig addressed the crowd during a rally at Parliament Square.

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Mayor of London Sadiq Khan addresses anti-Brexit campaigners (Yui Mok/PA)</figcaption>
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan addresses anti-Brexit campaigners (Yui Mok/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Mariella Frostrup and Richard Bacon introduced the speakers at the rally (Yui Mok/PA)</figcaption>
Mariella Frostrup and Richard Bacon introduced the speakers at the rally (Yui Mok/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>People of all ages from all walks of life joined the rally (Yui Mok/PA)</figcaption>
People of all ages from all walks of life joined the rally (Yui Mok/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>This protester captures how cheesed off she is with Brexit in one handy placard (Yui Mok/PA)</figcaption>
This protester captures how cheesed off she is with Brexit in one handy placard (Yui Mok/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Anti-Brexit protests have taken part in Spain – here, a woman demonstrates in the Plaza Margaret Thatcher in Madrid (AP)</figcaption>
Anti-Brexit protests have taken part in Spain – here, a woman demonstrates in the Plaza Margaret Thatcher in Madrid (AP)

Meanwhile, former Ukip leader Nigel Farage has described British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit policy as “one of the saddest chapters in the history of our nation” as he re-joined Leave-supporting marchers heading for London.

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage addresses the March to Leave protest before they set off from Linby in Nottinghamshire (Joe Giddens/PA)</figcaption>
Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage addresses the March to Leave protest before they set off from Linby in Nottinghamshire (Joe Giddens/PA)

Mr Farage was speaking as he arrived at the start of the latest stage of the March to Leave, which began a week ago in Sunderland and is aiming to end up in London on the original Brexit day of March 29.

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Mr Farage said Theresa May had betrayed the country and led it to a state of national humiliation (Joe Giddens/PA)</figcaption>
Mr Farage said Theresa May had betrayed the country and led it to a state of national humiliation (Joe Giddens/PA)

- Press Association

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